We're having Thanksgiving with relatives, one of whom cannot have any fats due to a severe bout with pancreatitis. I want to make sure she can enjoy some homemade foods. Do you have any suggestions for sides that include substitutes for all butters and oils?
Sent by Sarah
Sarah, how about a pureed vegetable soup? Vegetables like carrots, sweet potatoes, cauliflower and pumpkin give soups a creamy texture without the need for cream or butter. Here is a basic template for a pureed vegetable-leek soup
without any fat.
Readers, what sides would you suggest for a guest who cannot eat any fats?
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