Banana Walnut Oat Muffins {Sugar-Free}

Healthy and good tasting? If this is possible, I’m in!

Dinner of Herbs

Banana Walnut Oat Muffins {Sugar-Free} | Dinner of Herbs

Real sugar or sugar substitute?

For the most part, I stick with real sugar.  (Or, to be more exact, I try to stick with LITTLE real sugar.)  Although the lack of calories in sugar substitute is an extremely tempting lure, I cannot shake the feeling that sugar substitutes have some hidden consequences: cancer? paradoxical weight gain? growth of an extra toe?  Maybe this concern is because I feel it is too good to be true, or maybe it is the lingering memories of my high school science fair project (that won me a trip to State Science Fair  two years in a row and won me a fair amount of prize money) that I conducted in high school over the effects of monosodium glutamate.  [YES, I AM A NERD.  Always have been, always will be.]

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True, MSG is different than sugar substitutes, but it seems to me to fall in…

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