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Tag: #stevia

Cooking with stevia

Stevia is the answer if you want your sweet treats with less calories. For the past few years I have focused on creating recipes that eliminate the use of processed sugar and unnecessary fats. Although there are a number of alternative natural sweeteners available, such as agave, maple syrup, coconut sugar and honey, stevia is the natural plant-derived sweetener that contains no calories. It … Read More Cooking with stevia

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Chocolate Coconut cake with reduced sugar and no butter

Some of my readers tell me that they are not able to get used to the taste of Stevia. Of course Stevia is not processed sugar and our tastebuds need to adjust. This chocolate coconut cake which I made during our show this week has equal quantities of sugar and stevia, with the idea of gradually eliminating sugar. For the chocolate coconut cake you … Read More Chocolate Coconut cake with reduced sugar and no butter

Anton’s Ricotta and Almond Tart

I adapted Anton’s recipe with no added butter and no sugar and for the crust you will need:

Quick banana muffins and I speak with Dr Keith Ayoob

The Mediterranean Diet is without doubt the most sustainable diet in the world right now. I spoke this week with Dr Keith Ayoob about the use of Stevia as a sweetener and the benefits of a Mediterranean Diet in relation to memory as well as general health. Click here to listen to the podcast which is in English with a brief introduction in Maltese. … Read More Quick banana muffins and I speak with Dr Keith Ayoob

Back to blog: No added sugar jam with Stevia

Its been a while with something missing in my life. How can I live without my blog? Inspite of my features appearing over a number of publications and a book coming out shortly, I feel the void of blogland. Tomorrow we carry on working with Stevia. Our special education feature started on Friday with the participation of Dr Jan Chircop, an incredibly popular familiy … Read More Back to blog: No added sugar jam with Stevia

Gluten free, egg free macaroni with broccoli and pecorino

I received a packet of gluten free pasta to sample for my Healthy Saturday column in the Press I cooked this pasta for lunch yesterday. Suitable for a vegan diet, it is made with rice and corn and it is free of soy, wheat, egg, yeast and dairy. i thought it was delcious, a very clean taste, no after taste, was filling and substantial … Read More Gluten free, egg free macaroni with broccoli and pecorino