Splenda Simple Syrup: Saving Your Pancakes?

Written by Ona J Bass on . Posted in drink

Simple syrup with Splenda can be a way to have your save Sunday morning pancakes when they are threatened by the low-sugar, reducing diet you recently adopted. Sugar has been linked to a number of adverse conditions including diabetes and obesity. But we humans do love our sweet flavors, and if you’ve been missing that special taste, then Splenda might offer a solution to your dilemma.

The Best Vietnamese Avocado Smoothie Recipe

Written by Luisa Davis on . Posted in drink

The Vietnamese avocado shake, or sinh to bo as people commonly call it in Vietnam, is one of the sweetest smoothies I have ever had. All you need is regular milk, some sweetened condensed milk and of course, ripe avocados. As a food enthusiast, I am ever on the lookout for the next recipe I will try out, but I have to be honest and admit that it is not always that meals jump out at me.

Lemon Cayenne Water Recipe: An Old Time Remedy Made New

Written by Ona J Bass on . Posted in drink

When I saw the title “Lemon Cayenne Pepper Water,” I did a double take. “Really?” I thought, “I can’t believe it.” You see, when I was a little girl I had nearly continuous respiratory problems. It didn’t help that in 1959 when I was seven years old,  my entire second grade class and I had pertussis, otherwise known as whooping cough. Lemon cayenne water was one of the ingredients my mother gave me while I was sick.

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