Ditch the guilt and make one of these 5 magnificent sugar-free desserts
Hopefully each and every one of us is making an effort to cut back on our sugar intake with the purpose of eventually cutting it out of our diets altogether. Never mind carbs, a high sugar intake can have serious repercussions like type 2 diabetes and obesity and with the SA National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey stating that the average citizen consumes 17 teaspoons of sugar and similar sweeteners in a day, we've got some serious work to do.
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As much as we hate the stats, we love sugar and honestly speaking a life without any source of sweetness would be (to put it mildly), bitter. Fortunately going sugar-free does not mean dessert time is off limits as we've got the answer to making your no-sugar life a bit sweeter.
Try these 5 sugar free desserts!
1. Plum and cinnamon cake
2. Blueberry and rose panna cotta
3. Raw sugar-free chocolate, banana and peanut butter cheesecake
4. Baked apples with pecan crumble and frozen yoghurt
5. “After dinner mint” chocolate pudding
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