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Healthy Recipes: Chopped Greek Salad with Chicken

Posted by PCF Admin on March 11th, 2011 | No Comments »
Chopped Greek Salad with Chicken

Healthy Eating - Chicken turns this Greek-inspired salad into a substantial main course. Feel free to substitute other chopped fresh vegetables, such as broccoli or bell peppers, for the tomatoes or cucumber. Use leftover chicken, store-roasted chicken or quickly poach a couple boneless, skinless chicken breasts while you prepare the rest of the salad. Serve with pita bread and hummus. 4 servings, about 3 cups each  Active Time: 25 minutes / Total Time: 25 minutes Ingredients 1/3 cup red-wine vinegar 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 1 tablespoon chopped fresh dill, or oregano or 1 teaspoon dried 1 teaspoon garlic powder 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper 6 cups chopped romaine lettuce 2 1/2 cups chopped cooked chicken, (about 12 ounces; see Tip) 2 medium tomatoes, chopped 1 medium cucumber, peeled, seeded and chopped 1/2 cup finely chopped red onion 1/2 cup sliced ripe black olives 1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese Preparation Whisk vinegar, oil, dill (or oregano), garlic powder, salt and pepper in a large bowl. Add lettuce, chicken, tomatoes, cucumber, onion, olives and feta; toss to coat. Nutrition Per serving : 343 Calories; 18 g Fat; 5 g Sat; 7 g Mono; 89 mg Cholesterol; 11 g Carbohydrates; 31 g Protein; 3 g Fiber; 618 mg Sodium; 656 mg Potassium 1 Carbohydrate Serving Exchanges: 2 vegetable, 3 1/2 lean meat, 2 fat Tips ...

ScreeningSaves.org: Ready for a Challenge?

Posted by PCF AdminPCF Admin on March 10th, 2011 | No Comments »
Mary Dempsey, Maureen Higgins, Mark Turcotte

Regular Screening - To honor National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, the Prevent Cancer Foundation launched the Screening Saves Lives Web site and issued a Screening Saves Lives National Challenge to community organizations to submit colorectal cancer screening and awareness projects and initiatives.  As part of the Challenge, organizations are asked to mobilize their communities to demonstrate their support by voting on the Web site. Top vote-getting projects move on to the judges, who will then choose the top ...

Early Detection Was the Gift of Life

Posted by PCF AdminPCF Admin on March 8th, 2011 | 1 Comment »
Ellen4

Events - This Friday, the Prevent Cancer Foundation is hosting its 17th Annual Spring Gala: The Enchanting Principality of Monaco and I am honored to be involved in its planning. For me, this Gala is not just another social event; it is an important celebration for a cause that is especially close to my heart. In the past fifteen years, I have had three separate cancer diagnoses – two occurrences of melanoma and one occurrence of breast ...

Healthy Recipes: Pacific Sole with Oranges & Pecans

Posted by Janet Hudson on March 4th, 2011 | No Comments »
Pacific Sole with Oranges & Pecans

Healthy Eating - Not so long ago, Dover sole meant an overcooked fillet swimming in butter, dotted with tasteless dried herbs and soaked in too much lemon juice. But sole deserves a comeback: it can become a satisfying, sophisticated, one-skillet dinner with very little effort. The recipe can easily be doubled. 2 servings Active Time: 20 minutes  Total Time: 20 minutes Ingredients 1 orange 10 ounces Pacific sole, (see Note) or tilapia fillets 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper 2 teaspoons unsalted butter 1 medium ...