Stevia Powder

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Our stevia plants are getting pretty big, so we clipped them back a bit and made some stevia powder as a sweetener for tea. This plant is crazy sweet.

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After clipping back some of the plants we laid the leaves out in the dehydrator and dried them until crispy. I then put the leaves into our spice grinder and blended until it became a fine powder. The colour is great and just a little is all you need to sweeten herbal teas… so easy and such a fun thing to have in the pantry.

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3 comments

  1. gorgeous! i have stevia (store bought) but had never seen the plant itself. it’s so beautiful. is it hard to grow? im growing some gnarly lavender right now to make some essential oil

    • We have found the stevias really easy to grow! We bought 6 4″ starters and stuck them in some nice deep soil (not sure if deep is necessary, but it’s the space we had available) and they just shot right up! I can barely handle eating the raw leaves, they are just sooooo sweet. It’s a neat plant for sure!

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