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by 0 · about 20 hours ago

I've started the Whole30 last week and I haven't drank any milk, yogurt or even butter. But I'm using ghee. In the beggining, I tought it was the eggs that were causing the nauseas, that "vomit feeling' (I'm sorry if you have just pictured it).... (more)

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NoBunPlease 0 · October 23, 2014 at 10:25 PM

If you want to continue using ghee, you could try using cultured ghee. Many people who are sensitive to regular ghee find they can handle the cultured stuff.

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by 159 · about 20 hours ago

How do you strain your homemade ghee?

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staceychev 0 · September 29, 2013 at 1:18 PM

I used to pour it through a fine-mesh sieve back and forth between two containers. Now, I use a fine-mesh skimmer and skim it while the butter is melting. I do the last pour into a container through that same skimmer. It catches most of the... (more)

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by 226 · about 20 hours ago

Because of many food allergies and sensitivities I've found that I do best on a high fat diet, mainly consuming grassfed/finished fatty beef and a few servings of low carb green veggies daily. I've recently introduced small amounts of raw milk... (more)

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moors 0 · July 26, 2014 at 4:04 AM

I looked to see how much myristoleic acid was in tallow and butter but the MUFA numbers don't add up to the total MUFA content and myristoleic acid content is shown with ~Butter has short chain fatty acids and there are some other differences... (more)

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by 0 · about 20 hours ago

Would like to know if anyone out there has purchased Ghee online. If so, what company did you buy from and were you happy with the product.

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j440man 0 · July 25, 2014 at 2:35 PM

Thank you. Your right it would help to let people know I'm in Las Vegas. I appreciate your resonse.

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by 0 · about 20 hours ago

Hi everyone! I've gotten almost all of my paleo question answers from reading old post on this site. There are definitely some bright people on here! :) Anyways, there one question I can't seem to find the answer to anywhere! Whats the correct... (more)

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Alvaro 0 · April 30, 2014 at 3:19 PM

Hello, good question, I cool it down at room temperature for at least 24 hours, there's no rush and yes I reuse the cheesecloths. You can find more info from the ghee experts in an Indian website.

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by 787 · about 20 hours ago

I've decided to do an elimination diet for a couple months, so no processed sugar, no grains, no cheese, no ice cream cheats, going to get all my calcium from bones (canned fish/brittle broth bones) While i'm at it is there anything... (more)

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samc 0 · March 28, 2014 at 3:57 PM

While i'm at it is there anything else I should exclude? I think we need a list of everything you eat so we can suggest what to get rid of. Don't eat purple cauliflower, but orange is ok, see what I mean? Severe elimination diets are tough... (more)

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by 43 · about 20 hours ago

Ok really simply, i have autoimmune issues that I found out about recently.. got myself tested for upgraded coffee beans, and i dont have any allergies to it (woot!), but butter does mess me up because of the casein and lactose.. pretty sure... (more)

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Zach__1 0 · March 27, 2014 at 2:48 PM

hey guys - i already use brain octane oil in my BP coffee.. I used to use kerrygold butter... about 4 tbsp and loved the sweetness.. but ghee just idk, i think if i put maybe 1 tbsp in there it'll come out ok and then add upgraded vanilla on... (more)

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by 787 · about 20 hours ago

Just wondering how you make your clarified butter and whether low temps or high are better? I start with raw unpasteurised cultured butter, presumably to keep all the goodness intact i want to heat it as little as possible when clarifying it... (more)

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by 787 · about 20 hours ago

I've recently started eating a lot of Clarified Butter/Ghee as i tried some that was lurking in my cupboard for over a year and the energy it gave me is the best i've had from any fat, almost instant like coconut oil but it tastes better and... (more)

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EnglishRose 0 · May 27, 2014 at 12:10 PM

I've never tried it. On the basis that what is in nature is best them eating the fat off the side of a piece of steak is going to better for you than anything processed even butter.

