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I had mentioned agave in my chocolate chip, walnut, coconut recipe but what exactly is this new-age, gimmicky-sounding ingredient? Well, it’s no gimmick. It’s a savior for dessert fiends! Agave nectar is a plant-derived sweetener that’s praised for its low glycemic index, meaning it doesn’t cause as big of a spike in your blood sugar as [...]

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Ever since I read about Midwest Airlines’ inflight baked cookies, I’ve had the urge to whip up a batch myself. I may be a sucker for Girl Scout cookies and Keebler Chips Deluxe (mmm…), but warm, gooey home-baked cookies knock those store-bought ones out of the water. Pair with a tall glass of milk (organic skim from [...]