In this day and age, we are all looking for ways that we can reduce our sugar intake. If you’re in that boat, you’ll be keen to check out these best healthy baking substitutes for sugar.
When you’re trying to cut back on sugar, finding appropriate alternatives can be tricky. Many substitute products are filled with toxic chemicals that will sabotage your health and waistline. You only have to look at so-called healthy snacks and iced teas for proof.
Alternatives To Sugar
via Swanson Vitamins
The most common alternatives to sugar include Maple syrup, stevia, honey, and agave nectar.
As you can see by the infographic above, you can substitute one cup of sugar with 1/4 cup of honey or 1 teaspoon of stevia. You can also swap out with 2/3 cup of agave nectar or 2/3 cup of maple syrup.
Best Healthy Baking Substitutes For Sugar Infographic
via Paleo Hacks
This infographic from Paleo Hacks showcases the best natural sugar substitutes. Each has its own benefits and specific tastes.
We highly recommend that you view the chart and then consider the recipe you’ll be substituting.
For instance, if you’re making Brownies, you can use banana puree, date paste, stevia and coconut sugar to achieve an excellent result.
Healthy Baking For Chocolate Lovers Video
We are including this video from Tasty that has some excellent sugarless dessert ideas. You’ll see a chocolate avocado pudding, chocolate chip banana bread, chocolate peanut butter cups, and more.
You can use these recipes along with the above guide as inspiration to make your own recipe creations. Click play above to view now ^