Sugar not so sweet after all?

As someone who grew up with a sweet tooth, it's been a challenge to give up on the white stuff but after reading countless articles about its negative impact on our health, I've kicked it to the curb!

146 Reasons Sugar Is Slow Death By Sweetness

Unraveling The Mystery of Carbohydrate Sweeteners
(descriptions of types of sweeteners on the market today)

Sugar alternatives out there:
agave syrup, brown rice syrup, honey, sucant, xylitol, stevia

Fave tips:
substitute apple sauce, pumpkin, sweet potato or banana in recipes to reduce sugar and oil

Note:
  • 2 drops of liquid stevia = 1 tsp of sugar
  • 1 tbsp. of liquid stevia = 1 cup of sugar