Dessert

Fruit desserts make the perfect finish to your meal. They deliver delicious tastes and a load of phytochemicals that protect against cancer and other chronic diseases. Honey Baked Peavs with Raspbevvies and Shaved Dark Chocolate Just a bit of chocolate shavings adds additional elegance to this lovely fruit dessert. 2 Tbsp. apple juice 1 Tbsp. lemon juice V4 tsp. grated lemon zest Pinch of nutmeg 2 firm pears, such as Bosc or Bartlett 1 cup fresh or frozen raspberries, thawed and drained Preheat...

New American Plate

It's not a short-term diet to use for weight loss, but a new approach to eating for better health. The New American Plate emphasizes the kinds of foods that can significantly reduce our risk for disease. It also shows how to enjoy all foods in sensible portions. That is, it promotes a healthy weight as just one part of an overall healthy lifestyle. A large and growing body of research shows that what we eat and how we live have a lot to do with our risk of developing cancer, as well as heart...

Recipes for the New American Plate

To include more vegetables and fruits on your plate, reduce the size of your portion of meat and serve it with a delicious salsa. 1 cup seeded, finely chopped fresh tomatoes V2 cup black beans, rinsed and drained V2 cup frozen corn kernels, thawed V4 cup finely minced red onion V4 cup finely minced cilantro leaves 1-2 Tbsp. freshly squeezed lemon juice 1-2 tsp. hot pepper sauce or a few dashes of Tabasco (optional) Salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste In medium bowl, combine all...