It’s easy to give up on making healthy food decisions because, let’s face it, healthy food isn’t delicious! Who wants to swap out french fries and burgers with a heaping plate of steamed kale? We all know the benefits of eating plenty of fruit and veggies, and still yet, it’s hard! With a few simple swaps, you can enjoy foods you love and feel great!
In fact, you don’t have to get rid of what you love to eat healthy. Too many people revolt against healthy eating because they think they have to avoid their favorite foods. This is just a recipe for disaster and probably leads to the further consumption of junk food.
Did you know that you can still eat burgers, fries and pizza without that sinking feeling of guilt afterwards? Knowing how to perform healthy food swaps is essential to enjoying your favorites without all the calories and fat!
Fit&Fab Living’s A Few Simple Swaps article provides 3 healthy and delicious alternatives to what is usually a fattening or high-calorie meal.
Here’s one of the examples:
Hamburger and French Fries
If you are looking to avert the high cholesterol and saturated fat content of a burger and fries meal, try using a veggie patty instead of beef. Veggie burgers are easily found in the frozen food section of your local grocery store. They come in a wide variety of flavors and textures too. If you are feeling a little more adventurous, try this recipe for a homemade veggie burger.
It also helps to have an arsenal of tasty, healthy recipes at your disposal. Fit&Fab Living has hundreds of healthy recipes that will keep you experimenting in the kitchen for quite some time!