Dining out when you have Crohn's can be difficult, but it's not as hard as you may think as long as you look for quality.

Geoffrey Zakarian, Iron Chef, restaurateur, and author See Geoffrey's tips

8 Healthy Eating Tips for Crohn's Disease

Eating well is especially important if you have an inflammatory bowel disease such as Crohn's. Finding the right variety of foods from all food groups—and learning those to avoid—can help optimize your nutrition while minimizing symptoms.

Videos with Chef Geoffrey Zakarian

Chef Geoffrey Zakarian makes a turkey burger that's Crohn's-friendly and full of flavor.

Many people with Crohn's disease find it hard to get their veggies. Chef Geoffrey Zakarian has the solution.

Chef Geoffrey Zakarian makes a non-dairy, low sugar, Crohn's-friendly panna cotta that will satisfy your sweet tooth.

From the Kitchen of Chef Geoffrey Zakarian

Poached Salmon with Ginger Tofu Sauce

This salmon packs protein and heart-healthy fats, while the sauce will light up your taste buds.

Green Smoothie with Avocado

Avocados give this green smoothie a wonderfully silky texture.

Banana and Soy Milk Ice Cream

Nothing beats homemade ice cream, and this recipe is dairy-free!

Chicken Paillard

Juicy on the inside, crispy and flavorful on the outside, this Chicken Paillard is meant to be savored.

Baked Eggs with Green Chiles and Capers

Chiles, capers and tomatoes provide the perfect nest for baked eggs (pun intended!).

Grilled Hanger Steak with Chickpea Tartare

Put your grilling skills to the test with this hanger steak, and up the ante with a flavorful chickpea tartare.

Stylish Dining with Crohn's

Dining in Style with Crohn's

If your Crohn's disease is restricting your diet, dining in style can make the experience more enjoyable.

Chicken Soup

Nothing soothes away the winter blues quite like classic chicken soup. And this recipe is no exception.

Nutrition Advice for Crohn’s Disease

Eating During a Crohn's Flare

During a Crohn's flare, you might have to choose your meals based on what will appease your digestive tract rather than your appetite.

Limit Fiber With Crohn's

Fiber plays an important role in your good health. With Crohn's disease, though, it's easy to have too much of a good thing.

Getting the Right Fats With Crohn's

A balanced diet includes protein, carbohydrates and fats. But when you have Crohn's, your body sometimes has trouble absorbing fat.

More on Crohn's Disease

Learning how your diet affects your Crohn's can help you control the disease.

5 FAQs About Crohn's Disease

Gastroenterologist Barry Levitt, MD, answers common questions about Crohn's.

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