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8 Tips For Healthy Holiday Baking Substitutions

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Holiday baking supplies.
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Mashed banana
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When your recipe calls for: Butter or margarine


Brownies with fruit.
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When your recipe calls for: Vegetable oil


Chia seeds.
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When your recipe calls for: Eggs


Biscuits.
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When your recipe calls for: Heavy cream


Black beans.
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When your recipe calls for: Flour


Oats.
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When your recipe calls for: Bread crumbs


Holiday muffins.
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When your recipe calls for: Sugar


Cacao nibs.
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When your recipe calls for: Chocolate chips


Carmen Roberts, M.S., R.D., L.D.N.

Carmen Roberts, M.S., R.D., L.D.N.

Carmen is a Registered Dietitian. In addition to writing for HealthCentral, she has spent her career working at Johns Hopkins and is also an adjunct faculty instructor for Excelsior College. Carmen has over 20 years of experience in nutritional counseling, education, writing, and program management and is a certified specialist in adult weight management. She enjoys educating her students and clients about how nutrition affects the body and its role in overall health and wellness.