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Healthy Super Bowl Recipes Inspired By New England and Atlanta

Gameday Buffalo Chicken Chili

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Developed by a born-and-raised Atlantan, this buffalo chicken chili is made with organic, whole foods like pastured ground chicken, cannellini beans, and all-natural buffalo sauce. It's full of protein, free of unnecessary food additives, and downright delicious. (Oh, there's beer in it too.)

Get the recipe: Gameday Buffalo Chicken Chili

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New England (Patriots) Clam Chowder

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This clam chowder is made creamy with milk and puréed potatoes, leaving you with a New England–worthy soup that's just as indulgent and flavorful as the original but without all the heavier ingredients.

Get the recipe: Lighter New England Clam Chowder

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Low-Carb Chili Dog Bake

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A trip to Atlanta wouldn't be complete without a chili cheese dog from The Varsity—a much-loved drive-in located in the heart of midtown. Skip the lines and ditch the empty carbs with this bunless at-home version that's baked as a casserole instead of stuffed into an oversize roll.

Get the recipe: Low-Carb Chili Dog Bake

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Low-Fat Lobster Mac & Cheese

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What's a New England menu without a little lobstah? This lobster mac 'n' cheese calls for whole-wheat pasta, low-fat milk, Gruyère, and cheddar. (More: 12 Lightened-Up Mac 'n' Cheese Recipes)

Get the recipe: Low-Fat Lobster Mac & Cheese

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Oven-Fried Chicken

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Fried chicken is a staple of the South, but it's traditionally loaded with fatty bad-for-you oils. This clean version is coated with breadcrumbs and spices and then baked, so it's still crunchy and full of flavor.

Get the recipe: Oven-Fried Chicken

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Vegan Boston Baked Beans

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Molasses and pork give traditional Boston baked beans their sweet and smoky flavor. This healthier vegan alternative uses less sweetener and substitutes hickory smoked sea salt for the pork. And since it's made from scratch, there's far less sodium than the canned variety.

Get the recipe: Vegan Boston Baked Beans

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Clean Peach Crumble

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Satisfy your Atlanta sweet tooth with this clean (and delicious) peach crumble for dessert. It has all the vitamins and fiber from Georgia's native fruit, and it'll help lower your cholesterol thanks to the old-fashioned oats.

Get the recipe: Clean Peach Crumble

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Skinny Boston Cream Pie

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This Boston cream pie is made with whole-wheat flour, low-fat milk, and antioxidant-rich dark chocolate. Pro tip: Serve it in bite-size pieces to save on calories. (We have more healthy chocolate dessert recipes.)

Get the recipe: Skinny Boston Cream Pie

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