Did you know that you can save yourself 100 calories just by using fat-free ranch dressing instead of regular ranch, or by drinking water instead of a can of soda?
There are always opportunities to make smarter choices for ourselves and our families. You just have to keep your eyes open for the opportunities! Take a moment to look at how you can eat smarter. You’ll be amazed at the difference it can make as far as your wellbeing, your wallet, your waist!
None of these changes are earth-shattering, or fundamentally wrong, like replacing your pancakes with rice cakes. Most of the substitution ideas here take very little effort! The food substitutions can often taste just as good and be just as satisfying as their calorie loaded counterparts. And if you’ve ever been in a calorie counting season, you know they add up fast!
I no longer count calories, instead eat more intuitively with a focus on healthy choices. So a lot of these substitutions are used by me on a regular basis!
Here are some ideas:
Here is another post I wrote about making healthy food swaps in the kitchen!
If you need some meal planning tips, here is another post you might like!