7 Natural Sugar Alternatives For Holiday Baking

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Time for friends, family, fun — and lots of good food! Celebrate this special season the healthier way, and try these seven natural and nutritious sugar alternatives when baking for the holidays!

Honey
Substitute 3/4 cup for every one cup of sugar
773 calories, 209 grams sugar
One of the most popular natural options, honey offers loads of vitamins B and C, in addition to 132 mg of potassium. It’s very versatile and can even prepare your body during the cold winter months by helping to reduce sore throats and allergies. For the most nutritional benefit, it’s best to choose raw, unrefined, and local honey. When baking, decrease the liquid by one-fifth and lower the baking temperature by 25 degrees to prevent browning. Experiment by drizzling a festive pattern on top of your dessert or on the plate!
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