Does That Recipe Have To Call For Sugar?


It's day 7 of the Curb Your Sweet Tooth challenge! 

Today's tip is to replace or lessen sugar in baked goods. Use creative substitutions to make cookies, cakes, and muffins healthier. Swap in 2/3 cup of processed dates in place of one cup of sugar, like in these brownies. Use extra-ripe bananas to skip the sugar in banana bread. And according to Better Homes & Gardens, you can reduce the sugar content in almost any cake, pie, or cookie recipe by 25 percent without drastically affecting the texture or flavor. Just use 3/4 cup for every cup of sugar called for in the recipe. 

Use some of these creative substitutions to bake treats for your unit and post a photo in our in our discussion in the challenge update section here or on Facebook.

Find this helpful? Share it with a nurse by using the social media links on the left side of this page and invite them to sign up the Curb Your Sweet Tooth challenge!  join us on day 8

Posted by Healthy Nurse, Healthy Nation (HNHN) on May 30, 2018 10:00 AM America/Chicago

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