For the past month, I have been aiming to cut processed sugar from my diet to see what health effects I could see if any. Well, let me tell you, although it wasn’t as difficult as I feared, it was difficult enough for me to give into allowing myself sweets on the weekends. The most difficult part was attending parties (the birthday cake in particular) and the fact that I felt my hands were tied in terms of baking.
Of course by week four, I was going through baking withdraws as much as I was cookie cravings. After all, if people could find a wayto bake with products like Splenda, there must be a way to substitute natural sugars such as honey, maple, and agave syrup. Continue reading