TOP PICK OF THE WEEK: Whole Earth Stevia Leaf & Monk Fruit Sweetener

We have been using noncaloric sweeteners for decades, starting with zero-calorie soda brands in middle school, then on cereal and other foods as packets of the sweetener became available. While we’ve tried every brand over the years, our reigning favorite was Splenda (sucralose), introduced to the U.S. in 1999. Not only did it have less…
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GIFT: Whipped Honey With Chocolate From Savannah Bee

Chocolate Whipped Honey from Savannah Bee (photo © Savannah Bee).   Whipped Honey with Chocolate is one of the more innovative honey products we’ve seen in a while. It’s made by one of the country’s finest honey producers, Savannah Bee Company. What does it taste like? Just what you’d expect: chocolate and honey. It’s a…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Creamed Honey For Toast & Much More

WHAT IS CREAMED HONEY? Creamed honey is crystallized honey, that can be spread like jam. It is also called cream honey and honey creme. Almost all honey crystallizes over time; the time frame depends on the particular type of nectar from which the bees gathered the pollen (photo #7). The higher amount of sugar a…
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TOP PICK OF THE WEEK: Stevia & Monk Fruit Sweetener From Whole Earth

If you use noncaloric sweeteners, we have a new one for you to try. It’s a blend of stevia and monkfruit from Whole Earth Sweetener Co. Our previous sweetener of choice had been Splenda, or sucralose (not to be confused with sucrose, table sugar). Sucralose is an artificial sweetener and sugar substitute. For people who…
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