New Organic Agave Nectar from Florida Crystals!

Organic Agave Nectar is a delicious liquid sweetener, with a low glycemic index, that is made from the core of the succulent agave plant. Low glycemic index foods help keep energy levels balanced and are a good part of a healthy diet. Our agave nectars are also suitable for a vegan diet and have no additives or preservatives.

Organic Agave Nectars can be used in baked goods and to sweeten many favorite foods: cereals, pancakes, fruits, sauces, cakes, cookies, brownies and more!

Product Benefits:
• Available in Light and Amber varieties; 11.75 oz. and 23.5 oz. bottles.
• No Drip Cap – prevents unwanted spills and messy, sticky caps.
• Certified Organic by Quality Assurance International.
• A vegan food and gluten free.

Agave Fresh Fruit Salsa

1 lb. fresh strawberries
4 fresh apricots OR 2 large peaches
1 ½ cups fresh, chopped pineapple
1 ½ cups fresh blueberries
1 1/2 TBSP fresh lime juice ½ cup Florida Crystals® Organic Light Agave Nectar OR 1/2 cup Florida Crystals® Organic Sugar
1-3 TBSP chili powder
1 tsp finely chopped fresh cilantro
½ tsp finely chopped fresh mint
Dice strawberries, apricots and pineapple into 1/2-inch pieces. In a large bowl, combine all fruit and set aside. In a small bowl, combine lime juice and Agave Nectar. Add 1 tablespoon of chili powder (increase by teaspoonfuls to reach desired flavor); mix well. Add agave mixture, cilantro and mint to the fruit, tossing until combined. Serve immediately.

Sugar 'N Spice Chips

1 bag (8.5 to 10.5 oz) corn tortilla chips
1/2 cup unsalted butter, melted (1 stick)
½ cup Florida Crystals® Organic Sugar
2 tsp ground cinnamon
¼ - ½ tsp chili powder

Preheat oven to 425°F. Grease two cookie sheets or line with parchment paper. Dip tortilla chips into melted butter. Using a pastry brush, remove excess butter to give each chip a thin, even layer of butter on both sides. Place chips on prepared cookie sheet. In a small bowl, combine sugar, cinnamon and chili powder to taste. Sprinkle over buttered chips, and bake for approximately 5 minutes, or just until golden. Remove from oven and cool for 5 minutes before serving.

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