You love your grandmother’s bread pudding. But her recipe calls for 4 cups of whole milk, 1 stick of butter and 4 eggs—ingredients that raise the calorie count and fat content of this dessert. The solution? Redo the recipe by switching or reducing certain ingredients.
Many recipes can tolerate a healthy renovation without affecting the taste or texture of the food. So whether you’re trying to stick to a healthy-eating plan or you’re following a special diet, use the techniques listed below to make your recipes—including your time-honored family favorites—healthier.
Learn more about healthy food substitutions by checking out at least one of the following links:
- Helpful Winter Holiday Food Preparation, Food Safety & Healthy Eating Links
- Nutrition and Health Eating
- Healthy Holiday Substitutions
- Altering Recipes for Better Health
Mark on Your Calendar:
When making a recipe that is baked, name three different substitutes for butter and how you can cut down the amount of sugar called for.