I love stevia and use it in my organic yoghurt as well as smoothies. It makes everything taste like a desert.
I also use it in my cakes and deserts along with organic coconut palm sugar, honey, dates and/or maple syrup.
Stevia is ..
Contains zero Calories
Does Not Affect Blood Sugar Or Weight Gain
Does Not Affect Tooth Decay or Contribute to Cardiovascular Disease
Up to 300 Times Sweeter Than Regular Sugar
But what is stevia?
Stevia is a South American herb whose leaves have been used both nutritionally and medicinally by the Guarani Indians of Paraguay for centuries. Stevia Rebaudiana is the sweetest variety of the nearly 300 species of the plant. Stevia is a natural sweetener, 200-300 times sweeter than sugar that does not raise our bloodsugar and does not contain any calories. In the 1930s, chemists in France isolated stevioside, the compound in the leaves that is responsible for their sweetness. I use organic liquid stevia.
*I keep my liquid stevia in my fridge.
*I use vanilla and caramel stevia the most.
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