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4 Delicious Healthy Food Substitution You Can Try Now

Unhealthy food may taste good but it can actually harm your health if you keep eating such kind of food. However, there are plenty of delicious foods that you can eat often and won’t jeopardize your well-being.

These are just some of the healthier version of everyday food recipes that you can try right away.

1. Pancake
Pancake is one of the most favourite breakfasts. The original Pancake recipe uses unhealthy ingredients, such as white flour, butter, milk and sugar. A stack of delicious pancakes with syrup is a plateful of refined carbohydrates that rapidly increases your blood sugar and harmful triglycerides to to raise your risk of heart disease.

But worry no more, now you can make a healthier version of pancake that is filled with protein, fiber and vitamins by simply using banana, rolled oats and no flour at all. The result is a superb guilt-free breakfast that is perfect for the whole family.

• You can see the healthy version of  Sweet Pancakes in here

2. Chips
Chips or Fries are the tastiest snack that you just can’t stop eating. You know fried foods are unhealthy but they are too delicious to resist. However, you can make the healthier version of chips by using different kind of veggies and change the cooking method from frying it to baking it in an oven.

The vegetables that you can use, for examples are carrot, eggplant, zucchini. But for those who want the same texture like potato, you can just use sweet potato. Sweet potato contains high vitamin A, has more fiber, less calories and carbs comparing to potato. And baked sweet potato fries are definitely much healthier than regular fries.

• This is the example of an easy and tasty Sweet Potato Fries recipe

3. Meatballs
This comfort food might sound unhealthy, but it doesn’t have to be. While the traditional meatball usually made with high-fat meats and bread crumbs, you can make a healthier version using extra lean ground beef, lean ground turkey or even a meat substitute such as soy and oats.

Substituting oats for bread crumbs can reduce 75 percent calories & 30 percent carbs, contain no sodium, and two times the amount of fiber than regular bread crumbs. It means that you will have a much healthier Meatballs dish by just simply changing those two ingredients.

• Would like to try this kind of delicious Meatballs? Take a look at the recipe here

4. Chocolate Mousse
A classic Chocolate Mousse is using heavy cream and egg yolks. Both ingredients are high in cholesterol and saturated fat. If you still want to enjoy this wonderful dessert, you can replace those full calorie ingredients with tofu. High in protein but low calorie, tofu may help lower your LDL cholesterol too.

• Check this link for a good recipe of Chocolate Tofu Mousse

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