Instead of adding sugar to something, try one of these magical sugar swaps!
These flavorful foods/spices MIMIC subtle, natural sweetness on your tongue to get you thinking you’re eating sweet but you’re not.
Bonus: These Sugar Swaps are no to low calorie, contain no added sugar & provide sweet health benefits!
Use for: iced tea or smoothies
Sweet benefits: Cinnamon keeps blood sugar levels steady for longer lasting energy.
UNSWEETENED COCONUT FLAKES
Use for: oatmeal or trail mix
Sweet benefits: Coconut provides MCT’s, a type of fat that may help burn fat.
UNSWEETENED COCOA POWDER
Use for: berries or plain 2% yogurt
Sweet benefits: Cocoa enhances brain power.
GROUND VANILLA BEANS
Use for: coffee or pancakes
Sweet benefits: Vanilla bean’s aroma elevates feelings of joy & relaxation.
PS: I’m not much for recommending sugar swaps that are HYPER sweet like stevia or artificial sweeteners (part of the CRAP list) because they can keep you programmed to like foods with intense sweetness. Instead I like these very SUBTLE sugar superswaps to help reset your tastebuds & mind to crave less sweet.
Need a SUGAR DETOX?
Stick THIS printable sign on your fridge for a daily reminder to EAT LESS SUGAR. You’re sweet enough already. xoxo