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8/18/14 2:20 P

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My butter substitute is Smart Balance light with Flaxseed oil, 50 calories per tablespoon.
It is a whipped oil blend spread comprised of canola oil, palmfruit oil, soybean, flaxseed oil and olive oils. 4% sodium.

I will not revert to the other margarines I used to use. Adding to food - taste is enhanced
as well as with mrs. fleischmann's margarine.

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6/2/13 7:48 P

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I've been using Olivina - made from olive oil - no cholesterol. It's soft out of the fridge which helps me use less but I've also been mashing avocado onto bread for sandwiches instead or using no fat Miracle Whip. Any place I used to use butter or margarine, if I can substitute, I will. Of course nothing will work on baked potatoes but the real thing so I just use it. Lately, I've been using Yams in place of potatoes with good results. Don't need margarine on them, just a sprinkle of Romano cheese. I use no-stick pans with a little peanut or olive oil for frying - if I fry anything anymore.

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5/11/13 11:50 A

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My husband and I use I can't believe it's not butter
or no salt real butter
I'm not a big butter user, so their may be something better
for: can't believe
cals 70
from fat 70
sat fat 2g
poly fat 4g
mono fat 2g
salt 90mg
carb 0g
protein 0g



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4/27/13 11:21 A

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Which is the best product to use in place of butter. Do you have a favorite for low saturated/trans fat and for flavor/ease of use? Do you use it for spreading and cooking?

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