Insanely Simple Food Swaps That Make Healthy Eating Possible

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Check out these food swaps for ingenious hacks that make your meals both delicious and healthy!  Also check out this post if you’re intent at eating healthier, but just don’t have the time.

#1 Instead of Pasta…

…which is too full of carbohydrates…

Pasta


#2 …Try Spiralized Zucchini or Spaghetti Squash.

Now here’s a guiltless way to enjoy your carbohydrate-full pasta!

Spiralized Zucchini


#3 Instead of Mayonnaise…

…which is really just all fat…

Mayonnaise


#4 …Try Avocado.

Switch the mayonnaise in your chicken salad or egg sald with avocado, to get some healthy fat into your tummy.

Avocado


#5 Instead of French Fries…

…we know, it’s hard to live without it…

French Fries


#6 …Try Sweet Potato Fries.

Sweet potatoes are definitely a wonderful alternative for a side dish.

Sweet Potato Fries


#7 Instead of Mashed Potatoes…

…with all the butter, cream, and cheese…

Mashed Potatoes


#8 …Try Cauliflower Mash.

Forget about the heavy cream and potatoes and switch to cauliflower mash.  We guarantee that you won’t miss the potatoes, especially if you use almond milk, grass-fed butter, and Himalayan salt for seasoning.

Cauliflower Mash


#9 Instead of Cow’s Milk…

…which really isn’t so bad, but can be not so good for the lactose intolerant…

Cow's Milk


#10 …Try Almond Milk.

Dairy is usually a trigger for an upset stomach, so change your cow’s milk with a nut milk like almond milk or even coconut milk!

Almond Milk


#11 Instead of Cocoa Powder…

…which is processed, has almost no nutrients, and has low levels of cacao…

Cocoa Powder


#12 …Try Cacao Powder.

Cacao has a high level of antioxidants, promotes a health heart and healthy skin.

Cacao Powder


#13 Instead of Fruit Juice…

…which has a lot of electrolytes but has a ton of sugar in it…

Fruit Juice


#14 …Try Coconut Water.

Natural coconut water has a lot of electrolytes and potassium in it!

Coconut Water


#15 Instead of Vegetable or Canola Oil…

…which everyone know isn’t really so good for you…

Vegetable Oil


#16 …Try Avocado Oil, Coconut Oil, Extra-Virgin Olive Oil, Ghee, or Grass-Fed Butter.

Avocado oil, coconut oil, and extra-virgin olive oil are great swaps to vegetable or canola oil.  Ghee or grass-fed butter are also great alternatives.

Extra-Virgin Olive Oil

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