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1/7/20 10:37 A

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I sometimes will use raw honey, locally grown stuff is easy to find here. but If it's for liquids like tea, try a tiny bit of apple juice. Better than any sweeteners. The heavier a sweetener is in flavor, the more it makes me crave other sweets that are definitely no-nos!
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1/5/20 11:47 P

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I usually get a fairly local raw honey. I did end up with a generic "raw" honey this time, but I don't think it is raw because it isn't crystalizing like raw does. The reason for local raw is it is supposed to help with allergies to things like pollens.



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1/5/20 8:15 A

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dq not use any of them. a thing about honey .do you buy local honey our are you getting it from the market a general brand. you might try to find someone who is selling local honey . have heard its better for you . do not really know for sure

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1/4/20 3:15 P

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Following. I cannot use artificial sweeteners so right now I only use regular sugar when absolutely necessary to sweeten anything, and very very little of it. I'd rather go without....

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I haven't used Monk fruit but I use blue agave as a sweetener for my tea.

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Has anyone used Monk Fruit for a sweetener? I am wondering how that tastes compared to others.

I was using stevia, but lately I can't handle that for my tea and for hot tea am using honey. Iced tea I don't use anything. Even had some that was bitter the other day and added a tiny bit of sweet tea and couldn't drink it at all then. Good thing I don't live in the south.

Anyway, I was wondering how the Monk Fruit would work with tea or with cocoa. I don't like the artificial sweeteners taste and can't handle the sugar alcohols much.



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