Break out of the usual cooking routine and try some of our more adventurous dishes, hand-picked by our foodie staff. Saag, savoy and South American soup are just a few of our unique, cancer-fighting recipes from 2015. Try just one, or make a resolution to cook them all –then vote for your favorites below!
You may know these healthy foods, but can you recognize them under a microscope? In honor of Cancer Research Month, we’re highlighting some of our Foods that Fight Cancer with the help of Caren Alpert’s electron microscope photography.
We all know Brussels sprouts are healthy. They’re an excellent source of vitamin A, C, K, fiber and folate. As a cruciferous vegetable, they’re rich in carotenoids and glucosinolates, phytochemicals that both show an ability to reduce inflammation, neutralize carcinogens and control abnormal cell growth in lab studies.
Brussels sprouts are always humble champions.
But no one ever said they were better than brownies…until now. After 4 weeks, 16 recipes and over 1300 votes, the most controversial vegetable has been declared the winner of AICR’s Recipe Contest. Competing against colorful salads, spicy soups, classic comfort foods and even our famous brownies, it definitely earned its spot as our 500th Health-e-Recipe.
So take the challenge, and try out the winning recipe for yourself. Head over to our Facebook page to tell us what you think and you could win a New American Plate cookbook, filled with tasty, healthy recipes to try. Continue reading