Date: Tue, 12 May 1998 10:30:50 -1000 (HST)
From: "Dr. Neal Pinckney" (firstname.lastname@example.org)
When Smart-Beats took their truly fat free margarine off the
market (and replaced it with one high in fat but labeled
"Better than Fat Free") I had to try to invent a butter-like spread
for my baked potatoes. Here's what I came up with:
2 ounces low-fat soy milk*
1 T Butter Buds or Molly McButter
1 t cornstarch (dissolved in cool soy milk)
Mix thoroughly while over low heat or 10-second microwave bursts.
Adjust for desired thickness, but tastes better and keeps potato
more moist when consistency is slightly runny.
* I use "Better than Milk?" Light powdered soy milk, mixed
according to the container directions. It is not sweetened and
enhances the butter-flavor.
One serving has 21 calories, about 8 percent calories from fat
(0.12 g fat, 4 g carbohydrate and about 1 g of protein).
180 mg sodium.
Can be combined in a blender with fresh chopped garlic or garlic
powder to make "Garlic-Buttah" for a fat free garlic bread.
Recipe credit to the Healing Heart Foundation (or the Healthy Heart