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Recipe: Mexican Holiday Salad Packs a Healthy Punch

Tags: diet, foods from around the world, heart health, nutrition, Recipes

Today, the Beating Edge series on delicious heart-healthy holiday foods takes us to Mexico with a tangy and colorful ensalada de Noche Buena—or Christmas Eve salad.

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Recipe: For a Healthy Holiday, Make it Mediterranean

Tags: diet, foods from around the world, heart health, holiday season 2012, nutrition, Recipes

The Mediterranean diet is not only delicious, it’s healthy. Give these heart-healthy recipes a try.

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Recipe: Healthy Holiday Cookies Santa Will Love

Tags: diet, foods from around the world, heart health, holiday season 2012, nutrition, Recipes

It’s true: You can make mouth-watering, lighter versions of your favorite Christmas cookie recipes that substitute natural sweeteners and lower-fat ingredients—and no one will know the difference.

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Recipe: Indian Holiday Made Heart-Healthy

Tags: diet, foods from around the world, heart health, holiday season 2012, nutrition, Recipes

The Beating Edge is running this series on delicious heart-healthy holiday foods from different cultural traditions. Today, learn about the traditions of India: mughlai biryani and marzipan.

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Recipe: Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire

Tags: diet, foods from around the world, heart health, holiday season 2012, nutrition

The Beating Edge is running this series on delicious heart-healthy holiday foods from different cultural traditions. Today, learn about the chestnut, a favorite of Continental Europe.

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Recipe: Jewish Sufganiyot and Latkes Made Healthy

Tags: diet, foods from around the world, heart health, nutrition, Recipes

Cooking for the holidays? Here are some heart-healthy recipe options from around the world. Today, learn about Hanukkah traditions sufganiyot and latkes.