Meet Liz Shaw, MS, RD! Liz is our Tomato Wellness Registered Dietitian for September 2021, and she is excited to share some of her favorite delicious recipes starring tomato products. Elizabeth (Liz) Shaw is a nationally known nutrition expert and owns a nutrition communications business in California. Liz has been a dietitian for 10 years, an adjunct professor for over 7 years and is a certified personal trainer. She is a four-time author, with recent titles including the Instant Pot Cookbook For Dummies and Air Fryer Cookbook For Dummies. Liz serves as an expert on local and national television and new publications where she breaks down the latest nutrition science into digestible bites! You’ll also see Liz frequently quoted in Prevention, Women’s Day, VeryWell, and others. What she loves most about her job is that she gets to connect with women all over the world to help them feel secure about how they are feeding themselves and their families. You’ll find Liz sharing regularly over on her popular Instagram feed @shawsimpleswaps. She believes all foods can fit in a balanced lifestyle and shares these tips via her website, Shaw’s Simple Swaps, and in her work as a national spokesperson for health and food organizations.
Liz says, “Canned tomatoes make a wonderful addition to your cantry staple! Not only can they come to the rescue as a simple swap to make a DIY pizza sauce on the fly, but they are also a wonderful way to add more produce to your taco fillings, chilis, and more!”
Need more recipe inspiration? Check out some of Liz’s favorite recipes featuring tomato products!
Feeling like the taste of fall but over the sweet treats? Then whip up this savory Instant Pot Pumpkin Chili! It’s ready in under 30 minutes and has just the right amount of spice to warm you from the inside out!
Looking for a comforting classic that hits all the right spots but doesn’t leave you feeling bloated?! Then this lightened up Cheeseburger Tater Tot Casserole is for you! Simple swapped with a can of heart-healthy cheddar cheese soup and veggies, this family favorite is one you’ll feel good about serving your entire crew!
Craving that comfort classic dish you grew up on in childhood? Then this easy Instant Pot Sloppy Joes recipe is for you! Made in under 15 minutes in your Instant Pot, you’ll be shocked at how much time you’ll have to do all the other things on your list! Plus, this recipe includes a special ingredient swap to boost the nutrition while lowering the traditional sugar found in your standard Joe!
If you’re looking to add a little variety to a traditional tomato soup, this is the recipe for you! Tomato Soup Pasta is naturally vegan and can easily be made gluten-free, whole 30 and protein packed!
Craving a lasagna but can’t handle dairy? I’ve got you covered. This dairy free lasagna recipe is filled with all the hearty staples you’ll find in traditional lasagnas without the dairy. This also doesn’t use a fake, vegan cheese. Pinky promise, you won’t miss it when you taste the delicious pesto in here!