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21 October, 2013

Truvia Sweetener Review







Have you tried the all natural sweetener from Truvia yet?  I had heard the name once or twice, until I was invited from Crowdtap to take part of a sampling. I must say it tastes like the real thing. I couldn't believe it had zero calories. I used to use Sweet and Lo, but I didn't like the aftertaste much. Truvia had zero aftertaste. It was just like real sugar.



Check out how Truvia is made!








Wow how cool is that!  There are several ways to use and enjoy Truvia. They have packet size, use it by the spoonful, or baking blend.







Check out this easy recipe for Yogurt Berry Parfait!




2 servings



160 Calories

Nutrition Per Serving

Calories160
Total Fat3g
Saturated Fat0g
Trans Fat0g
Cholesterol0mg
Sodium90mg
Total Carbohydrate35g
Dietary Fiber4g
Sugars18g
Erythritol9g
Protein7g
Vitamin A2% DV
Vitamin C70% DV
Calcium20% DV
Iron6% D



Ingredients



  • 1 Tbsp sliced almonds
  • 1 cup sliced strawberries (fresh or frozen)
  • 1 cup blueberries (fresh or frozen)
  • 1 Tbsp + 112 tsp Truvía® natural sweetener spoonable*, separated
  • 1 cup plain nonfat yogurt
  • 18 tsp almond extract
  • *or 5 packets Truvía® natural sweetener

Directions



  1. Assemble all ingredients.
  2. Place almonds in a small sauté pan and toast on medium heat for 3-5 minutes, stirring often, until golden brown. Cool almonds.
  3. Combine berries and 112 tsp Truvía® natural sweetener spoonable, or 2 packets of Truvía® natural sweetener in a bowl and mix well.
  4. Place yogurt, 1 Tbsp of Truvía® natural sweetener spoonable or 3 packets of Truvía® natural sweetener and almond extract in medium bowl and mix until combined and yogurt .
  5. Assemble 2 parfait or water glasses. Place 3 Tbsp fruit into the bottom of each glass.
  6. Top fruit layer with 3 Tbsp of yogurt mixture.
  7. Repeat the layers and finish with a dollop of yogurt mixture on the top. Chill.
  8. Garnish with toasted nuts just before serving.
**This parfait has 160 calories and 18 grams of sugar per serving as compared to 230 calories and 35 grams of sugar per serving in a full-sugar version.

With so many ways to enjoy Truvia you should have it in your home!







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**Disclosure: I received the following product free and was NOT asked to do a review. However I loved the product so I shared with my readers.**


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