20 Ingredient Swaps That Make Recipes Healthier

If you want to be healthier, the best place to start is in your kitchen. By making your cooking healthier, you and your family will be too!

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If you would like to lose weight and master your well-being, the best way is to learn how to make your cooking healthier. Your pantry and fridge hold the key to your long-term success and smart swaps will result in big losses over time.

The great news is that you don’t need to sacrifice your favorite meals or resort to bland recipes. Only recently we showed you how to replace pasta with Zucchini Noodles and the feedback from our community was excellent.

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How To Make Cooking Healthier Infographic

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As you can see from the infographic above, there are 12 basic changes that you can start off with. Swapping mashed potatoes for cauliflower mash is one such example. It’s low carb, easy on the digestive system, and won’t make you sleepy or bloated.

Swapping out your french fries for oven-baked zucchini fries or sweet potato fries is another way.

Change Out Your Milk Source

Another hugely beneficial alternative is to transition from Cows Milk to Almond Milk. There are a number of dairy-free alternatives on the market that you can choose from.

Many people are lactose intolerant and allergic to dairy without realizing it. Cacao powder makes an excellent cocoa powder alternative and cauliflower rice beats white rice hands down.

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Healthy Ingredient Swaps Chart

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Many healthy foods are in fact, quite the opposite. Fruit Juice is filled with calories and sugar and is one of the worst health foods that you can consume. Try Coconut Water for a refreshing and healthier alternative.

Another excellent way to lighten up is to reduce your portion size. We have a post that has a clever technique that involves using your hands and fingers to measure quantities. You should also serve your meals up on smaller plates and drink water with your meals.

20 Healthy Food Swaps For Cooking Video

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We are including this excellent video that has 20 food swaps that will make your cooking and baking so much healthier.

Nicole from Health Nut shares some excellent information and will inspire you to make beneficial changes. To see what she has to say, click Play above ^


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