Fitness Minutes: (12,475)
2/9/12 7:09 P
My family loves green beans with lemon juice sprinkled on them and maybe some EVOO. Corn, either plain or butter.
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Fitness Minutes: (14,729)
791 2/9/12 5:33 P
I agree with the previous poster who suggested KerryGold Butter... it is delicious, and it comes from grass fed cows (more favorable omega3 and CLA content).
If you want to limit the calories, you can steam your veggies first, then add a small amount for flavor afterward. A little goes a long way.
For the love of God, please do not cook veggies in corn oil, that is just disgusting and smells terrible. Corn oil is best used to power cars, not to cook your veggies, but that's just my opinion as someone who started eating more saturated fat & improved my health dramatically. Go KerryGold!
Your best would be a little dab of vegetable type oil: canola, olive, corn, sunflower, etc. Add some spices if you like--for flavor.
If you go the butter route, still stick with a dab of unsalted...calories and fat will be the same; but you will be increasing the unhealthy saturated fat. It can still work, depending on the rest of your food choices.
Do not go with coconut oil---this is highly saturated. Currently there is not enough research evidence to support all those "claims" that are floating around on the internet regarding health benefits.
hope this helps Dietitian Becky
Fitness Minutes: (1,402)
2/9/12 4:27 P
I steam both and then spray them with that 'I Can't Believe It's Not Butter' spray for the flavor. Tastes good and only a few calories instead of a hundred.
Have you ever tried Kerry Gold grass fed butter? And better yet - coconut oil - it's so good for you! I've used it on corn and it's heavenly. Then sprinkle a little Benson's Table Tasty (no salt seasoning - it's the bomb) on it - yum!
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