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83 Healthy Recipe Substitutions

83 Healthy Recipe Substitutions
Here at Greatist, we're always looking for ways to make our favorite foods healthier without sacrificing flavor. So we compiled a list of our best substitutions and discovered some new ones along the way. Below are our 83 (!) top picks, guaranteed to make that next meal a delicious, healthier hit. It wasn't easy taste-testing all this food, but someone sure had to. Right? Baking hacks 1. Swapping out flour for a can of black beans (drained and rinsed, of course) in brownies is a great way to cut out the gluten and fit in an extra dose of protein, Plus, they taste great. 2. In virtually any baked good, replacing white flour with whole wheat can add a whole new dimension of nutrients, flavor, and texture. 3. Using applesauce in place of sugar can give the necessary sweetness without the extra calories and, well, sugar. 4. Don’t knock this one till you’ve tried it. 5. This gluten-free switch gives any baked good a dose of protein, omega-3s, and a delicious nutty flavor. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11.

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36 Healthy Taco Recipes You Need to Try Tacos have gone from unappetizing fast food to Tuesday night staple and gourmet food truck fare. Filled with meat or veggies, stuffed inside a soft or hard tortilla, and topped with cheese or guacamole (or both!), the possibilities are endless. Cooking For Two: 34 Crazy Cheap and Healthy Meals for You and Yours Valentine’s Day or not, cooking for two can be a tricky skill to master. While leftovers are practical, eating Crock Pot chili five nights in a row can get pretty old. These recipes—from breakfast and starters to dinner and dessert—are perfect to enjoy with your girlfriend, boyfriend, mom, dad, friend, or dog (… if your dog eats human food). Each meal is perfectly portioned for two, so grab a sous chef and get cooking! Breakfast

Curried Red Lentil Kohlrabi, and Couscous Salad Recipe at Epicurious photo by Patricia Heal yield Makes 8 main-course servings active time 35 minutes total time 45 minutes Kohlrabi, a bulbous vegetable with thin stems attached, is a member of the cabbage family. The Stupid Things You Do in the Kitchen (and How to Fix Them) Love cooking or hate it, much of your time in the kitchen is likely wasted by easily correctable mistakes you probably don't even know you're making. You waste time prepping ingredients, use your knives incorrectly, mix and match the wrong utensils, and throw out food that's still good—and those are just a few of the stupid things you do in the kitchen. Here's how to fix them. P Stupid Thing #1: You Spend Too Much Time Prepping IngredientsP Few people enjoy the tedium of prepping ingredients.

74 Smart Ways to Make Healthier Pizza These days, Dominos just doesn’t cut it. We created this epic list of all the healthiest pizza fixin’s, so you can build exactly what you—and your body—wants. We guarantee you’ll create something that’ll cut out unwanted calories and top any pizza parlor in town! And don’t stop before you get to the bottom: We’re hiding five super-special Greatist favorite pizza recipes down there. 88 Unexpected Snacks Under 100 Calories We’ve all been there: hunger striking before dinnertime, a sudden craving for something sweet, the need for a quick energy boost before working out. The solution? A small and satisfying snack that won't tip that calorie count over the edge—after all, a quick nibble can easily turn into the calorie equivalent of a full-blown meal. These flavorful, low-calorie treats can please any palate while still leaving room for dinner. Sweet Snacks

Curried Oatmeal with Caramelized Onions Now that you have a pan of deeply caramelized onions, what do you do with them? Well, one of my favorite ways to eat them is for breakfast. Yep, savory breakfasts. Budget Kitchen Upgrades for Every Kitchen that Will Change the Way You Cook (and Eat!) When a professional chef refers to heating evenly, he is talking about after food is added to the pan (ie heating food evenly not the metal). Aluminum, copper, and steel all will have hot and cold spots after food is added since they do not retain heat well. And if you are talking about quality metal cookware (which if you aren't your point is moot...) then cast iron is the clear winner in heat distribution and retention both. If you have experienced problems in the past you probably are one of those inexperienced home cooks who just puts their pans on the stove and begins to cook when the temperature is high enough. Cast iron requires more heat control and time, but by the immutable laws of physics, their surface temperature will become even and uniform. There is a reason why bread and some cakes are baked in a cast iron pan and none are baked in anything else from the top of the stove.

10 Healthy Alternatives To Our Favourite Foods - See Whats Trending Is there anything you do or work for something other than your tummy? Our ultimate hard earned penny mostly shows way to our favourite food. Favourite foods are always mouth watering and tasting for tongue with high cholesterol and fat which are not preferred to your body health. Here are some best alternatives to your favourite food whose taste may be diminished for some extent but are healthier and energetic.

31 Healthy and Portable High-Protein Snacks Whether it’s fueling up before hitting the gym or taking a mid-day snack break to avoid the 2 o’clock lull, high-protein snacks are the tastiest way to keep on going. Protein snacks are the perfect way to fill up just enough, and give us longer-lasting energy than the usual, carb-heavy options. Here are 31 of our favorite protein-packed snacks — one for every day of the month!

Easy Wheat Berries Recipes This rib-sticking chili offers a hearty mix of wheat berries, beans, peppers and onion. Feel free to add an additional chipotle pepper to crank up the heat in this one-pot meal. Cooked wheat berries will keep for up to 1 month in your freezer and there's no need to thaw them; just stir them directly into the chili. Recipe: Zesty Wheat Berry-Black Bean Chili

How to Break Your Bad Cooking Habits Find out what 4 bad cooking habits you should break Have you ever done this? You find an awesome recipe with a beautiful picture. You get all the ingredients, put in a ton of effort to get the perfect result—and then it just doesn't turn out right. 5 healthy ways to satisfy your sweet tooth Whether it's a late night craving or a bit of workday stress, having a sweet tooth can be a struggle if you're trying to keep a healthy diet. While a few treats here and there won't completely derail your healthy eating efforts, they aren't something you should have every day. If your need for sweet treats seems like it's too much to overcome, consider swapping the sugar for one of these healthier alternatives.

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