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Monday, August 11, 2014

BAKING WITH #STEVIA SWEETENERS - HEALTHY ALTERNATIVE TO #ASPARTAME AND REFINED #SUGARS

There are many brands of Stevia Sweeteners on the Market today. In my opinion, Stevita Stevia is the purest and best product line available. I've been to their company many times and observed how this family-owned and operated business works hard to bring us the best product available. I have known the owners since the late eighties and trust their products implicitly. Please email me if you have questions.

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We have wonderful stevia Cookbooks available for a $25 donation to our Aspartame Awareness campaign. Let me know if you want a Cookbook filled with delicious recipes similar to the ones below:


PECAN SANDIES

1 cup butter
3/4 cup oat flour
1 1/2 cups soy protein isolate
1/2 teaspoon stevioside or
4 teaspons stevia blend or
8 packets of stevia
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 cup pecans finely chopped

Topping
1 cup pecans, finely chopped
1/8 teaspoon stevioside
or 1 teaspoon stevia blend
or 2 packets of stevia

In a mixing bowl, beat butter with an electric mixer on medium to high speed for 30 seconds. Add about half of the soy protein and oat flour, stevia, vanilla and 1 tablespoon of water. Beat till thoroughly combined. Beat in remaining soy and flour. Stir in 1 cup of finely chopped pecans,. In a separate bowl, combine 1 cup finely chopped pecans with stevia. Shape dough into crescents, 1-inch balls or 2-inch fingers. Press into pecan mixture covering the cookies completely. Place on an ungreased cookie sheet. Bake cookies in a 325 degree oven for about 20 minutes or till bottoms are slightly browned. Cool cookies on a wire rack.

Makes 3 dozen

NUTRITIONAL FACTS PER SERVING: 1G CARBOHYDRATE; 86 CALORIES; 9G TOTAL FAT; 1G PROTEIN - FOOD EXCHANGES: 2 FAT

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TEXAS SPICED PECANS

A nice fall snack

1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
1/4 teaspoon ground clove
1 teaspoon cinnamon
3/4 teaspoon salt
1 each egg white
2 cups pecans
1/2 teaspoon stevioside or 4 teaspoons stevia blend or 8 packets of stevia
2 tablespoons water

In a bowl, combine all spices and stevia. In another bowl, beat egg white with water till frothy. Add pecans to egg mixture and coat well. Place coated pecans on a greased baking sheet and sprinkle spice mixture over nuts. Bake at 300 degrees for 30-minutes. Allow to cool before serving.

Makes four 1/2 cup servings

PER SERVING: 11G CARBOHYDARATE; 367 CALORIES; 37G TOTAL FAT; 5G PROTEIN - FOOD EXCHANGES: 1/2 STARCH/ 1/2 LEAN MEAT; 7 FAT

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Aspartame, Stevia, Sweeteners, Baking, Stevita Co., Mary Nash Stoddard, FDA, Food Additives, Sugar, Diabetics, Fat, Protein, Food Exchanges, Low Calorie,

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Mary Nash Stoddard
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