Low-Point Substitutes for High Point Ingredients
If Recipe Calls for One Whole Egg Then Use 2 or 3 egg whites or 1/4 Cup egg substitute
If Recipe Calls for Whole Milk Then Use Skim or 1% Milk
If Recipe Calls for Light Cream Then Use Evaporated Skim Milk
If Recipe Calls for Sour Cream Then Use NF or Low Fat Plain Yogurt; Lit or NF Sour Cream
If Recipe Calls for Sugar Then Use Only 1/3 to 1/2 the amount called for
If Recipe Calls for Baking Chocolate Then Use Cocoa and Oil. 1 oz. of baking chocolate=3 TBSP.
Cocoa powder with 1T. oil.
If Recipe Calls for Whipped Cream Then Use Whipped Evaporated Skim Milk, sweetened with sugar substitute;
Dream Whip or FF Cool Whip
If Recipe Calls for Ground Beef Then Use Ground Turkey (w/o skin), ground sirloin or extra lean ground beef
(10% or less fat)
If Recipe Calls for Butter, margarine, oil - Cooking Then Use Nonstick cooking spray. Saute or steam with water
or broth. Use least possible amount of oil, adding 1 tsp. at a time.
If Recipe Calls for Butter, margarine, oil - Baking Then Use Use 1/2 to 3/4 of the fat called for. Replace the fat
with equal parts of unsweetened applesauce or, for chocolate recipes, pureed prunes.
If Recipe Calls for Cream Cheese Then Replace 1/2 to all, with equal parts of reduced-fat or FF cream cheese;
neufchatel cheese; part-skim ricotta cheese, whipped