Monday, December 28, 2009

An Experimental Month

Stevia and QuinoaHere at Element Bars we are constantly reading up on and experimenting with new and exciting ingredients to add to our already delicious and nutritious line-up! Recently, we've been baking test batches with stevia as well as quinoa.

Stevia is a natural, zero-calorie sweetener refined from the leaves of the Stevia rebaudiana plant and is several times sweeter than sugar and while being diabetic friendly.

Quinoa is an ancient grain native to South America. It is an extremely nutritionally dense grain and is considered a complete protein. Quinoa has recently become very popular, so much so that many suppliers are clean out until 2010!

While the recipes haven't been perfected, we've had some promising results and we hope to add them to our options soon. In the mean time, check out some of our current ingredients or build a bar today.