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Chicken & Spinach Soup with Fresh Pesto

Posted by PCF Admin on September 8th, 2011 | No Comments »
Chicken & Spinach Soup with Fresh Pesto

Healthy Eating - Yield: 5 servings, about 1 1/2 cups each Servings: 5 Prep Time: 30 minutes Total Time: 30 minutes This fragrant, Italian-flavored soup takes advantage of quick-cooking ingredients—boneless, skinless chicken breast, bagged baby spinach and canned beans. It features a simple homemade basil pesto swirled in at the end to add a fresh herb flavor. If you are very pressed for time, you can substitute 3 to 4 tablespoons of a store-bought basil pesto. Recipe by Nancy Baggett for EatingWell. Recipe Ingredients: 2 teaspoons plus 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil, divided 1/2 cup carrot or diced red bell pepper 1 large boneless, skinless chicken breast (about 8 ounces), cut into quarters 1 large clove garlic, minced 5 cups reduced-sodium chicken broth 1 1/2 teaspoons dried marjoram 6 ounces baby spinach, coarsely chopped 1 15-ounce can cannellini beans or great northern beans, rinsed 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese 1/3 cup lightly packed fresh basil leaves Freshly ground pepper to taste 3/4 cup plain or herbed multigrain croutons for garnish (optional) Recipe Steps: Heat 2 teaspoons oil in a large saucepan or Dutch oven over medium-high heat. Add carrot (or bell pepper) and chicken; cook, turning the chicken and stirring frequently, until the chicken begins to brown, 3 to 4 minutes. Add garlic and cook, stirring, for 1 minute more. Stir in ...

Eat Right for Life Companion Cookbook to Benefit Foundation

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Healthy Eating - Ann Kulze, M.D., nationally recognized motivational speaker and renowned authority on nutrition, healthy living and disease prevention for donating proceeds from the sale of her new cookbook, Eat Right for Life, A Companion Cookbook.  For each Companion Cookbook purchased, Dr. Ann is donating $1.00 to the Foundation. The Companion Cookbook shatters the myth that cooking tasty and nutritious meals is a difficult task. It includes Dr. Ann’s favorite recipes (breakfasts, lunches, dinners, and desserts) from 20 ...

Updated Breast Health Education Materials Just in Time for Breast Cancer Awareness Month!

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Early Detection - We are excited to announce that our recently revised Breast Health Education for Young Women materials, first released in 2008, are now available! The easy-to-use facilitator’s guide and DVD designed for interactive skill-based educational sessions may be useful resources for the health education that your organization may provide to young women. The information in the guide and in the video follows current breast cancer screening and breast self-awareness guidelines. The video covers the importance of detecting ...

Shannon Miller: How Early Detection Saved My Life

Posted by Liona Chan, Communications Associate on September 6th, 2011 | 1 Comment »
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Early Detection - With seven Olympic medals, nine World Championship medals and honored in eight Halls of Fame, Shannon Miller remains the most decorated U.S. gymnast of all time. [caption id="attachment_4886" align="alignright" width="195" caption="Shannon competing at the 1996 Olympic Games in Atlanta."][/caption] Reflecting on the 1996 Olympic Games in Atlanta may bring back memories of the “Magnificent 7,” the tiny but powerful U.S. Women’s Gymnastics team who captured gold for the U.S. in the team competition for the first time ...