12 healthy holiday baking substitutions

Pureed fruit

Recipe substitutions: Fats

Use pureed fruits, not vegetable oil.

Eliminate the added fat in your recipe by using pureed fruits or veggies in place of oil. Even baby food will do.

One tip: prunes taste best when used in chocolate recipes, including brownies and cakes.

Read: Clearing the confusion about cooking oils

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.