A reference chart for substituting Musselman's Apple Sauce for oil. This is a good chart for using any apple sauce; I go for the unsweetened organic kind. Musselman's is great as well. Nice that they made this chart for substitutions! enjoy. Their website has even more info.
Substitute Apple Sauce for Oil--One of the easiest substitutions you can make in your kitchen is to substitute applesauce for vegetable oil in baked goods like cake, muffins, brownies and more. By replacing liquid oils with applesauce, you lower the calories and fat in a recipe.
Looking for more Simple and Healthy Baking Substitutions for Oil? An easy trick when baking is to simply swap out the Canola Oil in a recipe for Applesauce! Learn how and when to swap it out at: TheFrugalGirls.com
replace oil and eggs with flaxseed: Replace up to 1/4 cup of oil in recipes - 3 to 1 ratio. (so if your recipe calls for 1 tablespoon of oil, you use 3 tablespoons of flaxseed). To replace 1 egg, use 1 tablespoon flaxseed meal and 3 tablespoons water.
Cooking healthier: Use olive oil or canola oil instead of butter, lard, and other vegetable oils. If a recipe calls for heavy cream, use an equal amount of low-fat evaporated milk in its place without losing out on flavor and creaminess. Instead of cream cheese, try part-skim ricotta. Rich, thick, fat-free Greek yogurt is a great substitute for sour cream. Use applesauce in place of oil or butter (replace with the same amount). When cooking, replace each egg with two egg whites in…