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Lily's Chocolate . . . It's Quite Tastey!!

We just got a sample pack of Lily’s Chocolate.  This is a Stevia and erythritol sweetened chocolate that has no aftertaste and doesn’t cause the stomach upset that many experience with chicory root based products.   118 more words

Low Carb

Sweetener vs sugar: Which ones you should avoid

VANCOUVER – The only common thing about sugar substitutes and sweeteners is that they taste sweet.

But everything else is different.

Dietitian Melodie Yong says our bodies handle these substitutes differently and the chemical structure of each are different again. 281 more words


Update and a Recipe!!!

In my last post, I talked about the scale hubby and I bought that measures body fat. Well, I’ve been getting on it everyday watching the numbers go down – weight and body fat percentage!!! 653 more words


Have Your Cake...and Eat the Whole Thing!

To say I have a sweet tooth is an understatement. As far as I am concerned, a meal is not complete without dessert. Since sweets, however, tend to be bad news for a nutritious diet, how is one to eat them often without wreaking havoc on his or her health? 879 more words

High-volume Eating

Fluffy 3 minute chocolate mug cake - paleo, Gluten-free, dairy free, sugar free

Just amazing. Like real, fluffy, chocolatey cake, but with no sugar or grains, and in 3 minutes.

Like a few paleo chocolate cakes I’ve tried this isn’t overly sweet, its quite a dark chocolatey flavour that would be perfect with a lighter, slightly sweeter filling like fresh strawberries and coconut cream. 121 more words


What is Erythritol?

Erythritol is a naturally-derived sugar substitute that looks and tastes very much like sugar, yet has almost no calories. It is available in granulated and powdered forms. 245 more words


Homemade sugar free cranberry soda

We had a taste for something to drink besides plain and sparkling water. Being totally adverse to just about anything with added sugar nowadays, I wanted to see if there was a way to sweeten up cranberry juice without drinking up a ton of carbs. 147 more words