The Common Condiment That Will Transform Your Iced Coffee
Epicurious shares why maple syrup is their sweetener of choice for iced tea and coffee.
6 Brain Foods You Should Nosh on Now
Our friend, Dr. Navindra Seeram, wrote this guest post for Fit Bottomed Eats which shares recent research on six natural foods that can help protect brain health and prevent neurodegenerative diseases, including pure maple syrup.
It was a sweet year for maple syrup production in US, Canada
The Associated Press shares news of the record-breaking 2016 maple syrup harvest in Canada and the U.S.
“The Magic Of Maple” Original Cocktail Recipes
Omni Hotels & Resorts pools announces their "Magic of Maple" summer promotion featuring a menu of their original maple-infused cocktail creations that can be found poolside at their resorts.
Maple Syrup Is Much Healthier Than You Thought
The Daily Mail shares new research that shows, once again, maple syrup is healthier than many think.
8 Vegan Smoothie Recipes for Earth Day
Fit Bottomed Eats includes our maple avocado smoothie in their Earth Day roundup of vegan smoothies.
This Sweet, Sweet Treat May Protect The Brain Against Alzheimer’s
The Huffington Post shares findings presented at the American Chemical Society's annual meeting which reveal pure maple syrup has the potential to protectively impact brain cells.
Ask a Chef: How to Cook With Maple Syrup
Brian Rowe, executive chef of Magnolia's on King in Alexandria, VA, shares his tips for cooking with maple syrup, especially with savory profiles.
Salty Maple Nut Energy Bites
Epicurious shares a recipe from one of our favorite bloggers and past ambassadors, fANNEtastic Food.
In the Air Swirls of Maple
Asha, one of our maple press trip attendees, shares an inside view of the trip in the Spring 2015 edition of Nourished Magazine.
Is maple syrup the new athletic superfuel?
According to The Guardian, "A low glycemic index, numerous antioxidants and high mineral content make an appealing energy source for athletes."
White Balsamic-Lime Vinaigrette
This sweet-and-tangy vinaigrette, naturally sweetened with pure maple syrup, is perfect for dressing hearty greens and roasted vegetable salads.
Why Maple Syrup Is So Damn Expensive (And So Delicious)
HuffPost Taste dives into the maple production process, explaining why pure maple syrup is so expensive and so delicious!
Alternative Natural Sweeteners
Today's Dietitian includes pure maple syrup on their list of alternative natural sweeteners!
The 9 Best Sugar Substitutes
Yahoo! Health puts pure maple syrup at the top of their list of the nine best sugar substitutes!
Stuffed Baked Apples with Maple Yogurt Cream
In this perfect fall dessert, Health Magazine stuffs baked apples with creamy yogurt naturally sweetened with pure maple syrup.
Health Magazine uses pure maple syrup to naturally sweeten this delicious galette made with pears and cranberries. The flavors of maple, cinnamon and nutmeg add warmth to the dessert making it perfect for fall.
Maple-Rosemary Salmon Skewers
Fine Cooking's combination of pure maple syrup, rosemary and soy sauce give these salmon skewers a deliciously sweet and tangy flavor!
The Very Best Beverages for Runners
Runner's World suggests refueling on shorter runs with pure maple water. When comparing maple water brands, be sure to look for the NAPSI seal, which certifies an authentic and high quality product!
Brussels Sprouts With a Twist
On SELF.com, the Kissters suggest jazzing up your usual Brussels sprouts recipe with some bacon and maple syrup!
Take a Maple Syrup Road Trip!
On Budget Travel and "Wake Up With Al," Robert Firpo-Cappiello shares his favorite sweet spots for where you can get a taste of sugaring season!
3 Unbelievably Delicious (and Totally Unexpected) Ways to Use Maple Syrup
It looks like Women's Health is sweet on pure maple syrup! Read about the complex flavor and unique benefits of maple, and find delicious recipes that tap into the goodness.
Is Maple Water Going To Be The Next Coconut Water?
The Huffington Post suggests maple water just might be the new and improved coconut water!
5 Ways to Fuel Your Early Morning Workout
STACK suggests 5 ways to fuel your morning workout, and pure maple syrup tops the list!
Low & Slow Chipotle-Maple Beef
This recipe from Every Day with Rachael Ray is a slow cooker creation perfect for making ahead and using in a variety of different dishes.
