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Share your healthy recipes

In an effort to promote wholesome eating and in honor of Healthy Aging Month, BrightFocus is holding a healthy recipe contest. Your recipe should include at least two ingredients from the list below that are believed to be beneficial to brain and/or eye health.

The contest will run from September 3, 2013 - September 30, 2013.

Grand prize healthy recipe contest
  • See Contest Rules
  • Submit Your Recipe
  • Cast Your Vote
  • Grand Prize:

    Swiss Diamond six-piece kitchen kit, Wusthof classic 8 inch cooks knife, Microplane herb grinder and grater

    2nd place prize:

    John Boos maple cutting board, Wusthof classic 8 inch cooks knife, USA Pan 3 piece baking set, Microplane herb grinder and grater

    3rd place prize:

    Epicurean cutting board and utensils, Wusthof classic 8 inch cooks knife, Microplane herb grinder and grater

    You can submit a recipe you find in a cookbook or online, we would like you to prepare it and take a photo of it once it's prepared. Then submit the recipe and the photo you took.

    Submit a recipe that promotes brain and eye health using at least two of the following ingredients:

    • Bell peppers
    • Berries
    • Broccoli
    • Brussels sprouts
    • Canola and olive oil
    • Cantaloupe
    • Carrots
    • Cauliflower
    • Citrus Fruits
    • Collard Greens
    • Flaxseed oil
    • Fortified dairy products
    • Fortified milk
    • Green beans
    • Kale
    • Legumes
    • Leafy greens
    • Lima beans
    • Liver
    • Mango
    • Nuts
    • Oily fish (tuna, salmon, sardines)
    • Okra
    • Oysters
    • Peas
    • Poultry
    • Red grapes
    • Spinach
    • Squash
    • Strawberries
    • Sweet and white potatoes
    • Tomatoes
    • Wheat germ
    • Whole grain
    • Yellow corn

    Avoid foods that contain saturated fat and sugar.

    Healthy Living Fact Sheets:

    If you would prefer to send your recipe and photo via mail/email, or have questions, please contact communications@brightfocus.org. If mailing your entry, postmark date must be by September 15th.

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    Last Review: 01/14/14