FAT (Part 3 of 3) - Easy tips for cooking 👩🍳 with less fat ⬇️⬇️⬇️
I’ve found that sometimes all we need is a little advice💡and most of us are more than willing to make adjustments in our diets that could greatly impact our health. Sometimes, we just do things because that’s the way mom👵🏻 did it. As time has gone by, we have so much more research and information at our fingertips🖐than our parents had. Thank goodness, or I might still be cooking with lard😬. The way we prepare our meals🍽 and cook our food can help reduce the fat in our diets.
Below are some quick tips:
👍Rather than deep-frying 🍳 or pan-frying in oil, use low-fat cooking techniques such as broiling, grilling, stir-frying or air-frying. I use my air-fryer daily. It makes delicious fat-free french fries 🍟or sweet potato fries🍠
👍If you tend to eat out a lot, ask the server how the food is prepared before ordering and choose broiled, grilled or stir-fried items
👍Select lean cuts of meat🐓🐟🦃
👍Remove any fat from meat🥩 before cooking and drain the grease after cooking if appropriate
👍Remove the skin from poultry🍗 before eating
👍Use spray oil in place of regular oil
If a recipe calls for oil, sometimes I will experiment with using half the amount or none at all, and no one can tell the difference. You can also substitute chicken stock when sauteeing vegetables 🥦or meat
👍If you are baking🥮, you can substitute the fat for applesauce, pumpkin puree or bananas
👍Use non-stick cookware which eliminates the need to add oil
You just have to get a little creative and try out different techniques. I like to play around with different seasonings, herbs 🌿and spices to add flavor. Eating healthy doesn’t have to taste bad🤢. Give it a try, you may even like it!