Ingredient Substitutes

Preparation

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This list of alternative foods accommodates various dietary needs.
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Dairy Products Plain soy milk can be used in equal amounts to milk.
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Flavored soy milk can be used in dishes such as cereals and desserts. For every cup of buttermilk used in baking, substitute 1 cup of soy milk mixed with 2 teaspoons of lemon juice. Nondairy soy cheeses are available in natural food stores.
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Eggs As an emulsifying agent, 1 tablespoon of lecithin replaces 1 egg.
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Liquid lecithin is better for baking, lecithin granules, for beverages.
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Egg replacers, available in natural food stores usually come in powdered form. Use cup liquid egg substitute to replace 1 whole egg.
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Flours When making yeast breads, whole-wheat flour or hard wheat flour may replace white all-purpose flour in equal amounts. For recipes (except yeast breads) calling for 1 cup of white all-purpose flour, use 1 cup minus 2 tablespoons of whole-wheat pastry flour or soft wheat flour.
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Seasonings Sea salt my be used in equal amounts to salt. For less sodium and added flavor, use 1 tablespoon of tamari or 2 tablespoons of miso instead of 1 teaspoon of salt. Herbal salt substitutes with a low-sodium contents are available in natural food stores. To replace 1 tablespoon fresh herbs, use 1 teaspoon dried or teaspoon ground.
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Sweeteners cup of honey will replace 1 cup of sugar. Reduce the liquid content of the recipe by cup for each cup of honey used. Instead of 1 cup of sugar, use cup brown rice syrup combined with cup honey or fruit juice concentrate, 3/4 cup barley malt syrup, 3/4 cup apple juice concentrate, 3/4 cup maple syrup, or cup molasses. As with honey, reduce the liquid content by cup per 1 cup sugar replaced. Sucanat may replace sugar in equal amounts. 3/4 cups of liquid FruitSource or 1 cups of granular FruitSource will replace 1 cup of sugar. Reduce the liquid content of the recipe by 50%%. Reduce the fat or oil in the recipe by 25%%-50%%
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Thickeners Arrowroot can replace cornstarch in equal amounts.

 



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November 30, 2009

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