Every Day with Rachael Ray magazine shares a delicious recipe for an oat-standing breakfast with sweet golden raisins, pecans, cinnamon and a hint of pure maple syrup!
Maple Syrup Goes To Dinner — And Drinks
NPR gives us an inside look into the skillful process used to make pure maple syrup, and provides some delicious recipes to display the versatility of this magical ingredient.
Maple-Glazed Roast Chicken
Fine Cooking showcases the warm flavor of maple in this juicy chicken that is sure to be a show-stopper!
Winter Salad with Spiced Maple Vinaigrette
Fine Cooking combines favorite winter-time flavors like maple, clove and allspice with root vegetables and sharp Cheddar cheese in this salad that is a pleasure for the palate!
Maple Bacon Popcorn
Fine Cooking pops popcorn in bacon fat then adds a touch of maple for a salty-sweet treat that is over the top!
12 Key Trends in Food, Nutrition & Health 2014
New Nutrition Business predicts Canadian maple water, which has an all-natural nutritional profile, will be one of the biggest growth areas over the next five years.
Maple Pumpkin Pie with Salted Pecan Brittle
This gorgeous and delicious pumpkin pie with a hint of maple is sure to please any holiday crowd!
Maple Hot Toddy
Maple and whiskey combine in this delicious beverage that is sure to warm up any fall tailgate.
Maple-Ginger-Glazed Root Veggies
This delicious combo of sweet carrots, spicy parsnips, flavorful ginger and a hint of maple is sure to turn heads at the dinner table.
Crockpot Maple Sweet Potato Oatmeal
Warm up on a cool fall morning with this recipe from Melissa Lanz, author of The Fresh 20 cookbook. It takes five minutes to prep and cooks while you sleep.
6 New Ways to Use Syrup
Pancakes are just the beginning―syrup is a sweet addition to a variety of dishes (savory, too). Try using it in these ways.
Chef Diane Henderiks Makes Crock-Pot Maple BBQ Sauce and Garden Green Salad
An outdoor cookout is the perfect way to get everyone together, but it can also be a lot of work. That is, until now. Chef Diane Henderiks is here to show us how easy it is to create a fabulous all American Family cookout.
The Surprising Health Benefits of Maple Syrup
A pile of fluffy, golden pancakes is incomplete unless its drizzled with the rich sweetness of real maple syrup. But something that heavenly cannot possibly be good for you, can it? The answer is yes!
Cooking with Maple Syrup
Maple syrup can be used for so much more than just pancakes, waffles, and French toast. With a little imagination and creativity, you can breathe new life into some other everyday favorites using maple syrup, too. Check out the highlights from this week's contest for some great cooking ideas.
57 Magical Ways To Use Maple Syrup
Now that print is dead, maple syrup is officially the greatest thing made by trees.
12 Ways To Bake With The Syrup
Maple syrup -- the sweet, thick liquid that we bury our breakfast treats in -- is also excellent for baking. Check out 12 ways Huffington Post suggests to bake with the ingredient.
Menu Ideas: 11 Ways to Use Maple Syrup
Each season has a sweetness attached to it: something to love, something to savor, something to look forward to when the weather starts changing. In the winter, it's maple. Food52 lists these 11 recipes from their archives.
Eat This Now: Maple Syrup
One tablespoon of maple syrup has 52 calories - nearly half of the amount in sugar - and provides 30 percent of your daily need for manganese. Read to learn more about the benefits of maple syrup.
Runner's World Original Article
The Sweet Benefits of Maple Syrup!
Maple syrup boosts your liver function, keeps you healthy and reins in your appetite. Read more about the research.
Maple more than a staple
Pure and natural, maple provides a premium punch to a variety of entrées and products. Although maple is paired primarily with pancakes and waffles as syrup during breakfast, there's no reason maple syrup and other maple products can't be used to enhance other foods. Luc Bergeron, founder and co-owner of L.B. Maple Treat Corp., Granby, Quebec, suggests ways consumers can incorporate maple into their…
Weeknight Pantry Pick: Pure Maple Syrup
Primarily produced in Quebeck and New England, pure maple syrup is the boiled-down sap of sugar maple treets. Pancake syrups (with no real maple) and maple-flavored syrups (with a little bit of maple) are no comparison. True maple syrup has a complex, nuanced sweetness, and it works equally well in savory and sweet dishes. You can find it in supermarkets, and it will keep, refridgerated,…
Fine Cooking Original Article
Fuel Your Workouts with Pure Maple Syrup
Whether you are a marathoner, a Soul Cycle fanatic or weekend warrior, your workout is only as good as the fuel you put in your body. Read on to hear about an all-natural energy booster that may surprise you – pure maple syrup.
