Tag Archives for lycopene

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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Tabouli and a busy Summer!

Well it seems I have been MIA for a couple of weeks.  I don’t know about all of you, but it has been a busy Summer for me.  It often doesn’t seem there are enough hours in the day! My … Continue reading

29. July 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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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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Pumpkin and Black Bean Soup

  Pumpkin and Black Bean Soup  Adapted from Rachel Ray recipe on foodnetwork.com This recipe contains multiple healthful ingredients that contain antioxidants. The pumpkin is loaded with cartenoids, the tomatoes contain lycopene, and the beans contain flavinoids, folate, protein and … Continue reading

13. December 2011 by admin
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