A “stevia/erythritol blend” is a granulated or powdery sugar substitute that blends stevia extract with erythritol. The stevia extract is sometimes called rebiana in ingredients lists.
Some brand names for this blend include TruVia and ZSweet, each of which offers both coffee packets and loose cannister-type packaging. My least expensive source, unfortunately, is a [...]
Erythritol is a sugar alcohol that is found naturally–usually in trace amounts–in grapes and some other plants. As far as I can tell, it’s the only sugar alcohol that won’t spike your blood sugar or cause diarrhea.
Everything I’m reading says that chocolate cooks better if one uses some sugar alcohols, so you’ll usually find [...]
SEq (“Sugar Equivalent”)
Different sweeteners have a different degree of sweetness. And unfortunately, the easiest way to describe it is in relation to the sugar we’re trying to avoid. So, in case you want to use a sweetener that’s different from mine, I tell you how much sugar would give you the same amount of [...]
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