Healthy Cooking Substitutes

  • 8.12.2022

Eating healthy doesn’t mean you have to give up all the foods and recipes you love — It’s all about moderation. We’ve put together some healthy ingredient alternatives that you can use when making your favorite dishes.

Swap This for That:

This  That 
Sour cream Plain, non-fat Greek yogurt
Cream cheese Low-fat (Neufchatel) cream cheese
Butter Avocado, olive oil, grapeseed, canola oil
Butter (for flavoring) Fresh herbs and spices
Sugar Sugar blend: ½ stevia or sucralose mixed with ½ normal sugar
Heavy cream Coconut milk
Chocolate chips Cacao nibs
Frosting Meringue
Oil Unsweetened apple sauce
Cheese Nutritional Yeast
White flour Nut flour
Eggnog Almond milk nog
Apple pie Baked apples
Mayonnaise Avocado
Granola Nuts