You've tried taking some of the sugar out of your favorite dessert recipes, often with disastrous results. And using natural sweeteners requires creative techniques and thoughtful solutions. America's Test Kitchen is here to help, with recipes for great-tasting baked goods and desserts that rely on natural, less processed sweeteners.
Yes, you can have your cake - and eat less sugar too. Described by Jamie Oliver as his "favorite baking book of the year," the healthy baking recipes for these beautiful cakes cut down on sugar, or cut it out altogether, thanks to the imaginative use of natural ingredients. As a bonus, many of the recipes are also gluten-free and dairy-free. Discover how to bake more than 70 delicious low-sugar and sugar-free recipes, including healthier versions of favorites such as carrot cake, muffins, gingerbread, and hot cross buns. Every recipe tempts with a stunning photo of the finished cake or baked good. The recipes contain little or no processed sugar, instead relying on easy-to-source sugar substitutes and natural sugar alternatives, such as honey and seasonal produce. Foraged edible flowers adorn decadent chocolate muffins and freshly picked berries peek out from between the layers of beautiful cakes, creating a feast for the eyes too. Written by Carolin Strothe - cook, food stylist, and author of the award-winning blog Frau Herzblut - and her husband Sebastian Keitel, the book explains the benefits of a low-sugar diet and debunks the myth that healthy baking must come with a compromise. Carolin includes a seasonal calendar to help you choose the best ingredients; basic recipes for pantry essentials such as apple sauce and cashew cream; and tips to help you elevate the look of your creations using natural colorings. With Naturally Sweet Baking you can cook and enjoy treats in a healthy, guilt-free way.
Stevia extract is about 200 to 300 times sweeter than sugar, with no calories and a glycemic index of 0. It is the perfect sweetener for anyone concerned about too much sugar in their diet and are reluctant to use artificial sweeteners. Here is everything you need to know about how to substitute stevia in your favorite recipes along with over 100 recipes for a wide range of desserts and breads, beverages, sauces and toppings . Also included is information on the history and health benefits of stevia.
Have Your (Naturally-Sweetened) Cake and Eat It Too Satisfy your sweet tooth the healthy way with these delicious plant-based treats free from refined sugar and artificial sweeteners. Each recipe is sweetened with natural alternatives like nuts, coconut, spices, vegetables, fruit, maple syrup and coconut sugar, so you can indulge without worrying about unhealthy, chemical additives. Savor decadent desserts like Chocolate Celebration Cake, sweetened only with fruit and sweet potato. Or quickly whip up easy no-bake options like date-sweetened Mocha Balls. For a sweet start to your day, try breakfast dishes like Pumpkin Spice Pumpkin Pancakes, sweetened with spices, coconut oil and a little bit of maple syrup, or Pear and Blackberry Breakfast Pastries, sweetened with coconut sugar and homemade jam. Naturally Sweet Vegan Treats’s recipes aren’t just healthier swaps, but great-tasting versions of all your favorites desserts. All 85+ recipes are 100 percent vegan, and many have gluten-free options or can be adapted for those who suffer from nut allergies or gluten intolerances—because everyone in your life deserves to have a sweet and wholesome treat.
The Preserves You Love, SWEETER THAN EVER After years of addressing questions reducing sugar, substituting sugar, and leaving it out altogether, accomplished canner and author Marisa McClellan began to rejigger her recipes, helping her home canners enjoy the flavors of the season without the refined sugars. The result is Naturally Sweet Food in Jars, preserving in the tenor of today's health-conscious audience. . The inventive spreads, dips, pickles, and whole fruits in McClellan's third preserving book use only unrefined sweeteners like maple sugar and syrup, coconut sugar, dates, agave, honey, and dried fruits and juicesand less of them. The book is organized by sweeteners, and includes recipes like Sriracha-style Hot Sauce (using honey), Date Pancake Syrup (with maple), Cantaloupe Basil Jam and Marinated Multicolored Peppers (both sweetened with agave), and Fennel and Parsley Relish (sweetened with fruit juice). Her trademark flavor combinations, seasonal awareness, and manageable small batches are here, too, for her longtime readers and a whole new audience, and are just as sweet.
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If you're trying to cut down or eliminate refined sugar from your diet, forget about artificial sweeteners—natural is the way to go. The Naturally Sweet Baker is filled with recipes for decadent sweet treats that replace granulated sugar with natural sweeteners such as honey, maple syrup, and molasses. Enjoy breakfast treats, cakes, cookies, ice cream, even crêpes and fritters. And author Carrie Davis doesn't forget about that special touch, with recipes like whipped cream, chocolate sauce, and crème anglaise. So don't deprive yourself, indulge! Become The Naturally Sweet Baker. Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth With: Jelly Doughnuts Peach-Raspberry Cobbler Aunt Josephine's Chocolate Cake Chocolate Brownie Espresso Chip Cookies Grand Marnier-Caramel Gelato Apple Custard Tart Walnut Baklava Pecan Caramel Banana Fritters Dark Chocolate Sauce Visit our website at http://www.mcp.com/mgr/macmillan
Naturally Sweet is a collection of dessert recipes that are paleo, gluten-free, grain-free, contain no refined sugars, and can be made without dairy. These recipes were designed using fruit as the only sweetener. That means no refined sugars, honey, or maple syrup. Just real fruit.
Sugar-free no longer equals taste-free! Popular food blogger Brenda Bennett uses natural sweeteners like honey and coconut sugar to create delicious and wholesome recipes that will satisfy even the pickiest of eaters, such as French Toast Sticks, Crock Pot Pulled Pork, and Chocolate Fudge Tart. You and your family will finally enjoy all the foods you love--without the guilt.