Tag: stevia

Baking With Sugar Alternatives

by in Healthy Tips, December 1, 2009

Sugar helps make baked goodies puffy, golden brown and moist, but plain granulated sugar isn’t your only option. Whether you’re looking to cut calories, use less processed ingredients or simply change up the flavor, here are some options.

Understanding Stevia

by in Food News, October 9, 2009

Once only available as a supplement in health food stores, stevia has gone mainstream. How much do you know about this zero-calorie sweetener? Many folks are for it; others have concerns. Here are the facts from both sides.

Sweeteners: Artificial Varieties

by in Food News, February 6, 2009

Everyone knows those little pastel packets at restaurants and coffee shops — the artificial or no-calorie sweeteners. We see descriptions like “substitute,” “natural” and “made from sugar” attached to these food additives, but what does it all mean? There is more to these “sweets” than meets the eye.