When a baking recipe calls for vegetable oil, use unsweetened applesauce instead. It provides the moisture necessary to bind your ingredients together and gives your baked goods a light, fruity taste. Plus, look at all the calories you'll save:
- 1/2 cup of vegetable oil = 970 calories
- 1/2 cup of canola oil = 964 calories
- 1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce = 53 calories
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