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Healthier Tailgating Recipes

Healthier Tailgating Recipes

By Lisa Drayer, MA, RD Football party season is upon us, which means tailgates typically filled with hot dogs, wings, chips, dips and beer. These foods may be fun to eat while cheering on your favorite team, but they are

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Gluten-Free and Vegan Thanksgiving Recipes

Gluten-Free and Vegan Thanksgiving Recipes

If you or your guests are following a gluten-free or vegan diet this Thanksgiving, here are some unique recipe ideas for the feast that will satisfy. The gluten-free recipes include substitutes for dishes that typically have gluten, such as stuffing,

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Oven Crunchy Walnut Chicken Tenders

Oven Crunchy Walnut Chicken Tenders

These delicious oven-crunchy walnut chicken tenders are from my book, The Beauty Diet. Walnuts are one of my Top 10 beauty foods, as they are rich in skin-friendly omega-3 fatty acids.

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Sweet Potato Hash

Sweet Potato Hash

This tasty sweet potato hash is from my book, The Beauty Diet. Sweet potatoes are one of my Top 10 beauty foods, as they are rich in vitamin A, which keeps skin soft and smooth.

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Falafel Sliders with Carrot Sriracha Hummus

Falafel Sliders with Carrot Sriracha Hummus

These sliders put a twist on a classic Middle Eastern favorite. Traditional falafel is fried, but these falafel patties are coated in panko breadcrumbs and baked for a lighter version that is still crispy. The hummus is slightly sweet from

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Fish Tacos

Fish Tacos

Fresh and colorful fish tacos are the perfect weeknight dinner. They are high in protein, which is essential for healthy skin and for keeping hair long and strong. The mango in this dish is a great source of beta-carotene, which

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Blueberry Pie Frozen Yogurt Bars

Blueberry Pie Frozen Yogurt Bars

Three of my Top 10 beauty foods make appearances in these blueberry pie frozen yogurt bars. Blueberries are loaded with antioxidants, which help protect against wrinkles and premature aging. Yogurt is high in calcium, which is important for beautiful nails

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Sesame Cauliflower Bites

Sesame Cauliflower Bites

These cauliflower bites consist of battered cauliflower coated in crispy panko and smothered in a sweet and sticky sesame sauce. Cauliflower serves as a high fiber, low-calorie alternative to chicken wings, and the panko coating accurately simulates the work of

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Chilled Pea and Green Tea Soup

Chilled Pea and Green Tea Soup

This cool and creamy soup contains one of my beauty beverages, green tea. Green tea is rich in antioxidants, including one particular antioxidant known as EGCG, which may protect skin from sun damage. Research has also shown that compounds in

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Kiwi Lime Pie Parfait

Kiwi Lime Pie Parfait

This kiwi lime pie parfait is a fancy dessert that you don’t have to share. Avocado may seem strange as the base for a mousse, but it provides creaminess along with vitamin E and heart healthy fats. Kiwi, one of

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