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Healthy Recipes: Grilled Fish Tacos

Posted by PCF Admin on March 16th, 2012 | 1 Comment »
Grilled Fish Tacos

Healthy Eating - Yield: 6 servings, 2 tacos each Servings: 6 Prep Time: 30 minutes Total Time: 50 minutes To Make Ahead: Prepare coleslaw (Step 2) up to 4 hours ahead. Recipe Description: Instead of deep-frying the fish for these fish tacos, we coat the fish with a flavor-packed chile rub and grill it instead. Make sure the fillets are no more than 1/2 to 3/4 inch thick so they cook quickly. Sometimes flipping fish on the grill can be tricky since the fish can stick to the grill or fall apart. The solution is to invest in a grill basket that easily holds 4 to 6 fish fillets and secures the fish in the basket for easy flipping. If you don’t have a grilling basket, make sure the grill is hot and well oiled before adding the fish. Recipe Ingredients: Adobo-Rubbed Fish 4 teaspoons chili powder, preferably made with New Mexico or ancho chiles (see Note) 2 tablespoons lime juice 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 1 teaspoon ground cumin 1 teaspoon onion powder 1 teaspoon garlic powder 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground pepper 2 pounds mahi-mahi or Pacific halibut (see Note), 1/2-3/4 inch thick, skinned and cut into 4 portions Coleslaw 1/4 cup reduced-fat sour cream 1/4 cup low-fat mayonnaise 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro 1 teaspoon lime zest 2 tablespoons lime ...

Annual Spring Gala Raises $1.4 Million for Cancer Prevention

Posted by Carolyn Schmidt, Managing Director of Development on March 15th, 2012 | No Comments »
Heidi and Carolyn Gala 2012

Events - The Prevent Cancer Foundation’s 18th Annual Spring Gala, Modern + Majestic = Switzerland, was held on Friday, March 9 under the gracious patronage of His Excellency, the Ambassador of Switzerland, Manuel Sager and his wife, Mrs. Christine Sager. The event raised over $1.4 million in support of cancer research and screening programs for women in underserved communities. [caption id="attachment_6732" align="alignright" width="300" caption="Ambassador and Mrs. Sager with Swiss Embassy staff and a guest"][/caption] Congressman Michael Oxley (R-OH) was ...

Top 5 Reasons to Visit ScreeningSaves.org

Posted by Erica Childs Warner, Director, Evaluation and Outreach on March 14th, 2012 | No Comments »
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Education - The Prevent Cancer Foundation’s website ScreeningSaves.org brings together organizations and individuals to raise awareness about colorectal cancer and to encourage those who are at risk to get screened. Here are the top five reasons why YOU should check out Screening Saves: Learn about colorectal cancer. Over 143,000 people in the US are expected to be diagnosed with colorectal cancer in 2012. Yet, it is preventable, treatable and beatable! Visit the site to learn about colorectal cancer prevention, ...

My Meatless March: Week 2

Posted by Liona Chan, Communications Associate on March 13th, 2012 | No Comments »
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Healthy Eating - It has been a little over a week since I started my Meatless March and so far it is going pretty well. My co-worker Lauren Antognoli read my previous blog post and has also decided to give up meat for the month. I’m so glad to have someone to go through this with me! [caption id="attachment_6677" align="alignright" width="260" caption="Blackened ahi tuna steaks with grilled asparagus and homemade mango salsa"][/caption] So as I’m sure you all are wondering, ...