Chocolate Mousse with Raspberry in Glass

Guilt-free chocolate mousse

Glynis BarberDiary Leave a Comment

I’ve been trying to lose some weight recently, as well as seriously cut down on my sugar consumption and reduce cravings. Sugar, as we all know, is highly addictive and very hard to give up.  I’ve always had a very sweet tooth I’ve now been pretty much sugar free for 6 weeks and my cravings have definitely calmed down a …

No Mo Su Book

The low down on natural sweeteners

Glynis BarberDiet & Nutrition, Health 2 Comments

We all know that sugar is the devil but it usually doesn’t stop us eating it, as the craving for sweet things is real. But what about the wide variety of sugar substitutes? Good or bad? Sugar substitutes comprise of the good, the bad and the very, very ugly The chemical ones like aspartame, sucralose and saccharin are poison in …

Monkfruit Products

Is monk fruit the best natural sweetener?

Glynis BarberDiet & Nutrition, Health 2 Comments

On my recent trip to California I visited some of the fantastic organic supermarkets they have there. I was looking for some tasty treats that were sweetened with sugar alternatives. As well as the usual stevia, erythritol etc, I noticed that many things were sweetened with monk fruit. I had only heard of monk fruit as a vegan alternative to …