January 13, 2016 – Enchiladas, tacos, refried beans…our mouths are watering just thinking about our favorite Hispanic eats (and our calorie counters are slowly ticking higher and higher!). But don’t worry – we’ve got better-for-you swaps that are easy to do and you won’t even know the difference. Goodbye guilt…
Shredded Cabbage vs. Shredded Lettuce
This low in fat and high in fiber veggie is filled with vitamin C, vitamin K and potassium. Red cabbage is also great for adding a fun pop of color to your dish and will keep the added crunch that shredded lettuce provides.
Whole Wheat Tortillas vs. White Flour Tortillas
For another low fat and high fiber swap, try using whole wheat tortillas. Equally as tasty as white flour tortillas and they also contain more protein to keep you feeling fuller, longer.
Plain Non-Fat Greek Yogurt vs. Sour Cream
This swap is a win-win. When you use plain non-fat Greek yogurt instead of sour cream, you get more protein and less calories and sodium. #winning
Have more ideas? We’d love to hear them! Comment below with some of your favorite substitutions.