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Cooking for a Lifetime Cancer Prevention Cooking Schools

The Cancer Cooking School is a collaboration with UGA Extension and American Cancer Society and is a three hour program with a goal to educate and refer to screening women who are rarely and never screened for breast and cervical cancer as well as attempt to reduce the risk of cancer in women by teaching them how to select and prepare healthy foods and become more physically active. The program includes food demos with a tasting and a cookbook to take home. 

Upcoming Cancer Cooking Schools: March 2017

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Recipe of the Month:

Crunchy Apple Salad

Crunchy Apple Salad



Try this refreshing dish for breakfast or as dessert.


1⁄4 cup pineapple juice

2 cups diced apples (about 2 medium Red Delicious or similar apples)

1⁄4 cup chopped pecans

1⁄4 cup raisins

6 ounces low-fat or fat-free vanilla yogurt


1. Pour pineapple juice into medium bowl.

2. Rinse apples and dice (throw away stem and core).

3. Place apples in pineapple juice. Toss to coat.

4. Remove apples from pineapple juice with slotted spoon and place in medium bowl,

5. Add chopped pecans and raisins to apples.

6. Add vanilla yogurt to apple mixture. Stir well to break up clumps of raisins.