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by 15 · about 20 hours ago

When baking, do you find that there's a significant difference in the final product when you use avocado as opposed to coconut oil or ghee?

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drmysi 0 · October 13, 2013 at 1:46 PM

i'm curius as to how you would bake using an avocado? avocado cake....

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by 215 · about 20 hours ago

I'm not talking about restaurants or processed freezer meats, I mean just plain cuts of meat lightly coated with coconut flour then fried(not deep fried though)in coconut oil or ghee in a wide saucepan(it's my favourite way to eat liver). Is it... (more)

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SUSTAINEDfitness 0 · July 31, 2013 at 3:52 AM

It is just as paleo as any of the other paleo things we modern humans eat. If you want to be a stickler, then only food you hunted and gathered is paleo, and then you most likely ate it raw, or possibly roasted over an open fire.

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by 65 · about 20 hours ago

I tried to make ghee out of kerrygold butter and raw grass-fed butter yesterday. I did them both again today some may have burned. I put them in the refrigerater and both are very white and taste like burnt popcorn in my coffee. Is the white... (more)

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CelticCaveGirl 0 · March 31, 2013 at 12:02 AM

Mine is always pale yellow/cream When making ghee, keep an eye on it, and the minute it stops boiling and the temperature starts to rise, turn it off. Use a sugar thermometer if you have one.

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by 120 · about 20 hours ago

I use an organic ghee from grass-fed cows. The ghee is cooked at very low temperatures. I came across high vitamin butter oil at WAPF, but can't find any informational on the actual nutritional value of high vitamin butter oil. My undestanding is... (more)

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by 0 · about 20 hours ago

Hi guys, Recently in this grocery shop I have found a 2 pound jar of ghee for $5. For reference, 1 pound butter (non-organic) is about $5, and I have also heard that ghee is much more expensive than butter due to the additional work. I'm not... (more)

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Crowbar_1 0 · February 19, 2013 at 4:52 AM

It is my opinion, and yours might be different, but every storebought ghee that I have bought has been disgusting. Just awful. I've been making my own, it's so easy, and it tastes so much better. I don't know if it's the age, or processing, or the... (more)

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by 7380 · about 20 hours ago

Many years ago I tried a ghee I bought at a store and hated it. Just recently, I tried again, and I can't stand the taste. Is it just because it's storebought? Is homemade any better? Is it an acquired taste? Is everyone lying about loving it? Is... (more)

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Capt__Cave_Man 0 · November 27, 2012 at 2:40 AM

Hey Crowbar, +1 For making your own from Kerry Gold unsalted butter, as Janknitz mentioned. At first, I purchased Purity Farms then, a brand from a local Indian supermarket, but was put off by the taste. I discovered a YouTube video... (more)

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by 1003 · about 20 hours ago

I know that there are differences in the cooking properties of ghee and butter, but is one better than the other nutrition/healthwise? I'm a huge fan of Kerrygold and use it quite often. I do see a lot of paleo people talking about ghee, and... (more)

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MathGirl72 0 · September 13, 2012 at 8:56 PM

The milk solids are removed when making ghee. This lends to using it at higher temps. It also removes what most that are allergic to dairy react to. It's expensive, can be time consuming to make, but tastes good. I typically use Kerrygold at... (more)

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by 1178 · about 21 hours ago

Has anyone tried ghee for skin treatment? Mostly for acne healing? A few months back my doctor suggested using ghee eye drops for my self induced, obssessive rubbing session, irritated eyes. It worked like a charm! So, have you used it for... (more)

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Chinaeskimo 0 · July 02, 2012 at 10:11 AM

I have dogs at home that sleep in bed with me. It could be hard to try, get really messy and I bet I'd go through a lot of ghee. The dogs, on the other hand, would be happy.

