Monthly Archive: March 2014

Mar 27

No Butter- No Worry March – Substitutes are here


1 cup of butter equals: 7/8 to 1 cup hydrogenated fat (shortening) and 1/2 teaspoon salt 7/8 cup lard plus 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 cup margarine 7/8 cup oil plus 1/2 teaspoon salt 7/8 cup oil To reduce fat and calories – applesauce or prune puree for half of the butter in the recipe

Mar 25

No Whole Milk – No Worry March – Here are the substitutes

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1/2 cup (120 ml) evaporated whole milk plus 1/2 cup (120 ml) water 1/2 cup (120 ml) condensed milk plus 1/2 cup (120 ml) water 1 cup (240 ml) skim milk plus 2 tablespoons (25 grams) melted butter or margarine 1/4 cup (60 ml) powdered skim milk plus 7/8 cup (210 ml) water plus 1 …

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Mar 24

No Molasses – No Worry March – Substitutes are available

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Substitutes for 1 cup Molasses: 1 cup (240 ml) honey 1 cup (240 ml) dark corn syrup 1 cup (240 ml) maple syrup 3/4 cup (180 ml) (160 grams) light or dark brown sugar heated to dissolve in 1/4 cup (60 ml)  liquid Read more:

Mar 22

No Vanilla – No Worry March – Here are some options


Preparation: Maple syrup – Replace the vanilla with an equal amount of maple syrup. Any changes in flavor will be subtle. Almond extract – Swap out the vanilla with half as much almond extract. Vanilla milk – Have vanilla-flavored almond or soy milk in the fridge? Use it to replace the vanilla measure for measure. Rum or brandy – …

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Mar 18

No Sour Cream ! No Worry March – Substitutes Galore

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1. Dairy Free Sour Cream Ingredients: 1 cup water 1 tsp. sea salt 1/2 cup pine nuts 1/2 cup sunflower seeds 1/3 cup fresh lemon juice 1 tsp. garlic clove/ garlic powder 1 tsp. onion powder Directions: Blend the all the ingredients using a mixer ensuring that you scrap the sides to get a fine …

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Mar 14

No Heavy Cream Don’t worry here is a substitute!- No Worry March


Ingredients: Yield: 1 Cup Units: US 3/4 cup milk 1/3 cup butter Directions: 1 Melt the butter. 2 Pour it into the milk, and stir. 3 Use in place of one cup of heavy cream. 4 Tip: If you use low-fat milk, add a tablespoon of flour to the mixture to thicken. Read more: <a …

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Mar 07

Ran out of Brown Sugar – No Worry March

Brown Sugar

1 cup sugar 3 tablespoons molasses Directions: In a food processor combine both ingredients and process till combined.

Mar 03

Recipe Substitutes for Alcohol


  White Wine substitutes in recipes Apple or carrot juice Vegetable or chicken stock 1/2 cup rice vinegar and 1 tablespoon white grape juice Red Wine substitutes in recipes 1/2 cup grape juice with 2 teaspoons red wine vinegar 1/2 cup water and 2 teaspoons balsamic vinegar Beef or chicken stock Champagne substitutes in recipes …

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