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Easter and Passover Favorites Made Lighter

You won't miss the calories with these easy and yummy substitutions

Favorite Passover Dish "Lightening" Tips

Chicken Matzo Ball SoupFor the matzo balls, replace half the eggs with egg whites or egg substitute. Use half the amount of fat the recipe calls for, and replace the rest with chicken broth.
Beef BrisketBrown the onions and brisket in a minimum of oil (about 2 tablespoons per 5-pound brisket).
KugelReplace half the eggs with egg whites or egg substitute (1/4 cup of substitute or 2 egg whites is equivalent to one whole egg). You can probably cut the amount of butter and sugar in half (the missing butter can be replaced with mashed potatoes, condensed chicken broth or a similar ingredient).
Passover RollsReplace half the eggs with egg whites or egg substitute. Cut the amount of vegetable oil called for can be cut in half and replace the rest with mashed potatoes or chicken broth.
Passover Apple CakeCut the amount of vegetable oil in half and replace it with fruit puree such as applesauce.
Passover Sponge CakeReplace half the egg yolks with egg substitute (2 tablespoons per egg yolk).


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