Recipe: Greek Salad with Fresh Oregano

Greek salads, part of a heart healthy and anti-cancer Mediterranean diet are filled with greens, fresh herbs, tomatoes, cucumbers, olives, olive oil, nuts and a protein of your choice. Make this a vegan, vegetarian dish by adding beans or add grilled chicken breast or fish for a complete meal that you can put together in minutes. Oregano is a culinary herb with potent antioxidant activity and rich in essential oils that support normal digestive function as well as the plant phenols such as rosmarinic acid carvacrol known to be active against H. Pylori bacterial infections in the stomach, one of the primary causes of stomach ulcers.

Recipe: Grilled Chicken Breasts with Blueberry Basil Salsa

This is a super summer recipe, a great source of protein topped with colorful salsa packed with super antioxidants that protect your cells and your DNA from damage. By including 8-12 servings of a rainbow of richly colored fruits and vegetables in your diet daily you will be increasing anti-oxidant protection for your cells.

Recipe: Blueberry Lemon Thyme Sorbet

Blueberries provide super antioxidant cell protection due the presence of pterostilbene and anthocyanadins. The addition of thyme containing the terpenoids rosmarinic acid and ursolic acid the support normal anti-inflammatory function. Blueberries not only have cancer-fighting but also memory supportive properties.

Recipe: Mango Avocado Arugula Salad

This is a tasty colorful salad made from ingredients containing a variety of plant antioxidants. There is a traditional saying in India “A Mango A Day Can Keep Cancer Away”. In modern times we know that mangos contain not only super antioxidant carotenoids, but also lupeol, a phytochemical that induces a process called apoptosis a process which turns on a self destruct switch in all cells, including cancer cells.