A sugar by any other name would taste as sweet. Part 2

Updated: Sep 23, 2021

Do you still like it sweet? Don't worry, we have you covered. There are healthy alternatives for you.

Monkfruit sweetner is the ultimate sugar alternative if you like sugar in your coffee, tea and for baking or desserts. It tastes just like cane sugar but has ssurprising components . Monk fruit extract s rated a zero on the glycemic index and has zero calories and zero carbs. It won't spike blood sugar; because of this diabetics can incorporate it into their diet more easily than sugar.

Raw Honey is a true superfood and one of the best natural sweetners. It's packed with enyzmes, antioxidants, iron, zinc, potassium, calcium, phosphorous, vitamin B6, riboflavin, and niacin. This being said, Honey does contain carbs and calories. Use it in moderation. Try Jamailah's Alpine Flower Raw Honey

Coconut Sugar is packed with polyphenols, iron, zinc, calcium, potassium, antioxidants, phosporous and other phytonutrients; coconut sugar is versatile and now readily available.

Dates are called the bread of the desert in Mediterranean countries like Tunisia, or Morocco. Dates provide potassium, copper, iron, manganese, magnesium, and vitamin B6. From the date palm tree, they are easily digested and help to metaboliye proteins, fats, and carbohydrates. Dates can be used in candies, baked goods, and crunch muesli. Date sugar (made from dried dates) and coconut sugar are often used interchangeably in recipes because they provide similar flavors. Both are great sugar substitutes for baking.

Hints for replacing high sugar sodas or fruit juices from the supermarket:

Refreshing Lemonade: Mix Iced water with fresh mint leaves, squeeye a fresh lemon, and add the juice. If you like it sweet, feel free to add as much monkfruit sweetner to your lemonade as you like. This makes a super tasty every day drink with zero glycemic reading and packed with antioxidant.

Sweet Tea: Boil tea bags in water. Add fresh squeezed lemon juice and as much Monkfruit sweetner as you would like or a spoon of raw honey. Add ice and chill until cold. For a change with no caffeine, try making your sweet tea with Jamailah's Green Mountain Detox Tea grown in the Greek mountains. Its refreshing and herbal take on the traditional southern sweet tea.

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