10 Easy Food Swaps For A Tastier Low-Cholesterol Diet
Want to cut cholesterol without cutting taste? Most people are afraid that "good for my cholesterol" means meals that are joyless (and tasteless). However, a low-cholesterol diet doesn't have to be all oat bran and tofu.
Here are some simple substitutions that you can make to the food you already eat to help fight cholesterol painlessly.
Sprinkle walnuts, skip croutons
Try Cooking Light’s Pike Place Market Salad with walnuts.
Sip red wine, not cocktails
Yes to edamame and nuts, no to cheese and crackers
Vinegar and lemon juice beats salad dressing
Ditch the butter for margarine spread
Use ground turkey, not ground beef
For healthier versions of classic beef dishes, try our Turkey Bolognese or Turkey Meatloaf.
Chicken is OK, scallops are better
Quinoa is a tasty alternative to rice
For a great substitute for a rice side-dish, try Toasted Quinoa With Chiles and Corn.