Day 8: PRE WORKOUT #plantPOWER
Today we are doing a GIVEAWAY with Pure Maple Canada Syrup! PURE Maple syrup is a great quick energy – perfect for PRE WORKOUT! Read to find out more about Maple Syrup benefits.
Every time you walk into a grocery store, you face a daunting task: picking the healthiest, most nutrient-packed foods to fuel your running from thousands of choices. This aisle-by-aisle guide tells you exactly which nutritious (and delicious!) foods you should toss into your cart and which health-food imposteors you should run away from.
Runner's World Original Article
Is Maple Syrup Sweeter than Honey?
I am wary of most food fads, but I was sorting out the swag from Fitbloggin' when the Canada Maple Syrup brochure caught my attention. I was surprised to see that maple syrup has more of some nutrients than honey, and fewer grams of sugars.
A Taste of Fall + A Giveaway
When I attended FHBC back in June, I had the privilege of meeting the people who represent Pure Canadian Maple Syrup. I grew up on Aunt Jemima and Hungry Jack syrup, so when I sampled the real stuff, I was blown away. Plus did you know that there are many health benefits to real maple syrup?
Naturally Fuel Your Fitness Routine
I was back on Let’s Talk Live this week sharing a plethora of ways you can naturally fuel your fitness routine. I worked with recipes that are made from Pure Canadian Maple Syrup, which is rich in carbohydrates that provide our bodies the energy we need before workouts.
Eat Like a Champ: The Best Foods for Runners
Eating snacks that combine protein and carbohydrates are best for nourishing your muscles the right way. See how Barbara Lewin's Maple Refueler Shake can be a great post-workout snack.
Maple Syrup Stolen Equal to $30.4 Million Dollars (U.S.)
Maple syrup is one of my favorite natural sweeteners and apparently is that of some smart thieves as well who stole a quarter of Quebec’s maple syrup reserves equal to $30.4 million dollars (U.S.). One could surmise that they are in the know about the incredible health benefits of maple syrup.
Maple Syrup – A Natural Sweetener with Health Benefits
Maple syrup is one of my favorite natural sweeteners. Not only is it super yummy, but pure organic maple syrup also has many health benefits! Before exercising, maple syrup supplies energy in the form of simple carbs. During workouts, the electrolytes in its natural sugars increase stamina. Finally, its high levels of magnesium and zinc help with muscle recovery and replenish the body with nutrients…
What’s Good About 100% Maple Syrup?
When you think of maple syrup, what comes to mind? Pure maple syrup has a lot of nutrition to offer. In fact, Canadian maple syrup may be the next super food, according to researchers from the University of Rhode Island.
Maple Energy Bars
During the Health and Fitness Bloggers Conference, I got a chance to have a homemade Maple Energy Bar. Here is my take on the recipe.
Fitness and Health Bloggers Conference Photo Recap: Part 2
Snack time is the best time! Pure Canada Maple Syrup handed out Maple Energy Snack Squares for an energy boost between lectures at the Fitness and Health Bloggers Conference.
Wellness: Is Maple Syrup Good for You?
Fitness discovery of the week: maple syrup. In its purest form, this sticky, sweet breakfast favorite is a fabulous energy booster with tons of health benefits, like antioxidants, essential nutrients (zinc, iron, potassium, calcium, and manganese, which aids in muscle recovery) and has fewer calories than honey. Try using it in place of sugar in recipes—even in homemade sports energy drinks.
Sports Drink Alternatives? 7 Healthier Picks To Power Up Your Workout
After a tough workout at the gym, many people reach for a sports drink. For a lighter workout, you could easily stick to plain water. But if what you're doing requires a bit of a pick-me-up, there are options beyond sports drinks.
The Sweet Way
Start your day with a breakfast that includes this sweet topper! It's an excellent source of manganese, a mineral now study-proven to keep you clear-headed and energized for hours.
