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The taste of butter is hard to replicate. Sure you can use oil, but sometimes it’s just not good enough. Don’t get me wrong, those of us who have sworn off dairy have found creative substitutes for butter. For example, when baking, great natural butter substitutes include vegetable oils, nut butters, applesauce, fruit purees, and avocado. These foods are also wonderful bread toppers in their own right. However, what can you do if you are craving the taste of butter on your popcorn or those cookies just need that hint of butter to be just right? What if you are just dying for something reminiscent of butter on your morning toast? Then you are in luck, because we can compiled a list of five dairy free butters that are sure to put your taste buds in butter bliss.
1. Earth Balance Natural Buttery Spread
Earth Balance butter is, by far, the vegan buttery spread of choice. They have an incredible array of spreads to chose from, all of which have a creamy, rich, and butter-like taste. Made from a blend of non-hydrogenated GMO-free oils, this spread is great for cooking or as a topping. Their five different buttery spread options are original, olive oil, soy free, soy garden, and organic whipped. They also offer a line of organic culinary spreads that include coconut, sweet cinnamon, and garlic and herbs.