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Healthy Recipes: Apricot-Walnut Cereal Bars

Posted by PCF Admin on September 17th, 2010 | No Comments »
Apricot-Walnut Cereal Bars

Healthy Eating - Crisp and chewy, this bar is a good-for-you alternative to store-bought cereal bars. The secret ingredient, silken tofu, will give your day a protein-packed start. The recipe also works with other fruit-and-nut combinations.  Yield: 16 servings Total Time: 2 hours (including cooling time) Prep Time: 30 minutes To Make Ahead: Individually wrap in plastic and keep at room temperature for up to 5 days or freeze for up to 1 month. Thaw at room temperature or remove plastic, wrap in a paper towel and defrost according to your microwave's directions. Recipe Ingredients: 3 cups old-fashioned rolled oats 1/2 cup chopped walnuts (about 2 ounces) 3 cups unsweetened puffed-grain cereal, such as Kashi 2 cups chopped dried apricots 1/4 cup all-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon salt 12 ounces silken tofu, drained (about 1 1/3 cups) 1 large egg 1/2 cup canola oil 1 cup honey 1 tablespoon vanilla extract 2 tablespoons freshly grated lemon zest Recipe Steps: Preheat oven to 350°F. Coat a large (15 1/4-by-10 1/4-inch) jellyroll-style pan with cooking spray. Spread oats and walnuts on a baking sheet with sides. Bake until fragrant and light golden, 8 to 10 minutes. Transfer to a large bowl and add puffed cereal, dried apricots, flour and salt; stir to combine. Meanwhile, puree tofu, egg, oil, honey, vanilla and lemon zest in a food processor ...

Jan’s 5K Challenge: Why I Am Walking

Posted by Jan Bresch Mahrer, Exec. V.P. & COO on September 16th, 2010 | 1 Comment »
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Events - Working in the cancer field I know the stats on how many people are affected by cancer each year. How many will be diagnosed. How many will die. What the stats don’t tell me is the heartbreak of a cancer diagnosis on a family, a colleague, or a community. Nothing can ever prepare you for a cancer diagnosis and nothing can ever ease the pain that goes along with its treatment or the loss of a ...

Prevent Cancer Foundation Teams With MyMixedNuts.com To Create Healthy Trail Mix

Posted by Prevent Cancer Foundation staff on September 14th, 2010 | No Comments »
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Foundation News / Healthy Eating - Healthy Eating is one of the most important things you can do to prevent cancer. The Prevent Cancer Foundation asked Dr. Ann Kulze, noted nutrition and wellness expert, to create a mix full of fruits, seeds, and other ingredients that are both delicious and good for you. Hence, the Prevent Cancer Foundation Trail Mix was born. The Prevent Cancer Foundation Trail Mix features dry roasted almonds, diced unsulphured Fuji apples, organic diced apricots, organic wild blueberries, ...

Recipe for Empowerment

Posted by Janet Hudson on September 13th, 2010 | No Comments »
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25th Anniversary / Healthy Eating / Outreach - Margaret Vanderhye Board Member Congratulations on your 25th Anniversary!  Long time board member Margi Vanderhye has not only supported the Foundation for over 20 years, but she "walks the walk" of a healthy lifestyle in her own home.  She offers this delicious and nutritious recipe for you to enjoy.  "What the Foundation has been able to do for the last 25 years is give people a reason to own their own health." Check out her video on YouTube. BUTTERMILK BRAN ...