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Enjoy sugar-free versions of your favorite dishes without the guilt, the calories, or the health risks.
Derived from a South American plant and widely available in the United States, stevia is an all-natural, calorie-free sweetener that is three hundred times sweeter than sugar, suitable for diabetics, safe for children, and does not cause cavities. The Stevia Cookbook includes documented studies and testimonials, as well as more than one hundred recipes for satisfying entrées, hearty side dishes, and sinfully sweet desserts.
What is stevia? It is an all-natural sweetener that is 300 times sweeter than regular sugar. It has no calories. It is suitable for diabetics, safe for children, and does not cause cavities. It easily blends with other sweeteners, and can even be used for cooking and baking. What! You've never heard of stevia? Well, we think it's time to let you in on one of nature's sweetest secrets. The Stevia Cookbook was written to let everyone know about this truly remarkable natural alternative to sugar and artificial sweeteners.
The Stevia Cookbook is divided into two parts. It begins with the little-known story of stevia -- from its use by South American Indian tribes for hundreds of years to its more recent popularity in Japan. Also included are important documented studies on stevia's safety. In Part Two, you will find over 100 taste-tempting recipes -- a complete variety of dishes from breakfast and dinner fare to appetizers and desserts. Also included are detailed instructions that guarantee confusion-free cooking every time. Best of all, The Stevia Cookbook shows you how to substitute stevia for sugar and chemical sweeteners in your own recipes. Now you and your family can enjoy sugar-free versions of family favorite dishes any time -- without the guilt, the calories, or the warning labels.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 159-163) and index.
About the Author
Ray Sahelian, M.D., is a respected physician and medical writer. He is a regular contributor to Healthsmart Today
, New Living
, Yoga Times
, and Whole Life Times
, and is the author of Natural Sex Boosters
, Mind Boosters
, and Creatine
Donna Gates is a widely acclaimed nutritional consultant, lecturer, and author. She is the author of The Body Ecology Diet and The Stevia Story.