HEALTHY SUBSTITUTES

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May 15, 2021
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HEALTHY SUBSTITUTES

© Aimée Geroux | http://extremecouponingmom.ca

INSTEAD OF USING 1 EGG:

  • 2 tbsp water + 1 tbsp of oil + 2 tbsp of baking powder
  • 1 tbsp ground flax seeds simmered in 3 tbsp of water
  • 2 tbsp water + 2 tbsp baking powder
  • ¼ cup of tofu
  • 1 egg white = dissolve 1 tbsp plain unflavoured gelatin in 1 tbsp water. Whip, chill and whip

INSTEAD OF USING VINEGAR:

  • Lemon juice, lime juice, or unsweetened cranberry juice
  • Dilute 1 tsp Vitamin C in ¼ cup of water

INSTEAD OF 1 CUP OF FLOUR (White flour or whole wheat flour or all-purpose flour):

Gluten options:

  • 1 cup of barley
  • 1 1/3 cups ground rolled oats
  • ¾ cup oat flour
  • 1 ¼ cups rye flour
  • 1 cup of spelt flour
  • ½ cup of rye flour + 1/3 cup potato flour
  • 1/3 cup of rye flour + 5/8 cup rice flour
  • ½ cup of arrowroot + ½ cup rye flour

Non-gluten options:

  • 7/8 cup of amaranth flour
  • 7/8 cup of buckwheat
  • 7/8 cup of chickpea flour
  • ¾ cup of coarse cornmeal
  • 1 cup of corn flour
  • ¾ cup of cornstarch
  • ¾ cup of millet flour
  • ½ cup of ground nuts or seeds
  • 5/8 cup of potato flour
  • ¾ cup of rice flour
  • ¾ cup of soy flour
  • 1 cup of tapioca flour
  • 1 cup of soy flour + ¾ cup potato flour
  • 5/8 cup rice flour + ½ potato flour
  • ½ cup of arrowroot + ½ cup of potato flour

INSTEAD OF 1 CUP OF SUGAR (brown or white):

  • ½ – 2/3 cup of honey
  • ½ – ¾ cup of pure maple syrup
  • 1 – 1 ¼ cups barley malt soup
  • 1 – 1 1/3 cups of rice syrup
  • ½ cup molasses
  • 1 cup of fruit juice concentrate
  • 1 cup cane juice crystals
  • 1 tsp stevia powder / cup of water
  • 2/3 date sugar
  • 2 tsp monkfruit powder / cup of water
  • ½ cup dried fruit chopped and simmered in 2/3 – 1 cup of water.  Use the fruit only as a replacement for the sugar.  If the recipe calls for the liquid then use the fruit water.  

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