Pennsylvania Grade A Amber Maple Syrup
Maple Health Tips
Refined sugar with an alternative such as pure maple sugar or pure maple syrup.
Replace up to 1/2 the granulated sugar in recipes.
Sweeten iced tea with pure maple, and infuse with fruit.
Use pure maple instead of brown sugar or corn syrup in glazed carrots, sweet potatoes, or other sweetened vegetable dishes.
Drizzle a little pure maple syrup on a bowl of ice cream or fresh fruit.
Maple Nutrition Research
Courtesy of Cornell Sugar Maple Research & Extension Program:
Maple syrup contains 68% carbohydrates, while most other syrups contain 100%. While it has virtually the same calorie content as white cane sugar (50 calories per Tbsp.) Additionally, maple syrup contains: Calcium: 20mg per Tbsp, Potassium: 35mg per Tbsp, Iron and Phosphorus: Small amounts, B Vitamins: Trace amounts, and a very low sodium content (2mg per Tbsp.)