2018 Clean Choice Awards

2018 Clean Choice Awards: Clean Sweeteners

Whether you want to sweeten up your coffee or you want to add some sweetness to your baking, these are some of our favorites.

Wholesome Organic Raw Unfiltered Honey

A MOST WHOLESOME SWEETENER

Wholesome Organic Raw Unfiltered Honey

Stir a little sweetness into your tea or baking recipes with this organic raw honey with butterscotch notes. We love that it’s Fair Trade certified and pesticide- and antibiotic-free. $9, wholesomesweet.com

SweetLeaf Liquid Stevia SteviaClear Sweet Drops

PURE SWEETENER

SweetLeaf Liquid Stevia SteviaClear Sweet Drops

Whether you want to sweeten up tea, a smoothie or water, adding up to five drops of this zero-sugar natural sweetener does the trick. $15.50, sweetleaf.com

The Maple Guild’s Organic Maple Cream

CREAMY DELIGHT

The Maple Guild’s Organic Maple Cream

CE editors love adding this Steam-crafted organic Vermont maple cream to oatmeal, toast, teas and smoothies – anything to enjoy its velvety sweet taste. $18 per 16 oz, mapleguild.com

NOW Real Food Organic Coconut Sugar

BAKING BUDDY

NOW Real Food Organic Coconut Sugar

This baking staple is a winner for good reason: It’s low-glycemic, imparts caramel-like flavor to recipes and is less processed than both white table sugar and brown sugar. $6, nowfoods.com

XyloSweet Xylitol Sweetener by Xlear

JUST AS SWEET

XyloSweet Xylitol Sweetener by Xlear

This diabetic-friendly, 100% Xylitol sweetener, sourced from non-GMO corncobs and stalks, has 40% less calories than sugar but boasts the same level of sweetness. $8 per 1-lb bag, xlear.com