Do you have a sweet tooth? But don’t always feel so good after consuming copious amounts of added sugar and calories? If you haven’t heard of her already, meet Stevia - your new best friend!
Unlike low-calorie artificial sweeteners such as Splenda, Equal, or Sweet ‘N Low, Stevia is plant-based (meaning it’s all natural!) as well as calorie-free! That’s right! You can purchase Stevia in the form of raw sugar packets or even in liquid form. And I have found that it is so sweet that even just a little bit goes a long way.
(I highly recommend purchasing Stevia in the liquid form because it is easy to stick into your backpack/purse and take along with you wherever you go, because you never know when you’re going to crave a little sweetness)
Here are 3 of my favorite treats that taste great with Stevia:
Order any drink unsweetened or with sugar free sweeteners… Iced coffees and teas taste just as amazing with stevia, and you will save yourself from a ton of extra calories by doing this!
Here are a few of my typical go-to orders:
Order your favorite Acai Bowl from Shake Smart but ask for no agave. As you can see from Shake Smart’s nutrition facts below, you will save so many calories just from removing agave!
The ultimate low-cal, high energy breakfast powerfood... Oatmeal!
Unsweetened Oatmeal can taste pretty bland when nothing is added to it, but once you add a couple drops of liquid Stevia, you are set!
Sometimes I like to mix it up and add toppings as well like fruits, nuts, or yogurt!
Visit https://www.stevia.com to learn more about this sweet leaf :)
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