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Paleo Sweeteners

Paleo Sweeteners

If a cavemen went into a grocery store, what items would be in their shopping cart? That’s where the paleo diet comes in. The paleo diet aims to reflect what our ancient ancestors ate before farming. Thus, only natural sugars were consumed. No agave, no white sugar, and no stevia. That being said, some sugars are paleo friendly – so let’s explore what paleo sweeteners are out there!

How much Sugar Should your Children be Having?

How much Sugar Should your Children be Having?

No parent would ever dream of packing their children PB&Sugar sandwiches for lunch, but chances are this happens more than we’d like to know. Sugar hides in so many foods, especially those we wish to make taste better. And since kids are so often very selective eaters, sugar is abundant in most kid-friendly foods. But, how much sugar should your children actually be having?
The Sweetest Cure for your Hangover

The Sweetest Cure for your Hangover

Drank a little too much last night? Quantity may not be the only problem, it’s quality that really matters. High in sugar, your happy hour cocktail may not make you so happy when your head starts pounding the next day and the bloody mary doesn’t help. Check out what types of drinks cause the worst hangovers and how Grape Nectar can help, so you can #DrinkBetter for the biggest drinking holiday of the year!

Hidden Sugar in your Food Labels

Hidden Sugar in your Food Labels

Sugar mascarades under many different names, all of which are undetectable and almost impossible to recognize by the public eye. Crystalline fructose, dextrose, maltose, someone help us understand! Let’s discover what hidden sugars are camouflaged in your favorite food items that many manufacturers don’t want us to know.

Fructose vs. Glucose

Fructose vs. Glucose

Glucose and fructose are the two types of sugars found in just about everything. However, there is a third entity that sneaks into your food items, we call this baby sucrose. What is sucrose? Read on and we’ll find out.
Table Grapes vs. Wine Grapes

Table Grapes vs. Wine Grapes

Americans love table grapes, but wine grapes are arguably the most utilized grape around the world. What differentiates a table grape from a wine grape often goes unexplained. The grapeness within such a small powerhouse is good for many things, differing with all types of grapes.
Is Sugar-Free Better?

Is Sugar-Free Better?

Sugar-free this, sugar-free that…but is sugar-free actually better for you? Although they may be less caloric, sugar-free foods are packed with artificial sweeteners. Instead of using natural sugar, “sugar-free” adds loads of chemicals to preserve taste and sweetness. Read on to learn the sneaky secrets of all things sugar-free.
Sugar Substitutes Explained

Sugar Substitutes Explained

It's impossible to ignore our sweet tooth, but thankfully healthy sugar substitutes make it simple to keep sugar consumption low while still indulging in yummy sweet treats. Grape Nectar conquers all sugar alternatives as it is lowest in sugar content and calorie count per teaspoon!
The Importance of the Glycemic Index

The Importance of the Glycemic Index

Low glycemic index foods or snack items keep one’s blood insulin levels stable while the body retains nutrients and uses carbohydrates/sugars as energy. Calories from high glycemic foods are stored as fat - who wants that?! Learn more fascinating facts about the Glycemic Index!
WELCOME TO THE SWEETER SIDE

WELCOME TO THE SWEETER SIDE

  This recipe blog was created to give sweeteners a chance. While we all try to avoid refined sugar in our kitchens and bars, many recipes come to...