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

Definition of unsweetened

: not containing added sugar : not sweetened unsweetened baking chocolate

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Recent Examples on the Web Melt in a small saucepan: 1 stick (4 oz or 115g) unsalted butter 4 ounces (115g) unsweetened chocolate, finely chopped Let cool. CBS News, "Brownie recipes from "Joy of Cooking"," 7 Nov. 2019 Twitter/Instagram: @abrowntable Email: food@sfchronicle.com Recipie: Rajma (Kidney Bean Stew) Serve over a bed of rice with a side of plain, unsweetened yogurt. Nik Sharma, SFChronicle.com, "A Brown Kitchen recipe: Rajma (Kidney Bean Stew)," 25 Oct. 2019 Over a period of four years, swapping just one soda or juice for an unsweetened choice—such as water, coffee or tea—every day could slash your risk of type 2 diabetes by up to 10%, according to a study published in the journal Diabetes Care. Jamie Ducharme, Time, "Cutting Down on Sugary Beverages? Here's What to Drink Instead, According to a New Study," 3 Oct. 2019 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

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First Known Use of unsweetened

circa 1775, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of unsweetened was circa 1775

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15 Nov 2019

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“Unsweetened.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unsweetened?pronunciation&lang=en_us&dir=u&file=unswe01ld. Accessed 22 November 2019.

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English Language Learners Definition of unsweetened

: not having sugar added : not sweetened

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