Category Archives for Main Dishes

The Mediterranean Diet, Cancer Prevention, and Spanish Sofrito

The most recent New York Times article about the Mediterranean Diet prompted me to revisit the essential components and foods that make up the diet.   Although the focus of the diet is reduced heart attacks and strokes, it is also … Continue reading

16. March 2013 by admin
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Creamy Acorn Squash Soup with Kale

There are so many different kinds of squash out there that are so good for you.  They are loaded with vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants.  See my previous post on Winter Squash for all the details.   This recipe uses not … Continue reading

03. December 2012 by admin
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Pasta with Roasted Butternut Squash and Pecans

I’ve been trying to come up with new ways to eat all those tasty and healthy squash that are so abundant in the fall months.  Butternut squash is one of my favorites!  Check out my previous post for Butternut Squash … Continue reading

03. November 2012 by admin
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Omega-3 Fatty Acid Rich Tuna Melt

Tuna is a quick and easy omega-3 fatty acid rich fish to keep on hand in your pantry for quick and easy meals.  I love to make sandwiches for a quick and easy lunch or even for dinner on those … Continue reading

02. June 2012 by admin
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Farfalle with Turkey Sausage and Anti-Cancer Kale

Kale is a nutritional powerhouse.  Kale contains vitamin A, K, folate, sulforaphane, fiber, vitamin C, manganese, potassium, copper, and calcium. Here is another post that I wrote about Kale and it’s cancer prevention properties. Kale Chips are another great way … Continue reading

28. April 2012 by admin
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Asian Dark Leafy Greens with Pan-Seared Scallops

I try to get plenty of dark leafy greens into my diet.  Dark leafy greens  and cruciferous vegetables are an excellent source of vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants that help prevent cancer. I love to have a poached egg in the morning … Continue reading

18. April 2012 by admin
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Greek Style Pasta Salad

It’s that time of year that is perfect for a picnic.  We have been having wonderful weather and pretty blue skies here in the low country of South Carolina.  One of my favorite dishes to pack for a picnic is … Continue reading

12. April 2012 by admin
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Salmon and Omega-3 fatty acids

Wow, I can’t believe how warm it has been the last couple of days.  We aren’t even into April and it’s in the 80′s here in Charleston, SC.  The azaleas are in full bloom and it has me wondering what … Continue reading

17. March 2012 by admin
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Green Tea Soup

I usually highlight a particular ingredient in a recipe that has breast cancer prevention properties.  This recipe has two ingredients that have been shown in studies to reduce breast cancer risk.  Many of the recipes here also have antioxidant properties … Continue reading

13. February 2012 by admin
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Kale is a Superfood!

Kale is a wonderful anti-cancer superfood.  In studies, kale has been shown to reduce rates of breast cancer.   There are several different types of kale.  The types I use most often are curly kale and Lacinato (also called dinosaur kale, … Continue reading

04. February 2012 by admin
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