Sugar Alternatives

Not all sweeteners are created equal. Below is a list of sweeteners to use in place of white refined sugar (and turbinado sugar). Keep in mind some are better than others.   Natural, unrefined/raw sweeteners (USE SPARINGLY. These still spike blood sugar.) dates & date paste maple syrup raw honey molasses rapadura   Healthy Sugar … More Sugar Alternatives

What is Your Sugar Free Personality?

You don’t have to eliminate sugar completely to experience increased health benefits. Refer to the “Sugar-Free Personalities” section, below, for a list of several sugar-free options you ultimately may want to incorporate into your lifestyle.  Or feel free to create your own guidelines!  Choose to have fun with this and share the excitement with others! … More What is Your Sugar Free Personality?

Yacon Syrup

Yacon syrup and powder comes from the yacon root. It is low-glycemic (GI of 0), raw, low-calorie, and maintains all of its nutrients.  It comes in both powder form or liquid form.  I prefer the liquid, as it has a sweeter taste to it and is more versatile.  Although I find the powder version perfect … More Yacon Syrup