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Healthy Recipe: Green Salad with Strawberries & Goat Cheese

Posted by Melodie Barefield, Communications Associate on July 27th, 2012 | No Comments »
Green Salad with Strawberries and Goat Cheese

Yield: 4 servings, about 1 1/2 cups each Servings: 4 Prep Time: 20 minutes Total Time: 20 minutes Recipe Description: This lively salad captures the essence of early summer with ripe strawberries, chives and baby spinach. To make it a meal, top it with grilled chicken breast. Recipe Ingredients: 1 tablespoon pure maple syrup or brown sugar 2 tablespoons red-wine vinegar 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil 1/4 teaspoon salt Freshly ground pepper to taste 3 cups baby spinach 3 cups watercress, tough stems removed 2 1/2 cups sliced fresh ...

Healthy Recipes: Italian Mussels and Pasta

Posted by Jim Wood, Senior Director, Marketing & Communications on June 28th, 2012 | No Comments »
Italian Mussels & Pasta

Yield: 4 servings Servings: 4 Prep Time: 40 minutes Total Time: 40 minutes Recipe Description: This combination of mussels with plenty of garlic, parsley, saffron and white wine was inspired by the Venetian soup zuppa de peoci, which is usually ladled over sliced crusty bread. Here we serve it over pasta. For a more elegant presentation you can remove the mussels from their shells before serving…but then again, who wants to be elegant? Enjoy! Recipe Ingredients: 8 ounces whole-wheat linguine or ...

Healthy Recipes: Sesame Chicken Cucumber Noodle Salad

Posted by PCF Admin on June 22nd, 2012 | No Comments »
Sesame Chicken Cucumber Noodle Salad

Yield: 12 servings, about 1 1/3 cups each Servings: 12 Prep Time: 45 minutes Total Time: 45 minutes To Make Ahead: Cover and refrigerate the salad for up to 1 day or prepare the dressing (Step 2), cover and refrigerate for up to 5 days; thin with a little water as needed.   Recipe Description: This sesame chicken and noodle salad couldn’t be simpler to make. It’s a refreshing dish to serve on a hot summer’s night or bring it to your ...

Skip the Soda: Grab a Refreshing, Healthy Drink This Summer

Posted by Prevent Cancer Foundation Staff on June 13th, 2012 | No Comments »
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Summer is right around the corner, as is the need to remain hydrated in the approaching hot weather. Drinking water is a great way to prevent dehydration, but be careful what other liquids you are grabbing this season. Sugary drinks such as soda are not good for you, especially those sweetened with high-fructose corn syrup. Contrary to popular belief, diet sodas are not a healthier alternative. They have been linked to weight gain and the risk ...