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Another Look at Sweeteners

Fran Costigan - Another Look at Sweeteners

This event was on Wednesday, July 05, 2023 at 1:00 pm Pacific, 4:00 pm Eastern

Sweeteners and desserts go together like vegans and nooch. We do want our birthday cakes, holiday desserts. We also want to use wholesome ingredients and our vegan desserts to be una… Read More.



Which natural sweetener is the healthiest?

— Sonia Linkfield


There is no one healthiest sweetener. It really depends on who you are. I can have some desserts with some cane sugar. I use just enough to make the dessert taste good and taste like a dessert, but not more. I tend to use more coconut sugar before people say to me, well, because of the glycemic index, I'd rather use coconut sugar, for example. Um, check out Brenda Davis Rd and Vice Santo Melina and uh, Jill Nelson. Now these vegan rds who really know a lot and have data to back it up. There's a difference between the glycemic index and the glycemic load. So it makes a difference what you've eaten before, Sonia, I don't have a one sweetener that I think is the healthiest for you, but stay away from the fakes.
Fran Costigan

Fran Costigan

Director of Vegan Pastry