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by 3280 · about 21 hours ago

I read a thread here from last year and the general consensus was not to refrigerate it. I can certainly see why: I just took the jar out of the fridge and it was rock solid: it took significant knife effort to chop some out. The previous post... (more)

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Jenny_9 0 · June 10, 2012 at 3:21 AM

The big point of ghee is that there are NO milk solids in it when prepared correctly- that means all that is left is fat! With no sugars or proteins left for bacteria to feed on, it is as safe (theoretically) as leaving olive oil or coconut oil at... (more)

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by 3280 · about 21 hours ago

Does ghee from "organic sweet cream butter from pastured cows on a small, certified organic family farm" offer the same awesome health benefits as Kerrygold pastured butter? The brand is: www.PurityFarms.com I guess my question is: is the... (more)

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Kelly_3 0 · June 09, 2012 at 1:53 PM

My guess is if you are making ghee from the organic sweet cream butter, you'll be removing all the milk solids from the butter anyways and be left with the fat/ghee. So, if I understood your question right, by making it into ghee it should be... (more)

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by 5 · about 21 hours ago

Have just run out of Khanum pure butter ghee without ethyl butyrate which cost 5.45 GBP for 500g tin. That is quite expensive and I can buy the ghee with ethyl butyrate (same brand, same size for 4.49 GBP). Is ethyl butyrate really bad news ? I've... (more)

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Karen 0 · June 07, 2012 at 9:50 AM

I've never run into ghee with that ingredient in the US Indian markets, and can't imagine why it would be added. If you can't find a brand without it make your own ghee. Very easy. http://jayakula.org/how-to-make-ghee/ Added: Not added for any of... (more)

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by 5 · about 21 hours ago

I had testing that showed I have antibodies to Butyrophilin in dairy. Also 12 wheat components including gluten. Is there butyrophilin in ghee?

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Matt_11 0 · April 29, 2012 at 11:55 PM

Congrats, you're #1 for "butyrophilin ghee" on Google! Ghee probably doesn't have much butyrophilin in it, as the milk proteins are cooked out, but that doesn't mean it's butyrophilin-free. I'd think you're better off avoiding all dairy to avoid... (more)

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by 55 · about 21 hours ago

Hi. I'm looking for an unsalted grass-fed butter. And I don't seem to be able to find it. So I need the assistance of some french and german paleo-eaters!! One butter I've come across with is the Vrai Organic Unsalted Butter... (more)

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Mscott 0 · April 26, 2012 at 3:26 AM

According to the Vrai website, their dairy comes from cows fed primarily on meadows. Sounds like it's mostly pastured, but they aren't very clear as to whether it's 100% grass fed or not.

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by 353 · about 21 hours ago

I made some ghee three weeks ago, used regularly, stored in the fridge. Recently I noted it strongly smells like aged cheese, which it did not when I made it. Is that a problem? I do not mind the smell.

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Thomy 0 · March 17, 2012 at 1:38 PM

smen is a delicacy in some countries ;) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Smen it's essentially ghee left alone to age. the smell is normal, don't worry.

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by 2379 · about 21 hours ago

Hi hackers, actually I'm allergic to dairy, but I figured out ghee is fine. I was so happy about it that I virtually drowned my food in it. But now my hands are cold all the time and I feel really lethargic. Suppose it's not the traces of dairy... (more)

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Dragonfly 0 · March 03, 2012 at 5:05 PM

Drop some of the ghee and add carbs in, if you can tolerate them. It's not fatty acids causing your problem. You may not be eating enough.

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by 2379 · about 21 hours ago

Hi hackers, there are some commercial brands of ghee which claim to be absolutely free of milk protein - and indeed, I bought one of them and tolerated it well even in large amounts (I have an IgE mediated allergy to milk protein). Unfortunately... (more)

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raydawg 0 · February 27, 2012 at 11:24 AM

You could buy premade ghee, and if you don't have access to grassfed cow butter, this might be a better source. I'm guessing they simmer it until the solids separate, some float to the top, some fall to the bottom, the top layer is skimmed, then... (more)

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