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Healthy recipe: Veggistrone

Posted by Rebecca Evans 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 the rest of the vegetable minestrone soup in single-serve portions. That way you always have an easy, delicious vegetable soup to start your meal or to eat for lunch. Think of this vegetable minestrone recipe as a starting point for other healthy soup variations too: toss in leftover chopped cooked chicken or whole-wheat pasta or brown rice to make it more satisfying. Recipe Ingredients: 1. 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 2. 2 cups chopped onions (2 medium) 3. 2 cups chopped celery (4 medium stalks) 4. 1 cup chopped green bell pepper (1 medium) 5. 4 cloves garlic, minced 6. 3 cups chopped cabbage 7. 3 cups chopped cauliflower (about 1/2 medium) 8. 2 cups chopped carrots (4 medium) 9. 2 cups green beans, cut into 1-inch pieces, or frozen, thawed 10. 8 cups low-sodium vegetable ...

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 ...

Make a difference in your community – attend the 2014 Dialogue!

Posted by Prevent Cancer Foundation Staff on January 23rd, 2014 | No Comments »
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Events - We are just two months away from the 16th annual Dialogue for Action conference on cancer screening. The conference offers the opportunity to network with a diverse audience of professionals making great strides in the field of cancer prevention and early detection across the country. Last year’s participants offer compelling reasons why you should register now for the 2014 Dialogue for Action™: Right-Sizing Cancer Screening! Over 90% of participants shared information from the last year’s Dialogue ...

Healthy recipe: Grilled chicken thighs with cucumber-mint salad

Posted by Rebecca Evans, Communications Assistant on January 17th, 2014 | No Comments »
Grilled Chicken Thighs with Cucumber-Mint Salad

Healthy Eating - Yield: 4 servings Servings: 4 Active Time: 35 minutes Total Time: 35 minutes Recipe Description: The cumin and coriander rub in this grilled chicken thigh recipe pairs deliciously with a minty cucumber salad. Chicken thighs can vary widely in size. Ask your butcher to hand-select 4 large thighs for this recipe. If you can only find small chicken thighs, cook 2 per person and reduce the grill time slightly. Recipe Ingredients: 1. 2 cups diced seeded English cucumber (about 1 large) 2. 6 ...