There it sits, that bare slice of bread, waiting for you to spread something on it to make it even more appealing and nutritious. What's the healthiest pick? You could opt for a drizzle of olive oil, mashed avocado, hummus, or even low-fat cottage cheese.
Margarine is a butter substitute made primarily from vegetable oils, salt and sometimes milk. Vegan "butters" are dairy-free butter substitutes made from plant-based oils and emulsifiers. They are created to mimic butter in both flavor and texture, and can both be substituted successfully in many cases.
As part of a healthy diet, CSIRO and Heart Foundation recommend the use of margarine / table spread over butter. Using Nuttelex Original in place of butter will reduce the saturated fat intake by 2.5kg* per year *Based on 20g of margarine versus 20g of butter per day.
I Can't Believe It's Not Butter! Original contains 60 calories per tablespoon serving and 70% less saturated fat per serving compared to butter.
Use: Vegan margarines such as Pure dairy-free spreads, Vitalite, Naturli', Flora plant spreads, Aldi's coconut oil or avocado spread and Suma's range of spreads. Why use it? These free-from margarines are fantastic as a butter alternative to use on toast, sandwiches and to spread lovingly atop scones and crumpets.
Peanut butter is a good source of plant protein (about 4 grams per tablespoon), but you have other options. There are other nut butters, such as almond, cashew and pistachio. Or you can try a seed butter, such as one made with sunflower, sesame, pumpkin or even watermelon seeds.
Eating lots of saturated fats can increase a person's LDL cholesterol level. As butter contains a lot of saturated fat, people with high cholesterol should be mindful of how much they consume each day.
The Best Options
The most heart-healthy options are neither butter nor margarine, but olive oil, avocado oil, and other vegetable-based spreads. 7 In baked goods, consider substituting applesauce, nut butters, or squash purees for butter.
Nuttelex Buttery is the No#1 favourite for those who just love the taste of butter - but want a healthier option. Enjoy a dollop on your veggies, topped on your toast or use in any traditional butter-based recipe to make it just that little bit better - free from dairy, lactose and cholesterol free oils.
BAKING, ROASTING & COOKING: Use Nuttelex to replace the butter content in all your recipes substituting Nuttelex for the same amount of butter in your recipe. DESSERTS & BAKED GOODs: Nuttelex works wonderfully in place of butter in frosting and most baked goods.
Nuttelex is actually neither a margarine or a butter, it is in-fact a uniquely natural, table spread made from the finest blend of plant oils without the use of artificial additives or preservatives.
Description. There's no denying we all love rich butter flavor, but not the fat and calories it adds to food. This butter seasoning is a perfect solution. Molly McButter Butter Flavor Sprinkles are great to use during cooking or tableside.
The buttery flavor comes about from the vegan buttermilk – apple cider vinegar mixed in with unsweetened soy milk or almond milk, I tested both and both worked great – and a little nutritional yeast.
The name says it all because it tastes just like butter! It is rich and creamy and it spreads super easily.
There is not really a hard and fast rule to the right amount of oil to replace butter, but you can typically use about three-quarters of the amount of butter that is called for in the recipe. For instance, if the recipe calls for 10 tablespoons of butter, you can use about 7 1/2 tablespoons of oil.
For 1 cup unsalted butter, substitute 1 cup shortening, ⅞ cup (that's 14 Tbsp. or ¾ cup plus 2 Tbsp.) vegetable oil, or ⅞ cup lard.