Can date syrup (thick and sticky black syrup extracted from dates after boiling) be used as a substitute for maple syrup and honey? Which is the best sweetner that doesn't spike insulin levels too much?
I found a recipe for avacado brownies on another site using raw honey, but your site mentions not heating the honey. These brownies are not raw, they're baked. Would this be problematic? My daughter has PCOS and is really biting the bullet at... (more)
I've been paleo for several weeks, and LOVE that all my ice cream/ cookie/ pie etc cravings are gone. I am on the VLC version for now as I have some business clothes I've got to get back into for an upcoming conference. The weight is just falling... (more)
I don't use any sweeteners. It just gets your body used to tasting sweet. Then you will never get rid of the craving. Now, when I have a piece of fruit it is a real treat - tastes much sweeter because I don't use any sweeteners.
Okay, now for my own health reasons, ive selected glucose to be my tea sweetner, and I have 2-4 tsps per day of this in my various teas. (My health reason is SIBO, glucose is quickly absorbed). I only eat low sugar fruit like berries, and have... (more)