If you’re looking for alternatives to sugar in baked goods and other healthy recipes, these recipes sweetened with agave nectar are delicious recipes to try. Agave nectar or agave syrup is the naturally sweet juice extracted from the agave plant. It has a lower glycemic index than table sugar, but is even sweeter. Use agave syrup in moderation when substituting for table sugar. You can look for it near other sweeteners in natural-foods stores. Try cooking or baking with agave nectar with our healthy recipes sweetened with agave.