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8 Healthy Food Swaps You Haven't Heard Of | Care2 Healthy Living

8 Healthy Food Swaps You Haven't Heard Of | Care2 Healthy Living

Just because you’re trying to eat more healthily doesn’t mean you have to sacrifice your favorite food preparations! There are a number of nutritious ingredients that can replace your naughtier preferences without forgoing flavor. Try the following examples and see if your palate isn’t as pleased as your waistline! 1. Quinoa instead of rice or pasta White rice and pasta are “bad” or simple carbs—you know, the ones that don’t provide much in the way of nutrition. But quinoa ! This amazing ancient grain not only acts as a perfect platform for soaking up sauces, just like pasta and rice, but also it’s a complete protein, which means it delivers all nine of the essential amino acids. 2. Shaved zucchini instead of pasta Another magical swap, shaved zucchini (created by shaving zucchini into strands with a vegetable peeler) can carry sauces from the plate to your palate—and add ...

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