Friday, May 13, 2011

Splendid job, Splenda!

As some of you know, my daughter has type 1 Diabetes, and I have Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome.  As you can imagine, sugar is not our friend.  So when I was given the opportunity to try out Splenda with Fiber, I said, "Oh, yeah!"  Well, I've tried it and I'm still saying, "Oh, yeah!"  
 Splenda with Fiber has 3 grams of fiber in every tablespoon.  To give you an idea of how much that is, it's about the same as eating a 1/2 cup of oatmeal.  It's recommended that we (adults) get about 25 grams of fiber in our diet each day so Splenda with Fiber goes a long way to helping me reach that goal.

So does Splenda work?  Yes!  I loved that it measures the same as sugar so I don't have to spend time figuring out how to substitute it in recipes.  I really enjoy the taste.  I don't feel like it has that aftertaste that some artificial sweeteners have.

The other thing I like is Splenda has a great recipe section on their website!  Just this week we made the Choco-chip Recipe and they were great!  Plus they are only 11 grams of carbs per cookies, so much less than cookies made with sugar.

There is also a great section on living with Diabetes, and an amazing Wellnes section!  Go visit, there's great information there!

Splenda with Fiber is now our "go-to" sweetener!  Want to try it yourself?  One lucky reader has a chance to win your own bag of Splenda with fiber!  Sweet!  (hee-hee, pun intended!)

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Contest ends Thursday, May 19th, 2011.  One winner will be randomly chosen from all correct entries.  Winner will be notified by email and have 72 hours to respond or another winner will be chosen.  This contest is open to residents of the US , ages 18 and over. Prize will be shipped directly from the sponsor.

Disclosure:  I was generously given thise product for the purpose of a review.  The sponsor has also offered a giveaway.  The opinions are all my own and free of charge!  Ü

Contest is over and winner has been notified!  Thanks to all you amazing readers!

12 Responses to "Splendid job, Splenda!"

Ambabya Says :
May 15, 2011 at 8:49 PM

I have gestational diabetes and I learned they have a lot of useful tools for me on their website! Very cool.

amybabya79 at

Sweeter the berry Says :
May 16, 2011 at 12:27 AM

I learned:
If you have diabetes, it’s a good idea to work with your healthcare team to develop a meal plan that is right for you.

An individualized meal plan will help you decide what foods to eat and how much you should eat. A healthy meal plan can help manage your blood sugar and allow you to achieve your weight management goals.

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