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March 22, 2016

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Banana Dogs with Strawberry Relish

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Did you know that the consumption of processed meats, like hot dogs, is linked to cancer, cardiovascular disease, and diabetes? There is even a dose-response relationship between processed meats and colorectal cancer: risk increases by 21 percent for every 50 grams per day of processed meat product consumed. To bring attention to this fact, Physicians Committee seeks to rename National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month as National Drop the Hot Dog Month. Instead of having a hot dog, have a banana dog!

Makes 4 banana dogs

Ingredients

4 whole-wheat hot dog buns
4 bananas, ripened to your preference
2 tablespoons SunButter or your favorite nut or seed butter

Strawberry relish:
2 1/2 cups strawberries, chopped
1 teaspoon fresh ginger, grated
2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
1-2 tablespoons pure maple syrup

Directions

Toss the strawberry relish ingredients together in a bowl. If you have time, let the mixture sit for an hour for the flavors to meld.

Spread a 1/2 tablespoon of nut butter on each hot dog bun, add a peeled banana, and top with strawberry relish. Enjoy!

Per banana dog:

Calories: 315; Fat: 6.5 g; Saturated Fat: 0.8 g; Calories from Fat: 17.7%; Cholesterol: 0 mg; Protein: 8.9 g; Carbohydrates: 60 g; Sugar: 29.3 g; Fiber: 8.5 g; Sodium: 207 mg; Calcium: 82 mg; Iron: 2.1 mg; Vitamin C: 73.7; Beta Carotene: 42 mcg; Vitamin E: 2.5 mg

Please feel free to tailor Physicians Committee recipes to suit your individual dietary needs.

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Contact: 202-686-2210
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Food for  Life

Food for Life is an award-winning Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine program designed by physicians, nurses, and registered dietitians that offers cancer, diabetes, and kids classes that focus on the lifesaving effects of healthful eating. Each class includes information about how certain foods and nutrients work to promote health, along with cooking demonstrations of simple and nutritious recipes that can be recreated easily at home. Learn more here >>

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5100 Wisconsin Ave., N.W., Ste.400, Washington DC, 20016
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