Mane Management: 10 Recipes for Strong, Healthy Hair

By Jeanette Morelan on February 24, 2016

Eat good, feel good, look good. It’s a simple truth, and incredibly important for everything from the top of your head to the tips of your toes. These delicious recipes feature ingredients that are full of the nutrients your locks need to be strong, healthy and utterly fabulous.


Asian Salmon in Foil

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A protein-rich diet is key to hair health. Not only is salmon protein-packed, but it's full of omega-3's and vitamin D, which are key for healthy hair and scalp.

Damn Delicious


Lentil Chili

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Lentils contain hair-boosting biotin, while the tomatoes in this recipe are full of lycopene, an antioxidant that's great for your skin and hair.

Little Broken


Extra Crispy Sweet Potato Wedges

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The beta-carotene in sweet potatoes converts to vitamin A in your body—a key component for strong, healthy hair.

Baker By Nature


Blueberry Oatmeal Cookies

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Grab one of these cookies for breakfast or a snack, and you'll also be giving your follicles a boost from the vitamin C in blueberries!

Amy's Healthy Baking



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This savory African breakfast dish is abundant in protein and antioxidants—you'll be on your way to healthier hair before you even leave the house.

Tori Avey


One Pot Chicken, Quinoa, Mushrooms and Spinach

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Spinach is full of iron, beta-carotene, and folate—all key components in scalp and hair health.

Cookin' Canuck


Trout with Garlic Lemon Butter Herb Sauce

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If you're not a fan of salmon, give trout a try! You'll still be fueling your body with the protein and omegas that lead to fabulous tresses.

Julia's Album


Whiskey-Glazed Carrots

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Carrots are chock-full of hair-boosting beta-carotene, and you'll gobble them right up in this decadent side.

The Pioneer Woman


Sautéed Scallops and Swiss Chard

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Like spinach, this leafy green is full of nutrients that will give your hair strength and shine.



Chicken and Apricot Masala

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Apricots add sweetness to this curry dish while giving your body an extra dose of hair-enriching beta-carotene.

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