4 Low-Sugar Jam Alternatives
Love making your own jams, but worried about all the sugar? No need to completely give up the sweet stuff. A few smart choices can make your homemade preserves healthier without sacrificing taste.
2. Choose Specially Modified Pectins
Labelled “light” or “less sugar needed,” these pectin-based jams can be stored at room temperature as long as they are canned safely.
3. Use Gelatin or Agar-Agar
Using gelatin or agar-agar (a seaweed product) as a thickening agent allows you to reduce sugar without compromising flavour.
Bonus: Agar-agar is known for its detoxifying properties.