Healthy Food Swaps: Eat This Cheese and Shed Pounds

Eat healthy in a completely new way: Instead of cutting foods out, try adding new ones to your diet. Boost the nutritional value of your favorite recipes without sacrificing flavor by swapping some of your usual ingredients for these superfoods (10 Photos)

Regan Burns Cafisco on Jan 16, 2013 at 10:46AM

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Healthy Food Swaps: Eat This Cheese and Shed Pounds

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Instead of Breadcrumbs, Try Oatmeal

Breadcrumbs add textural flourish to a variety of dishes, but unless you use the whole wheat kind, they're pretty light on nutrition and can be loaded with salt. Give your family a dose of cholesterol-lowering fiber by swapping dry breadcrumbs for oatmeal. You'll be amazed by how easily this versatile, B-vitamin-packed grain moves seamlessly beyond breakfast. Simply pulse whole rolled oats in the food processor (or use smaller, quick-cooking oats) and use them to coat chicken cutlets, bulk up meatloaf, or add crunch to the top of macaroni and cheese.

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