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Monk Fruit Sweetener - the perfect natural sugar substitute for keto and low carb diets
Monk Fruit (also known as Luo han guo) is a sweet fruit native to southern China and northern Thailand. Monk fruit sweeteners use an extract from the fruit and can be up to 300 times sweeter than sugar (so a very small amount goes a very long way).
Why is this monk fruit sweetener so good?
- Zero carbs
- Zero glycaemic index
- Has a unique sweet flavour
- Is virtually free from calories
- Doesn’t raise blood sugar
- Doesn’t feed candida yeast
Monk fruit is grown in orchards nestled amongst the pristine mountains of Southern China where it has been cultivated for hundreds of years. According to legend, monk fruit is named after the Buddhist monks who first cultivated the fruit nearly 800 years ago.
Swathed in sunlight, the non-GMO vine-ripened fruit is hand-picked at the peak of ripeness each fall. It is then crushed, infused in hot water and then filtered. This juice is then concentrated to bring you Monk Fruit Concentrate, used beautifully to
What would I use monk fruit sweetener for?
Add a sweet flavor to food and beverages such as tea, coffee, homemade lemonade and plain yoghurt. In baking, it works best when combined with a natural sugar alcohol such as erythritol.
Approx 6 drops for sweetening beverages and ½ to 1 tsp for baked goods.
Refrigeration will extend shelf life but is not required
Serving size: 6 drops
Servings per container: 165
Ingredients: 100% Monk Fruit Concentrate (Siraitia grosvenorii)
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