You might not think of ethnic cuisines as “healthy” foods, but they absolutely can be part of a healthy diet — just skip the fatty, huge, Americanized versions. Here are the 6 healthiest international cuisines, plus common pitfalls to avoid.
Get 2010 off to a great start with these helpful comments from our readers. On this week’s list: Thai take-out from your own kitchen, plus resolutions for a healthy new year.
With lots of spices and fresh ingredients, Thai can be a great choice, but as with any cuisine, there are some high-calorie dishes to avoid. Next time you’re craving Thai, check out our tips before you place your order.
This week, I skipped my sushi and Thai take-out menus and made these delicious rolls at home. The shrimp, veggies and fresh herbs combine into a simple summer side or dinner party appetizer — all for only 90 calories per serving. If carrots aren’t your thing, mix and match with farm-fresh cukes or another crisp veggie. And don’t forget the dipping sauce, which adds a bit of a kick thanks to the Sriracha.