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Healthy Recipes: Vegetarian Taco Salad

Posted by PCF Admin on October 27th, 2011 | No Comments »
Vegetarian Taco Salad

Healthy Eating - Yield: 6 servings, about 1 1/2 cups each Servings: 6 Prep Time: 40 minutes Total Time: 40 minutes To Make Ahead: Prepare through Step 1, cover and refrigerate for up to 3 days; reheat slightly before serving. Recipe Description: Nobody will miss the meat in this colorful, zesty vegetarian taco salad. The rice and bean mixture can be made ahead and the salad quickly assembled at mealtime. Recipe by Nancy Baggett for EatingWell. Recipe Ingredients: 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 1 large onion, chopped 1 1/2 cups fresh corn kernels (see Tip) or frozen, thawed 4 large tomatoes 1 1/2 cups cooked long-grain brown rice (see Tip) 1 15-ounce can black, kidney or pinto beans, rinsed 1 tablespoon chili powder 1 1/2 teaspoons dried oregano, divided 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro 1/3 cup prepared salsa 2 cups shredded iceberg or romaine lettuce 1 cup shredded pepper Jack cheese 2 1/2 cups coarsely crumbled tortilla chips Lime wedges for garnish Recipe Steps: Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add onion and corn; cook, stirring, until the onion begins to brown, about 5 minutes. Coarsely chop 1 tomato. Add it to the pan along with rice, beans, chili powder, 1 teaspoon oregano and 1/4 teaspoon salt. Cook, stirring frequently, until the tomato cooks down, about 5 minutes. Let ...

Lifetime Television Partnership Educates Millions on Breast Cancer Prevention and Early Detection

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Education - This October, the Prevent Cancer Foundation was selected by A&E Networks and Lifetime Television to be a Coalition Partner for FIVE, one of its most high-profile films to date. Directed by some of Hollywood’s most sought after actresses, including Demi Moore, Jennifer Aniston, and Alicia Keys, FIVE is an anthology of short films exploring the impact of breast cancer on the lives of five individuals and their families. The movie premiered on October 10 and ...

Epic Poker to Hold Charity Tournament for Bad Beat on Cancer

Posted by Prevent Cancer Foundation Staff on October 26th, 2011 | 1 Comment »
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Events - Epic Poker will hold a No-Limit Hold’em charity tournament to benefit Bad Beat on Cancer (BBoC), an initiative of the Prevent Cancer Foundation on December 12, 2011 at the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas. The $240 buy-in tournament will offer $100 re-buys for the first four levels with an optional $100 add-on opportunity for double chips at the end of the fourth level. One hundred percent of all prize money will be donated to Prevent Cancer ...

Healthy Protein Should Be Eaten Throughout the Day

Posted by PCF AdminPCF Admin on October 25th, 2011 | 2 Comments »
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Healthy Eating - Research presented at the American Dietetic Association (ADA) Annual Food and Nutrition Conference suggests ingesting more protein over the course of one’s entire day instead of concentrating it during dinner time. As we age it becomes harder for our bodies to synthesize muscle proteins and keep our lean muscle mass. However, simply eating more protein is not the answer. Currently, servings from the protein group are limited because of heart-unhealthy saturated fat and a desire ...