I was wondering what to do with all of the cucumbers we received in our CSA basket this week. Found a recipe online for a cold cucumber salad. It was good, but I decided to make it better by making it without sugar.
Any other veggies you happen to have on hand
1/4 cup Xylitol
1 cup white vinegar
1/2 cup water
dried dill to taste
1) Thinly slice all veggies and combine in salad bowl.
2) Combine the Xylitol, water, and vinegar in a pot and bring to a boil.
3) Pour the liquid over the veggies.
4) Refrigerate until cool.
Once you begin removing added sugar from your diet you'll notice how little of it you need in your own cooking. 1/4 cup Xylitol gave this plenty of sweetness even though the original recipe called for 3/4 cup of sugar!
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