Smitten Tara Reid puts on a cosy display with boyfriend Ted Dhanik as they walk their dogs hand-in-hand in Los Angeles

She recently slammed claims that she was suffering from an eating disorder, after being spotted looking skinnier than ever at an event in Los Angeles earlier this week.

But Tara Reid appeared to be happier than ever on Sunday as she headed out for a spot of lunch with beau Ted Dhanik, walking through the Los Angeles streets hand-in-hand.

The 42-year-old Sharknado star put on a loved-up display with her beau as they strolled along together, even nuzzling into his neck at one point.

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Loved-up: Tara Reid put on a romantic display with beau Ted Dhanik on Sunday as they headed out for lunch together in Los Angeles

Loved-up: Tara Reid put on a romantic display with beau Ted Dhanik on Sunday as they headed out for lunch together in Los Angeles

Tara looked?casual for the relaxed outing, rocking a chic peach satin jacket over a white tank top, along with distressed jeans.

Accessorising with studded trainers and a black chain strap bag, the American Pie star looked totally stylish as she enjoyed an afternoon with her beau.

The couple also brought their pet pooches along for the outing, carrying them along in a black wheely bag.

Ted was also perfectly dressed for the California weather in a pink T-shirt and grey tracksuit shorts, along with white studded plimsolls.?

Happy couple: Tara put on a casual display for the outing, rocking a satin peach bomber jacket and distressed jeans, along with peach studded trainers

Happy couple: Tara put on a casual display for the outing, rocking a satin peach bomber jacket and distressed jeans, along with peach studded trainers

New man: Tara and Ted have attended several events together in recent weeks, after news broke of their relationship in September

New man: Tara and Ted have attended several events together in recent weeks, after news broke of their relationship in September

On the up: Tara has had a career resurgence in recent months, with nine movies on the way, as she became a fan favourite again for starring in the Sharknado series

On the up: Tara has had a career resurgence in recent months, with nine movies on the way, as she became a fan favourite again for starring in the Sharknado series

Tara recently has to slam claims that she was suffering from an eating disorder, telling Daily Mail TV that she was at a perfectly healthy weight.

She said: 'I am not anorexic. I have never been anorexic and I don't have an eating disorder.'

She added: 'I am just thin. People are overweight and we don't attack them every time they go out.??

Cute companions: Tara and Ted were joined by their adorable pet dogs, who relaxed in a black wheely bag for the outing

Cute companions: Tara and Ted were joined by their adorable pet dogs, who relaxed in a black wheely bag for the outing

In love: Tara recently had to slam claims that she was suffering from an eating disorder, telling Daily Mail TV she was at a perfectly healthy weight

In love: Tara recently had to slam claims that she was suffering from an eating disorder, telling Daily Mail TV she was at a perfectly healthy weight

'It's the same weight. I don't fluctuate – it's just who I am. I do eat. I eat all the time. But this is just my natural weight and people need to leave me alone.'

Tara's handsome boyfriend Ted is a successful tech entrepreneur, and the pair have kept their blossoming relationship relatively low-key, claiming that they were 'casually dating' when news emerged of their romance in September.

The pair sparked romance rumours when he accompanied her to pal Christina Milian's birthday party.?

Screen star: Tara first won an army of fans as one of the stars of the American Pie series, playing vivacious?Victoria "Vicky" Lathum

Screen star: Tara first won an army of fans as one of the stars of the American Pie series, playing vivacious?Victoria "Vicky" Lathum

Summer ready? The couple certainly seemed dressed for the California weather as they strolled out and about hand-in-hand

Summer ready? The couple certainly seemed dressed for the California weather as they strolled out and about hand-in-hand

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