Get email alerts Get Celiac.com E-mail Alerts  




Celiac.com Sponsor:
Celiac.com Sponsor:




Ads by Google:






   Get email alerts  Subscribe to FREE Celiac.com email alerts

Should I Be Worried About Margarine?
0

14 posts in this topic

Are margarines and butters gluten free? Are there specific brands I should be looking for if there is gluten in them?

Thanks!

Karen

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites


Ads by Google:

100% pure butter should be fine, if you can have dairy. Many margarines are okay, too. Here are a few of the name brands that are safe, but always read the labels anyhow.

Blue Bonnet

Brummel & Brown spread

Canoleo 100% canola margarine

Corman Light! Butter

Earth Balance natural buttery spread

Fleischman's

Hain Margarine: Soft safflower, safflower, unsalted safflower

Heart Beat Foods- Smart Balance

I can't believe it's not butter - all varieties

Imperial - all varieties

Mazola

Mrs. Filberts

Nucoa

Parkay

Promise

Shamrock margarine

Shedd's

Soy Garden

God bless,

Mariann

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Mariann: Are any of those gluten-free margarines also dairy free? I can't put peanut butter on everything. :blink: Although I love olive oil on most vegies, is there a gluten-free/CF margarine or butter substitute I can use for my occasional baked potato. (However, I prefer a good red potato rolled in parsley and olive oil any day! :P ) Has anyone tried the other nut butters, cashew or almond? Which do you like with what?

BURDEE

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Butter is without question gluten-free. Can anybody here name a magarine that has gluten? I've never found one.

richard

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Richard, I have a question about butter. I only recently noticed that the store brand I was buying listed "cream, and natural flavoring". Do you have any idea what that natural flavoring is? I switched to a brand that was just pure cream, but I was curious. Thanks.

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites




Burdee,

My family is also off dairy and the margarine we use is Nucoa. It comes in a tub and in cubes and it says on the package that it "contains no milk or whey". We haven't had any problems with it.

There are very few margarines out there that are truely dairy free. Most contain Casein, Lactose or Whey.

God bless,

Mariann

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Hey Mariann: Thanks SOOOO much for the Nucoa margarine suggestion. :D Does anybody else know any gluten free, dairy free margarine or butter substitutes?

BURDEE

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

According to my gluten-free/CF diet shopping guide these are safe for gluten & dairy free diets:

Fleischmann's:Soft Margarine in a tub, Soft Light Sticks, Unsalted in a tub, Unsalted stick

Earth Balance Natural Buttery Spread

Smart Balance

Smart Beat

Shedd's Willow Run Spread (in sticks and tubs)

Hain Safflower Oil Margarine

Willow Run Soybean Margarine

I can only Nucoa and some kinds of Fleischmanns in my small town. I haven't tried the other brands, since we like Nucoa.

God bless,

Mariann

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Has anyone tried the other nut butters, cashew or almond? Which do you like with what?

BURDEE

Yep, I've had peanut, cashew, almond, hazelnut, and sunflower butter. I really didn't like the hazelnut butter very much, and the cashew butter was alright. I do like the almond butter, and will sometimes get it instead of peanut butter. The sunflower butter was much thinnner, and it was alright, but I don't tend to voluntarily get it any more. ;-)

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Thanks again, Mariann. I'll look for those.

Tarnalberry: Thanks for your opinion. Now if only someone would make macadamia nut butter, I'd have my favorite nut in a spread. ;) Maybe I should check the Mauna Loa site. I tried pure almond butter as well as pure peanut butter and didn't really like either. I LOVE Skippy's super chunk, so maybe I'll give those other nut butters another try.

BURDEE

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

You could always make your own macadamia nut butter. You'd probably want a Cuisinart type food processor, rather than a blender, but you just put the nuts in and go!

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I use earth balance in/on everything. It is very "buttery" and it says on the outside that it is gluten free (and it's vegan). Hope this helps!

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I LOVE Earth Balance I use it SO MUCH! It is SOOOOOOOOOO good!!!!

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

What is Earth Balance and what kind of store do you get it in?

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!


Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.


Sign In Now
0

  • Forum Statistics

    • Total Topics
      104,633
    • Total Posts
      921,524
  • Topics

  • Posts

    • I found my gas issues were caused by carbs, and sugars, something about how the bacteria in my gut changed and started making me gassy and extremely bloated when they got a hold of any thing more then a tbsp of grains, beans, fruit, or starch carbs. And no amount of medicine helped. Changed to 1/4 servings of those and mostly protein, fat diet. As for vitamin supplements I found I have to take B vitamin supplements 3 times a day to not go zombie mode. I personally found Liquid Vitamins Energy & Stress and the Nero-logic from them helps along with the occasional 1/2 bottle of 5 hour. As to carbonated water I avoided it when bloated cause it made me feel worse.
    • Butterbean, do go have a read of the dermatitis herpetiformis section.  See if anyone's story sound familiar to what you're experiencing.
    • Hi all. Well, it's been around twenty days since I've been taking Gas-X like meds (with simethicone), but no relief. Maybe I should drink bigger dose... Currently, I'm taking 80 mg four times per day.
      I'm so exhausted, both mentally and physically... Anyway, I have two questions:
      First, is it good or bad to drink mineral/carbonated water if you have severe trapped gas like me?
      Second: Is it possible to regain some physical strength/relieve fatigue with vitamin supplements? Thanks in advance.
    • I have had so many issues with my teeth--I keep getting decay and I have had filling after filling.  This past week, my dentist told me I may need a crown, which is pricey. I also have two missing teeth, which was a genetic thing that runs in my family. I am sick of hygienists telling me I am not doing enough brushing, flossing rinsing.  I do all three religiously (can't even imagine how bad my mouth would be if I didn't...)  Thankfully, last time I had my teeth cleaned, the hygienist said that my mouth was the cleanest one she had seen in years. And, she said, "something happened to your teeth developmentally." I explained how I had undiagnosed celiac disease many years. I am only 31... It is really disheartening.   What do you guys do to afford all this dental care?  My insurance doesn't cover a whole lot.  Thankfully, my dentist has felt bad and gives me discounts here and there.
    • I have been recently diagnosed with celiac. It causes terrible attacks that start with ear ringing (?) Anyway, I too, cannot eat Budding's lunch meat. I have discovered that it causes a gluten reaction. I did not realize it until the third time eating it as I am vegetarian. But as I literally can eat almost nothing now, I was craving "real food". I ate this lunch meat thinking it was safe and voila! Celiac attack. Swollen, painful ankle, ringing ears, itching mouth, nausea, anxiety, going to the bathroom way too much, etc...I also cannot toletare corn starch so, that might be it? So, I agree, I definitely cannot eat that nor can I tolerate 20 ppm. I empathize with all of you. Looks like potatoes and tea, at least till I learn to cook.  :-p
  • Upcoming Events

  • Blog Entries

  • Recent Status Updates

  • Who's Online (See full list)

  • Member Statistics

    • Total Members
      61,637
    • Most Online
      3,093

    Newest Member
    Gracey
    Joined