4 Ways to Make Sweets Healthier

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.

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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.

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