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Healthy recipe: Smoky maple-mustard salmon

Posted by Rebecca Evans on February 6th, 2014 | No Comments »
Smoky Maple-Mustard Salmon

Healthy Eating - Yield: 4 servings Servings: 4 Active Time: 5 minutes Total Time: 15 minutes Recipe Description: It doesn’t get much easier—or more delicious—than this speedy recipe for roast salmon topped with a smoky maple-mustard sauce. The sweetness of the maple balances the tangy mustard; smoked paprika or ground chipotle adds another layer of flavor. Ask at the fish counter to have the salmon cut into four 4-ounce fillets with the skin removed. Serve with roasted green beans and whole-wheat couscous tossed with pecans and chives. Recipe Ingredients: 1. 3 tablespoons whole-grain or Dijon mustard 2. 1 tablespoon pure maple syrup 3. 1/4 teaspoon smoked paprika or ground chipotle pepper (see Notes) 4. 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper 5. 1/8 teaspoon salt 6. 4 4-ounce skinless center-cut wild-caught salmon fillets (see Notes) Recipe Steps: 1. Preheat oven to 450°F. Line a baking sheet with foil and coat with cooking spray. 2. Combine mustard, maple syrup, paprika (or chipotle), pepper and salt in a small bowl. Place salmon fillets on the prepared baking sheet. Spread the mustard mixture evenly on the salmon. Roast until just cooked through, 8 to 12 minutes. Recipe Tips & Notes: 1. Notes: Smoked paprika is made from smoke-dried red peppers and adds earthy, smoky flavor. Look for different types of paprika at some large supermarkets ...

Physical activity for cancer patients

Posted by Melissa Merson, Marketing and Communications Manager on January 31st, 2014 | No Comments »
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Exercise Daily - Patients emerging from cancer treatment are accustomed to detailed instructions from doctors regarding medications, radiation, surgery, etc. Yet when they complete treatment the doctor often sends them along with a simple directive to eat right and be physically active. Patients often are frightened by no longer having a protocol to fight their disease and bewildered as to what to do next. For years there were questions about whether cancer survivors should even attempt physical activity. In ...

Healthy recipe: Veggistrone

Posted by Rebecca Evans, Communications Assistant on January 30th, 2014 | No Comments »
Veggistrone

Healthy Eating - Yield: 10 servings, 2 cups each Servings: 10 Active Time: 1 hour Total Time: 1 3/4 hours To Make Ahead: Prepare through Step 2 and refrigerate for up to 5 days or freeze for up to 6 months; finish Step 3 just before serving. Recipe Description: This vegetable-packed minestrone soup recipe is inspired by a popular Weight Watchers vegetable soup recipe. It makes a big pot of soup, so keep some in the refrigerator for up to 5 days and freeze ...

Healthy recipe: Shrimp fried rice

Posted by Rebecca Evans, Communications Assistant on January 24th, 2014 | No Comments »
Shrimp Fried Rice

Healthy Eating - Yield: 4 servings, 2 cups each Servings: 4 Active Time: 40 minutes Total Time: 40 minutes Recipe Description: This healthy shrimp fried rice recipe is packed with vegetables and makes 4 generous servings, so you’ll need to use a large skillet that is at least 12 inches wide. A large wok also works well. If you have cooked rice on hand, omit Step 1 and add 2 1/2 cups cooked rice to the pan in Step 5. Recipe Ingredients: 1. 1 1/2 ...