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Low-fat Ingredient Substitutions

Bacon
Canadian bacon, turkey bacon or lean ham

Butter
Reduced-calorie margarine or margarine made with safflower, soybean, corn, canola, or peanut oil

Chocolate, unsweetened (1 oz)
3 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa plus 1 tablespoon margarine 

Cream Cheese
Nonfat or light process cream cheese, Neufchâtel cheese

Egg (per egg)
1/4 cup egg substitute or 2 egg whites

Fudge Sauce
lowfat chocolate syrup

Ground Beef
ground turkey

Ice Cream
Nonfat or lowfat frozen yogurt, sherbet or sorbet

Oil
safflower, soybean, corn, canola, or peanut oil in reduced amount

Shortening
soybean, corn, canola, or peanut oil in amount reduced by one-third

Sour Cream
yogurt

Whipped Cream
Whipped evaporated skimmed milk (chilled)

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