Keyword: agave nectar

mango mousse
Breakfast, Desserts, French Cuisine, Fruit, Gluten Free, Indian Cuisine, Mother's Day

Vegan Mango Mousse

Vegan mango mousse is surprisingly simple, but elegant, sweet, and rich in flavor. Made with fresh mangoes and coconut cream, this is a dessert that will delight guests and family, too. In ten minutes, you can have this made and chilling in the fridge. I don’t have much experience with coconut cream, but I found […]

kiwi kale green smoothie
Drinks, Fewer Than 6 Ingredients, Fruit, Gluten Free, Oil Free Recipes, Smoothies

Kiwi Kale Green Smoothie

I made this kiwi kale green smoothie on St. Patrick’s Day, but we will be making it many times in the future. I love the sweetness of this one – it satisfies my sweet tooth. Since I added kale to this smoothie, I also added a tablespoon of agave syrup/nectar, in case the kale flavor […]

grape avocado arugula salad
Easter, Fruit, Lunch & Dinner, Salad Dressings, Salads, Summer Holidays, Vegetables

Grape Avocado Arugula Salad & Vinaigrette

I love this grape avocado arugula salad for its flavor combinations, with sweet grapes, red onions and smooth avocados. You can serve this lively salad with the vinaigrette on the side or toss it into the salad. If you serve it on the side, your salad leftovers will stay crispier after being refrigerated. Before making […]

strawberry chocolate smoothie
Drinks, Oil Free Recipes, Smoothies, Valentine's Day

Strawberry Chocolate Smoothie

I’m pretty much obligated to make a strawberry chocolate smoothie for Lisa this week. Our kitchen is covered in strawberries and dark chocolate. This is Valentine’s Week, after all and she’s gone overboard, as usual. This is a very good smoothie, though, so I’m glad I made it. It’s quick and easy, and very delish. […]

tasty pumpkin nut granola
Breakfast, Oven Dishes, Snacks

Tasty Pumpkin Nut Granola

While looking around for some nice holiday desserts, I came across this tasty pumpkin nut granola. It’s crunchy, sweet and even has some nutritional value! This recipe is nice because you can substitute different nuts for the pecans and any nut for the sunflower seeds. In fact the original recipe on Jessica in the Kitchen […]

roasted vegetable salad
Fall & Winter Holidays, Gluten Free Option, Lunch & Dinner, Oven Dishes, Salads, Vegetables

Roasted Vegetable Salad with Lemon Basil Dressing

In the fall and winter, I love warm salads, like this roasted vegetable salad. There’s something about eating five veggies in one dish that just feels like a nice nutrient bomb (because it is!). This salad has a nice simple dressing made with lemon, agave and dried basil. The dressing adds delicious sweetness and tartness. […]