Articles tagged with: sugar substitutes

What is a 'Healthy Bounty Bar'? And how does it compare to the original?

What is a 'Healthy Bounty Bar'? And how does it compare to the original?

Lately my social media feeds have been flooded with photos of ‘sugar-free’ sweet treats. Made popular by celebrity, Sarah Wilson, and her book ‘I Quit Sugar’, these recipes fill the hole left by traditional, sugar-containing sweets, chocolates, muffins and slices. Are they actually any better? 

7 October 2015 by Catherine Saxeby and Megan Cameron-Lee

Product Snapshot:  Rice Malt Syrup

Product Snapshot: Rice Malt Syrup

Rice malt syrup, or brown rice syrup, keeps popping up on my radar. It’s the trendy sweetener of the times and is used, in place of...

16 September 2015 by Catherine Saxelby

Book Review:  The Ultimate Guide to Sugars and Sweeteners

Book Review: The Ultimate Guide to Sugars and Sweeteners

What’s the difference between muscovado, turbinado, demerara and rapadura sugars? Have you even heard of half of them? What is...

4 February 2015 by Catherine Saxelby

Raw cacao and fruit balls

Raw cacao and fruit balls

I've been swept up with the trend to cacao balls or power balls, round snacks (think mouthfuls) with the wonderful rich flavour of...

11 April 2014 by Catherine Saxelby

Honey - is it healthier than sugar?

Honey - is it healthier than sugar?

An amber fluid made by honey bees (Apis mellifera) from the nectar of flowers, honey has been ‘nature’s sweetener’ for...

3 March 2014 by Catherine Saxelby

Q.  Is Splenda artificial or made from sugar?

Q. Is Splenda artificial or made from sugar?

THE QUESTION IN DETAILQ. Can you please tell me about the sweetener Splenda®. I believe it contains some artificial sweetener like...

10 February 2014 by Catherine Saxelby