Have you heard about Choose You? It’s the American Cancer Society’s® program that empowers women to lead a healthy lifestyle as the primary way to prevent cancer. One of their tools is a monthly recipe to support a healthy diet. So, we thought we would go ahead and share that with you! We hope you try this recipe! Leave a comment and share your favorite healthy meal with us.
Chunky Vegetable Salad
3 ripe tomatoes, seeded and cut into 1-inch pieces
1 large cucumber, peeled, seeded, and cut into 1-inch pieces
1 red bell pepper, seeded and cut into 1-inch pieces
1 yellow bell pepper, seeded and cut into 1-inch pieces1 fennel bulb, cored and cut into 1-inch pieces1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh dill1 tablespoon white balsamic vinegar1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oilPinch granulated sugarSalt and freshly ground black pepper
In a bowl, combine tomatoes, cucumber, both bell peppers, fennel, and dill. In a bowl, combine vinegar, oil, and sugar. Season with salt and pepper. Drizzle over salad and toss to combine.
Tip: White balsamic vinegar has a slightly milder flavor than red. It’s found in the vinegar section of most supermarkets. Substitute regular balsamic vinegar for white if you have trouble finding it.
Makes 10 servings. Approximate per serving: 40 calories, 1.5 grams of fat.
Here’s a bit more about Choose You’s mission. Check them out!
Choose You is a movement created by the American Cancer Society that encourages women to put their own health first in the fight against cancer. And it shines a light on a hidden issue: one in three American women will get cancer in her lifetime, but about 50% of cancer deaths could be prevented. The key to prevention is focusing on early detection and healthier lifestyles such as maintaining a healthy weight through diet and exercise, and avoiding tobacco.
In the constant struggle between family, work and self, we know how difficult it is to focus on you. To help change this, Choose You provides the tools and support women need to commit to and achieve their personal health and wellness goals. Research shows that 73% of Choose You commitments are successful, and the program provides the support needed to help you eat right, get active, quit smoking, schedule regular health checks or take care of your skin.