It is a truth, almost universally acknowledged, that white refined sugar is bad. It has no nutritional value, is fairly addictive and creates an unnatural desire for sweetness. As the negative effects of sugar and high fructose corn syrup become increasingly more evident people are turning to natural alternatives.
And there are LOTS of alternatives out there. Healthy, guilt free baking and treats are all the rage these days so we’ve done a sugar lowdown to sort the baking from the drizzle…
(Sweet dreams but REMEMBER – although we massively encourage seeking natural sugar highs, these are still very calorific and still need to be enjoyed in MODERATION! (unfortunately).
Coconut Palm Sugar:
Pure Maple Syrup:
Check-out the website for some sweet treat ideas and recipes with natural sugars and let us know if you have any creative ingredients for finding your sugar fix.
Look out for our blog on artificial sweeteners, and why you should ditch them!