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Healthy Recipes: Oven-Fried Zucchini Sticks

Posted by PCF Admin 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, lightly beaten Recipe Steps: Preheat oven to 475°F. Coat a large baking sheet with cooking spray. Combine flours, cornmeal, salt and pepper in a large sealable plastic bag. Dip zucchini in egg white, shake in the bag to coat, and arrange, not touching, on the baking sheet. Coat all exposed sides with cooking spray. Bake on the center rack for 10 minutes. Turn the zucchini and coat any floury spots with cooking spray. Continue to bake until golden and just tender, about 8 to 10 minutes more. Serve hot. Recipe Nutrition: Per serving: 127 calories; 2 g fat (0 g sat, 0 g mono); 0 mg cholesterol; 23 g carbohydrate; 7 g protein; 4 g fiber; 426 mg sodium; 524 mg potassium Nutrition Bonus: Potassium (15% daily value). 1 1/2 Carbohydrate Servings Exchanges: 1 ...

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 ...

Chris Moorman Joins Team 1%

Posted by Jan Bresch, Exec. Vice President & COO on January 17th, 2012 | No Comments »
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Events - We are delighted to announce Chris “Moorman1” Moorman, the top ranked online player in the world has joined Bad Beat on Cancer’s Team 1%. First up for Chris as a member of Team 1%, is the landmark Aussie Millions to be held on January 22, 2012. [caption id="attachment_6286" align="alignright" width="210" caption="Photo Credit: Cardplayer.com"][/caption] Chris joins hundreds of professional and amateur players, across the country and around the world, which help fund the Prevent Cancer Foundation’s work to -- ...

Healthy Recipes: Salmon Chowder

Posted by Jim Wood, Director, Digital Media on January 13th, 2012 | No Comments »
Salmon Chowder

Healthy Eating - Yield: 6 servings, about 1 1/2 cups each Servings: 6 Prep Time: 30 minutes Total Time: 30 minutes Recipe Description: The flavor of this salmon chowder is greatly enhanced by adding either fresh dill or dried tarragon: each herb lends its own distinctively different and appealing character to the soup. Even if you don’t keep instant mashed potatoes in your pantry, it’s worth picking some up for this soup. They give the soup a thick, chowder texture without any ...