Lil’ Shuga! Review

Losing weight is no picnic, especially when you are well over 250 pounds! At one time I would blame being fat on depression. While depression plays a small role in my weight so do many other things, such as some of my addictions, lack of motivation, and the fact that I am naive when it comes to working out. I know when you’re supposed to move your body, but some of the things I look like a fool trying to do!

However, this is all changing. I am 33 years old, and I am not getting any younger, I have bad knees and I am feeling older than I am. One of my biggest addictions is iced coffee! I love the Caramel Iced Coffees from McDonald’s! I could easily drink several a day, one made the way it should be has 270 calories, however, my local McDonald’s make them super sweet, I know they’re well over 300 calories.

Once I seen the calories in my favorite drinks, I moved on to making frappes at home. Sad truth I think my homemade frappes are more in calories then my beloved Caramel Iced Coffees! I knew if I wanted to lose weight and still enjoy my favorite drink every so often, I had to change the way I made it.

So when I was introduced to Lil’ Shuga I thought to myself, this could be what I am needing.

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Not only does Lil’ Shuga! taste yummy, it’s also certified GMO free, gluten free, kosher, vegan and has only 10 calories per 1/2 tsp. Did I mention you don’t need to use no where near the amount of sugar to get that sweet taste that makes those frappes ever so yummy!

I honestly am not a fan of Stevia, because of the after taste it leaves, with Lil Shuga I don’t taste that bad after taste, and you could almost use this product alone as a syrup for your french toast, it’s that good.

I have also found myself replacing the sugar needed in certain recipes with Lil Shuga and my family have yet to notice. Lil Shuga can be purchased on-line for $9.99 by going here.

If you are looking for ways to reduce your sugar intake this is the product for you!

Sweet Hot Chai (Teh Tarik)


Recipe Courtesy of

  • 3 bags of Lipton natural tea
  • 1 1/2 cup of fresh milk
  • 1/2 cup of water
  • 1 clove
  • A dash of nutmeg powder and a dash of cinnamon powder
  • “Hey Shuga!” or “Lil’ Shuga!” to taste.


  1. In a small saucepan, boil water and add tea bags and spices
  2. Add milk and stir until tea is bubbly. Remove from heat
  3. Stir occasionally and let tea seep until the mixture turns brownish in color (approximately 3 mins)
  4. Remove teabags and clove. Pour the mixture into a large cup. Add “Hey Shuga!” or “Lil’Shuga” to taste
  5. To create the “pull” effect, pour the mixture into an empty large cup. Repeat another time so that the tea has bubbles. Be careful not to burn yourself!
  6. Serve in two cups with your favorite biscuits


Caribbean Liquid Sugar

In 2004 Caribbean Liquid Sugar was created in Don Tejada’s kitchen, driven by a passion for healthy foods, good nutrition, and love for natural products. The dream of developing an all-natural, artificially free sweetener gave birth to “Hey Shuga!” and “Lil’ Shuga!” Both of which are vegan, GMO-free, gluten-free and above all, delicious, Caribbean Liquid Sugar brings natural sweetness while striving to promote sustainability and a healthy planet. For further information about Caribbean Liquid Sugar, please visit

I received product for review purposes only. No other form of compensation was received. This is my opinion and others will vary.

About Jammie Morey

Jammie is of Native American descent, she has family from the Ojibway/Chippewa tribe in Mount Pleasant, Michigan. She was born and raised in Michigan, where she later moved to Tennessee with her husband and daughter. Jammie and her husband home school their daughter, and enjoy doing many things together as a family. Some of those activities include geocaching, hiking, fishing, playing games together as a family, and just being silly with their daughter. Jammie is Owner of The Neat Things in Life. For more information visit on Google+.

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