With concerns over the amount of sugar in modern diets, many people are looking for ways to enjoy tasty snacks without consuming refined sugars.
This book offers an inspiring collection of recipes that are completely free from refined sugar and, in many cases, processed wheat and dairy. Simple substitutions in basic recipes make all the difference and you will see and feel the benefits in no time. Replace refined sugar with natural sweeteners such as stevia, agave syrup and maple syrup and pack your treats with vegetables, nuts, seeds and other superfoods to furnish your body with long-term health-enhancing vitamins and minerals. With everything from Lemon Cashew Bars, Sweet Cherry Temptations, Carob and Cocoa Fudge, and Fig Almond Truffles to savory options such as Spiced Chili Popcorn, Spelt Dippers with Creamy Avocado Dip and Toasted Soy Seeds and Nuts, you’ll find it easy to feed your body only natural, unprocessed foods, have confidence in what you’re consuming and, importantly, take control of your sugar consumption. In fact, you'll be left wondering why you ever used refined sugar at all.
Publisher: Ryland Peters & Small (February 12, 2015)