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Agave nectar


Agave nectar is a sweetener commercially produced from several species of agave, including Agave tequilana and Agave salmiana. Agave syrup is sweeter than honey and tends to be less viscous. Most agave syrup comes from Mexico and South Africa.

  • also known as Agave syrup
  • more generic: Syrup

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Google previewThe Pure Cure (2012)

A Complete Guide to Freeing Your Life From Dangerous Toxins by Sharyn Wynters

Agave Agave nectar is a newcomer to the sweetener industry. It is a liquid, similar to honey (a bit thinner),

The one drawback to agave nectar is that it has a high fructose content—above 90 percent. Its use should be limited. Stevia Stevia is ...

Google previewCooking for Healthy Healing (2002)

Book One : The Healing Diets by Linda Garland Page, Linda G. Rector-Page

Agave Nectar is a new, high fructose sweetener. It's 90% solids, a percentage much greater than traditional high fructose corn syrup. (This amount of fructose may aggravate a copper deficiency linked to serious coronary problems.) Agave may ...

Google previewThe Nutrient-Dense Eating Plan (2005)

A Lifetime Eating Guide to Exceptional Foods for Super Health by Douglas L. Margel

Agave nectar is a relatively new sweetener that should rapidly gain popularity as people become more aware of...

Although it does not offer much nutritionally, agave nectar is an excellent sweetener for tea and other beverages.

Google previewDiabetes Cookbook For Dummies (2014)

by Alan L. Rubin

Agave nectar is a delicious natural sweetener with a flavor similar to honey. It's derived from the same plant that gives us tequila. Compared to other sweeteners, it has a low glycemic index. It provides sweetness without the sugar rush (and ...

Google previewHow to Love Your Body and Get the Body You Love (2011)

by Yaana Gupta

Agave nectar is a juice extracted naturally from the core of living agave cactus plants in Mexico. It is a great sugar substitute for people with diabetes and hyperglycaemia. Agave nectar can be used for pretty much any kind of ...

Google previewHappy Herbivore Holidays & Gatherings (2014)

Easy Plant-Based Recipes for Your Healthiest Celebrations and Special Occasions by Lindsay Nixon

agave nectar Pronounced ah-gah-vay, agave nectar is a natural, unrefined sweetener with a consis- tency similar to honey. black salt Black salt is also called kala namak. Not to be confused with Hawaiian black lava salt. coconut aminos A ...

Google previewHappy Herbivore Light & Lean (2013)

Over 150 Low-Calorie Recipes with Workout Plans for Looking and Feeling Great by Lindsay S. Nixon

AGAVE NECTAR Pronounced ah-GAH-vay, agave nectar is a natural, unrefined sweetener with a consistency similar to honey. It comes from the agave plant, which also is used to make tequila. It can replace honey, sugar, and maple syrup in ...

Google previewHip Hop Cooking (2010)

by Annette Adams

Agave Nectar is a natural sweetener ...

Google previewThe Kid-Friendly ADHD & Autism Cookbook, Updated and Revised (2012)

The Ultimate Guide to the Gluten-Free, Casein-Free Diet by Pamela Compart, Dana Laake, Sidney MacDonald Baker

gluten milk soy egg corn nuts An extract of the wild agave cactus from Mexico, agave nectar is a sweetener similar to honey. It has less of an efizct on blood glucose compared to sugar. And is quite versatile and works well in baked goods , ...

Google previewThrive Energy Cookbook (2014)

150 Plant-Based Whole Food Recipes by Brendan Brazier

blue agave plant, agave nectar is a sweet, syruplike substance that is a cleanburning fuel source. Since it is almost 100 percent sugar, it will cause insulin to rise quickly if it is not consumed with a fat, protein, or fiber source. Therefore, it is ...

Google previewTemple Ranch Cookbook (2013)

A Texas Tradition of Conservation and Cuisine by Ellen Temple, Patrick Hieger

Agave nectar is a sweetener similar to honey but is milder and cooks differently. It is readily available in grocery store baking aisles. blender. Blenders (including stick or immersion blenders) are appropriate for mixing a loose batter or blending ...

Google previewSkinny Chicks Don't Eat Salads (2009)

Stop Starving, Start Eating...and Losing! by Christine Avanti

The great thing about agave nectar is that it is approximately 90 percent fructose, so it has a low glycemic level, which, as we know, is helpful when it comes to keeping blood sugar levels steady. This makes agave a natural healthy option for ...

Google previewIdiot's Guides: Homebrewing (2015)

by Daniel Ironside

Agave nectar syrups (3–45°L) The fermentable source for topshelf tequila, agave nectar is an vegan alternative to honey. Agave nectar has a wide range ...

Google previewMayim's Vegan Table (2014)

More than 100 Great-Tasting and Healthy Recipes from My Family to Yours by Mayim Bialik

Agave nectar: Because many vegans don't use honey (it's an animal by- product), agave nectar is a great substi- tute to have on hand, and it's got a lower glycemic index, making it a healthier choice as well. Agave can be used in vegan ...

Google previewThe Great American Detox Diet (2006)

Feel Better, Look Better, and Lose Weight by Cleaning Up Your Diet by Alex Jamieson

Agave nectar is a natural liquid derived from the agave cactus.

Google previewLive Raw (2011)

Raw Food Recipes for Good Health and Timeless Beauty by Mimi Kirk

The following are just a few: raw agave nectar is a natural sweetener taken from the agave cactus plant. It dissolves easily in other liquids and is claimed to be low on the glycemic index, making it safe for those monitoring sugar levels.

Google previewVegan Freak (2009)

Being Vegan in a Non-Vegan World by Bob Torres, Jenna Torres

Agave nectar is an excellent substitute for honey, and is completely vegan. While we're on the topic of sweeteners, let's talk about sugar.

Google previewLinda Page's Healthy Healing (2004)

A Guide to Self-Healing for Everyone by Linda Page

Agave Nectar is a new, high fructose sweetener. It's 90% solids, a percentage much greater than traditional high fructose corn syrup. (This amount of fructose may ...

Google previewThe Belly Fat Cure (2009)

Discover the New Carb Swap System and Lose 4 to 9 Lbs. Every Week by Jorge Cruise

Agave nectar is a sweetener made from the agave plant, a common succulent found in Mexico. It's a bit like honey, but thinner. It's been labeled a healthy sweetener and said to be good for diabetics and “100 percent natural.” But here's why ...

Google previewThe Allergy-Free Pantry (2014)

Make Your Own Staples, Snacks, and More Without Wheat, Gluten, Dairy, Eggs, Soy Or Nuts by Colette Martin

Agave nectar—Agave nectar is a processed sweetener that comes from 8 The Allergy- Free ...

Google previewEat Right 4 Your Type (Revised and Updated) (1997)

The Individualized Blood Type Diet Solution by Dr. Peter J. D'Adamo, Catherine Whitney

Agave nectar is a honeylike ...

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