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what can be used in place of butter

Cannot have any dairy products

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Asked by nantneen at 12:21 AM on Jun. 9, 2013 in Diet & Fitness

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  • In what? Pumpkin is a great fat substitute for baking.

    Answer by JulieJacobKyle at 12:23 AM on Jun. 9, 2013

  • Lots of margarines have small amounts of dairy or milk derived ingredients in them, and I've only found a few that did not. Earth Balance is the most popular simply because it is very good. Once you're hooked on it, you won't miss butter.

    Another brand, Smart Balance Lite (the full fat version has casein, a milk protein, in it) is good as a spread or for sauteeing, but it can't compete with Earth Balance in baking or for "real" butter flavor. Smart Balance Lite is easy to find, but if you're baking cookies, hunt down some Earth Balance

    Answer by tntmom1027 at 12:24 AM on Jun. 9, 2013

  • Is there any vegie butter? I thought I seen some one time.

    Answer by louise2 at 12:27 AM on Jun. 9, 2013

  • For sautéing, there are a lot of different non-dairy oils.

    Answer by Ballad at 12:33 AM on Jun. 9, 2013

  • I only use Olive Oil. No butter.

    Answer by m-avi at 1:59 AM on Jun. 9, 2013

  • Earth balance, or use vegetable oil (but expect things to be runnier at room temperature than if you used butter.)

    Answer by SWasson at 9:29 AM on Jun. 10, 2013

  • yeah I use olive oil instead.

    Answer by Sillylins at 10:09 AM on Jun. 11, 2013

  • Depends what you're using it for. Either margarine- for spreading, cooking and baking- or a vegetable oil for cooking and sauteeing. EVOO adds flavor, so bear that in mind when using it instead.

    Answer by momto2boys973 at 6:52 PM on Jun. 11, 2013

  • Coconut oil in the solid form works great!

    Answer by txgrlatheart1 at 1:24 PM on Jun. 17, 2013

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