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Healthy recipe: Quinoa cakes with smoked salmon

Posted by Rebecca Evans on December 6th, 2013 | No Comments »
Quinoa Cakes with Smoked Salmon

Healthy Eating - Yield: 32 (2-inch) cakes Servings: 32 Active Time: 1 hour Total Time: 1 3/4 hours To Make Ahead: Cover and refrigerate quinoa (Step 1) and lemon sour cream (Step 2) in separate containers for up to 1 day. Form quinoa cakes (Step 3) up to 6 hours ahead. Recipe Description: These crisp quinoa cakes spiked with smoked salmon and topped with lemony sour cream make a lovely appetizer. Recipe Ingredients: 1. 1 1/4 cups water 2. 3/4 cup quinoa (see Tips) 3. 8 ounces smoked wild Alaskan salmon, diced 4. 2 large eggs plus 1 large egg white, lightly beaten 5. 1/2 cup coarse dry breadcrumbs, preferably whole-wheat (see Tips) 6. 1/2 cup finely chopped scallions 7. 1/2 cup finely chopped fresh dill, plus small sprigs for garnish 8. 1 teaspoon finely grated lemon zest 9. 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground pepper 10. 6 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil, divided Lemon Sour Cream 1. 1 cup reduced-fat sour cream 2. 1 1/2 teaspoons finely grated lemon zest 3. 1/2 teaspoon freshly squeezed lemon juice Recipe Steps: 1. Bring water and quinoa to a boil in a medium saucepan. Reduce heat to maintain a simmer, cover and cook until the water is absorbed, 10 to 15 minutes. Transfer the quinoa to a large bowl and spread out to cool, about 15 minutes. 2. To prepare lemon sour ...

What do Foghorn Leghorn and the Laurels Awards have in common?

Posted by Prevent Cancer Foundation Staff on December 5th, 2013 | No Comments »
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Events - 2014 Laurels Awards nominations now open Submission deadline extended to Friday, December 20, 2013 Believe it or not, the beloved Looney Tunes© character Foghorn Leghorn has a connection to cancer prevention and the Cancer Prevention Laurels Awards. In fact, this iconic rooster was the centerpiece of an aggressive outreach campaign for colon cancer screening which began in March 2006 and was awarded an Honorary Cancer Prevention Laurel for Educational Outreach that same year. So, who will you nominate ...

Prevent Cancer announces exciting new partnership with Dr. Ann!

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Foundation News - The Prevent Cancer Foundation is pleased to announce a new partnership with respected wellness expert Dr. Ann Kulze, M.D. Dr. Ann is a highly esteemed physician, best-selling author and motivational speaker. She is a former member of Prevent Cancer’s Board of Directors and a current member of our Medical Advisory Board. The new resources cover a variety of health and wellness topics including healthy eating, smart grocery shopping, getting picky kids to eat right and staying ...

Happy and healthy during the holidays (Infographic)

Posted by Will Mellor, Graphic Design Manager on December 4th, 2013 | 1 Comment »
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Wellness - Studies show that weight gained during the holiday season isn’t lost during the rest of the year. Temptations are everywhere in the month of December – holiday cookies and copious amounts of eggnog provide zero nutritional value. Don’t let the holiday season destroy your health! We created this infographic using Dr. Ann’s article Staying Healthy During the Holidays to provide you with helpful tips for maintaining your health during the craze of holiday festivities. You’ll be ...