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Part 2 of 3: How to Make Healthier Meals | Ingredient Substitutions

Welcome back to our three-part series on how to make healthier meals with Two Pillars, the eco-friendly kitchen brand. In Part 1, we talked about the importance of meal planning and how to use the Duo Cover® to make your leftovers taste better than the first time. Now, in Part 2, we'll be discussing ingredient substitutions.

It's no secret that some of our favorite recipes may not be the healthiest. But fear not, with a few simple ingredient swaps, you can turn those not-so-healthy meals into nutritious and delicious ones. Here are a few of our favorite ingredient substitutions:

1: Use Greek Yogurt instead of Sour Cream

Greek yogurt is a great source of protein and calcium, and it has less fat than sour cream. You can use it as a topping for tacos, baked potatoes, or even in dips.

2: Swap White Rice for Cauliflower Rice

Cauliflower rice is low in carbs and high in fiber. You can make it by grating or pulsing cauliflower in a food processor until it's the size of rice grains. It's a great substitute for white rice in stir-fries, burrito bowls, and fried rice.

3: Use Spaghetti Squash instead of Pasta

Spaghetti squash is a low-carb and low-calorie alternative to pasta. You can roast it in the oven and then scrape out the strands to use as a base for your favorite pasta sauce.

4: Swap Ground Beef for Ground Turkey

Ground turkey is a leaner protein source than ground beef. It can be used in recipes that call for ground beef, such as tacos, meatloaf, and chili.

These ingredient substitutions are just the tip of the iceberg. Get creative and experiment with different ingredients to find what works best for you and your taste buds. And don't forget to use your ZipBag® to store any leftovers for later use!

Now, on to Part 3, where we'll be talking about cooking techniques to make your meals even healthier and more delicious. But first, let's take a moment to appreciate the Swedish Dishcloth, the perfect, all-natural substitute for paper towels and cleaning cloths. With just one Swedish Dishcloth, you can replace 17 rolls of paper towels, and they're compostable! It's an eco-friendly kitchen essential that will make cleaning up after your meal prep a breeze.

And last but not least, the UniLid® - the universal lid that fits all shapes and sizes with food tracking. It's the perfect, eco-friendly replacement for plastic wrap. Say goodbye to plastic waste and hello to an easier, more sustainable way of storing your food.

Stay tuned for Part 3, where we'll dive into cooking techniques to take your meals to the next level. In the meantime, keep those ingredient substitutions in mind and get creative in the kitchen!

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