My goal was not to eliminate sugar completely….I’m not there yet. But I DID want to make better choices and find better substitutes. Here are some strategies that I have come up with over the years, including various sugar types like honey and coconut palm sugar, and their table sugar measurement equivalents.
Did you ever wonder what the colonists used for sweetening before white sugar became readily available? One of their favorites in the Northeast was boiled cider! This tasty sweet/tart syrup is the essence of cider and tastes great in tea, over desserts and mixed into baked beans.