Healthier alternatives to clean up your diet

The best way to make healthier choices is to start by finding alternatives to the staples of your diet that you use on a regular basis as snacks, for cooking, as a sweet treat or even on your toast.


Here are my top tips to clean up your diet:


Nuts, seeds, goji berries, healthy alteratives in your diet

1) Margarine

  • Butter

  • Olive oil

  • Coconut oil


2) Nutella

  • Homemade chocolate spread with cacao (https://minimalistbaker.com/4-ingredient-nutella-vegan-gf/)

  • Vegan cacao spread

  • Peanut butter

  • Nut butter


3) Sweetened cereals

  • Muesli with nuts & dried fruits

  • Oats

  • Popped amaranth

  • Quinoa pops


4) Ice cream

  • Vegan banana ice cream

  • Frozen yoghurt

  • Frozen mango pieces

  • Frozen berries


5) Hydrogenated vegeatble oils

  • Olive oil

  • Coconut oil

  • Butter


6) White bread

  • Sourdough

  • Seed loaves

  • 100% rye

  • Wholegrains


7) Cream

  • Natural unsweetened yogurt

  • Coconut yogurt

  • Almond yogurt

  • Oat yogurt


8) Table salt

  • Himalayan salt

  • Sea salt


9) Potato chips

  • Popcorn

  • Lentil & chickpea chips


10) Salad dressings

  • Extra virgin olive oil & apple cider vinegar

  • Balsamic vinegar & extra virgin olive oil


12) Artificial juice concentrates

  • Water infused with cucumber slices, fresh berries, orange slices or lemon

  • 100% pure fruit juice diluted with water

  • Vegetable juice

  • Herbal teas


13) Coke & other sodas

  • Kombucha

  • Sparkling water infused with cucumber slices, fresh berries, orange slices or lemon

  • Herbal teas


14) Sweetened peanut butter

  • Unsweetened peanut butter

  • Almond butter


15) Milk chocolate

  • Raw chocolate

  • Dark chocolate (>70%)

  • Raw cacao nibs

  • Trail mix

  • Dried fruit



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