Eat Carbs for Breakfast
Make almost any baked treat healthier by using one or more of these substitutions.
|The Ingredient||The Healthy Substitution||The Benefit|
|Vegetable oil||An equal amout of extra-virgin olive oil||Ups the heart-healthy monounsaturated fat from 3 to 10 g per tbsp.|
|1 large egg||3 tbsp. egg white||Reduces saturated fat and cholesterol in the egg to 0|
|8 tbsp. butter||4 tbsp. butter plus 1⁄4 cup well-drained, unsweetened applesauce||
Lowers saturated fat in the butter by 50 percent
Originally published in FITNESS magazine, November 2006.
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