Discovering new butter options #CookwithSpreads #ad

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This post about butter options with the benefits of spreads with 0gs trans-fat and no cholesterol is brought to you by Unilever. I recently headed to the closest SuperWalmart store to get a whole random list of things we need…I had limited time and a lot of kinds of things to pick up so off I went. I always do my non-grocery shopping first when I’m at this Walmart, mostly because it’s an enormous store and I wouldn’t want food to waste! I needed a filter for our car, a chair for the pool club for me, a few pool toys, underwear and socks for my husband, a hat for my son and some staple grocery items, as well as milk, yogurt and, truth be told…whatever struck my culinary fancy.
spreads with 0gs trans-fat and no cholesterol
I was totally blown away by the variety of spreads available for purchase including I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter!®, Country Crock®, Promise, Brummel & Brown and Imperial. I think that the last time I bought spreads there were two sizes of I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter! and nothing else. Clearly, things have changed.
Not only are there a ton of varieties, but one thing that stuck out to me (perhaps the huge sign?) was the 0 grams of trans-fat and no cholesterol aspect of the spreads. Don’t get me wrong, I like the taste of butter as much as the next person (and both my daughters would eat it for a snack if I let them), but I’m not a fan of cholesterol or trans-fats.
spreads with 0gs trans-fat and no-cholesterol
This inspired me to buy one of the butter options available with less saturated fat and fewer calories than butter. It was the Brummel & Brown Spread that caught my eye, a spread made with 10% nonfat yogurt and 35% vegetable oils. My family loves yogurt, so this won. (Also, I liked the packaging. I won’t lie. It felt very….farm-y).
spreads-with 0gs trans-fat and no-cholesterol I was looking forward to trying a new recipe (yay!) with spread that is made with no hydrogenated oils and was rich in Omega-3 ALA. But what to make…
dinner options aisle walmart
Since I was at a SuperWalmart store, and my Preschooler and Kindergartener didn’t need to be picked up for another hour from school, I perused the aisles. This aisle said “Dinner Options” but I kind of think it must be in transition, there were weird combinations of things on the shelves…so I headed another way. I wanted to make something we’ve not had in a while, a new variation of a familiar recipe. When I found some Smoked Sausages on sale (did you THINK I wasn’t going to buy something on sale?), inspiration struck. I just had to find a few more ingredients to make what I had in mind. Stay tuned next week (or so) to see what I make!!
smoked sausage at walmart

Cooking your favorite recipes using Unilever buttery spreads is a deliciously smart move. With 0g trans fats per serving, less saturated fat and fewer calories than butter, cholesterol-free spreads are a better option.

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  • There are tons of choices when it comes to butters/spreads. We use the Brummel & Brown spread quite often and like it quite well.

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  • We are big ICBINB fans here, and we even love country crock. I can’t wait to see what recipe you ended up making!

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  • I’ve been so surprised at how easily it substitutes in recipes. I love that!

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  • Wow, what a lot of spreads indeed. I am a Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter gal. Never heard of Brummel & Brown Spread before. Now I will be on the look out for it so I can try. Thanks!

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  • Yum! That Brummel & Brown Spread sounds delicious!

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  • I’m a huge fan of I Can’t Believe it’s not Butter! It’s my favorite of all the spreads.

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  • I love ICBINB – that’s all we use. Can’t wait to see what you make!

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  • I absolutely love Brummel & Brown Spread and my bagels!

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