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10 Substitutes that Will Cut the Calories


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No-noodle Lasagna
Zucchini, sliced thinly, can be a delicious substitute for noodles.
Zucchini, sliced thinly, can be a delicious substitute for noodles.
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Lasagna is a terrific comfort food, but it packs an uncomfortable amount of calories. A surprising number comes from the lasagna noodles. You can slash the calorie count by substituting fresh vegetables. Insert zucchini or eggplant sliced lengthwise for every other noodle layer. This reduces the calories from 210 (for 3 noodles) to around 20.

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