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Healthy Recipes: Vegetarian Tortilla Soup

Posted by Jim Wood, Director, Digital Media on April 26th, 2012 | No Comments »
Vegetarian Tortilla Soup

Recipe Description: This is a vegetarian version of the classic soup, usually made with chicken. Earthy dark pasilla chile flavors the soul-satisfying broth. (Recipe adapted from Rick Bayless.) Recipe Ingredients: 3 large dried pasilla (negro), ancho or New Mexico chiles (see Note) 15-ounce can diced tomatoes, preferably fire-roasted 2 tablespoons plus 2 teaspoons canola oil or extra-virgin olive oil, divided 1 medium white onion, sliced 1/4 inch thick 3 cloves garlic, peeled 4 cups vegetable broth or “no-chicken” broth 4 cups water 1 large ...

Researcher Examines Links between Broccoli and Cancer Prevention

Posted by Sarah Abou-El-Seoud, Programs Associate on April 20th, 2012 | No Comments »
Sarah AbouElSeoud

This month we spoke with Barbara Schneider, PhD, who received a grant from the Foundation in spring 2007 to study whether broccoli extract can help prevent gastric (stomach) cancer. We caught up with Dr. Schneider to learn more about her research and how the Foundation’s funding impacted her career. 1.  What led you to the field of gastric cancer research? I used to work in San Antonio, Texas, and I was intrigued by the fact that incidence ...

My Meatless March: Week 3

Posted by PCF Admin on March 28th, 2012 | No Comments »
Liona

As I’m nearing the end of the month, I have to say that the latter weeks of my Meatless March have been much more challenging than the earlier ones. Going out to eat has gotten more difficult and staring down a plate of bacon at brunch takes a lot of willpower. I actually resorted to standing next to the table and smelling it instead of eating it. However, I am happy to report that I am ...

Healthy Recipes: Raspberry, Avocado & Mango Salad

Posted by Jim Wood, Director, Digital Media on March 23rd, 2012 | No Comments »
Raspberry, Avocado & Mango Salad

Yield: 5 servings, about 2 cups each Servings: 5 Prep Time: 25 minutes Total Time: 25 minutes Recipe Description: Pureed berries give the tangy wine vinegar dressing a creamy texture that gently clings to the lettuce and fruit. This is a salad to enjoy when fresh berries are in the market. Recipe Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups fresh raspberries, divided 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil 1/4 cup red-wine vinegar 1 small clove garlic, coarsely chopped 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground pepper 8 cups mixed salad ...