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Healthy recipe: Grapefruit chicken satay salad

Posted by Ashley Boggs, Communications Associate on May 30th, 2013 | No Comments »
Grapefruit Chicken Satay Salad

Yield: 4 servings, about 2 cups each Servings: 4 Prep Time: 40 minutes Total Time: 50 minutes Recipe Description: This tossed salad borrows the basic flavors of Thai satay and turns them into a rich and satisfying entree salad. Recipe Ingredients: 2 large pink or ruby-red grapefruits 1 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts cut into 1/4-inch-thick strips 1 teaspoon dry mustard 1 teaspoon garlic powder 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 teaspoon ground coriander 1 teaspoon ground ginger 1 teaspoon freshly ground pepper 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 cup smooth natural peanut butter 2 ...

Healthy recipe: Grilled shrimp skewers over white bean salad

Posted by Ashley Boggs, Communications Associate on May 23rd, 2013 | No Comments »
Grilled Shrimp Sweres

Yield: 6 servings, about 3/4 cup salad and 4 shrimp each Servings: 6 Prep Time: 30 minutes Total Time: 30 minutes To Make Ahead: Cover and refrigerate the salad and shrimp separately for up to 1 day. | Equipment: Six 8- to 10-inch skewers Recipe Description: Fresh herbs make all the difference in this light, summery bean salad that in turn makes an aromatic bed for the easy grilled shrimp. The shrimp and salad are wonderful together but you could also ...

Healthy recipe: Florentine hash skillet

Posted by Ashley Boggs, Communications Associate on May 17th, 2013 | No Comments »
Florentine Hash Skillet

Yield: 1 serving Servings: 1 Prep Time: 10 minutes Total Time: 10 minutes Recipe Description: Here’s a super-quick all-in-one-skillet breakfast to start your day, loaded with hash browns, spinach, egg and cheese. Recipe Ingredients: 1 teaspoon extra-virgin olive oil 1/2 cup frozen hash browns or precooked shredded potatoes (see Note) 1/2 cup frozen chopped spinach 1 large egg Pinch of salt Pinch of freshly ground pepper 2 tablespoons shredded sharp Cheddar cheese Recipe Steps: Heat oil in a small nonstick skillet over medium heat. Layer hash browns and spinach into ...

Give the gift of prevention for Mother’s Day

Posted by Maria Byers, Annual Fund Coordinator on May 10th, 2013 | No Comments »
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My Mom is incredibly caring, has endless strength and loves her family more than anything. She was 14 years old when her mother died of kidney cancer. Several decades later, she lost her father and her oldest brother to prostate cancer. Like so many others, cancer runs rampant in my family, so taking steps to prevent the disease is something I try to share with my Mom. In past years, I have given my mother jewelry, ...