Consider these heart-healthy recipe substitutions when cooking or baking

Many recipes can be made more heart-healthy, simply by swapping some high-fat, high-salt ingredients for healthier ones.

Many recipes can be made more heart-healthy, simply by swapping some high-fat, high-salt

ingredients for healthier ones.

Here are some easy swaps:

Replace This With This
Regular or reduced-fat peanut butter Natural peanut butter

 

White pasta Whole-wheat pasta, high-fiber white pasta, zucchini noodles or spaghetti squash
Margarine Real butter
Soy sauce Low-sodium soy sauce or tamari

 

Bottled salad dressing Homemade salad dressing made with olive oil
Sour cream or mayonnaise Plain Greek yogurt

 

White flour Whole-wheat flour

 

Pam/cooking spray Olive or avocado oil spray

 

White rice Brown rice or quinoa
Ground beef Lean ground turkey
Bacon or sausage Canadian bacon or lean ham
Breadcrumbs Almond flour or whole-wheat breadcrumbs
High-salt seasonings Salt-free herb and spice blends
Cream Fat-free evaporated milk

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