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Healthy Recipes: Grilled Rosemary-Salmon Skewers

Posted by PCF Admin on September 24th, 2010 | No Comments »
Grilled Rosemary-Salmon Skewers

Healthy Eating - If you can find (or grow) them, use sturdy rosemary branches, stripped of leaves, as skewers for these Italian salmon kebabs; they’ll add a subtle, smoky flavor that hints of pine. Oil your grill well to prevent sticking, don’t move the kebabs around unnecessarily and keep a close eye on the fire to avoid flare-ups. Yield: 4 servings, 2 skewers each Total Time: 30 minutes Prep Time: 30 minutes To Make Ahead: Prepare the skewers (Step 2), cover and refrigerate for up to 8 hours. Proceed with grilling (Steps 1 & 3) when ready to serve. | Equipment: Eight 12-inch skewers Recipe Ingredients: 2 teaspoons minced fresh rosemary 2 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 teaspoon freshly grated lemon zest 1 teaspoon lemon juice 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper 1 pound center-cut salmon fillet, skinned (see Tip) and cut into 1-inch cubes 1 pint cherry tomatoes Recipe Steps: Preheat grill to medium-high. Combine rosemary, oil, garlic, lemon zest, lemon juice, salt and pepper in a medium bowl. Add salmon; toss to coat. Alternating the salmon and tomatoes, divide among eight 12-inch skewers. Oil the grill rack (see Tip). Grill the skewers, carefully turning once, until the salmon is cooked through, 4 to 6 minutes total. Serve immediately. Recipe Tips & Notes: Tips: How ...

Jan’s 5K Challenge: What It Takes To Get Healthy

Posted by Jan Mahrer, Exec. V.P. & COO on September 23rd, 2010 | No Comments »
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Events / Exercise Daily / Healthy Eating - This Saturday, September 25th the Prevent Cancer Foundation 5K officially ends my challenge. However, the challenge to eat healthy continues.Will I be as successful since I won’t have to blog about it each week? We shall see. As you know, throughout this challenge there have been many who have shared with me their challenges to eat healthier, exercise regularly and lose weight. None has had a more difficult time in these three areas than my sister Brenda.You ...

“Who’s Who” in Cancer Prevention

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25th Anniversary / Research - Margaret Foti, Ph.D., M.D. CEO American Association for Cancer Research ...the list of awardees reads like a veritable "who's who" in cancer prevention. Congradulations to you and the Foundation's board of trustees in celebrating this Silver Jubilee year! It is hard to believe that you have reached this milestone but not difficult to recognize the very special contibutions that you and the Foundation have made to cancer prevention, research and education. Twenty-five years ago we may have looked very ...

School District Meets the Screening Challenge

Posted by Janet Hudson on September 22nd, 2010 | No Comments »
It was fun!

Outreach / The Super Colon - The Boulder Valley School District got an A+ for its health fair last week.  Keeping your people healthy is a challenge even the government struggles with, but getting information into the hands of your community and offering health screening all rolled up into one event is a win for everyone. The health fair offered information on healthy lifestyles, health insurance, and much more.  It also offered onsite screening for diabetes and high cholesterol.  Along with a stroll ...