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Sensational Substitutions for Cooking and Baking

Make Your Favorite Foods Diet-Friendly

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10/19/2009 3:29:43 PM

LILMISS808's SparkPage
another great tip is instead of using whole eggs use 2tbs flax meal plus 3tbs of water, for oil substitutions I use fresh apple sauce
10/5/2009 6:51:01 AM

PEBBLES021's SparkPage
In place of the sour cream I use equal amounts of non-fat plain yogurt. No one knows the difference and it is cheaper to buy than non-fat sour cream.
9/4/2009 4:57:08 PM

KATAKITOMOTSIN's SparkPage
Thank you so much for this list. I am saving it, and printing it out and putting it on the side of my refrigerator so it is handy. This is a great help!
9/4/2009 2:33:12 AM

BHAWKINS00's SparkPage
For the oil in chocolate baked goods I often substitute with half oil and half baby food pureed prunes. No one has been able to tell the difference yet, and I get rave reviews for the baked goods.
8/15/2009 7:43:31 AM

DALISMUM's SparkPage
Thanks alot will try out some of these.
5/7/2009 8:12:28 AM

INKYDINKYDOO's SparkPage
I'm so glad I found this list! I've printed it out and will hang it on the fridge. And, who knows? I may even buy some tofu -- for the first time ever -- and try it in my next stir fry.

Anyone know where to find tempeh in the grocery store? I know where the tofu is, but don't think I've ever seen tempeh. In fact, I'm not even sure what I'm looking for.
RAMPANTPANDA
2/22/2009 5:41:18 PM

Half the sugar really does work in baking. I do this all the time, and my husband (who usually whines about my "healthy" recipes) does not know the difference! I don't notice it either, and doing this cuts a LOT of calories (and saves money on sugar)!
9/27/2008 3:16:13 PM

EMMARCH45's SparkPage
Wonderful substitutions. I'm going to print them out and post them on the fridge
MAMADARE
9/22/2008 1:14:07 PM

I made Cabbage Vegetable Soup today. I used 3 c black beans instead of cabbage and I used 2 beef bouillion cubes instead of meat. It is sooo yummy! I will make this again, for sure!
7/28/2008 6:02:44 AM

KPHICKEY's SparkPage
Thanks! It is soooo helpful to have all these substitutions in one set of charts. Kath
DAFLORES1
7/24/2008 4:36:46 PM

DAFLORES1: I HAVE MADE A COPY FOR MY JOURNAL AND ONE TO POST ON THE INSIDE OF MY KITCHEN CUBOARD FANTASTIC!!!
DAFLORES1
7/24/2008 4:36:06 PM

DAFLORES1: I HAVE MADE A COPY FOR MY JOURNAL AND ONE TO POST ON THE INSIDE OF MY KITCHEN CUBOARD FANTASTIC!!!
7/13/2008 4:07:25 PM

DEEDEE19344's SparkPage
This is great, thank you for an easy to read chart. Amazing the things that can be substituted.
7/12/2008 2:08:36 AM

HAROLD57's SparkPage
thanks for the substitute list, especially, the fresh fruits for frosting.
BARBSPOT
4/5/2008 5:09:36 PM

Thanks for the sustitution List as many times it will come in handy.
Barbspot

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