Healthy Swaps

The ultimate guide to having your cake and eating it too.


Intro_Page_Eating_CakeWith the right ingredient swapping, you can indulge in most of your favorite foods without suffering the consequences. Below, click on one of dLife's Healthy Swaps for user-friendly tips and tricks to transform high-carb indulgences into healthy dishes that won't send your sugar soaring. Sometimes you can switch out an ingredient and not even notice the difference. Other times, simply adding an extra healthy food to your dish is a great way to increase the nutrition quotient without giving up all that is yummy. Are you a Healthy Swapping expert? Post your ideas in the Food Talk forum, and we will select the best ones to include in these pages.

Mashed_Potatoes_thumbMashed Potatoes

Crunchy_Coating_thumbCrunchy Coating

Root_Beer_Float_thumbRoot Beer Float

French_fries_thumbFrench Fries

Chocolate_coated_thumb Chocolate Coated Confections

Turkey_Wrap_thumbTurkey Wrap

Cauliflower_Mac_thumpCauliflower Mac & Cheese

Rice_thumbRice Stand-Ins

Frittatas_thumbReal Woman Eat Frittatas

Split_Pea_thumbEasy Split Pea Soup

Succotash_thumbNo Sufferin' Succotash

Eat_It_whole_thumbEat It Whole

Pita_Pizza_thumbPita Pizza

Macadamia_nuts_thumbMacadamia Nuts

Sprouted_bread_thumbSprouted Breads

Apple_spread_thumbApple Spread

Sourdough_bread_thumbSourdough Bread

Yogurt_thumbYogurt

Mushrooms_thumbMushrooms

Turkey_days_thumbTurkey Days

Tea_thumbA Glass Of Tea


Reviewed by Susan Weiner, R.D., M.S., C.D.E., C.D.N. 3/08

 

 

 

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Last Modified Date: June 17, 2013

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by Nicole Purcell
Awhile back, I wrote about trying out the Whole 30. After giving it a good solid go, I discovered that honestly, that eating style didn't work for me. Too restrictive for one thing. And my bloodsugars didn't seem to want to stabilize. I was low, all the time, and I found myself feeling pretty lousy energy wise three days in. Still wanting to make a commitment to healthier choices, I decided to start just plain eating clean. What does that mean? ...