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Posts tagged ‘honey’

Support our bees by having good local honey Part 2

It’s clear now. If we want a thriving ecosystem with vibrant foods, we need our bees and they need us.

One way we can show our immense gratitude for what they do is to avoid commercialized honey and consume only the quality local kind.

Brian Campbell, master bee keeper and producer of Blessed Bee honey goes over what kind of honey to look for and some of the health benefits.

And please try this amazing grain free Pumpkin Cake recipe sweetened with honey. I will make it again and again on special days only.

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If not white sugar, then what?

Everyone seems to have a different opinion about which alternative sugars are best for us, but all reliable sources claim that white sugar has no nutrients, is toxic and therefore has no business in our diets.

Neither do any artificial sweeteners like aspartame, sucralose, saccharin and acesulfame potassium, which only trigger rollercoaster cravings for more sugar and food.

Anything that tells you otherwise is just marketing fluff.

Rest assured that there are more nutrient friendly sweeteners which add flavour and quality to our foods. They produce gradual rises in blood sugar and insulin levels so that you feel full and energized for longer periods and have better control over your weight. Read more