Many of you have asked us about baking with butter. We use real, good old fashioned butter in our Khaya Cookie Collection - why? Well, we love butter. It took months to find the right cows (yes, I have met them in person) in the right area of South Africa that produce the creamy butter that you taste in our shortbreads. The cows are fed sweet grass and are truly free range!
Now - here is the skinny on the fat - Ode Magazine wrote a great article this month called, "Fat is where it's at". So here is why a little bit of butter isn't such a bad thing after all. Why do we need butter or some real fat in our diets? A few points for you (if you'd like to read the article - it is in the June/July issue of Ode Magazine)
1. It helps build cells, absorb vitamins and regulate hormones
2. The American Heart Association (AHA) recently revised its nutritional guidelines, increasing the daily recommendations for fat.
3. It tastes good
Have a read of the article. It is a great one and we love Ode Magazine. It is called the Magazine for Intelligent Optimists. We think you'll like it too!