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No Recipe: Creamy Grapes Friday Treat

IMG_5140-0.PNGSimple and to the point: whipped cream, grapes, almonds and choco streusel

Enjoy your weekend!

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Eating Out: Coconut mousse with Mango topping

IMG_4900.JPGCoconut mousse with Mango topping (if I remember correctly)

RestaurantRed – die grüne Küche

It’s a shame, this picture really doesn’t make justice to the real thing
but this restaurant is one of my favourites in Heidelberg since they offer a wide variety of vegetarian‬ and vegan‬ dishes.

*This week I was posting meals we’ve had in restaurants and that we have liked and enjoyed so much.

Artificially Sweeteners or Natural Sugar Replacements?

IMG originally published on Be Food Smart

The number of sweeteners available today is staggering. We see high fructose corn syrup, sorbitol, dextrose, xylitol, and sugar in our packaged foods along with white, blue, pink, brown and now green packets to spruce up that iced tea in restaurants. If you are keeping up with the trends, agave nectar and stevia are all the rage. But have you ever stopped to wonder what all the sweeteners really are? Regardless of where you ended up on the flowchart or what you think of your choice, understanding what the sweetener is and where it comes from is the first step.

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