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What is Agave Nectar, and Why Use It in Recipes?

What is Agave Nectar? It is derived from the heart of the agave plant and is gaining popularity as a sweetener because it is lower on the glycemic index and does not raise blood sugar levels as high as white sugar. Agave Nectar enhances the flavors of foods and works well in many recipes. Opt for this sweetener in the following recipes and let us know what you think!

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Hearty Vegetable Chowder [Recipe of the Week]

This weeks Recipe of the Week is this Hearty Vegetable Chowder. It is vegetarian, packed with nutrients and you’d never guess that it’s low in fat and calories. Serve as a meal on its own or alongside your favorite protein.

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Pre- and Postworkout Smoothies

It’s always important to give your body the fuel that it needs, but especially important before and after you workout. With the proper fuel you will have a better workout and achieve maximum results. Here are two of our favorite smoothies for pre and post workouts.