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When cooking and baking I reduce the amount of sugar in the recipe down at least a third. Some recipes can even be made with no sugar at all. I started doing this because I can not stand the taste of the artificial sweeteners.
For recipes that you use frequently, you can taste test until you get a taste you like.
I use the zest of limes, lemons and oranges to put in my Greek Yogurt to jazz up the taste and voila, no extra calories. I have also used the fresh juice squeezed into the yogurt to have a bit lighter yogurt and still get nutrition. Again very few calories and GREAT taste. Also add a small sprinkle of nutmeg or cinnamon for great taste as well. Make your taste buds dance. 236
I just don't care for the taste or consistency of low cal/low fat/canola/fat free or whatever mayos. To satisfy mayo cravings, I have two suggestions: - cut regular mayo 50/50 with fat free yogurt - immediate 50% savings and a snappier but perfectly "mayo-like" taste - try fat free Miracle Whip. Since it doesn't taste like mayonnaise anyway, thre change in taste doesn't bother me.
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