As much as I can, I try to prepare meals that are nutritious and healthy for my family. When I want delicious meals that are nutritious and low in calories, I try substituting foods. The following list is some of my favorite-low-cal substitutions to save on calories.
|Spaghetti||Bean sprouts, French-cut green beans, Spaghetti squash (a tasty low-calorie food)|
|Mayonnaise||Yogurt (especially good in salad dressings|
|Sour Cream||Low-calorie imitation sour cream, plain, low-fat yogurt; low-fat cottage cheese, blended smooth|
|Whipped cream||Non-dairy topping; chilled evaporated milk (whipped)|
|Whole milk||Skim 2% or 1% butterfat milk, or nonfat dry milk (reconstitued)|
Are there any Low-Calorie Substitutions you use when making meals for your family?