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Recipe: brown sugar, cinnamon & chia seed oatmeal

Searching for an easy and delicious breakfast? Look no further! This recipe is super simple and takes less than three minutes to prepare, perfect for those whirlwind mornings. Eating a healthy diet is an important part of reducing your risk of cancer—start your day off on the right foot with a nutritious breakfast that will […]

Recipe: Non-alcoholic sangria

Recipe adapted from Epicurious. Nothing says summer like a pitcher of sangria shared with friends, but that’s not exactly the epitome of cancer prevention. Alcohol consumption has been linked to an increased risk of head and neck, liver, breast and colorectal cancers. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says if you drink alcohol […]

Roast cauliflower soup

There’s nothing like a warm, creamy soup for dinner on a cold winter night. Soup is also an easy way to incorporate cancer-fighting foods into your diet in a flavorful way. Research has shown cruciferous vegetables, such as broccoli, Brussels sprouts and cauliflower, may reduce your risk of colorectal cancer, as well as cancers of […]

Zippy Summer Watermelon Salad

Every summer cookout or picnic includes the all-star green on the outside red on the inside summer fruit- watermelon. It’s a crowd favorite sure to please even the pickiest eaters. Most people simply cut and eat large triangles of watermelon, but this year give summer’s favorite fruit a kick with this tangy and sweet salad.

Healthy recipe: Grilled steak with pepper relish

Yield: 4 servings Servings: 4 Prep Time: 35 minutes Total Time: 35 minutes Recipe Description: Here, we toss colorful bell peppers in a balsamic-herb vinaigrette and grill them in a foil packet at the same time as the steak. Serve with corn on the cob. Recipe Ingredients: 3 small red, yellow and/or orange bell peppers, […]

Healthy recipe: Grilled shrimp skewers over white bean salad

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, […]

Healthy Recipe: Honey-Soy Broiled Salmon

Yield: 4 servings Servings: 4 Prep Time: 20 minutes Total Time: 40 minutes Recipe Description: A sweet, tangy and salty mixture of soy sauce, rice vinegar and honey does double-duty as marinade and sauce. Toasted sesame seeds provide a nutty and attractive accent. Make it a meal: Serve with brown rice and sautéed red peppers […]

Flourless Honey-Almond Cake

Servings: 10 Prep Time: 20 minutes Total Time: 2 hours To Make Ahead: Store the cooled cake airtight at room temperature for up to 1 day. Drizzle with honey and sprinkle with almonds just before serving. | Equipment: 9-inch springform pan, parchment paper Recipe Description: Honey and almonds flavor this simple (and gluten-free) cake. It’s […]

Healthy Recipes: Frozen Pumpkin Mousse Pie

Servings: 10 Prep Time: 20 minutes Total Time: 2 hours 20 minutes (including freezing time) To Make Ahead: Cover and freeze the pie for up to 3 days. | Equipment: 9-inch deep-dish pie pan Recipe Description: While pumpkin pie deserves respect as a Thanksgiving icon, it’s fun to shake up tradition. Surprise your family and […]

Healthy Recipes: Cherry-Vanilla Milkshake

So thick you’ll need a straw and a long spoon to enjoy this frosty cherry-vanilla milkshake. 2 servings, about 1 1/2 cups each  Active Time: 10 minutes Total Time: 10 minutes Ingredients 1 10-ounce bag frozen pitted cherries (about 2 1/4 cups) 1 cup reduced-fat “light” vanilla ice cream 1 cup nonfat milk 1/2 vanilla […]