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Healthy Recipes: Slow-Roasted Cherry Tomato Bruschetta

Posted by PCF Admin on January 27th, 2012 | No Comments »
Slow-Roasted Cherry Tomato Bruschetta

Healthy Eating - Servings: 14 Prep Time: 15 minutes Total Time: 1 hour Recipe Description: Roasting tomatoes brings out their inherent sweetness.   Recipe Ingredients: 3 pints cherry tomatoes 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil 3 cloves minced garlic 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground pepper 1/4 cup sliced fresh basil 1 tablespoon red-wine vinegar 14 slices baguette (preferably whole-wheat), toasted Anchovy fillets, Kalamata olives or sliced fresh basil for garnish Recipe Steps: Preheat oven to 325°F. Toss tomatoes with oil, garlic, salt and pepper. Place on a baking sheet and roast until broken down, 45 to 55 minutes. Combine the roasted tomatoes with basil and vinegar. Top baguette slices with the roasted tomato mixture. Garnish with anchovy fillets, Kalamata olives or sliced fresh basil. Recipe Nutrition: Per serving: 69 calories; 1 g fat (0 g sat, 1 g mono); 0 mg cholesterol; 13 g carbohydrate; 3 g protein; 3 g fiber; 178 mg sodium; 156 mg potassium Nutrition Bonus: Vitamins A & C, potassium, magnesium. 1 Carbohydrate Servings Exchanges: 1 starch  

Behind the Scenes at the State of the Union

Posted by Lisa McGovern, Executive Director, Congressional Families Cancer Prevention Program on January 25th, 2012 | No Comments »
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Community Outreach - There has been a great deal written and said before, during and after last night’s State of the Union address. While wading through news, blogs, tweets and Facebook posts, this tweet from Congresswoman Lois Capps caught my eye and brought a smile to my face.     [caption id="attachment_6356" align="alignright" width="358" caption="Freda Manzullo, Rep. Lois Capps, and Steve Andrews with daughter, broadcaster Erin Andrews at the 2011 Congressional Families Cancer Prevention awards luncheon"][/caption] This seating arrangement at the State ...

Healthy Recipes: Oven-Fried Zucchini Sticks

Posted by Jim Wood, Director, Digital Media on January 19th, 2012 | No Comments »
Oven-Fried Zucchini Sticks

Healthy Eating - Servings: 4 Prep Time: 20 minutes Total Time: 40 minutes Recipe Description: Our oven-baked zucchini sticks taste every bit as good as their deep-fried brethren with only a fraction of the fat and calories. Serve with a side of your favorite marinara sauce for dipping. Recipe Ingredients: Canola or olive oil cooking spray 1/2 cup whole-wheat flour 1/2 cup all-purpose flour 2 tablespoons cornmeal 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground pepper 1 1/2 pounds zucchini (about 3 medium), cut into 1/2-by-3-inch sticks 2 large egg whites, ...

CAMR Support Key to Advancing Regenerative Medicine

Posted by Lisa Hughes, Senior Director, Policy & Advocacy on January 18th, 2012 | No Comments »
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Advocacy - Those of us working in policy and advocacy understand that coalitions organized around specific issues can be an effective way of leveraging diverse expertise and resources to impact an issue. Prevent Cancer works with multiple coalitions, and has led and participated in efforts as diverse as raising awareness about colorectal cancer and access to screening coverage, increasing funding for medical research, and ensuring quality health care for all individuals. Since 2001, Prevent Cancer Foundation has been ...