Holiday Makeover

Posted on: November 15, 2017 by Healthy Lives No Comments

Did you know a traditional holiday feast amounts to over 7,500 calories in one day? Take a look at these meal comparisons and see the simple ways you can cut more than 4,000 calories.

Also, try these healthier cooking substitutes!

  • Use vegetable oils such as olive oil instead of butter.
  • Use lower sodium options for your ingredients. Check the nutrition label for guidance.
  • Use low-fat or fat-free/skim milk for whole milk.
  • Use whole-grain breads and pastas instead of white.
  • Use a gravy skimmer to defat the drippings before the gravy is prepared.

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