Anne Miller wrote:Has anyone tried the plant-based butters?
I looked at the ingredients on one that are:
Organic Coconut oil, Organic Cultured Cashew Milk (Filtered Water, Organic Cashews, Cultures), Filtered Water, Organic Sunflower Oil, Organic Sunflower Lecithin, Sea Salt
Jay Angler wrote:In many situations I use my homemade mayo to replace butter. I make it right in the jar it will live in with my stick blender and if I drizzle the oil in very slowly, it turns out acceptably thick. I can post the exact recipe if people are interested, but basically, a little apple cider vinegar, home squeezed lemon juice, one whole homegrown egg, spices, and a quality olive oil. At least I know what I'm eating!
Tereza Okava wrote:I've tried a number of them when I get up north, and they all seem to be passable EXCEPT for the ones that include flaxseed oil (I had one when I was up there in July that was just terrible, don't remember what brand it was); while I love the nutritional benefits of flax, I'd rather eat it separately-- the taste to me is just so overwhelming that I can't eat or cook with these products.
John F Dean wrote:I did not read this entire thread. The posts I did read did not mention the most basic step, talk with the people you are shopping for. If they are not good communicators, try to talk with people who know them better than you do.
It is much too common for a helper to buy what the helper likes and not what the people being shopped for likes.
Jocelyn Campbell wrote:One example I've learned from vegan friends is to simply drizzle olive oil and some salt on a plain baked potato. It's quite nice if you ask me!
Jocelyn Campbell wrote:
One example I've learned from vegan friends is to simply drizzle olive oil and some salt on a plain baked potato. It's quite nice if you ask me!
bruce Fine wrote:"This couple eats very typical, somewhat cheap American food, nothing "ethnic." Sandwiches, bacon and eggs, toast, meatloaf and potatoes (with salad on the side), ham and split pea soup, that kind of thing. "
is split pea soup something that is not good for me? its cooled off a bit and I've got a bowl full in front of me and remembered this thread and it got me thinking
is this stuff bad for me?