Great Uses for Buttermilk!
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Great Uses for Buttermilk
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Ever bought buttermilk for a recipe, used half, then ended up throwing the other half away? It happens to everyone; not a whole lot of recipes call for buttermilk. By why let it go bad? Here are some great ways you can use the rest of that buttermilk so it doesn’t go to waste!
For a facial: Buttermilk is great for all of your skin, but you can also make a great mask for a weekend facial. Mix oatmeal and buttermilk together, add a bit of honey, and voila! almost instant facial. Just rub the mix on your skin for a few minutes, then let it sit for about ten. Your skin will feel baby soft!
Add it to your soup: Adding buttermilk instead of regular milk to your tomato soup will thicken it, making a slightly new flavor and a rich creamy texture.
Condition your hair: Buttermilk is as good for your hair as it is for your skin. So soft!
Mashed potatoes: Instead of your customary milk in your potatoes, add a little buttermilk instead. The texture will be creamier, buttery and more delicious!
Substitute for both milk and butter: Buttermilk is a fitting substitute for both the milk and butter in a recipe. Instead of a cup of milk and a half of a stick of butter, you can add two cups of buttermilk, which will give it the same rich, buttery taste without as many calories.
Homemade Ranch dressing: Once you see how easy and how incredibly tasty homemade ranch is, you’ll never go back to store bought!
Soak your toes: Use warm buttermilk to soak the calluses and dead skin right off your feet. You’ll feel like you just got the best pedicure in the world.
Reduce fevers: Apply a buttermilk soaked rag to your forehead; it will reduce your fever and help you feel better, faster.
Lose weight: Buttermilk is way better for your than you may think! It’s packed with calcium, proteins, vitamins, potassium, even more than milk has! Drinking a cup a day can help to regulate your digestive system, which makes it work better, which means you will lose weight. Pretty easy way to cut back!