Ask Leah! The Ingles Dietitian

Sponsored: Substitute Suggestions

Sponsored: Substitute Suggestions

Have you ever started a recipe and realized you don’t have a key ingredient? Gone to the store and can’t find what you need? Here are some ideas for substitutes.

If there’s no/you don’t have any:

Sliced bread

  • Make your own or use mixes on the grocery aisle.
  • Look for rolls, loaves and biscuits in the FROZEN food section.
  • Look for refrigerated dough tubes for rolls, biscuits, pizza crust and croissants
  • Try using tortillas, flatbreads, wraps, or rice cakes instead.



  • Look for liquid eggs in the grocery aisle or frozen. 
  • Young chef @ChefAudreyB says she uses 1/4c plain yogurt to replace eggs in many baking recipes
  • Grind 1 TBSP flax seeds, add 3TBSP warm water, whisk & refrigerate for 2 hours” suggests Michelle from @MGFKitchen 

 Fresh Meat

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  • Look for frozen meat/chicken/fish
  • Canned meat/chicken/fish
  • Substitute beans or tofu or meat alternatives/substitutes in recipes

For more great #SubstituteSuggestions former University of Nebraska-LIncoln Cooperative Extension agent, Alice Henneman,MS RD;


Leah McGrath, RDN, LDN

Ingles Markets Corporate Dietitian


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