un·​sweet·​ened | \ ˌən-ˈswē-tᵊnd \

Definition of unsweetened

: not containing added sugar : not sweetened unsweetened baking chocolate

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Make topping: Combine brown sugar in bowl with butter, finely shredded unsweetened coconut, and cilantro. The Good Housekeeping Test Kitchen, Good Housekeeping, "Spiced Fresh Tomato Soup with Sweet and Herby Pitas," 9 Oct. 2018 Instead of relying on sugar replacements, opt for water or unsweetened drinks like tea. 2. Diana Vilibert, Redbook, "7 Diet Mistakes You're Definitely Making," 20 Jan. 2017 My favorite meal was a plain baked potato and chili with an unsweetened iced tea from Wendy's. Amy Brightfield, Woman's Day, "Eat Healthy On the Road," 1 June 2010 Then, strain out the ginger and remove the tea bag, before pouring the hot unsweetened hemp milk into your hot water and stirring in coconut nectar. Lauren Valenti, Vogue, "6 Dairy-Free (and Delicious!) Lattes to Power Your Day," 13 Aug. 2018 Ask for the unsweetened version of this fruity drink. Jessica Leigh Mattern, Redbook, "18 Guilt-Free Starbucks Drinks For When You're Trying to Lose Weight," 21 Nov. 2017 Top with unsweetened whipped cream, yogurt or ice cream, if desired. Jennifer Rude Klett, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Table for 1: For solo diners, cooking at home offers many perks," 12 July 2018 Arenas recommends a homemade creamer made with unsweetened coconut milk, coconut oil, coconut sugar, and a touch of vanilla and cinnamon. Ryan Smith, Bon Appetit, "I Love Soy Milk, and No, I Don't Want to Try That Other Milk Instead," 26 June 2018 Here’s a make-your-own combo Blatner likes: combine popcorn with pecans, unsweetened coconut, cacao nibs and pumpkin seeds. Amy Gorin, NBC News, "7 ways to eat bigger portions while keeping calories low," 11 May 2018

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circa 1775, in the meaning defined above

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