10 Healthy Cooking Substitutions From Biggest Loser Author Devin Alexander


These can make for a wonderful salad dressing base! Credit: rachel_titiriga

Devin Alexander’s 10 Healthy Cooking Substitutions for Decadent Eating

8. Make your own salad dressing. I love using freshly squeezed lemon juice with a tiny bit of olive oil (even lemon-flavored oil) and fresh minced garlic instead of salad dressing. Not only does it give a really fresh burst of flavor, it also eliminates the sugar that is often found in most bottled salad dressings.

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  1. Lyn says:

    Great article. I think it’s great to educate people on the little swaps they can make in their cooking and diet to ensure better health. I love to use coconut oil as a substitute for everything! It’s great instead of butter or oil and you can even make delicious chocolate by just mixing it with cacao and a little stevia.
    I also use stevia instead of sugar, and raw cacao instead of store bought cocoa.