Healthy Alternatives to Common Convenience Foods.
Whether it’s french fries, ice-cream, donuts or pizza there is always a convenience food that tickles our fancy a little more often that we’d like. It’s OK to rely on these foods sometimes but if you’re looking to improve your health and wellbeing, making healthier food choices is a great place to start.
Here are some healthy alternatives you can go to when you’re wanting to make better decisions around food. Try them out this week!
ROASTED OR BAKED POTATO FRIES instead of FRENCH FRIES
Recipe by Erin Clarke of Well Plated here: https://www.wellplated.com/baked-fries/
DIY FROZEN YOGURT instead of ICE-CREAM
Recipe by Chocolate Covered Katie here: https://chocolatecoveredkatie.com/frozen-yogurt-recipe-homemade/
ENERGY BALLS instead of DONUTS OR COOKIES
Recipe by The Minimalist Baker here:
FLOURLESS BROWNIES instead of CHOCOLATE CAKE
Recipe by Arman of The Big Man's World here: https://thebigmansworld.com/healthy-flourless-fudge-brownies/#recipe
KOMBUCHA instead of SOFT DRINK
HOMEMADE PITA BREAD PIZZA instead of DOMINO'S PIZZA
BURRITO BOWLS instead of TACOS OR BURRITOS
HUMMUS DIP WITH VEGGIE STICKS instead of a CHEESE BOARD
BOWL OF OATS & FRUIT instead of CEREAL
HOMEMADE PASTA SAUCE instead of STORE-BOUGHT PASTA SAUCE
PLAIN YOGHURT WITH HONEY instead of FLAVOURED YOGHURT
There are so many options but these will hopefully give you something to draw from when you’re ravenous for junk food but are trying to stay on track. You might find that you actually end up preferring some of these alternatives which is a huge win!