WFMY News 2’s Lauren Coleman shares how to find healthy alternatives for some of your favorite dishes.
GREENSBORO, N.C. — If you follow me on social media, you’ve probably noticed I’m a foodie.
I love to go to different restaurants, research recipes, and of course post pictures of the dishes that I cook.
One of the things I enjoy is creating healthier alternatives for some of my favorite meals.
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At the beginning of the year, I made a vow to myself that I would try to be a healthier me and that includes watching the type of foods I put in my body.
In the beginning, it was tough, but I quickly realized that making healthier choices doesn’t have to be boring.
The key is finding the right substitute ingredients to still have the same great flavor.
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Just a week ago, I whipped some delicious flourless oatmeal cookies.
All I used was a banana, peanut butter, semi-sweet chocolate chips, and dried cranberries.
These bad boys gave Mrs. Fields a run for her money.
Pizza, eggrolls, and buffalo wings can all be made guilt-free.
If you’re looking to make some healthier food choices, don’t feel like you must cut out all the foods that you love.
Restrictions can lead to discouragement.
With a little research, you’ll be surprised by what you can cook up.