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Bread Substitutions Guide

Fruit Substitutions Guide

Nuts/Seeds Substitutions Guide

Oil Substitutions Guide

Protein Substitutions Guide

Salad Greens Substitution Guide

Salt Substitutions Guide

Sweetener Substitutions Guide

Vinegar Substitutions Guide

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The Gourmet-O-Matic tm Sweetener Substitutions Guide

Sugar is the sweetener with which the majority are most familiar. But there are others out there, each with its own characteristics and which can add good surprise and a touch of class to a dish.

As with all Gourmet-O-Matic tm Substitution Guides, the following list is non-exhaustive. It comprises foods that are readily available at chain groceries, fruit markets, specialty shops, by mail order or on-line.

Agave Syrup
Barley Malt Syrup
Brown Rice Syrup
Brown Sugar
Cane Juice
Corn Syrup
Date Sugar
Demerara Sugar
Dried Dates - whole, chopped - e.g., Medjool, Deglet Noor
Evaporated Cane Juice
Evaporated White Grape Juice
Evaporated Whole Cane Juice
Flavored Sugar - e.g., lemon, lime, orange
Grape Sugar
Honey - e.g., bamboo, clover, orange blossom
Maple Syrup
Molasses - e.g., blackstrap, light, medium, dark, treacle
Molasses Sugar
Mixed Fruit Juice Concentrate
Muscovado Sugar
Rice Syrup
Sugar Beet Syrup
Turbinado Sugar

Example - Make a fruit salad and add chopped dates as the sweetener instead of sugar.

Example - Make a chutney and add sorghum for sweetening.

Recipes using sugar, sugar substitutes and other sweeteners can be found in The FitnessMed tm Guide To Healthy Eating.

The strategies used by The Gourmet-O-Matic tm can be found in Dr. Applebaum's meal strategy guide, The FitnessMed tm Guide To Healthy Eating. That book contains recipes for over 1 trillion (yes, with a "T") meal combinations.

All of Dr. Applebaum's books can be found here.