Articles tagged with: sugar substitutes

Read on - here I take a look at these cute mini-pots of fresh growing herbs for your kitchen. Are they worth buying? Are they easy to look after?

Product Snapshot Coca Cola No Sugar

Really? Yet another sugar-free version of the famous multimillion dollar Coca Cola brand? This is attempt No 4 at a no-sugar variety – following Diet Coke, Coke Zero, and the sugar-reduced-but-still-sweetened, Coke Life. So the multimillion dollar question is - why release another fizzy drink containing no sugar? What are the differences? Does this newest one really taste THAT much better? We did a blind mini taste-test of Zero, Diet and this new No Sugar to find out.

13 December 2017 by Guest post

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,...

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