Spray on the oil
Buy a non-aerosol mist sprayer and fill it with your favourite cooking oil. Use it for coating cake pans, grills and woks, or for spraying directly onto bread or over salad leaves. It’s economical and you’ll find that you can cut down radically on the amount of fat you use for cooking without affecting the taste.
Replace the cream in sauces
When you’re making beef stroganoff or a creamy pasta sauce, use low-fat Greek yogurt or fromage frais instead of cream. Both of these options will provide the same rich taste for far fewer kilojoules and much less fat.
Sneak in the fruit and vegetables
Here are two easy ways to increase your fruit and vegetable intake, as well as your family’s: