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chon_bon
11-23-2006, 05:26 PM
hey everyone,

i'm trying to add more unsaturated fats to my diet. any recipes would be appreciated! thanks!

tigo
12-04-2006, 03:34 AM
how bout a salad with olive oil based dressing

Mercuryblade
12-19-2006, 06:33 PM
Deep fry things in canola oil.

robinhood
12-20-2006, 04:57 PM
avocado
salmon (or most cold water fish for that matter ie mackerel, herring)
most nuts)
olives

Tips to substitute when making your food:
- saute with olive oil instead of butter
- use olive oil rather than vegetable oil in salad dressing and marinades
- sprinkle nuts or sunflower seeds on salads instead of bacon bits
- snack on small handfulls of nuts rather than chips or processed crackers
- Try peanut or other nut-butter spreads (nonhydrogenated, duh) on celery, bananas, or rice cakes
- Try avocado rather than cheese on your sandwich