Tuesday, January 17, 2012

Q's Day - Recipe Modifications

If you tuned in to CTV Morning Live on January 16, you may have seen me discussing added sugars in beverages and making applesauce muffins.  Again, please remember to practice moderation and realize that decreasing sugar is only part of healthy eating and healthy living.

For Q's Day today I would like to know:

How do you change recipes when you cook/bake to make them healthier?

I have been known to add flax, use whole wheat flour, reduce sugar, make smaller portions, etc. 

The Applesauce muffins we made on the show came from cooks.com (see below for the recipe).

Happy cooking/baking!
Steph Wheler, RD
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APPLESAUCE MUFFINS

Read more about it at www.cooks.com/rec/view/0,194,146182-235202,00.html
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1 lg. egg
2 tbsp. vegetable oil
1 1/2 c. unsweetened applesauce
2 c. flour
3/4 tsp. baking soda
2 tsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. nutmeg
1/2 tsp. cinnamon
3/4 c. raisins

Beat together egg, oil and applesauce. Add flour, baking soda, baking powder and spices. Beat well. Stir in raisins. Spoon into muffin wells. Bake at 375 degrees 20 to 25 minutes or until brown.

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