10 Healthy Ingredient Substitutions for Your Recipes

Clinical Herbalist Reviewed on October 23, 2012 by Paulina Nelega, RH

Here are 10 Healthy Ingredient Substitutions for Your Recipes:

1. Applesauce instead of Oil, Butter, or Sugar
2. Nonfat Greek Yogurt for Mayo or Sour Cream
3. Mashed Avocado instead of Butter or Oil in Baking
4. Mashed Bananas for Sugar, Butter, and Fats
5. Nuts instead of Croutons in Salads
6. Rolled Oats for Bread Crumbs
7. Soda Water for Tonic Water
8. Whole Wheat Flour (or other flours) for White Flour
9. Zucchini Ribbons or Spaghetti Squash for Pasta
10. Pureed Potato for Cream to Thicken Soup

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Paulina Nelega, RH
Paulina Nelega, RH, has been in private practice as a Clinical Herbalist for over 15 years. She has developed and taught courses in herbal medicine, and her articles on health have appeared in numerous publications. She is very passionate about the healing power of nature. Ask Dr. Jan

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