With all of the health problems that arise from sugar and sugar alternatives, it is no wonder that many people are taking to natural sweeteners in their food. Using natural sweeteners such as honey, figs, apple juice and others helps to avoid chemicals that may be used in sugar and sugar alternatives. A list is provided below of some natural alternatives to use in replacement of a sugar product.
There are several natural sweeteners on the market that can be used in place of sugar and sugar substitutes. Feel free to experiment with different alternatives in recipes until you come up with a solution that works for you. When using a sugar alternative, be sure to account for any allergies such as allergies to honey.
If you have celiac disease or an allergy to products that contain gluten, it does not have to stop you from enjoying bread products. Instead, try these recipes for bread that do not include gluten products. Gluten-Free Banana Bread Ingredients 2/3 cup gluten-free flour 2/3 cup cornstarch 1/2 cup tapioca flour 1/2 teaspoon xanthum gum 3/4 tsp baking soda 1 1/4 teaspoons cream […]
A well-prepared Christmas dinner won’t be complete without drinks to match them. A bottle of wine or a bowl of cocktail punch is traditionally served but those are laced with alcohol. Children and pregnant women are not allowed to have it. Additionally, some family members might want their aperitif or digestif alcohol-free. Non-alcoholic drinks are more […]
If kids crave for ice cream and chocolate bars, there is also a part of us that at times long to sip frapuccinos for days on end. And regardless of age, we are all guilty of stealing cookies from the cookie jar. There is just no denying that we have gone so accustomed to having […]
It is not news that sugar and sugar substitutes can make us ill. Sugar and their substitutes are available in many forms, and not all are obvious. It is much healthier to use natural sweeteners both in beverages and in food. Sugar and sugar substitutes have negative side effects on our bodies such as obesity […]
Holidays are a great time for families and friends to get together to celebrate. Unfortunately, more and more families are affected by alcohol abuse these days. Rather than just offering alcoholic beverages, try one or more of these home-made non-alcoholic and delicious cocktails. Peach Julius (Makes one serving) Ingredients: 1 cup frozen or fresh peach juice 2 ounces milk […]