Last week I asked the Women Who Define Brave group what meal or food they couldn’t give up. I loved hearing from you and learning more about everyone’s tastes. There were a lot of answers that were similar so I thought it might be fun to create healthy versions of the items we all love.
- French Fries: Make your own healthy “French Fries” at home. Instead of deep frying and using lots of oil and salt, you can make a delicious version of fries at home in your oven. Baked fries really are amazing! You get the flavor and feel of french fries without the grease and guilt. These leave me feeling good and are a great way to incorporate your favorite side so you don’t feel like you’re giving anything up. Here are two recipes I found for great tasting baked fries:
- Ice Cream: There are a few ways to indulge your craving for Ice Cream without upsetting your waistline. If you’re out at an ice cream shop choosing sugar free or getting a kiddie size version are good options. But now there healthy brands to choose from in the grocery store!
- Pizza: This is definitely one of my foods that’s hard for me to live without. I love pizza and crave it often. I’ve learned to make healthier versions so I can still enjoy it because I know I couldn’t eliminate it from my life! I use flatbread for the crust or if I’m feeling ambitious I’ll make my own cauliflower crust. I think you can now buy cauliflower crusts at some stores like a Trader Joe’s or Whole Foods. But sometimes I need the carbs and the flatbread is perfect. Here are some ideas to revamping your pizza: