Artificial sweeteners are "out." They aren't healthy for you and they certainly aren't trendy, so why not replace them with Truvia, an all natural sweetener derived from the stevia plant (see image below). This light powdery substance is not too sweet, making it ideal for cooking, baking and drinking. Better yet, it won't touch your waistline, it is recommended for people with diabetes and it is kosher certified. Sam Talbot, spokesperson for Truvia, a diabetic, and best known as a semi-finalist on Top Chef, shared his favorite Truvia recipe with me during the Oprah's Live Your Best Life event.
Tuna Ceviche with Sweet and Spicy Popcorn
1 teaspoon roasted garlic oil
1 tablespoon EVOO
1 teaspoon chopped ginger
1/2 cup soy sauce
1/4 cup brunoised red onion
1/4 cup fresh lime juice
zest of 2 limes
1 jalapeno brunoised
2 tablespoons chopped cilantro
2 tablespoons sliced scallion
1 pound sashimi quality yellow fin tuna number 1
1/2 teaspoon aji amarillo paste
1/2 teaspoon cumin
Fresh cracked black Pepper
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Cube the tuna into equal 1/2 inch squares. Mix the remaining ingredients thoroughly in a medium mixing bowl with a rubber spatula.
Add the tuna gently and coat well.
1/4 cup of Canola Oil
1/2 cup Popcorn Kernels
6 packets of Truvia'?¢ natural sweetener
2 tablespoon of Chili Pepper
4 tablespoons unsalted butter
Sea salt and Fresh Black Pepper
In a large pot heat the oil over medium high heat. Once Hot add the kernels and cover. Shake the pot vigorously for at least 3 minutes or until the corn stops popping. Once done remove from heat and toss the popcorn into a large mixing bowl and season well with the sea salt and black pepper-
Take the butter and melt in microwave, then add the lime zest, Truvia and chili pepper and mix well- Pour over the popcorn and mix well
Take a slotted spoon and place the tuna in a bowl and top with a small amount of popcorn and enjoy
For other great recipes check outtruvia.com.
Momtrends was not paid for this post. Tickets to the Live Your Best Life Event were sponsored by Truvia.