Makeover your pantry

July 27, 2009 1:33:03 PM PDT
Smart and healthy alternatives every family should stock their pantry with.

Here are some ideas for your pantry makeover:

REPLACE THIS:

Barilla penne pasta (2 oz dry)
Cals: 200
Pro: 7g
Fat: 1g
Carbs: 42 g
Fiber: 2g
Sodium: 0mg

WITH THIS:

Barilla whole grain penne pasta (2 oz dry)
Cals: 200
Pro: 7g
Fat: 1.5g
Carbs: 41 g
Fiber: 6g
Sodium: 0mg

REPLACE THIS:

Campbell's Chunky New England Clam Chowder (1 cup)
Cals: 230
Pro: 7g
Fat: 13g
Carbs: 20 g
Fiber: 3g
Sodium: 890 mg

WITH THIS:

Campbell's Select Harvest Light Southwestern Style (1 cup)
Cals: 50
Pro: 2g
Fat: 0g
Carbs: 14g
Fiber: 4g
Sodium: 480mg

REPLACE THIS:

Chicken of the Sea Tuna in oil (2 oz)
Cals: 110
Pro: 13g
Fat: 6g
Carbs: 0g
Fiber: 0g
Sodium: 250mg

WITH THIS:

Chicken of the Sea Pink Salmon in water (2 oz)
Cals: 60
Pro: 10g
Fat: 2g
Carbs: 0g
Fiber: 0g
Sodium: 280mg

REPLACE THIS:

Buitoni Alfredo Sauce (1/2 cup)
Cals: 260
Pro: 8g
Fat: 22g
Carbs: 8g
Fiber: 0g
Sodium: 780 mg

WITH THIS:

Classico Spicy Red Pepper Sauce (1/2 cup)
Cals: 60
Pro: 1g
Fat: 2.5g
Carbs: 8g
Fiber: 2g
Sodium: 300mg

REPLACE THIS:

Lay's Salt and Vinegar Potato Chips -1 oz.
Cals: 150
Pro: 2g
Fat: 10 g
Carbs:15 g
Fiber:1g
Sodium: 380mg

WITH THIS:

Popchips Sea Salt and Vinegar-1 oz.
Cals: 120
Pro: 1g
Fat: 4 g
Carbs: 20g
Fiber: 1 g
Sodium: 260mg

REPLACE THIS:

Nature Valley Roasted Nut Crunch(Peanut Crunch)
Cals: 190
Pro: 6g
Fat: 13g
Carbs: 13g
Fiber: 2g
Sodium: 160mg

WITH THIS:

Kashi TLC Bar (Honey Almond Flax)
Cals: 140
Pro:7g
Fat: 5g
Carbs: 19g
Fiber: 4g
Sodium:115mg

REPLACE THIS:

Frosted Flakes (1 cup)
Cals: 147
Pro: 1.5 g
Fat: 0g
Carbs: 36 g (15g sugar)
Fiber: 1 g
Sodium: 186mg

WITH THIS:

Kashi Go Lean High Protein (1 cup)
Cals: 140
Pro: 13g
Fat: 1g
Carbs: 30g (6 g sugar)
Fiber: 10g
Sodium: 85mg

REPLACE THIS:

Quaker Maple and Brown Sugar Oatmeal (1 packet)
Cals: 160
Pro: 4g
Fat: 2g
Carbs: 33g (13g sugar)
Fiber: 3g
Sodium: 270 mg

WITH THIS:

Kashi Truly Vanilla High Protein Oatmeal (1 packet)
Cals: 150
Pro: 9g
Fat: 2g
Carbs: 25g
Fiber:7g
Sodium: 100mg

REPLACE THIS:

Orville Redenbacher's Movie Theatre Butter Mini Popcorn Bags
Cals: 210
Pro: 3g
Fat: 15g
Carbs: 20g
Fiber: 4g
Sodium: 300mg

WITH THIS:

Jollytime 94% Fat Free Mini Popcorn Bags
Cals: 100
Pro: 3g
Fat: 2g
Carbs: 23g
Fiber: 9g
Sodium: 210mg

About Christine Avanti
Top Los Angeles Nutritionist Christine Avanti, seen on ABC's "Dancing with the Stars," has helped over 1000 people lose over 10,000 pounds. She has operated her nutrition counseling office in the Los Angeles area for the past eight years and through TV and media she has inspired millions. She has worked with some of Hollywood's brightest talents. Christine is a holistic nutritionist who believes in sustainability in terms of your health, the food you eat, our environment and all the businesses we support.
Christine's website: http://www.christineavanti.com


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