Healthy and delicious are not mutually exclusive, and Chowhound's tips, tricks, and recipes are out to prove it. Explore creative ingredients swaps and healthy takes on classic meals.


Healthy Meals in Minutes Recipe Cards (circa 90s ?)

by leesa4518 4 years ago

Hello all, I recently found a set of recipe cards at a resale shop and upon inspection I noted that it did not have all of the cards. I was wondering if someone might have the full set and if you ...

Salmon woes....

by traceyck 2 months ago

First of all, I am committed to liking salmon no matter what. I don't care for the taste, but with my family history of heart disease, I must eat it. I had it one time and I liked it. I've had it a...

Healthy in Waikiki

by royalmilktea 9 months ago

Hi, could anyone recommend some healthy options in Waikiki, or Honolulu, close enough that I can get there by bike? Organic, local, farm-to-table, low carb options... Last time I went to Banan, Who...

29 Palms, Yucca Valley, Joshua Tree Options...

by DavyLeo 1 month ago

Hey All.. Moving to the area for awhile to help family member out... Im in LA, I'm a healthy eater. Grass fed meats, wild fish, organic veggies and fruits, I know the options are limited, Can driv...

Turpinado versus Sugar

by Bschaden1228 4 months ago

Hello! I have a question. I am trying to heavily cut sugar out of my diet. A recipe I am making for dinner calls for dark brown sugar. I bought turpinado instead and used less than what was bei...

Christmas day-off

by Foxeyblue 3 months ago

We have a Christmas day just the two of us sandwiched in between two days of family Christmas chaos with travel and lots of rich food. I want to make us a meal which contrasts this by being light a...

Old Tinned-Copper Danger?

by HungryHobbit 6 months ago

Is there any danger in cooking in old, tinned copper? The tin is in decent shape, but clearly old and has a heavy patina. Doesn't appear to be flaking off or anything. Just bumpy and slightly roug...

Recipes from "Always Hungry" by Dr David Ludwig

jen kalb
by jen kalb 3 years ago

Im going to start a recipe thread here for folks that are following the new Always Hungry diet program. http://drdavidludwig.com/ This diet calls for a specific mix of nutrients and provides a set ...

Beef Bone Broth

by saxie 5 months ago

Hello all. I got a bag of great bones from the amish farmer and cooked a great bone broth but it smelled up the apartment and everybody said don't do it again. so i'm wondering: is there any way to...

'I am vegan, so my dog will be vegan, too'...

by gutreactions 5 months ago

I say: if you want to live a certain nutritional lifestyle, go right ahead. But why impose it on your pet? Disturbing report on the news this morning about pet owners who are vegan feeding their pe...

Healthy Restaurants in Asheville

by ts_guy 5 months ago

Hi! I'm moving from SoCal to Asheville in a few weeks and will be working on the north side of town. I eat out quite often (daily), and am looking for healthy places to eat in the area. I'm inte...

Low carb hacks for a Chowhound in Montreal

by zerodosage 5 months ago

After various health complications, I had to eliminate most starches and sugars from my diet. It was a success: I feel million times better (and my tests are the proof). But my chow-heart is empty ...

Bi-Rite Cafe | Civic Center - San Francisco

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 5 months ago

"Bi-Rite Cafe will open its doors in the Civic Center Plaza later this month, serving up soft serve ice cream, healthy food options, and a lively gathering space! The cafe was born from the communi...

Easy long lasting meals

by DormStudent 5 months ago

Does anyone know any good recepies for meals that will last longer than a couple days? Something that can be made in a big batch, that keeps well in the fridge and tastes good? Im looking for some...

Why no food, not even kale, is 'healthy'

MplsM ary
by MplsM ary 3 years ago

I found this an interesting opinion piece on the words used when we talk about food. And, how words in the food world don't actually mean what you think they do. Originally published in the Was...

Eating NAFTA

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 6 months ago

" . . . NAFTA’s health impacts include a rise in caloric intake in Canada, but its effects have been especially significant in Mexico. Even in renegotiations today, big food companies are lobbying ...

It's time to reconsider low-dairy diets, new study suggests

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 7 months ago

" . . . The researchers found the consumption of any kind of dairy to be associated with a 2 percent lower risk of death from any cause, while the consumption of a dairy diet of mostly cheese was a...

Dehydrate Watermelon

by MedfordCapricornDragon 7 months ago

I've been dehydrating watermelon for several years now and it is a incredible healthy treat that keeps for months. My third year as the Watermelon Man at the Oregon Country Faire. If I could figure...

Salad and/or healthy options in East York

by prima 8 months ago

Does anyone have recs? I noticed the Green Wood http://eatgreenwood.com/food/?filter=day , and I have been to Mocha Mocha and the Big Carrot . I know I can get village salads and maroulosalata ...