The confectioners is great! Copyright © 2020 Sugar-Free Mom • Theme by Melissa Rose Design and Once Coupled. I can only say that the results have been absolutely phenomenal in my baked goodies and treats. Now I might step out of my Stevia box and try another sweetener. It has no calories and does not spike blood sugar. I would love to try the confectioner’s erythritol! It would be nice to see how Swerve tastes in comparison to Stevia. It is Non- GMO. But we love using erythritol but haven’t tried swerve! 3 winners will be chosen. Erythritol is available as a granulated or powdered natural zero calorie sweetener. Thanks for this information – it was helpful! Thank You. I read that truvia contains erythritol and didn’t know much about it. I love it and mix it with coconut sugar or stevia. I was perfectly content with using stevia as my natural sugar free substitute and I still am and love my stevia. Thank you for the opportunity! I’d read where others had tried it, and so I bit the bullet (pun intended because I had need of powdered ‘sugar’, and I was truly impressed. Oh – I just read on the FAQ page that they have tested it with no issues! I wouldn’t have been able to pronounce that either : ) Thanks for the info. Love your blog. •. Very exciting, especially the powdered sugar Swerve, because I’ve been wanting a good substitute for regular powdered sugar for such a long time and didn’t know of anything. I have and actually like it a lot more than stevia but have been unsure of how natural it is compared to stevia. Mother. I absolutely cannot taste a difference in my sweets. I love your help with making my life as sugar free as possible. I’ve tried swerve and love it. I save it for special occasion treats and use my homemade blend of erythitol/stevia for everyday use . I love it! It is my sweetener of choice. Spinach Tiger Low Carb, Keto Desserts Here. The one I’m thinking of doesn’t list the nutritional content to begin with, so I don’t know where to start. Winners will have 48 hours to respond before a new winner will be chosen. Have not tried the confectioners yet but am planning on doing it soon since I have a cake recipe I am wanting to try. Ice cream with added rat poison antifreeze, recipes and meal plans of diets like Trim Healthy Mama, Healthy Homemade Powdered Sugar Recipe (+ VIDEO), "Natural" Sodas Made with GMO Sugar Scam Consumers, corn cobs (genetically modified, chemically doused with gut destroying glyphosate). You can choose between the granular version or the confectioner’s version. Rockin my 40's. Interesting, I would love to try it out! . Sources: Sweeteners: Nutritional Aspects, Applications, and Production Technology; Alternative Sweeteners, Fourth Edition; PubMed: Gastrointestinal tolerance of erythritol and xylitol ingested in liquid. While there are other sugar free brands using powdered erythritol blends in their sugar free sweetener, I love this brand. Would love to win this offer! Sugar alcohols (also called polyols) are common ingredients in sugar substitutes; the erythritol in Swerve Sweetener is one such sugar alcohol. It is a sugar alcohol most often used in chewing gums, mouthwash, cough drops and mints. Learn how your comment data is processed. Unlike other polyols, erythritol combines the unique properties of being both zero-calorie and maintaining a high digestive tolerance. But would love to! I was actually going to look up erythritol this week. It is great!! I wanted to try this because I had bought the sugar free gluten free baking and desserts cookbook by Kelly E. Keough and she only uses this in her recipes, but the local health food store did not carry it. Any tips? I would love to try it!!! I have tried granulated Swerve and really like it. http://www.livestrong.com/article/497773-erythritol-vs-stevia-vs-xylitol/, http://altmedicine.about.com/od/herbsupplementguide/a/erythritol.htm, http://bodyecology.com/articles/erythritol_what_you_need_to_know_natural_sugar_substitute.php#.U6AlHcHD-Uk. I’ve always wondered about erythritol. It has a negligible amount of calories and carbs. I have a question – Since erythritol is only 70% as sweet as table sugar, how much stevia would you use to compensate for the remaining 30% measurement-wise? AND, last year, ALDI had their knock off (Crofton brand) for $20. I am definitely going to give this a try. I use it about 3 times a week and has not failed me yet. Why I Use Swerve for Keto Baking. ( This is why combining it with stevia which is 300 times sweeter than sugar is a great choice). Honestly I never can tell when I eat baked goods with it. I’m excited to hear about this! Right now I have such an array of other sweeteners in my cupboard I felt a bit guilty to buy it, but would live to win some! I bought one for a friend, identical in every way to the Magic Bullet. I will be trying it soon as I’m not fond of the stevia aftertaste. Yes…..used with a little stevia it is my go-to sweetener. I’d love to try this but won’t keep it in the house – it is extremely toxic and deadly to dogs and I have 2. I have tried Swerve and I like it. I finally bought some the other day. I love erythritol and stevia together – I want a recipe to make my own, though, to see if I can save some money! Swerve is the greatest…I just wish it was available locally and since my hubby and I are both senior citizens I wish it was a little more economical …. I have heard of this but never tried it because I