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Healthy Recipes: Creamy Tarragon Chicken Salad

Posted by Janet Hudson on September 10th, 2010 | No Comments »
Creamy Tarragon Chicken Salad

Reduced-fat sour cream and mayo make a sumptuous, creamy dressing for a considerably lightened take on chicken salad. Oven-poaching the chicken in broth intensifies its flavor and keeps it moist and succulent. Combined with sweet grapes and aromatic tarragon, this is an elegant version of chicken salad that’s wonderful on a bed of mixed greens or a sandwich with nutty whole-grain bread. Yield: 8 servings, 1 cup each Total Time: 1 3/4 hours (including 1 hour chilling ...

EatingWell’s “Healthy In A Hurry” App Makes Eating Healthy Easy

Posted by Prevent Cancer Foundation Staff on September 4th, 2010 | No Comments »
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Research shows that as many as one-third of all cancer deaths are linked to poor diet and physical inactivity.  The Prevent Cancer Foundation communicates the importance of healthy eating as one of the most important cancer risk reduction habits through this blog's weekly EatingWell™ Healthy Recipe feature. And now with the recent introduction of EatingWell’s “Healthy In A Hurry” app, eating healthy is easier than ever. The "Healthy In A Hurry" app works for the iPhone, ...

Healthy Recipes:Orange-Glazed Shredded Carrots

Posted by Janet Hudson on September 3rd, 2010 | 2 Comments »
Orange Glazed Carrots

An orange glaze brings out the sweetness in one of the kid-friendliest vegetables around. With convenient pre-shredded carrots, there's no chopping required. Yield: 4 servings, 1 cup each Total Time: 15 minutes Prep Time: 10 minutes   Recipe Ingredients: 1. 1/2 cup orange juice 2. 1/2 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth 3. 1 teaspoon cornstarch 4. 2 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil 5. 2 10-ounce bags shredded or julienne-cut carrots 6. 1 teaspoon butter 7. 1/4 teaspoon salt Recipe Steps: 1. Whisk orange juice, broth and cornstarch in a small bowl. ...

Jan’s 5K Challenge: Hitting the Skids

Posted by Jan Mahrer, Exec. V.P. & COO on September 2nd, 2010 | No Comments »
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Confession time – I hit the skids on healthy eating. Not just hit, but crashed right through the barricade like a runaway train. In my defense (yes I’m going to try to rationalize), I have been in the midst of buying a home and moving, both of which happened rather fast. Normally I can adapt to changing situations quite easily, but my usual organized self became the ultimate procrastinator which meant over the last two weeks ...