Stevia: Naturally Sweet Recipes for Desserts, Drinks, and More!

Overview

If you are concerned about too much sugar in your diet and are reluctant to use artificial sweeteners, try these delicious low-sugar recipes, sweetened with an extract of the herb Stevia rebaudiana. The intense flavor of stevia extract is about 200 to 300 times sweeter than sugar, with no calories and a glycemic index of O. Used by millions of people around the world and deemed safe by doctors and scientists, stevia may be the answer to your sugar woes. This book is a combination of Rita's two previous cookbooks,...
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Overview

If you are concerned about too much sugar in your diet and are reluctant to use artificial sweeteners, try these delicious low-sugar recipes, sweetened with an extract of the herb Stevia rebaudiana. The intense flavor of stevia extract is about 200 to 300 times sweeter than sugar, with no calories and a glycemic index of O. Used by millions of people around the world and deemed safe by doctors and scientists, stevia may be the answer to your sugar woes. This book is a combination of Rita's two previous cookbooks, Baking With Stevia I and II, along with new and revised recipes. Includes information on how to use stevia as a substitute for other sweeteners.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781570671333
  • Publisher: Book Publishing Company, The
  • Publication date: 7/28/2002
  • Pages: 213
  • Sales rank: 467,235
  • Product dimensions: 7.06 (w) x 7.96 (h) x 0.38 (d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements v
Foreword vi
Introduction 1
Stevia Facts 6
History and Health Benefits of Stevia 7
Stevia Products and Uses 10
Bringing Out the Sweetness of Stevia 13
Making Stevia Extract 15
Growing Stevia 16
Stevia Recipes
Beverages 23
Muffins and Breads 37
Cakes 55
Cookies and Bars 79
Custards, Crepes, Puddings, and Pies 105
Simply Fruit and Gelatin Desserts 141
Sauces and Toppings 149
Frozen Desserts 167
Appendices
Stevia Equivalency Chart 177
Substitutions 178
Measures 179
Food Preparation Tips 180
Ingredients Glossary 188
Shopping List 196
Useful Equipment 199
Resources
Stevia Books and Cookbooks 202
Sources of Stevia Products 204
Baking Equipment Sources 205
Product Directory 206
About the Author 207
Index 208
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