Sweeten It Up Without Sugar

IT’S TOSS BACK THURSDAY! Since I’ve only been blogging for just over two years, “Throw Back Thursday” didn’t see quite appropriate. We’ll just take a little toss back to 2012.

I was just commenting back and forth with Kathy at Lake Superior Spirit about ice cream and sugar and how they are sometimes so so hard to resist. It made me think of this not-too-oldie but goodie!!

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It is possible to make and eat desserts and other sweet treats without using sugar.  When I say “sugar,” I include honey, agave syrup, fructose, high-fructose corn syrup, maltose, dextrose, glucose . . . ALL the “ose’s,” molasses, brown sugar, raw sugar, turbinado sugar.  That’s right! Even if you see them in your health food store, that does not mean they aren’t sugar or at least they act like sugar in your body and wreak all kinds of havoc with your hormones, your blood sugar, your arteries, your digestion.  (You can read about this in my article “What Is Sugar?” on the Street Articles website.)

Some brands will do anything to make you think they are healthier for you including putting their product in a brown package or labeling it with an enticing buzz word.  Would you believe that when I went to my health food store today I saw…

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