By: Breast Cancer Yoga Staff
To help prevent a diagnosis of breast cancer, women should re-evaluate their nutrition and exercise practices. Many women wonder what lifestyle changes they should be making. Breast Cancer Yoga believes they must make the change to a plant based diet and exercise daily.
To encourage a plant based diet Breast Cancer Authority Blog offers Meatless Monday recipes. This delicious recipe comes originally comes from Bring-Joy.com .
and includes Kale, a cruciferous vegetable that is especially rich in cancer prevention phytochemicals .
- 3 sweet potatoes
- 10 c. chopped raw kale
- 2 cucumbers, peeled
- 1/2 bunch cilantro
- 3-4 green onions
- 1/2 avocado
- 3/4 c. raw cashews
- 1 c. water
- 1/3 c. agave | or honey
- 1 1/2 TBS. raw apple cider vinegar
- 1/8 tsp. salt
- Peel & CUT the sweet potatoes into bite size chunks (not too small, though).
- Steam them in a steam basket (on high) with the lid on for about 7 minutes. You want the potatoes to be cooked, but firm (definitely not mushy at all).
- Cut cucumbers into small cube-ish pieces (but again, not too small).
- Chop half your cilantro, and slice your green onions.
- Place washed & dried, chopped kale in large bowl.
- Add cucumbers, cilantro, onions & sweet potatoes.
- Top with sliced avocado.
- For dressing, combine all ingredients & blend on high until very smooth.
- Dress the salad (using all or only a portion of dressing), or leave it on the side for people to decide how much they want.
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