Woman's World Original Article
Food Profile: Natural Sweeteners
If you’re anything like us, you love a little sweet every now and then. But did you know that just because it’s sweet doesn’t mean it needs to be terrible for you? There are several different types of natural sugars like maple syrup that have a lower glycemic index rating and are able to provide the perfect sweetness without the less than desirable effects on…
Soup to Nuts: Get real – maple syrup, that is
Besides its undeniable deliciousness, maple syrup – the genuine article, that is – has all kinds of good things going on, including a boatload of antioxidants.
In the Aisle: Pure Maple Syrup
It's spring, when sap rises and syrup boils all over the Northeast—a good time for tips on how to choose and use this nicest of nectars.
Researchers at the University of Rhode Island recently analyzed maple syrup and found that it contains 54 polyphenols - healthy compounds that may protect agains cancer and diabetes.
Good Housekeeping Original Article
The 5 Best, and 5 Worst Sweeteners to Have in Your Kitchen
Good Guy #5: Real Maple Syrup All types of sweeteners should be used in moderation, but turn to real maple syrup if you want a naturally sweet treat.
Brown Sugar with Maple Buttercream Whoopie Pies
I was sent samples of maple syrup from the nice people at Pure Canada Maple Syrup. I was very excited because I love pure maple syrup. The sweetness of the maple syrup works very well with the brown sugar flavored whoopie pie.
10 Brilliant Ways to Use Maple Syrup
According to the fine folks at Pure Canadian Maple Syrup, who very generously sent us superior samples to try (yum!), not only does maple syrup have greater nutritional value than sugar or honey, but its health benefits are more comprehensive than you might expect.
Maple Glazed Salmon
I love the mixture of sweet and salty paired with salmon...so maple syrup with a splash of soy sounded like a wonderful flavor combination. I received samples of pure maple syrup courtesy of The Federation of Quebec Pure Maple Syrup Producers.
I had received some wonderful samples of Pure Canadian Maple Syrup...full of antioxidants and absolutely delicious. I used the medium amber in this recipe.
Maple Granola with Pure Maple Syrup
With thanks to Pure Canadian Maple Syrup, who so kindly sent us samples of Grades A and B Pure Maple Goodness, we present to you some of our favorite Maple recipes in addition to a tasty new creation made with the samples - Maple Granola.
Maple and Orange Sticky Chicken
I make sure I have maple syrup always stocked in our house. I was happy when the folks at Pure Canadian Maple Syrup sent me some free samples of their outstanding varieties of maple syrup. My kids wanted to eat it straight out of the bottle, but I was determined to use it in a savory dish.
Nuts About Almond Flour
I topped my pancakes with fresh blackberries and maple syrup that the Federation of Quebec Maple Syrup Producers sent me to test out.
Family Feature: A holiday table full of flavor
Whether you invite a few friends for cocktails and snacks, or you're hosting the whole crowd for a holiday meal, add warmth and richness to special dishes with pure maple syrup from Canada.
Sap Your Cravings
If you're going to have sweeteners, you might as well choose ones that offer extra health perks, such as maple syrup. A group of researchers at the University of Rhode Island discovered that real maple syrup contains 54 antioxidants, 20 of which have known health benefits.
Women's Health Original Article
Seeram Discovers the Taste of Success in Maple Syrup
ASP member Dr. Navindra Seeram has received considerable publicity this year on several fronts. The ASP Newsletter interviewed Dr. Seeram about his new publication in the Journal of Functional Foods entitled “Quebecol, a novel phenolic compound isolated from Canadian maple syrup.”
11 Tasty Twists on Traditional Thanksgiving Side Dishes
For a bigger health boost, use pure maple syrup for the potatoes’ glaze: It contains antioxidants and other nutrients that have antibacterial, anti-cancer and possibly anti-diabetic properties, researchers at the University of Rhode Island found.
Feel great every day with maple syrup!
Pure maple syrup isn't only the perfect topping for pancakes, waffles, French toast and vanilla ice cream, a new study shows it can help keep you healthy year-round. So far, researchers have discovered it contains 54 beneficial compounds - five of wich were never before seen in nature! - that have potent antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties shown to fight cancer, diabetes, Alzheimer's disease and bacterial…
Woman's World Original Article
Maple Pumpkin Cake and Giveaway
I can't resist real maple syrup, and I chose to review this product because I truly love it. Two winners who post on the Vanilla Garlic blog will be announced Nov. 1. Prizes are sponsored by The Federation of Quebec Maple Syrup Producers.
Maple Syrup Could Be a Liver Ally
Foods that are sweet and sticky usually are not good for you – but real maple syrup has a pleasant surprise in store for anyone concerned with his or her liver’s health.
