Get your sweets and don’t cheat your diet.
Adopt these 4 alternatives to give your sweet tooth a healthy spin:
1. Swap out added sugar for pureed fruit
Mashed banana, applesauce, & dates can all sweeten a recipe without the need for added sugars.
2. Replace butter with avocado
In equal parts, mashed avocado can replace butter in baked goods, reducing calories & saturated fat.
3. Swap chocolate for cocoa powder
Swap out 1 oz. of chocolate for 3 TBSP of cocoa powder and 2 TBSP of water for a 120 calorie savings.
4. Measure out some Greek yogurt instead of added fats
Use Greek yogurt when making cookies & frosting to replace fats like butter or even swap it with your mayo. You’ll reduce calories & saturated fat while increasing protein.