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Food Substitutions

As a mom I totally understand that not everyone can or will eat everything. Also sometimes I simply forget to buy something and need to switch it out in a recipe. Below are some common food substitutes that you can easily swap out.

Beets

Swap out with:

Carrot

Parsnip

Sweet potato

Butter

Swap out with:

Coconut oil

Ghee

Lard

Fish

Swap out with:

Chicken

Mushrooms

Tofu

Onion

Swap out with:

Leeks

Shallots

Garlic

Bell Peppers

Swap out with:

Cucumber (if raw)

Carrots

Zucchini

Cilantro

Swap out with:

Dill

Parsley

Basil

Kale

Swap out with:

Swiss chard

Spinach

Asian greens

Pork

Swap out with:

Chicken

Lamb

Tofu

Brussels Sprouts

Swap out with:

Cabbage

Artichoke hearts

Cauliflower

Cream

Swap out with:

Yogurt

Coconut cream

Milk

Mushrooms

Swap out with:

Zucchini

Eggplant

Sweet potato

Tomato (Raw)

Swap out with:

Bell pepper

Watermelon

Cucumber

Bulb Fennel

Swap out with:

Endive

Leeks

Cabbage

Eggplant

Swap out with:

Summer squash

Zucchini

Sweet potato

Olives

Swap out with:

Capers

Pine nuts

Tomato

Yogurt

Swap out with:

Milk or Coconut milk

+ lemon juice

Coconut yogurt