thought all sugar alcohols caused bloating. Thanks! . Can’t wait to try it out and I’m so happy to read that it is GMO free!!!! This post and photos may contain Amazon or other affiliate links. Will have to look into it more – thank you I’ve been really concerned about sweeteners lately so I really have to give this a try . Thanks for the info! It is a great product. I never taste an aftertaste and it must be because I’m so used to using it for so long now. BTW, for those who don’t have the powdered version of erythritol (or any sweetener, I think), putting the granular in a ‘magic bullet’ with the flat blade attachment will powder it up in seconds! My hubby will still notice in some no bake recipes or frosting so I decided over the last year to start experimenting with it. I had no idea erythritol was available for the home kitchen! Yes, I have tried erythritol. I would love to try this. . I don’t count Swerve in nutrition info because it does not affect blood glucose, here’s an article to explain http://www.facebook.com/l.php?u=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.swervesweetener.com%2Fabout-swerve%2F&h=xAQE14lZH. 19 I’m not really a fan of Stevia due to the aftertaste, but I’m really curious about trying erythritol and stevia together just to see how it will work on baked goods. Zero on glycemic index. Interesting information. Your email address will not be published. Haven’t tried this product yet, but it seems like it would be fantastic for baking, where I often hit “speed bumps” when trying to use stevia. My fiance is diabetic so its important for us to have an alternative to sugar that is not an unhealthy artificial sweetener either. This information will not be used for any purpose other than enabling you to post a comment. Erythritol is a sugar alcohol, and it's used as a replacement for sugar. Your email address will not be published. You saved me a google search! Thanks for the info! I use it in baking but didn’t care for it in my tea. Thanks for the info! Yea! I am currently using Xylitol, but will be ordering Swerve. All opinions are 100% my own. Maybe this is the one! Susie. Great post! It's pretty useful when recreating your favorite high carb desserts and can be found at a number of grocery stores these days. I haven’t tried erythritol yet but am open to it. In comparison to sugar, it’s said to be 60-70% as sweet and have a similar taste profile. Hoping for the best! If you purchase something through any link, I may receive a small commission at no extra charge to you. I noticed that Swerve has 5 grams of sugar alcohols in the powdered version. In fact, hubby didn’t even know I had made iced tea with it!! I love Swerve and don’t know why more people don’t know about it!! Thanks for the education! So only about 10% actually enters into the small intestine. It is NOT an artificial sweetener like aspartame or Splenda. It measures cup for cup for sugar, but is only about 70% as sweet as table sugar. I have not tried it before but I am certainly intrigued! (I didn’t go out and buy a Magic Bullet for this. June 20, 2014 at 5:25 am. I have used both Swerve and Erythritol. Sugar-Free No Bake Key Lime Pie Bars (Keto, Nut Free), Slow Cooker Low Carb Blueberry Lemon Custard Cake (Keto, Gluten Free), Sugar-Free Low Carb Sponge Cake (Keto, Gluten Free), Keto Pumpkin Twists (Nut Free Fathead Dough), Keto Chocolate Peanut Butter Bread (Low Carb, Gluten Free), Keto Sugar Free Chocolate Coconut Cookies, http://www.facebook.com/l.php?u=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.swervesweetener.com%2Fabout-swerve%2F&h=xAQE14lZH, For Real Keto Tortillas (Nut Free, Paleo), Sugar Free Keto Apple Cider Donuts (Nut Free, Paleo, Gluten Free), Low Carb Sugar- Free Paleo Pumpkin Truffles. I like knowing more about products so the info you provided is very helpful to me so I can make an informed decision. I use Swerve all the time and LOVE it. Disclosure: I have not been compensated for this post. Wordpress VPS, What is Swerve Sweetener? Erythritol: 0 calories per gramXylitol: 2.4 calories per gram, Source: Alternative Sweeteners, Fourth Edition, Edited by Lyn O’Brien Nabors, Erythritol: Little-to-no digestive disruptionXylitol: Twice as likely as Erythritol to cause digestive disruption. Swerve has both a granular as well as a confectioner’s sugar type product. My husband is diabetic and we have to watch our sugar intake. I love Swerve! This was so helpful! Another common sugar alcohol is xylitol, which is quite different from erythritol and is not an ingredient in Swerve … I usually use Erythritol and like it very much! Thanks for the information though.. Haven’t tried this, but am curious. It is naturally occurring in plants and fruits and vegetables like grapes, melons and mushrooms. Before it is even digested in the large intestine, it is absorbed into the bloodstream and basically eliminated unchanged. Swerve is supposed to soon be coming to SoCal….can’t wait!! I have not tried it, but I would like to. I’m finding I like combining both, working really well for me. I’m slowly trying to convert some of my favorite recipes/treats to be sugar-free. Need to try the “powdered sugar” version. Thanks Ann! I was so disappointed as I had a coupon and had bought 2 bags of it. I’d love the opportunity to try it. Hope to be able to try it now! What a wonderful giveaway!! Mostly to bake I’ve been using the granular, but again either would work well.