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Healthy chicken recipe plus more

Focused on Health - May 2013

These recipes are part of the Healthy Bites challenge to limit red meat, developed to help you eat healthy foods and lower your cancer risks. They can be used as healthy alternatives in place of meals with red meat, like beef, pork and lamb.

Chicken and Vegetable Stir-fry Recipe

recipe chickenNeed a lightning fast, Asian-inspired dinner? This dish has you covered. Plus, it’s chock-full of vegetables and spices that are rich in cancer-fighting antioxidants.

Mexican Turkey Skillet Casserole Recipe

If you have 15 minutes, then you’ve got this! Everyone in your household will love this classic favorite. Use whole grain pasta instead of regular white pasta to help reduce your risk of colon cancer.

Fish Tacos with a Baja Twist Recipe

A delicious spin on a coastal classic, these tacos feature tilapia and a tangy sauce made with non-fat Greek yogurt.

Garlic Ginger Chicken Recipe

This dish is easily baked or cooked on the grill. The marinade is simple yet flavorful and contains spices like garlic and cumin, which are full of antioxidants that may help fight cancer.

Margarita Salmon Recipe

Salmon is a great substitute for red meat. And, this recipe is a tangy treat that’ll be ready in a flash.


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