Post by Baking_Bud on Feb 10, 2003 17:37:56 GMT -6
Making a few small changes to the ingredients in a recipe may not change the taste very much, but it can have a major improvement on the bottom line of calories and fat grams. Here is a quick list of some standard ingredients and what you can save by making a little change.
Instead of... 1 cup whole milk Use... 1 cup skim milk Savings... 90 calories, 10g fat
Instead of... 1 cup heavy cream Use... 1 cup evaporated skim milk Savings... 783 calories, 87g fat
Instead of... 1 cup sour cream Use... 1 cup fat-free sour cream Savings... 432 calories, 48g fat
Instead of... 8 oz. cream cheese Use... 8 oz. light cream cheese Savings...351 calories, 39g fat