Found some great recipes over the break? Get some of your favorite family recipes while you were with family for the holiday?
Well as we all know, you may find some delicious looking recipes, BUT they may not be as healthy as they should be!
Here are some suggestions to some healthier substitutes to help you cut those extra calories when making your favorite meal or when making a new meal! Thanks to Campbells, they have tons of great recipes (and even some great options you can make for not just yourself but for your family as well!) and also have listed the following as some great substitutes for you’re at home recipes.
Ingredient Substitution Whole milk Skim, 1% or 2% milk Whipped cream Chilled, whipped evaporated skim milk or nondairy whipped topping Sour cream Plain low-fat yogurt, or 1/2 cup cottage cheese blended with 1½ tsp. lemon juice, or low- or nonfat sour cream Evaporated milk Evaporated skim milk; low- or nonfat mayonnaise; or plain low-fat yogurt combined with low-fat cottage cheese Whole egg Two egg whites, or 1/2 cup egg product One egg yolk One egg white One egg (to thicken) One tablespoon flour Full-fat cheese Low-fat, skim-milk or fat-free cheese Ricotta cheese Low-fat or nonfat cottage cheese (puree in a food processor or blender before using), or low-fat or nonfat ricotta cheese Bacon Turkey bacon, Canadian bacon, smoked turkey or prosciutto Enriched white pasta Whole wheat pasta White rice Brown rice Butter or oil (baking) Applesauce (substitute only half the amount of butter or oil called for with applesauce; use butter or oil for the other half or the baked goods may turn out tough and chewy) White flour (baking) Whole wheat flour (substitute up to half the amount of white flour called for with whole wheat; use white flour for the other half or the baked goods may turn out heavy and dense) Cream cheese Neufchatel-style cream cheese (one-third less fat) White wine or beer An equal amount of apple juice or chicken broth with a touch of apple cider vinegar Red wine An equal amount of cranberry juice with a touch of red wine vinegar