11 Recipe Substitutions for Healthy Eating

Keep your resolutions with these skinny shortcuts.

11 Recipe Substitutions for Healthy Eating

Looking to shed pounds and feel your best? With a few simple recipe substitutions, you can hack your favorite meals and make them healthier without sacrificing flavor. From baking with bananas or wrapping your favorite foods in lettuce, you can shave lots of carbs, calories, and fat with minimal effort. Take a look at these 11 creative approaches to cooking and baking so you can get inspired and find new ways to enjoy your favorite comfort foods.

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Make Noodles With Zucchinis

Spiralized zucchini noodles, (affectionately nicknamed ‘zoodles’), are all the rage right now and it’s easy to see why. For pasta-lovers, dieting typically means saying goodbye to their favorite Italian dish. But with zoodles, you can still enjoy this popular comfort food without sabotaging your weight loss efforts. Zucchini is water-rich, full of fiber, and very low carb, making it a great alternative to your usual penne.

Watch: How to Make Zoodles

Are We at the End of the Pandemic? The CDC Director Weighs In

Dr. Oz talks to Dr. Rochelle Walensky about what the future of the pandemic looks like.

With COVID-19 vaccinations on the rise and outdoor masks coming off, Dr. Oz talks to Dr. Rochelle Walensky about what the future of the pandemic looks like.