Instead of fries or baked potatoes, try these. They are nutritious and delicious when cooked. Sweet potatoes can be baked, mashed, or roasted with cinnamon, nutmeg, paprika, or cumin.
Sweet tooths love dark chocolate. Dark chocolate has antioxidants and flavor, unlike sugary milk chocolate. For optimal taste and health, choose 70% or higher cocoa content chocolate.
It can be eaten alone or with fresh fruit and cereal for breakfast or a snack. Avoid extra sugars by eating plain Greek yogurt sweetened with honey or fruit.
Cauliflower can be used to make nutritious comfort food. Cauliflower may be used to make low-carb, nutrient-packed pizza crust and rice.
Avocados are tasty and healthful. It's good with guacamole, salads, and on toast. Avocado's fiber and healthful fats keep you satiated longer.
Nuts are high in protein, fiber, and healthy fats. Almonds, walnuts, and cashews are delicious alone or added to salads, cereal, and yogurt for crunch. Choose unsalted to avoid sodium.
Quinoa can be used in salads, stir-fries, and other nutritious recipes. Its mildly nutty flavor can be accentuated with spices and herbs.
Berries satisfy sweet cravings without additional sugar. Antioxidant-rich blueberries, raspberries, and strawberries can be eaten alone, in smoothies, or with yogurt.
Chickpeas and tahini make hummus, a healthier alternative to ranch or sour cream. It can be spread over sandwiches or used as a veggie dip