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Some simple substitutions for cooking ingredients ...

Sunday, November 11, 2012

Some simple substitutions for cooking ingredients

It is easy to modify some of your favorite recipes by using the substitutions listed below--no one will even notice the difference!

Instead of... Try...
1/2 cup oil - 1/4 cup applesauce + 1/4 cup canola oil or butter
1 egg - 1/4 flax, vinegar or lemon juice
1 cup chocolate chips - 1/2 cup chocolate chips, chopped dried fruit, or nuts
Frosting - Sliced fresh fruit with dusting of powdered sugar
Sour cream - pureed cottage cheese or plain yogurt
Whole milk - evaporated milk
Sugar - Artificial sweetener for some or all (follow manufacturer's directions); 1/4 to 1/2 less sugar in the recipe
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ELSCO55 11/12/2012 9:46PM

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FREEME1980 11/12/2012 8:01AM

    Small substitutions go a long way! emoticon Wishing you the best. Thank you for sharing.

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HELEN_BRU 11/11/2012 9:37PM

    Good things to know! Thanks.

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MORTICIAADDAMS 11/11/2012 6:55PM

    Thanks for sharing!!

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GOPINTOS 11/11/2012 5:21PM

    Thanks for sharing!

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Smile and Enjoy the Rest of Your Day!
Melinda (gopintos)
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DOTTIEJANE1 11/11/2012 7:05AM

    When i bake i try to use subsitutions sure saves on the calories. Have a GREAT week .

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