We all have favourite recipes that have been passed down from generation to generation. It’s fairly easy to improve them so that they’re more nutritious.
Rely on these recipe conversions to improve Grandma's recipes!
Here are some easy substitutes:
*Psst! Substitutions are always equal, unless otherwise noted.
Plain Greek yogurt (2% fat or less); Cottage cheese.
Butter (preferably without salt)
Liquid fatty substance (vegetable oil, unsweetened applesauce…) ;.
*You can use half the butter in most simple recipes.
- Maple syrup
- Ripe bananas
*You can use half the sugar in most recipes.
- 1 half a ripe banana
- 60 ml - ¼ cup unsweetened applesauce
- 45 ml - 3 tbsp. whipped aquafaba (liquid found in canned legumes)
30 ml - 2 tbsp. whipped aquafaba
35% whipping cream
- Cooking cream, 15% fat or less
*Cannot be replaced in the case of whipped cream.
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