I bake and cook with Canola oil. Olive oil is less reliable but really good for dipping with the right flavorings. We very sparingly use smart balance. I cook almost all of my vegetables in the microwave with a small amount of water and for root vegetables and greens I do add Canola oil for them too.
The only time I like butter is on an English scone or toasted whole wheat bread they are the only time butters flavor comes through for me.
When I look at the long list of CHEMICALS on an alternative Nutrition label Butter is best used in small amounts and it is to be savored like a good piece of fruit.
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I use butter and or coconut oil.I use it on my veggies, toast. I also use olive oil. I have taken my oil and mix with butter, half and half. I was told that way I am making a lighter spread. Don't know how good it is for you and I don't eat a lot of it.
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