Standout Beauty Nutrient: 32.7 g of protein (recommended daily amounts range from 40-70 grams)

Beauty Benefits:
Protein can help repair the skin. Its regulation of blood sugar levels may prevent acne and ward off wrinkles.

Bonus Nutrients: Green beans are high in vitamin C, which is proven to keep skin looking younger.


Chicken Ingredients

  • 2  skinless, boneless chicken breast halves (about 4 ounces each)
  • 4  dried apricots, chopped
  • 2 tablespoon(s) white wine
  • 2  shallots, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon(s) olive oil
  • 1/8 teaspoon(s) ground cinnamon

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Green Bean Ingredients

  • 1 cup(s) thin green beans
  • 3  shallots, thinly sliced
  • 1 tablespoon(s) olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon(s) wine vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon(s) maple syrup
  • 1/4 cup(s) slivered almonds
  • salt and freshly ground pepper (optional)


  • For chicken, heat oven to 375F. Place chicken in glass baking dish.
  • Saute remaining ingredients together until tender; transfer to blender (or food processor) and puree.
  • Spoon over chicken and bake until chicken is cooked through, 15 to 20 minutes.
  • Steam or blanch beans until tender but still firm and bright green.
  • Saute shallots in olive oil, vinegar, and maple syrup until translucent.
  • Add almonds and brown slightly; toss with beans.
  • Season to taste with salt and pepper if desired.
  • Serve alongside chicken.
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Apricot Chicken and Green Beans

Recipe developed by Cleveland Clinic Lifestyle 180 program. This is a Go! Food, which meets beautifying nutritional criteria.