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Healthy recipe: Lemon & dill chicken

Posted by Ashley Boggs, Communications Associate on April 19th, 2013 | No Comments »
Lemon and DillChicken

Yield: 4 servings Servings: 4 Prep Time: 30 minutes Total Time: 30 minutes Recipe Description: Fresh lemon and dill create a quick Greek-inspired pan sauce for simple sautéed chicken breasts. Make it a meal: Serve with roasted broccoli and whole-wheat orzo. Recipe Ingredients: 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts (1-1 1/4 pounds) Salt & freshly ground pepper to taste 3 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil or canola oil, divided 1/4 cup finely chopped onion 3 cloves garlic, minced 1 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth 2 teaspoons flour 2 tablespoons chopped fresh dill, ...

Healthy recipe: Chinese chicken & noodle salad

Posted by Ashley Boggs, Communications Associate on April 12th, 2013 | No Comments »
Chinese Chicken and Noodle Salad

Yield: 4 servings Servings: 4 Prep Time: 30 minutes Total Time: 30 minutes To Make Ahead: Refrigerate the vegetables, toasted noodle mixture, chicken and dressing in separate containers for up to 1 day. Toss together just before serving. Recipe Description: This delicious Chinese-inspired salad is crisp, crunchy and cool with shredded cabbage, carrots and chicken breast tossed with toasted ramen noodles and slivered almonds. The dressing is an addictive orange, sesame, ginger and soy combination—you may want to double the dressing ...

Healthy recipe: Basil, shrimp & zucchini pasta

Posted by Ashley Boggs, Communications Associate on April 2nd, 2013 | No Comments »
Basil Shrimp and Zucchini Pasta

Yield: 4 servings, about 1 1/4 cups each Servings: 4 Prep Time: 35 minutes Total Time: 35 minutes Recipe Description: This quick-cooking, healthy dinner is a simple combination of zucchini, shrimp and pasta flecked with plenty of fresh basil. If you have leftover cooked pasta from another meal, use it and skip Step 2. Since the recipe combines a starch, vegetables and the shrimp, all you need is a fruit or vegetable salad to round out the menu. Recipe Ingredients: 1/2 cup ...

Retiring Senate champion introduces legislation to keep our children healthy

Posted by Lisa Hughes, Senior Director of Policy and Advocacy on February 12th, 2013 | No Comments »
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Senator Tom Harkin (IA) recently announced that he would not be seeking reelection to the U.S. Senate in 2014, ending a tenure of public service that began in the U.S. House of Representatives in 1974, followed by election to the U.S. Senate in 1984. Senator Harkin can be cited as a champion of many important health issues – the Americans with Disabilities Act, embryonic stem cell research and medical research funding – to name just ...