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When people think of Splenda, many think of the little yellow packets. Did you know that Splenda isn’t only for your coffees and teas but that it can be used in cooking and baking wherever sugar is used? A cup of Splenda Granulated has 678 fewer calories than a cup of sugar. How sweet is that?
Using Splenda in place of sugar is a great way to cut back on calories without cutting back on taste.
Below are two fun summer recipes that your family is sure to enjoy.
Southwest Citrus Salsa:
4 roma tomatoes
2 large oranges, peeled and diced
1 large Vidalia onion, peeled and chopped
2 jalapeno peppers, seeded and minced
2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
¼ cup fresh orange juice
2 tablespoons SPLENDA® No Calorie Sweetener, Granulated
1 tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro
1 teaspoon salt
1.Bring small saucepan of water to a boil. Blanch tomatoes for 30 seconds, and then rinse with cold water. Peel and chop tomatoes.
2.Place all ingredients in a large bowl and stir until mixed thoroughly. Allow to stand at room temperature for one hour. Mix and serve. Refrigerate any unused salsa.
KOOL-AID® INVISIBLE Kool Pops:
1 (.23 ounce) package KOOL-AID® INVISIBLE Watermelon Kiwi Flavor Unsweetened Soft Drink Mix
1 cup SPLENDA® No Calorie Sweetener, Granulated
2 quarts water
16 paper or plastic (5oz) cups
16 ice cream sticks
1.Empty contents of packet into large pitcher. Add SPLENDA® Granulated Sweetener. Add cold water to equal 2 quarts. Stir to dissolve.
2.Pour soft drink evenly into paper cups. Freeze 1-½ hours or until almost firm. Insert pop stick into center of each cup.
3. Freeze an additional 1-½ hours or until firm. Store in freezer.
You can currently print $1, $2, and $3.50 coupons on the Splenda <a href=”http://www.splenda.com/products/coupons” target=_blank”>web site. You also have the chance to win coupons here on my blog!
Ten Five Dollar Shake readers will receive a Splenda coupon booklet. With savings of more than $10, the booklets include coupons from Splenda, Blue Bunny, Del Monte, Polaner, Crystal Light, Breyers and more!
To be entered to win leave a comment below saying if you’ve ever tried cooking with Splenda. Ten winners will be chosen and contacted by email on May 28, 2011.
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