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Easy, Healthy Food Substitutions

Healthy Food Substitutions

Have you ever run out of something or tried to make your recipes lighter? We can help with easy food substitutions.

You can replace half of the butter in your recipe with tofu or pureed white beans.

Replacing Butter


Whip up some healthy whipped cream by using coconut milk.

Never have buttermilk on hand? Replace with lemon juice and regular milk.

Buttermilk Substitution


Cut the salt but not the flavor with fresh or dried herbs, spices, citrus juices, or rice vinegar.

Cut the Salt


Replace margarine with unsweetened applesauce to cut fat and add Vitamin C.

Avoid Margarine


Vegan Marshmallow Fluff is made with the liquid from chickpeas and honey.

Replace sour cream with plain Greek yogurt and increase the recipe’s protein by 88%.

Skipping Sour Cream

Pumpkin Recipes for Pumpkin in Everything!

Healthy Pumpkin Recipes

This week, we featured ways to eat everyone’s fall vegetable in healthy pumpkin recipes. It can be in more than pie and coffee!

First up was a recipe for Pumpkin Hummus, which is perfect for your fall or Halloween parties.

Pumpkin Hummus
Image and Recipe via High Heels and Grills


Baked Chicken with Pumpkin Rice is a savory, fall dinner your whole family will love.

This Chocolate Pumpkin Bread is actually good for you, even though it looks decadent.

Chocolate Pumpkin Bread
Image and Recipe via Love From the Oven


Spicy Black Bean Chicken Enchiladas with Pumpkin Sour Cream Sauce are a Mexican fall go-to.

Spicy Black Bean Chicken Enchiladas with Pumpkin Sour Cream Sauce
Image and Recipe via Ambitious Kitchen


This Savory Pumpkin Pizza is packed with veggies and quick and easy to make.

Savory Pumpkin Pizza
Image and Recipe via Love Lola


Turkey Pumpkin Chili is the perfect healthy tailgating recipe for chilly night games.

Pumpkin and Kale Lasagna is a tasty, healthy version of your favorite Italian comfort food.

Pumpkin & Kale Lasagna
Image and Recipe via Foxes Love Lemons