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A natural herb used by South American tribes for centuries to sweeten food and drink. Is kilojoule-free and doesn't affect blood sugar levels at all. Refined white stevia is 300 times sweeter than sugar, and the powdered leaf version is 30 times sweeter and the most natural form.
Category: Sweetener
In Season: all year
To Buy:
Can only be purchased in health food stores. Stevia has many forms including refined powder, tablets, liquid and powdered leaf.
To Store:
Store in the pantry.
Tips & Tricks:
Rather than using sugar, try experiment with stevia the next time you bake. Just keep in mind that one cup of sugar is equal to just one teaspoon of stevia leaf powder so use with caution.
Cooking Tips:
Cooking with stevia can be tricky and often requires some adjustment of ingredients. The recipe database contains several recipes using cranberries and stevia, for example Cranberry sauce, Turkey salad with Cranberry vinaigrette, Cranberry and Plum Couscous crumble and Grilled Goat's cheese, Hazelnut & Cranberry salad.

Nutrition per 1 Cup:

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Benefits the Following Health Conditions:*

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* This information is sourced by a qualified naturopath. It is non prescriptive and not intended as a cure for the condition. Recommended intake is not provided. It is no substitute for the advice and treatment of a professional practitioner.

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