From sneaky sliders to surprise cheese fries, Dr. Jim shows you healthy alternatives to unhealthy foods.
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Fun Food Substitutes Dr. Jim Sears: You got to make the food look fun, too. There are actually a few tricks you can do, and there are actually a few examples. I'm going to show you first -- these are some -- they’re called sneaky sliders, little mini burgers,, and they are actually made with a little puree that’s got spinach, broccoli and green peas in it added into the meat patty because you don’t even know it’s in there but this slider -- the sneaky sliders will have 48% less fat as the normal slider and almost 40% less cholesterol. Dr. Drew Ordon: They look great, and they smell great. Dr. Jim Sears: They look and they smell great, and the kids will never know it’s sneaky in there. Dr. Lisa Masterson: Sneaky slider in there. Dr. Drew Ordon: Sneaky. Dr. Jim Sears: Then, here’s some surprise cheese fries. It’s the cheese sauce. It actually has cauliflower and zucchini puree in there so, about half of the cholesterol as with regular cheese fries and almost 90% less sodium so that’s pretty good. And then, this thing looks like a chocolate shake but it’s actually got strawberries and cherries in there so that’s got about 40% less calories than a regular chocolate shake and about almost 60% less fat. Dr. Travis Stork: So, it’s all about sneaky goods there. Dr. Jim Sears: Sneaky goods in there up. Dr. Drew Ordon: And they can still -- we could stuff. Dr. Jim Sears: Yeah, sure. Dr. Drew Ordon: Just cut it down a little bit. Dr. Jim Sears: We’re diluting it with veggies. Dr. Lisa Masterson: They kinds of retrain those taste buds again. Dr. Jim Sears: Right, if your kids are eating this kind of stuff with the stuff snack in there, they're going to start to crave the real stuff more. Dr. Lisa Masterson: Health is wealth, yeah.