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Conn4TheCure

Charleston, South Carolina
I create healthful and tasty recipes with high quality ingredients that will contribute to the prevention of breast cancer.
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Sleepy Tea by Conn4TheCure Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking One of my nightly rituals is a cup of herbal tea.  One of my favorites is Mighty Leaf Chamomile Citrus Tea.  After reading about the harmful things in tea recently I was p ... Read on »
Easy fall roasted vegetables by Conn4TheCure Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking   Roasted vegetables are very easy to make.  You can change the vegetables, but I love the combination of fennel and brussels sprouts with the balsamic vinegar.  Both ... Read on »
Green Tea and Cancer Prevention by Conn4TheCure Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Types of Tea All tea comes from the Camellia Sinensis plant. The production of green tea originated in China thousands of years ago.  Green tea is the mad ... Read on »
The Mediterranean Diet, Cancer Prevention, and Spanish Sofrito by Conn4TheCure Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking 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 o ... Read on »
Creamy Acorn Squash Soup with Kale by Conn4TheCure Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking 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 ... Read on »
Pasta with Roasted Butternut Squash and Pecans by Conn4TheCure Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking 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!  Che ... Read on »
Lentil Salad by Conn4TheCure Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I am always looking for meals ideas for “Meatless Mondays,” or any other day of the week for that matter.  Beans or Legumes are a great vegetarian option because they are ... Read on »
Tabouli and a busy Summer! by Conn4TheCure Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking 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 ... Read on »
Zucchini Bread by Conn4TheCure Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking The beginning of summer brings lots of vegetables.  The last few weeks of our Spring CSA have been particularly plentiful.  Two of my favorite things are summer squash and ... Read on »
Summer Minestrone Soup by Conn4TheCure Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking This soup, much like my Antioxidant Soup , was created as a way to use up a bunch of different vegetables. Durning the peak of the Spring CSA season It is very ... Read on »
Omega-3 Fatty Acid Rich Tuna Melt by Conn4TheCure Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking 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 eve ... Read on »
Rich Double Dark Chocolate Brownies by Conn4TheCure Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking It’s been a crazy last couple of weeks.  I thought that I would share this unique recipe for brownies, so please don’t freak out when you see black beans in the recipe . ... Read on »
Pumpkin Pie Dip for Apples by Conn4TheCure Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking It has long been said that “An apple a day keeps the doctor away.” Apples contain both soluble and insoluble fiber , Vitamin C, flavenoids, phenols, and caroten ... Read on »
Breakfast Rice Pudding by Conn4TheCure Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Okay, so I am long overdue posting a healthy anti-cancer breakfast!  Breakfast is one of my favorite meals!  I especially love having breakfast for dinner .   ... Read on »
Farfalle with Turkey Sausage and Anti-Cancer Kale by Conn4TheCure Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking 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 ... Read on »
Farfalle with Turkey Sausage and Anti-Cancer Kale by Conn4TheCure Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking 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 ... Read on »
Chocolate Coconut Larabars by Conn4TheCure Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking After reading a great article in Eating Well Magazine   on Phthalates being absorbed into our bodies through packaged food, I have tried to limit my consumption of these t ... Read on »
French Silk Pie by Conn4TheCure Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking This no-bake Chocolate Pie is fantastic!  You won’t know it’s healthy while you are eating it!  This recipe contains tofu which is high in protein.  One slice of this pie ... Read on »
Asian Dark Leafy Greens with Pan-Seared Scallops by Conn4TheCure Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking 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 tha ... Read on »
Greek Style Pasta Salad by Conn4TheCure Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking 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 fav ... Read on »