Keep your sweet treats, cut the calories

Little tweaks can go a long way when it comes to improving a recipe. The same thing goes for making a recipe healthier.

The following tips, courtesy Baylor College of Medicine’s Sugar, Heart and life program, can keep your baked goods delicious while reducing your fat and calorie intake.

Healthy Baking Tips

Sugar, Heart and Life is an interactive web experience for patients with diabetes and their families. It features a guide to understanding diabetes, tips for eating at home and on the go, interactive games, information on how to accurately read food labels and planning for physical activity.

 

Additional Resources

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2 thoughts on “Keep your sweet treats, cut the calories

  • November 7, 2014 at 6:33 am
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    I think cutting the chocolate chips to half won’t satisfy me… but the others are good too… I use butter instead of oil since I started baking.

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