Tag: agave nectar

AlcoHOLidays | Mexican Independence Day | The Caliente

Raise your hands, all of you who think (thought) Cinco de Mayo was Mexico’s Independence Day. Okay, put your hands back down. For the record, Cinco de Mayo (May 5th) celebrates the Mexican victory over the French at the Battle of Puebla in 1862. Fifty-two years earlier, however, Mexico began it’s fight for independence from […]

Healthy Food Trend: Agave Syrup, Agave Nectar

It seems that agave syrup also known as agave nectar is the new darling of the sugar sweetener world. Agave syrup has been popping up as an ingredient in cocktails and desserts and other recipes. What makes agave syrup so attractive is that it has a lower GI (glycemic index). Glycemic index is the speed at which […]