Celebrate Canada Day with Recipes Featuring Maple Syrup

Posted by on Jul 01, 2014

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Happy Canada Day! Canada Day celebrates the anniversary of three colonies being united in 1867. And what is more Canadian than maple syrup? We hope you enjoy these recipes for both sweet and savory treats loaded with the good stuff...and a few surprising ingredients, too!

Cookies Made with Maple Syrup
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Crunchy Maple-Inspired Cookies

Maple syrup jazzes up these cookies. Warning: you will want more than one!

Vermont Maple Meringue Cookies by King Arthur Flour
Maple Almond Butter Cookies by Sweet and Natural

Gluten-free Mug Pancake

Gluten-Free Mug Pancake

Sometimes you just crave a pancake or two, but you can't justify making a whole batch. This gluten-free mug pancake uses maple syrup as the sweetener and won't leave you feeling sluggish like it's flour-based counterpart. Plus, it is a snap to make and clean up.

Maple Glazed Popcorn

Maple Glazed Popcorn

Although scientists agree all sugar is processed the same way in our bodies, maple syrup offers something many of the other sugars don’t —nutrients. Maple syrup contains higher doses of manganese, zinc, calcium, B2, magnesium and potassium —beating out both honey and agave nectar. This tasty treat isn't overly sweet — just right for a quick snack.

Chicken and Pork Tenderloin recipes with maple syrup
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Savory Sweet Meat Dishes

Maple syrup isn't only for yummy treats. These meat dishes get a sweet kick from maple syrup as well.

Chipotle Maple Chicken by the Creekside Cook
Oven Roasted Teriyaki Pork Tenderloin with Maple-Ginger Glaze by the Tasty Kitchen


Spaghetti Squash with Maple Syrup

Light and Healthy Maple Spaghetti

Spaghetti Squash with Maple Syrup and Shallots is a great dinner. Just add a side salad and you are good to go — or it makes a great side to a main dish like the maple pork tenderloin or chicken. 

Brussel Sprouts with Maple Syrup

Sweet Greens

This often-overlooked veggie is treated with a healthy dose of sweetness - try these Brussels Sprouts with Maple Syrup and Walnuts. Tasty and good for you!

Maple Glazed Carrots with Bacon

Sweet and Salty Carrots

Save some bacon from your breakfast to sprinkle over this yummy recipe of Maple Glazed Carrots with Bacon

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