Scoops of sorbet made with red papaya and a zingy dose of freshly squeezed lime juice pack plenty of antioxidant power in the form of lycopene and vitamin C. Use red-fleshed papayas, such as Sunrise Solo or Maradol. Be sure to ask your grocer which ones will have flesh with a rosy hue since a papaya's skin and shape may not be a good indication of its interior color. Return to Healthy Lycopene Menu;
The powerful ingredients in this smoothie recipe from William Li of the Angiogenesis Foundation's Eat to Defeat Cancer initiative pack a healthy punch, helping to lower your risk of several types of cancer.
Try this all-purpose condiment with a cheese plate, as a spread on a sandwich with roast meat, or on top of lamb, grilled chicken, or sauteed pork chops.
From the book "Mad Hungry," by Lucinda Scala Quinn (Artisan Books).