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Healthy recipes for dining in

Focused on Health - August 2013

These recipes are part of the Healthy Bites challenge to eat out less.

Restaurant foods are often higher in fat and calories than home-cooked meals. So, regularly eating out can lead to recipe salsaunwanted weight gain and increased cancer risks.

Consider making one of these recipes the next time you’re tempted to dine out.

Cheese and Banana Toast Recipe

This quick and easy recipe includes all the foods in a perfectly balanced breakfast. So, you’ll stay full longer and feel energized.

“You’ll Think You’re Eating Out” Salsa Recipe

Make your own restaurant-style salsa, full of antioxidant-rich vegetables and spices.

Spinaccoli Cheese Recipe

Loaded with broccoli, spinach and carrots, this appetizer packs in lots of cancer-fighting nutrients.

Almond Crusted Chicken Fingers Recipe

Love chicken nuggets? Try this healthy baked chicken recipe. Its almond crust sneaks in extra doses of vitamin E and fiber.

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