Simply switching some ingredients can turn high-fat family favorites into healthy dishes. In baked goods, use applesauce or prune puree for half of the called-for butter, shortening or oil. If a recipe calls for 1 cup of shredded cheddar cheese, use 1/2 cup instead. When making casseroles, scale back on meat and increase the amount of vegetables.

Last Updated: 10-16-2019
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