Healthy Ingredient Substitutions

A lot of the time, the meals that we love could be greatly improved by swapping some ingredients for healthier alternatives. But it can be tough to tell what could really make the difference and still achieve the desired flavor. Luckily for us, this quick reference chart from Heal Your Gut by Lee Holmes highlights those ingredient substitutions so we can say “goodbye” or “hello” to certain foods.healthy ingredient substitutions heal your gut lee holmes

SUPERCHARGED SWAP-OUTS

Next time you go shopping, switch on your “Are you for real?” radar in the back of your mind. It will really help you with your food choices. It’s easy to turn your recipes into real food recipes with just a few simple subs.

GOODBYE
Margarine, hydrogenated fats, sunflower, vegetable, canola, soy, safflower and corn oils

HELLO
Extra virgin olive oil and coconut oil, grass-fed organic butter, and fish and omega-3 oils

GOODBYE
White refined flour, pre-packaged mixes, gluten flours, white rice, processed grains and pasta

HELLO
Almond meal, gluten-free flours, buckwheat, quinoa, hazelnut, coconut, arrowroot, tapioca and brown rice

GOODBYE
Refined white sugar, corn syrup and artificial sweeteners

HELLO
Stevia, rice malt syrup, coconut sugar, xylitol and raw honey

GOODBYE
Table salt

HELLO
Celtic sea salt, pink salt, Murray River salt and Himalayan salt

GOODBYE
Guar gum, xanthan gum and cornstarch

HELLO
Gluten-free baking powder, baking soda and arrowroot starch

GOODBYE
Canned or pre-packaged stock, soups, sauces and vegetables

HELLO
Homemade stock, soups and seasonal local vegetables

GOODBYE
Irradiated herbs

HELLO
Homegrown herbs

GOODBYE
Low-fat anything

HELLO
Anything full-fat, raw and organic

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