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Parmesan Carrot Fries

If you love sweet potato fries, then you're going to live for these baked carrot fries with salty Parmesan coating. You'll dredge the carrot sticks in a water and egg mixture before sprinkling on a nice coating of Parmesan cheese that crisps up perfectly when you bake these babies. Dip, dunk, or slather these carrot fries in your condiment of choice (like this chili mayo), or enjoy them with just some fresh chopped parsley.

Get the recipe: Baked Parmesan Carrot Fries with Chili Mayo Dip

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Reimagining a Classic

If you avoid carrots because all you can think about is the bland, mushy steamed baby carrots your grandma serves, you are in for a taste bud awakening. From bright carrot smoothies to roasted and caramelized root veggie side dishes, these beta-carotene-filled ideas taste just as good as they look.

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Troian Bellisario Opens Up About the Eating Disorder That Nearly Took Her Life

Pretty Little Liar's star Troian Bellisario might be known for her role as Spencer Hastings, a character who suffered from mental illness and substance abuse on the show. But now the 31-year-old actress is opening up about her own mental health in a new Lenny Letter. She gets raw talking about her struggle with an eating disorder and how much control it had over her life.


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