It’s that time of year again! Time to clean up your eating to meet the new goals you’ve set.

We want to see your healthiest meal ideas - take your favorite recipe and add more veggies and take out some fat, or share some healthy favorites of your own.

We’re looking for recipes that are low in fat, high in fiber and chock full of whole foods.

Multiple entries are accepted, but each entrant can only win one prize. Contest is open to entries from US, Canada [excluding Quebec], UK, China, Belgium, the Netherlands, Australia, Colombia, Germany, Switzerland, Norway, India, New Zealand, and Denmark. The Contest begins at 12:00 a.m. Pacific Standard Time (PT), December 30, 2013. Contest closes for entries at 11:59pm PT, January 27, 2014.

The winner(s) will be solely responsible for complying with any and all applicable statutes, laws (including, without limitation, common law, if applicable), rules and regulations and for bearing any personal income tax, VAT, withholding taxes, customs duties, or other taxes, fees, insurance, surcharges or other costs relating to receiving, claiming or collecting any prize.

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The Healthy Eating Contest is closed.

Grand Prize

15 Prizes

Judges' Prize: Healthiest Meat Based Dish (1)

One Judges' Prize: Healthiest Meat Based Dish winner will receive:

Judges' Prize: Healthiest Plant Based Dish (1)

One Judges' Prize: Healthiest Plant Based Dish winner will receive:

First Prize (5)

Five First Prize winners will receive a copy of Veganomicon: The Ultimate Vegan Cookbook and an Instructables prize pack including a robot apron.

Runner Up (8)

Eight Runner Up winners will receive an Instructables prize pack including a robot apron.
How It Works

Write an Instructable

Create a new Instructable that fits the guidelines outlined in the contest description above. To be eligible, Instructables must be published between Dec 30, 2013 and Jan 27, 2014 (11:59pm PT).


Upon publishing your Instructable you'll see checkboxes for open contests. Select Healthy Eating Contest. If you have entries currently eligible for entry, it will also show up by clicking "Enter this Contest" on the right side of this page.


Entries are accepted by Instructables staff within one business day Monday - Friday. What matters is the submission time, not acceptance time.


A panel of judges made up of Instructables staff and respected members of the community rate the finalists. The averages of the ratings determine the winners.


When the winners are decided they will be notified and announced here on the contest page.