Is Maple Syrup good for me?
Yes it is! Researchers and Scientists continue to come out with new findings about the health benefits of Pure Maple Syrup! The Glycemic Index of Maple Syrup is significantly lower than honey and white sugar, making it more tolerable for diabetics. Maple Syrup is rich in antioxidants, calcium, zinc, manganese along with other minerals.
Did You Know?
- Maple Syrup = the same antioxidant value as a serving of broccoli.
- Maple Syrup has no fat.
- A tablespoon of Maple Syrup only has 40 calories, versus honey with 64 and corn syrup with 60.
- Maple Syrup contains more calcium than milk and more potassium than bananas.
- Maple Syrup contains plenty of Phenolic Compounds. These compounds are usually found in tea, berries, red wine and flax seed.
- Maple Syrup is a totally natural food!
How long will my Pure Maple Syrup last?
The shelf-life of maple syrup in a properly sealed container is over one year. After opening maple syrup it should last about 6 months in the refrigerator. You can also store Maple Syrup in the freezer (it won't freeze solid).
The shelf-life for Maple Candy is about 2-3 weeks at room temperature or in the refrigerator.
The shelf-life for Maple Cream is about 2 months in the refrigerator, but it can also be frozen for long periods of time.
What can I use Maple Syrup in?
Maple Syrup can be used in almost any cooking, baking and drinks!
Along with putting on delicious pancakes, waffles and french toast.... Maple syrup is amazing in hot and cold cereals, on top of ice cream, a natural sweetener in smoothies and coffee, as well as substituting white sugar in your baking for maple syrup! Cooking meats and vegetables in maple syrup is also really delicious!
For substituting white sugar, Use 1 cup of Maple Syrup to replace 1 cup of white sugar.
What do I use Maple Cream on?
Maple Cream is a spread, (like the consistency of peanut butter). We love using Maple Cream on toast, bagels and English muffins. Mix Maple Cream with cool whip or whipped cream to make an amazing cake frosting!
Is your Maple Syrup Organic?
Our Maple Syrup is produced in forests where no herbicides or pesticides have been applied. So technically it would be considered organic. But, we do not pay the large fee needed to label our Maple syrup organic!