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Healthy Recipe: Mediterranean Roasted Broccoli & Tomatoes

Posted by PCF Admin on July 23rd, 2010 | No Comments »
Mediterranean Roasted Broccoli & Tomatoes

Healthy Eating - Mediterranean Roasted Broccoli & Tomatoes Servings: 4 Yield: 4 servings, about 1 cup each Total Time: 20 minutes Prep Time: 10 minutes Recipe Description: This dish of roasted broccoli and tomatoes is tossed with bright Mediterranean ingredients just before serving. Recipe Ingredients: 12 ounces broccoli crowns, trimmed and cut into bite-size florets (about 4 cups) 1 cup grape tomatoes 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil 2 cloves garlic, minced 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon freshly grated lemon zest 1 tablespoon lemon juice 10 pitted black olives, sliced 1 teaspoon dried oregano 2 teaspoons capers, rinsed (optional) Recipe Steps: Preheat oven to 450°F. Toss broccoli, tomatoes, oil, garlic and salt in a large bowl until evenly coated. Spread in an even layer on a baking sheet. Bake until the broccoli begins to brown, 10 to 13 minutes. Meanwhile, combine lemon zest and juice, olives, oregano and capers (if using) in a large bowl. Add the roasted vegetables; stir to combine. Serve warm. Recipe Nutrition: Per serving: 76 calories; 5 g fat (1 g saturated fat, 4 g mono unsaturated fat); 0 mg cholesterol; 7 g carbohydrates; 3 g protein; 3 g fiber; 264 mg sodium; 328 mg potassium © 2009 EatingWellInc.com   Photo: Ken Burris

Jan’s 5K Challenge: Pizza and Stress

Posted by Jan Mahrer, Exec. V.P. & COO on July 22nd, 2010 | No Comments »
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Exercise Daily / Healthy Eating - In my last post I mentioned I was off to Las Vegas for the Bad Beat on Cancer  initiative at the World Series of Poker.  To be honest, there is absolutely nothing healthy about Vegas.  Between the late night eating, alcohol (yes alcohol was consumed), and the total lack of sleep, it was a tough trip.  But I loved every minute of it! Temptation Thy Name is Pizza It did not bode well for my return to ...

Live Long: 7 Reasons to Join Team Prevention

Posted by Linda Chastain, Director of Special Events on July 21st, 2010 | No Comments »
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Events / Exercise Daily / Healthy Eating - What’s Team Prevention you ask? Team Prevention is the wonderful mix of runners, walkers, volunteers, and sponsors that make the Prevent Cancer Foundation 5K one of the “Best Bets for 5Ks” in the Washington, DC metro area.   Here are just a few reasons you should get involved today: Meet new friends. Whether you are registering as an individual runner, forming a team or joining a team, you are sure to meet other runner/walkers who know the importance of ...

Opportunity Created for Alaska Native People

Posted by Janet Hudson on July 19th, 2010 | No Comments »
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25th Anniversary / Outreach - Judith Muller, MHA, MEcon Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium (ANTHC) “Alaska Native people lead the nation in incidence and mortality from colorectal cancer. It is a problem that needs to be addressed in our tribal health system and statewide. I found the Prevent Cancer Foundation when looking for a conference that would contribute to my knowledge about colorectal cancer and in turn translate into materials and programs that might be useful within our tribal system.  The Alaska Native ...