Wraps are portable, a snap to make and they can be healthy, too. Just stuff a whole-wheat, low-fat tortilla with lots of veggies: bell pepper strips, baby spinach leaves, chopped onions or scallions, shredded carrots and red cabbage.
Keep the dressing and cheese low-fat, use an ounce or two of some lean protein such as tuna or salmon, skinless poultry or lean red meat – and you’ll never see sandwiches the same way again.
It’s the official start to winter today and much of the East Coast is shoveling out from a record-setting snowstorm. It’s the perfect time for soup.
There’s plenty of health reasons to eat soup. Soups that are chock-full of vegetables, beans and other plant-based foods are filled with cancer-fighting phytochemicals. Making your own soup is a great way to add more plant foods to your day, and some research suggests that starting a meal with soup may help with portion control. Plus, a lab study published earlier this year found that chicken soup with matzah balls may even help fight high blood pressure. You can read the release about it here.
But most of all, soup just tastes good.
Try one of the healthy, cancer-fighting soups from our AICR Test Kitchen. You may also want to try a New World Harvest Vegetable Soup (pictured), which you can read about here.
With our easy to follow gift-giving guide, your holiday shopping will be done in no time. Find the friend(s) or relative(s) described below, follow the link and you’ll be set. Then – relax and enjoy the holiday season!