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A Sweet, Sweet…Some Season or Another: Date Sugar, Yacon, Fruit Sweeteners and Non-Sweeteners that Taste Sweet

March 28th, 2012 · 20 Comments · Food for Thought

I’ve decided to have “fruit for dessert” at least once a week around here (since last week’s Monday Mission went so well). I figure that really, if my kids have one little piece of candy per day, it’s not going to kill them, and when I do make a healthy dessert, I offer it as the […]

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Monday Mission: Eat Fruit for Dessert

March 19th, 2012 · 36 Comments · Monday Missions

Your mission, if you choose to accept, is to serve a dessert without a sweetener this week. Part off weaning ourselves down from sugar and training our sweet tooth to expect (and enjoy!) less sweetness includes appreciating the natural sweetness of things like fruit. So offer a bowl of sliced pineapple as a dessert, or […]

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A Sweet, Sweet…Spring? Coconut Sugar and Palm Sugar Step up to the Plate

March 14th, 2012 · 44 Comments · Food for Thought

See? Procrastination has its upsides: I’ve stretched the Sweet, Sweet Summer series it hit another season that allows for alliteration. Now I sound cute again. Lots of people have asked about the merits and flexibility of coconut sugar and palm sugar, and although I’m still figuring them out myself, I’ll shed some light on the […]

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Our Tongue-Tapping, Tooth-Tingling Taste Tests of Erythritol (How to Bake with Sugar Alcohols and Blends)

February 23rd, 2012 · 11 Comments · Food for Thought, What to Buy

Buying a new alternative sweetener, whether it’s as simple as sucanat (which intimidated me for over a year!) or as complicated as stevia or sugar alcohols like erythritol or xylitol, can be a tricky foray into healthier food preparation. It’s not quite like trying a new recipe or substituting whole wheat flour for white flour […]

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Welcome!  Meet Katie.

I embrace butter. I make homemade yogurt. I eat traditional real food – plants and animals that God created, not products of plants where food scientists work. Here at Kitchen Stewardship, I share how I strive to be a good steward of my family's nutrition, the environment, and our budget, all without spending every second in the kitchen. Learn more about the mission of KS here.

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