12 healthy holiday baking substitutions

Healthy baking substitutionsIt’s that time of year again! Time to get out the pie pans, baking sheets, and rolling pins. Let the holiday baking begin!

Believe it or not, it’s also the beginning of a great opportunity to turn your holiday favorites into healthier treats.

All the ingredients that make holiday baked goods taste so good are the ones we try to keep on the down-low the rest of the year: Sugar, butter, cream, flour, and chocolate.

This got me thinking… Is there any way to enjoy the holidays without going overboard?

There is! Trim the fats, carbs, and sugar in your traditional holiday baked goods by making some simple substitutions. That way you can have your cake and eat it, too!

Here are a dozen easy recipe substitutions that will not only let you enjoy delicious baked goods without the guilt but will also make a once-sinful treat into a nutritional delight!

Joyce Hollman

By Joyce Hollman

Joyce Hollman is a writer based in Kennebunk, Maine, specializing in the medical/healthcare and natural/alternative health space. Health challenges of her own led Joyce on a journey to discover ways to feel better through organic living, utilizing natural health strategies. Now, practicing yoga and meditation, and working towards living in a chemical-free home, her experiences make her the perfect conduit to help others live and feel better naturally.