As soon as I heard about Stevia, I was curious. A couple of years ago, I gave growing it a try. It was easy and the plants are very pretty. I bought a couple of plants at a garden center and transplanted them into larger containers. My two plants sat out on the porch all […]
My family enjoys natural drinks on a regular basis. What makes them natural? We use honey, sugar, or stevia, to sweeten them, not something created in a laboratory. We also don’t worry about the color of our drinks, so artificial coloring isn’t even on our radar. However, the brilliant shade of ruby red of my […]
Stevia is a natural alternative to help you reduce the amount of sugar in your family’s diet. Use it in powdered form or right from the plant. It is easy to grown in a large pot or in the garden or in a sunny spot in the house in winter.
As American waistlines continue to grow, millions are seeking out “alternative” ways to satisfy their sweet tooth without the extra calories. More and more people are flooding the grocery stores to get their hands on things like sorbitol-sweetened goodies that, interestingly enough, science has already proven are harmful. Why the FDA allows these products to […]
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.
Stevia is an all natural sweetener, and is easy to grow for yourself! Learn how to here!