If you are watching your weight over the silly season, try these clever food swaps from the Dietitian’s Association of Australia:
- Nibbles: Swap four squares of chocolate for two chocolate-coated strawberries.
(Save 300KJ and 3.4g fat.)
- Lunch: Swap one cup of pasta salad made with creamy dressing for a cup of coleslaw with fat-free dressing.
(Save 1,350KJ and 21g fat.)
- Dessert: Swap a large (100g) piece of Christmas pudding for a small (50g) piece with fresh berries.
(Save 420KJ and 3.5g fat.)
- Drinks: Swap a regular can of soft drink for a large glass of sparkling water with lemon or lime slices.
(Save 675KJ and 8 teaspoons of sugar.)