3 Uses for Organic Agave Nectar

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If you're testing out sugar substitutes and alternate sweeteners, give organic agave nectar a try. Agave nectar provides a healthier alternative to table sugar and has a variety of uses.

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3 Uses for Organic Agave Nectar

  1. 1. 3 Uses for Organic Agave Nectar 3 Simple Ways to Introduce Organic Agave Nectar to Your Diet
  2. 2. What Is Organic Agave Nectar?
  3. 3. What Is Organic Agave Nectar? Agave nectar is a natural, healthy sugar replacement.
  4. 4. What Is Organic Agave Nectar? It resembles syrup, and is harvested in much the same way maple syrup is harvested.
  5. 5. There Are Two Types of Agave Nectar
  6. 6. There Are Two Types of Agave Nectar  The two most common agave plants that are harvested for their nectar are the blue agave plant and the white agave plant.
  7. 7. There Are Two Types of Agave Nectar  The blue is very popular, and its nectar has many uses, including the making of tequila!
  8. 8. There Are Two Types of Agave Nectar  The white agave plant, however, contains the most health benefits of any agave nectar.
  9. 9. The 3 Uses for Organic Agave Nectar  Agave nectar is a popular sugar substitute because it has a
  10. 10. The 3 Uses for Organic Agave Nectar  Agave nectar is a popular sugar substitute because it has a 1. Lower glycemic index than sugar
  11. 11. The 3 Uses for Organic Agave Nectar  Agave nectar is a popular sugar substitute because it has a 1. Lower glycemic index than sugar 2. Sweeter flavor than sugar, meaning you can use less agave in recipes and produce the same or similar flavor
  12. 12. Use #1: Cooking  Agave nectar comes in liquid form, making it very easy to use with many kinds of cooking.
  13. 13. Use #2: Baking  Because agave nectar is in liquid form, it requires a reduction in the recipe’s liquid ingredients.
  14. 14. Use#3: Flavoring  Agave nectar is a terrific way to flavor drinks like tea, coffee and hot chocolate.
  15. 15. Agave Nectar Recipes  It’s usually best to start out using recipes that already includes organic agave nectar and has adjusted the other ingredients accordingly. Here are a few good sources:
  16. 16. Agave Nectar Recipes  It’s usually best to start out using recipes that already includes organic agave nectar and has adjusted the other ingredients accordingly. Here are a few good sources: http://www.thekitchn.com/5-tips-on-substitutingagave-i-105651
  17. 17. Agave Nectar Recipes  It’s usually best to start out using recipes that already includes organic agave nectar and has adjusted the other ingredients accordingly. Here are a few good sources: http://www.thekitchn.com/5-tips-on-substitutingagave-i-105651 http://www.betterbodyfoods.com/recipes/
  18. 18. Agave Nectar Recipes  It’s usually best to start out using recipes that already includes organic agave nectar and has adjusted the other ingredients accordingly. Here are a few good sources: http://www.thekitchn.com/5-tips-on-substitutingagave-i-105651 http://www.betterbodyfoods.com/recipes/ http://www.eatingwell.com/healthy_recipes_sweetene d_with_agave_nectar

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