Butter is one dairy product that is quite possibly the most frequently used in many classic cooking and baking recipes, so finding a substitute that works well is important!
Here is a list of some of favorite dairy-free butter alternatives that can be found at health food stores and large grocery chains alike.
Best Dairy-Free Butter Stick
- Willow Run Soybean Margarine by Shedd's
- This soy margarine is my favorite butter alternative for everything from baking recipes to sauces. (For more information on dairy-free baking, check out my article on Baking without Butter)
Best All-Around Substitute
- Coconut oil is great for use in just about everything, from baking to stove-top cooking to spreading on toast. It's healthy, rich, and tastes delicious.
Best Dairy-Free Buttery Spreads:
- Earth Balance Margarine Natural Buttery Spread
- Earth Balance Organic Whipped Spread
- Smart Balance Light Buttery Spread