10 Sugar Alternatives

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1. Maple syrup

Healthy and nutritious alternative to sugar, maple syrup is made from the boiled sap from the maple tree.

2. Agave syrup

Made from the same plant as tequila (so it has to be good), agave is rich in dietary fibre and is sweeter than sugar.

3. Brown rice malt syrup

Yes it’s made from brown rice and is a fantastically sweet fructose free sugar substitute. 

4. Honey 

A gooey yummy alternative that we all love, with the added bonus of cholesterol lowering capabilities. 

5. Stevia

A no calorie sugar alternative that is a plant derivative which won't cause a nasty spike in blood glucose levels. 

6. Molasses

Made from sugar cane and is rich in vitamin B6, antioxidants, magnesium, calcium and a fantastic source of iron.

7. Sucanat

Made a similar way to molasses, it comes from sugar cane; it is cooled and made into a sugar consistency, is also organic.

8. Medjool Dates

Medjool dates are natures caramel, you can make it into a liquid by blending the dates with a little coconut oil. Add this to your coffee or smoothies. You can even dry your dates and blend them into a fine powder until a sugar consistency.

9. Coconut Sugar

Sap from the coconut palm is heated to rid the water the reduce it to granules (just like sugar). 

10. Barely Malt Syrup

Similar to molasses, barely malt syrup is has a malty taste that is great for baking.

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