Agave Nectar

Apple Fennel Salad

Easy, Recipes, Snacks

Ingredients: 2 cups fresh Spinach or Arugula ½ Small Fennel Head 1 Medium Granny Smith Apple ½ Small Red Onion Vinaigrette: ¼ cup 100% Apple juice 3 Tablespoons Walnut oil 2 Tablespoons Apple cider vinegar 1 teaspoon Agave nectar Directions: Combine vinaigrette in a small jar and shake well to combine Peel and cube the [...]

December 30th, 2011 | Comments (0)
orange chicken

Chipotle Orange Chicken

Easy, Entrees, Recipes

  Ingredients: 1 small whole chicken ( 2-3 pounds) 3 cloves garlic, minced 1 Tablespoon Herbes de Provence ¼ cup agave nectar or pure maple syrup 1 teaspoon sea salt 1 Tablespoon chipotle chili powder 1 cup orange juice, freshly squeezed Directions: Rinse chicken and pat dry with a paper towel. Place chicken in a gallon-sized Ziploc bag. In [...]

December 30th, 2011 | Comments (1)

Pecan Shortbread Cookies

Desserts, Intermediate, Recipes

Ingredients: 2 ½ cups blanched almond flour ¼ teaspoon sea salt ¼ teaspoon baking soda 1 cup pecans, toasted and chopped 5 Tablespoons agave nectar ½ cup salted butter, melted 1 Tablespoon vanilla extract Directions: In a large bowl combine almond flour, salt, baking soda and pecans In a smaller bowl, mix together agave, butter and vanilla Mix [...]

December 23rd, 2011 | Comments (0)
cocktail sauce

Shrimp Cocktail

Entrees, Intermediate, Recipes

  Ingredients: About 32 peeled and deveined uncooked shrimp with tails on (the larger the better) For the brine: 2 Tablespoons sea salt 1/4 cup agave nectar 1 cup water 2 cups ice Cocktail Sauce: 1 cup homemade ketchup 1 Tablespoon horseradish 1 teaspoon chili powder 1-2 Tablespoons lemon or lime juice 1 teaspoon Worcestershire [...]

December 23rd, 2011 | Comments (0)
coconut macaroon

Coconut Macaroons

Desserts, Intermediate, Recipes

  Ingredients: 6 egg whites ¼ teaspoon sea salt ½ cup agave nectar 1 tablespoon vanilla extract 3 cups unsweetened shredded coconut Directions: In a mixing bowl whisk egg whites and salt until stiff. Fold in agave, vanilla and coconut. Drop batter onto a parchment lined baking sheet, one rounded tablespoonful at a time. Pinch each macaroon at [...]

December 23rd, 2011 | Comments (0)
carrot cake

Carrot Cake

Desserts, Intermediate, Recipes

  Ingredients: 3 cups blanched almond flour 1/2 teaspoons sea salt 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 tablespoon cinnamon 1 teaspoon nutmeg 5 eggs ½ cup pure maple syrup or agave nectar ¼ cup safflower oil 3 cups carrots, grated 1 cup raisins 1 cup walnuts Cream Cheese Frosting: 4 ounces cream cheese, softened to room temperature 3 Tablespoons [...]

December 16th, 2011 | Comments (0)
simple bread

Elana’s Simple Bread

Easy, Recipes, Sides

  Ingredients: 2 ½ cups blanched almond flour ½ teaspoon sea salt ½ teaspoon baking soda 3 eggs 1 tablespoon agave nectar ½ teaspoon apple cider vinegar Directions: In a large bowl, combine almond flour, salt and baking soda In a medium bowl, whisk the eggs, and then add agave and vinegar Stir wet ingredients into dry Scoop [...]

December 16th, 2011 | Comments (0)

Coconut Pudding Cake

Desserts, Intermediate, Recipes

Ingredients: 1 can good-quality coconut milk (do not shake can-after opening, remove 4 dollops of the cream on top and reserve in refrigerator) 2 eggs Pinch of salt 1/2 cup brown rice flour 1 teaspoon coconut extract 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 3 Tablespoons agave nectar TOPPING: 4 dollops of coconut cream (reserved) 2-3 Tablespoons dry [...]

November 30th, 2011 | Comments (0)
macademia nuts

Candied Macadamia Nuts

Easy, Recipes, Snacks

  Ingredients: ½ cup macadamia nuts ¾ teaspoon olive oil ½ Tablespoon agave nectar 1/8 – ¼ teaspoon sea salt Directions: Toss all ingredients together in a large bowl Place in a 9×13 inch baking dish Bake at 350° for 10-15 minutes, until lightly browned Cool and serve Makes 2 servings This recipe was inspired in whole or in [...]

November 30th, 2011 | Comments (0)

Muesli Bars

Easy, Recipes, Snacks

Ingredients: ¾ cup blanched almond flour 1/8 teaspoon sea salt 1/8 teaspoon baking soda 2 Tablespoons safflower oil 2 Tablespoons agave nectar or pure maple syrup ½ teaspoon vanilla extract ¼ cup shredded coconut ¼ cup pumpkin seeds ¼ cup sunflower seeds ¼ cup almond slivers 2 Tablespoons raisins Directions: In a small bowl, combine almond flour, salt and [...]

November 29th, 2011 | Comments (0)

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