Barefoot by the Sea: Monk Fruit In The Raw Feature #sponsored

Sunday, November 23, 2014

Monk Fruit In The Raw Feature #sponsored

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Let me start by saying I'm not big on artificial sweeteners or zero calorie products so I was skeptical to try out Monk Fruit in The Raw.  I was pleasantly surprised that this was an option that I could incorporate in my baking and beyond!  What I liked most is that it didn't have any sort of chemical aftertaste I am used to with other brands.  The Monk Fruit In The Raw Baker’s Bag measures cup for cup, just like sugar and can be used to replace all of the sugar in beverages, sauces, and dressings.  For baked goods, it is recommended to only replace half of the amount of sugar with Monk Fruit In The Raw for best results. Try to substitute half of the sugar in your favorite baking recipes with Monk Fruit In The Raw.  You can also visit Monk Fruit In The Raw for recipes here.   
A little more about Monk Fruit In The Raw
• Monk Fruit In The Raw is a wholesome, zero-calorie sweetener made from real
monk fruit, a vine-ripened fruit that is native to Asia.
• Monk fruit, known as luo han guo in Asia, was first harvested in the 13th century by Arhats, or “Enlightened Ones,” which translates to Monks in English.
• The sweet and delicious extract from monk fruit is blended with other sweeteners to create the perfect balance of sweet.
• Monk Fruit In The Raw is naturally vegan, kosher, and gluten-free, and does not contain any added table sugar, sugar alcohols, or molasses.
• Conscious, rejoice! Monk Fruit In The Raw has the closest taste to sugar of any non-caloric sweetener, and has the least amount of aftertaste.
• One pack of Monk Fruit In The Raw is about as sweet as two teaspoons of
sugar.
• One box of Monk Fruit In The Raw (40ct packets) retails for $3.49 
I decided to replace my normal banana bread's sugar with half the amount and half of Monk Fruit in the Raw.  The results were just as delicious and nobody notice the replacement so that's a win-win in my book!  Follow Monk Fruit in The Raw on Twitter, Facebook and on their website here to be "in the know" and 
Happy Baking!  

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