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Tuesday, August 21, 2012

NECTRESSE Natural No Calorie Sweetener + FREE Sample

This is a partnered post written by me on behalf of NECTRESSE™Sweetener. All opinions are 100% mine.

My husband and I are both watching our weight and have been displeased with previous sugar substitutes and no calorie sweeteners in the past. We received some of the new NECTRESSE™Sweetener to try out for all of you. This no calorie natural sweetener is made from monk fruit extract and is 100% natural! For those of you watching your weight, ZERO calories per serving!

The NECTRESSE no calorie & natural sweetener is made by the great folks over at Splenda so you know that it's got to be good! It is 150 times sweeter than sugar, so a little bit goes a long way. It can be used in cooking, baking or while whipping up your favorite beverages. It is made from the monk fruit which grows in abundance from hanging vines in Asia. It is harvested and turned into an extract and combined with other natural sweeteners to make the perfect no calorie, natural sweetener called NECTRESSE.

The sweetner is available in single-serving packets which are convenient for those of you who are on-the-go. It is also available in easy-to-use canisters which are great for daily use in your home kitchen. It's great for sprinkling, pouring or spooning into/onto your favorite foods and beverages.

The NECTRESSE web site has a lot of great information on the product along with various recipes on how to use it. As I previously stated, I received some of the NECTRESSE to try out for all of you. I decided to make some Pomegranate Iced Green Tea with the samples that I received. The recipe below is from the NECTRESSE web site and the recipe that I used.

1 green tea, tea bag
3/4 cup water
1 tablespoon Pomegranate juice
3 NECTRESSE Natural No-Calorie Sugar Packets

Steep the tea bag in a mug full of hot water for 2 to 3 minutes. Discard the tea bag and stir in the remaining 3 ingredients. Pour tea over a mug or glass of ice and enjoy!

I made this recipe for hubby and I who are both big iced tea drinkers. He likes his super sweet so I used 3 packets for his and only 2 packets for mine. (I like mine less sweet) and we both enjoyed them! The sugar dissolved super nicely and you didn't taste granules and there was no funky tastes. Sweet & Refreshing! We couldn't tell any difference between regular granulated sugar and this NECTRESSE sweetener at all. Yeah!

How would you like to try out some NECTRESSE for yourself? Well you can! Go grab a FREE sample of NECTRESSE™Sweetener right now! Just fill out the short form with your info and they will send you a free sample! Super cool!

Have any of you ever tried the NECTRESSE sweetener and if so, what did you think about it? I would love to hear your thoughts! Thanks!

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