Eating healthy all the time can be a chore. I know for me , I don’t always have the time to meal prep at home , but when I am in a rush to make a quick dish , I know for the most part the food is going to be as wholesome and pure as possible because of the ingredient’s I have stocked.
The best technique I use to make sure that I’m eating healthy meals regularly is to simply replace unhealthy common ingredients with healthier ones.
Yes, refining the pantry with more pure, unrefined items. The purpose is to cut fat, sugar, and calories out of your favorite recipes using healthier ingredient substitutions—without slashing any flavor.
I know that these aren’t all perfect replacements that work in every single recipe, but in general, I’ve found them to be healthier options that work in a lot of recipes, but replace it when you can.
If unhealthy ingredients aren’t around, you don’t use them. That simple.
Once you start using them more often you’ll actually notice and feel a huge difference in taste and the way your food digests.
Below are some items I ditched (or reduced using) in favor for healthy alternatives in the worlds of sweeteners, oils , flours, and milks.
Refine Your Common Pantry Items For These Unrefined Healthy Substitutes:
The “solvent” used to extract canola oil is neurotoxin hexane. Hexane is a cheap byproduct from gasoline production, that’s a serious occupational hazard and toxic air pollutant. [/thb_contentbox]
has antibacterial and antifungal Properties and can aid in digestive issues. Please use it sparingly. One tablespoon, one to two times daily, is a good, healthy amount that most people can do well with. You can also replace sugar for green leaf organic stevia – NOT TRUVIA[/thb_contentbox]
Depending on ho you combine the fruits you can get a collagen stimulating blend in for glowing skin [/thb_contentbox]
Almond milk contains 50% of your daily vitamin E intake, which contains antioxidant properties essential to your skin’s health, such as protecting it against sun damage. So drink up to good skin.[/thb_contentbox]
Savings per cup compared to whole wheat pasta: 132 calories, 27 grams of carbs[/thb_contentbox]
Grains are fumigated.Bleaching chemicals are used. Artificial coloring’s and flavorings are used.
They are nutritionally imbalanced.white flour which is the result of modern refining process is 72% extraction. This means that it has lost 28% of the bulk of the wheat, including half or more of many of the crucial nutrients. So for optimum health, eliminate all refined flour products from your diet and use only whole grains when necessary.[/thb_contentbox]