un·​sweet·​ened | \ ˌən-ˈswē-tᵊnd How to pronounce unsweetened (audio) \

Definition of unsweetened

: not containing added sugar : not sweetened unsweetened baking chocolate

Examples of unsweetened in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web To make: Blend together 1 cup unsweetened vanilla coconut milk beverage, 3/4 cup partially thawed frozen dark sweet cherries (no sugar added), 1/8 tsp. Lisa Lillien, Redbook, "4 Better, Slimmer Smoothies You Can Make At Home," 13 July 2017 To pack even more nutrition, make a trail mix with plain roasted almonds, and add dried, unsweetened fruit, like raisins or plums. Samantha Cassetty, NBC News, "Back to school: 9 lower-sugar snacks and treats for kids you can feel good about," 21 Aug. 2019 Frequent comparisons are made to unsweetened chocolate or, more bluntly put, dirt. Kelly Wei, Dallas News, "When did açai bowls become all the rage, and where should you go in D-FW to find them? Curious Texas explores," 9 Aug. 2019 The dessert incorporates tons of keto-friendly alternatives, including monk fruit sweetener, crushed nuts, and unsweetened homemade whipped cream, in place of higher sugar counterparts. Christina Oehler, Health.com, "Kourtney Kardashian Shares Her Favorite Keto Cheesecake—and It Looks Amazing," 23 July 2019 Even produce can come in a package: boxed or bagged salad greens; frozen fruits and veggies; and dried, unsweetened fruits are some fine examples. Samantha Cassetty, NBC News, "A better way to think about 'clean eating'," 24 June 2019 Some are incredibly tart — like munching unsweetened cranberries. Jolene Thym, The Mercury News, "Taste-Off: The Bay Area’s best (and worst) hibiscus teas," 13 July 2019 McAlister’s Free Tea Day Visit McAlister’s Deli Thursday, July 18 for the chain's annual Free Tea Day and get a free 32-ounce McAlister’s Deli tea sweetened or unsweetened black tea. Kelly Tyko, USA TODAY, "July deals: How and where to get free food – from chicken to ice cream – plus discounts," 1 July 2019 To take advantage of cranberry benefits, look for unsweetened 100% juice. Cynthia Sass, Mph, Health.com, "6 Health Benefits of Cranberries," 7 June 2019

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circa 1775, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of unsweetened

: not having sugar added : not sweetened

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