Holiday Cooking Substitutions

**When you are preparing your holiday dishes – remember to substitute some of the ingredients to make them healthier!

Here is quick guide you can use to feel less guilty this holiday season!

Recipe Calls For…

Use…

Oil or Butter

Unsweetened Applesauce (Equal Parts)

All-Purpose Flour

Whole Wheat Flour ( ½ and ½ to start )

Peanut Butter

Natural Peanut Butter

Sugar

½ Sugar, 1 tsp. Vanilla

Butter and Sugar (Frosting)

Marshmallow Fluff

Oil or Butter

Smashed Bananas (Equal Amounts)

Chocolate Chips

Dark Chocolate Chips

Whole Milk

Skim Milk

Sour Cream

Low Fat Plain Yogurt-Greek Yogurt will add extra protein!

Pie Crust

Graham Cracker Crust

Breadcrumbs

Whole Wheat Breadcrumbs, Oats, Crushed Bran Cereal

 

Cooking healthy during the holidays can be an added chore for some people! If you need some additional help, ideas, or accountability this year – be sure to call Fitness Together at (330) 702-1311 or visit our website at www.FTYoungstown.com

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