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Healthy recipe: Golden turmeric latkes with applesauce

Posted by Ashley Boggs, Communications Associate on December 14th, 2012 | No Comments »
Golden Turmeric Latkes

Yield: 6 servings, 2 latkes each Servings: 6 Prep Time: 45 minutes Total Time: 45 minutes To Make Ahead: Cover and refrigerate the sauce (Step 1) for up to 3 days.   Recipe Description: These crispy-on-the-outside-and-tender-on-the-inside latkes are delicious paired with a subtly spicy clove-scented applesauce. Recipe Ingredients: Sauce 1 tablespoon canola oil 2 teaspoons grated fresh ginger 1/2 teaspoon ground turmeric 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves 1 cup unsweetened applesauce Latkes 2 cups shredded peeled russet potatoes 1 small onion, finely chopped 1-2 fresh green serrano chiles, stemmed and finely chopped 3 tablespoons finely ...

Healthy recipe: Mini mushroom-&-sausage quiches

Posted by Ashley Boggs, Communications Associate on December 7th, 2012 | No Comments »
Mini Mushroom-&-Sausage Quiches

Servings: 12 Prep Time: 30 minutes Total Time: 1 hour To Make Ahead: Individually wrap in plastic and refrigerate for up to 3 days or freeze for up to 1 month. To reheat, remove plastic, wrap in a paper towel and microwave on High for 30 to 60 seconds. Recipe Description: These crustless mini quiches are like portable omelets. Turkey sausage and sauteed mushrooms keep them light and savory. Small and satisfying, they’re also a good finger food for ...

#Preventcancer4 for the holidays!

Posted by Liona Chan & Ashley Boggs, Marketing & Communications on December 6th, 2012 | No Comments »
Holiday present

The holidays are a favorite time of the year for everyone—spending time with family, friends and loved ones. However, while you’re celebrating, don’t forget about sticking to healthy habits and staying active to help #preventcancer4 everyone this season! Eating During the Holidays: 1.)    Overindulgence at holiday parties can be a constant struggle. If you’re in charge of planning the meal, find ways to include lighter substitutes for fattening or unhealthy ingredients. For example, swap plain greek yogurt ...

Americans’ diets fall short of U.S. guidelines

Posted by Prevent Cancer Foundation Staff on December 4th, 2012 | No Comments »
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A recent study compared the daily eating habits of over 8,000 Americans to the nutritional standards set forth by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. While some groups are doing better than others, researchers discovered that people are not meeting the nutritional recommendations. The study showed that children and the elderly tended to have better quality diets than middle-aged adults. Hispanics also exhibited healthier diets than blacks or whites and women have better diets than men. ...