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Secret Substitutions to Make the Foods You Love Even Better
We found deliciously sneaky ways to make lighter tuna salad, a lower-calorie noodle dish and even better-for-you bacon.
Cottage cheese
Instead of mayonnaise, try...
Cottage cheese. This classic diet food is a surprisingly effective binder for chicken and tuna salads—it has that salty, tangy taste you find in mayo, but a fraction of the calories if you use a low-fat version. You can also use cottage cheese on sandwiches or burgers; just toast the bread first to make spreading easier.