I’ve been getting a lot of questions about sugar and sweeteners, and whether or not they pass the Kitchen Test. There are a lot of different types of sugars out there, so here’s some more information to help you figure out where you want to draw some lines for yourself.
If you already use agave nectar, maple syrup, or honey as a sweetener instead of refined white or brown sugar, it’s time to add date syrup to the list as well. Making it is easy and worth the minimal effort.
Last week I had lunch with my friend Margaret Floyd, a Nutritional Therapy Practitioner and author of Eat Naked. Today, she talks to us about sugar.
Instead of calling it “Refined” or “Added” sugar, how about calling it “Concentrated” sugar?
Masked by many names, sugar quietly and dangerously hides in our diets.
Most “natural” products don’t list the word “sugar” anywhere in the ingredients list. Instead, they list various other types of refined, concentrated sources of sugar, like brown rice syrup or honey.
Halloween is just around the corner, and I’d much rather indulge in a rich bowl of this Maple Butternut Pudding than store-bought candy.
Soda has no nutritional merit whatsoever, so people participating in SNAP should not be allowed to use their benefits to purchase it.