---------- Recipe via Meal-Master (tm) v8.04
  
       Title: Great Bread Spreads
  Categories: Spreads, Butters, Breadmaker, Posted/mc
       Yield: 1 Recipe
  
 -----------------------BETTER BUTTER-----------------------
            Mix an equal amount of
            -butter and olive oil or
            -canola oil in a blender.
            -Store in refrigerator. This
            -butter substitute has 50%
            -less cholesterol and 50%
            -less saturated fat than
            -solid dairy butter
 
 ------------------INSTANT APRICOT BUTTER------------------
            In blender, combine equal
            -amount of dried apricots
            -with water. Process till
            -smooth.
 
 -------------------INSTANT PRUNE SPREAD-------------------
            In blender, combine about
            -1/4 cup apple juice or
            -orange juice with handful
            -of pitted prunes. (Wonder-
            -ful topping for breads,
            -waffles, pancakes.
 
 ----------------------AVOCADO SPREAD----------------------
            Lightly mash 1 avocado with
            - 1 big spoonful of salsa
            -for quick and colorful
            -topping, perfect for
            -Mexican cornbread.
 
 ------------------GARLIC AND HERB SPREAD------------------
     1/2 lb Firm tofu
       1    Garlic clove (1 to 2);
            -pressed
       2 ts Soy sauce
     1/4 ts Dried basil
     1/4 ts Dried oregano
     1/4 ts Dried chives
            Blend tofu, garlic, and soy
            -sauce in blender; place in
            -bowl and stir in herbs.
            -Great with thinly sliced
            -raw veggies on savory
            -breads.
 
 ----------------------OLIVADO SPREAD----------------------
   2 1/2 tb Olive oil
       2    Garlic cloves; pressed
   1 1/2 c  Black pitted olives
            Pinch each of dried oregano,
            -basil, rosemary and thyme
            In blender, blend olive oil
            -and garlic till smooth and
            -creamy. Add olives and
            -herbs and blend just until
            -spreadable. Serve with
            -herbed breads.
 
 ------------------------NUT BUTTERS------------------------
            Many nut butters are now
            -available, including
            -peanut, almond, sesame
            -seed, cashew, pistachio,
            -and sunflower. These are
            -simple, high-protein
            -spreads that combine well
            -with many whole grain,
            -nutty, or sweet breads.
  
   See above. Just a tablespoon of nut butter on a slice
   of whole grain bread is a nutritious breakfast for the
   road.
   
   Source: _Bread Machine Baking for Better Health_ by
   Keane and Chace; 1994. MM format by Mary Ann Young
  
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