Win Maple Syrup!
80% of the world’s maple syrup comes from Canada and 90% of that from Quebec, so who better to be giving away maple syrup to Sweet Beet readers than The Federation of Quebec Maple Syrup Producers.
Maple syrup: Why the real stuff makes all the difference
Researchers found a compound they named Quebecol, a compound created only when sap is boiled to make syrup. "Quebecol has a unique chemical structure or skeleton never before identified in nature," according to Navindra Seeram of the University of Rhode Island.
File this under surprising nutrition news: University of Rhode Island researchrers examined the chemical makeup of pure maple syrup and found that the sticky stuff contains 54 antioxidants.
Women's Health Original Article
The Perfect Fall Cocktail Recipe: Brandy, Apple, Maple and Beer
Get cozy with the Sidewalker from Brooklyn's Prime Meats and their cocktail of sparkling, golden body of German wheat beer, tweaked with apple cider vinegar, maple syrup and apple brandy.
Sugar-Free Foods to Avoid
Light or sugar-free maple syrups are usually full of sugar alcohols like Malitol, which can wreak havoc on your digestive system. Pure maple syrup contains nutrients like manganese, riboflavin (B12), and zinc, making it a pretty nutritional sugar alternative.
Cherry Maple Leaf Cocktail
With fall fast approaching I am no longer craving the usual lineup of summer cocktails: mojitos, margaritas and slushy piña coladas. When I developed the Cherry Maple Leaf, I knew I wanted to create something with a base of brandy and maple syrup, but against all that deep flavor, there was something missing...Cherry Heering.
Maple syrup is good for your liver
What's today's scoop? Bon Appetit's Blog, "The Daily Digest," featured maple syrup with a link to the liver study!
Maple Syrup Has Health Benefits
That's incredible, maple syrup! Who knew that maple syrup had much benefit at all to begin with??
Hats Off to Maple Syrup For Its Many Health Benefits
When you need a sweetener, what do you turn to? Pure maple syrup tastes great, and it offers a myriad of health benefits. Here are just a few:
Simple Swap: Real Sweet
The next time you whip up a batch of waffles, put away that bottle of pancake syrup and reach for the pure maple version instead.
Maple Syrup’s Sweet Phenolic Profile
Thanks to new research, scientists have discovered that maple syrup is chock full of unique phytochemicals that may possess health benefits.
Environmental Nutrition Original Article
Icing the Competition: A toast to the winner of the Ocean Drive Mixologist Masters competition
The winning drink—a beguiling combination of grapes, tarragon and maple syrup—was concocted by the Viceroy Miami’s Julio Cabrera and dubbed the Iced Grape. Here, he explains the brilliance behind his blend.
Drink gingerly: Cool off with these ginger beer cocktails
The Nor'easter, cooked up at Brooklyn eatery Char No. 4, also happens to use one of my favorite cocktail sweeteners — maple syrup.
Serious About Cocktails
The Bar at the Four Seasons hotel claims to have launched the now ubiquitous martini renaissance. So the folks there might have felt it's time to head in another direction.
Add a Little Sweet to Your Burger
You might think there are only so many ways to make hamburgers on the grill. You would be wrong. A recipe for Maple Burgers I found adds a hearty yet sweet flavor to the typical burger recipe.
Tampa Tribune Original Article
World’s 50 most delicious foods
Some foods you eat to stay alive, others you eat because not to would be a crime. Here are those foods worth traveling the world to gorge on. Maple syrup makes the list at #34!
What’s for Dinner?
Lean grilled pork chops, like chicken breasts, have become a favorite for weeknight suppers. This recipe shows how to perk up a platter of grilled chops with tangy-sweet caramelized onions.
Omaha World-Herald Original Article
From oranges to honey, adding new spirit to vodka
Vodka producers these days are exploring new horizons to make unusual and artisanal vodkas. AP features a maple syrup infused cocktail, the Green Mountain.
Maple Sugared Almonds and Pecans Recipe
Real Simple's blog, Simply Stated, uses maple syrup to carmelize favorite nutty toppings.
Healthy Replacement for Corn Syrup
Corn syrup, particularly high-fructose corn syrup, is a popular sweetener manufacturers use in a variety of foods and beverages. Several alternative sweeteners to corn syrup like maple syrup have less health risks and may provide certain health benefits.