MAPLE RECIPES

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VITL Greens Maple Macadamia Pudding by Libby Limon

INGREDIENTS

  • 2 tbsp Chia seeds
  • 15g Macadamia nuts
  • 250ml DRINKmaple Maple water
  • 1 sachet VITL Greens

TO SERVE

  • 1 Peach
  • 1 tsp Bee pollen

DIRECTIONS

  1. Blend the maple water and macadamias until smooth. Add the sachet of VITL Greens and mix.
  2. Pour the mixture over the chia seeds, mix well and leave in the fridge for 2 hours or overnight to set.
  3. To serve, slice the peach and sprinkle over the bee pollen.
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Maple Smash

INGREDIENTS
2 oz WhistlePig 10 Year Rye Whiskey
2 oz DRINKmaple maple water
Dash of maple syrup
2 dashes of Angostura aromatic bitters
Muddled mint and lemon

DIRECTIONS
Shake all ingredients and serve over DRINKmaple ice cubes. Garnish with a sprig of mint. Enjoy!

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Spiced maple water poached pears + maple granola
by Betty Liu Check out her food blog here: http://bettysliu.com/

INGREDIENTS
Poached Pears
4 Bosc Pears, peeled and cored, stem-on
4 cups DRINKmaple maple water
1/2 cup brown sugar
1/2 cinnamon stick
1/2 tsp whole cloves
dash bourbon (optional)
1/4 star anise pod
zest and juice of one lemon
1/2 vanilla bean, split lengthwise and scraped, reserving seeds and pod.

Olive Oil Maple Granola
adapted from food52’s genius recipe.
3 cups old-fashioned rolled oats
1 cup raw sunflower seeds
1/2 cup pumpkin seeds
1 cup sesame seeds
1 cup coconut shreds
½ cup maple syrup
1/3 cup EVOO
2 tbsp turbinado sugar
coarse salt

Whipped Ginger Crème Fraiche
1/2 cup crème fraiche
2 tsp finely grated fresh ginger
1 tbsp packed light brown sugar
1 cup heavy cream

DIRECTIONS
Poached Pears

1| Sprinkle peeled and cored bosc pears with lemon juice and fresh lemon zest and set aside.
2| In a large saucepan, bring maple water to a boil. Dissolve brown sugar in. Add in spices. Simmer for about 5 minutes. Turn heat to low and place pears, standing, in water and cook for 15-20 minutes, covered, until fork-tender (depends on ripeness of your pears).
3| Remove from heat. Let cool to room temperature. Refrigerate pears in the poaching water to infuse. Refrigerate overnight for best flavors.
4| After at least 2 hours of refrigeration, reduce the sauce (optional)
5| Strain poaching water to remove spices and in a saucepan, heat maple water over high heat. Reduce until it has a syrup-like consistency, about 30 minutes.

Olive Oil Maple Granola
1| Turn oven to 300F.
2| Mix everything together until well combined. Spread granola on a parchment-lined, rimmed baking sheet. Spread granola in an even layer. Bake at 300F for 45 minutes, making sure to stir every 15 minutes.
3| Remove and sprinkle with some salt. Cool completely.

Whipped Ginger Crème Fraiche
1| Chill bowl of a stand mixer for 10 minutes
2| Place crème fraiche, heavy cream, brown sugar in bowl and whisk until medium peaks form (1-2 minutes). Fold in ginger.

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Maple Water Sweet Potato Superfood Smoothie
by Julie Morris, the superfood chef.
Velvety and sweet, this smoothie has some seriously irresistible low-sugar tricks up its sleeve. If you’re looking to reduce the sugar content even further, use 1 tablespoon dried white mulberries in place of the date.

INGREDIENTS
1/3 cup sweet potato puree (either freshly     cooked or canned)
1 large Medjool date, pitted
2 tablespoons raw cashews
1 tablespoon dried goji berries
1 teaspoon chia seeds
1 tablespoon your favorite vanilla-flavored     protein powder
¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon
Scant 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
¾ cup DRINKmaple (pure maple water)
1 cup ice, or more if desired

DIRECTIONS
In blender, combine the sweet potato puree, date, cashews, goji berries, chia seeds, goji berries, protein powder, cinnamon, nutmeg, and maple water. Blend until smooth. Add ice — 1 cup up to 2 cups, depending on how frosty you like your smoothie — and blend once more until frosty.

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A Summer Sap Cocktail

INGREDIENTS
2 oz. DRINKmaple
1 oz. Tequila
1 oz. Pomegranite Juice
Squeeze of fresh lemon and lime

DIRECTIONS
Combine all ingredients with crushed ice. Add sprig of mint.

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Get Buzzed Smoothie
Intoxicatingly healthy. Start by combining cold coffee with DRINKmaple pure maple water. Then add maca, (the energy root from South America), chia seeds, (ounce for ounce one of the most nutritious substances on Earth), vanilla and crunchy cashews. Then double down on maple water’s gentle hint of maple flavor by adding some maple syrup. Insanely tasty.

INGREDIENTS
1/4 cup cold brew coffee concentrate
1 cup DRINKmaple
1 tsp maca powder
2 tablespoons chia seeds
2 tablespoons maple syrup
1 tsp vanilla
1/4 cup cashews
1 cup ice

DIRECTIONS
Combine all ingredients in a high-speed blender and enjoy!

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Banana, Kale and Walnut Smoothie
Who doesn’t love strawberries, bananas and walnuts? But Lucuma? Yes, lucuma. Lucuma is a sub-tropical fruit from the Andes and low-glycemic sweetener. Put them all together with just the hint of maple flavor courtesy of DRINKmaple pure maple water, and enjoy a drink of deliciously primordial power.

INGREDIENTS
2 handfuls baby kale
1 banana
1/2 cup strawberries
1/4 cup walnuts
1/4 cup rolled oats
1 tbsp lucuma powder
1 cup DRINKmaple
1 cup ice cubes

DIRECTIONS
Put all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth.

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Strawberry Vanilla Maple Water Smoothie
There are those with a sweet tooth and, for them, consider this: zesty strawberries, ridiculously delicious sweet medjool dates, vanilla, nutritious chia seeds, crunchy cashews, all brought together in DRINKmaple pure maple water with the hint of maple flavor. Yes, we thought you’d approve.

INGREDIENTS
1 cup frozen strawberries
1/4 cup raw cashews
1 tbsp chia seeds
2 medjool dates
1/2 tsp vanilla
1/2 cup ice
1 cup DRINKmaple

DIRECTIONS
Combine all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth.

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Banana Cacao Smoothie
It could be the drink that put the smooth in smoothie. Smooth banana. Smooth nut butter. Smooth chocolatey cacao. And, finally, pure, hydrating DRINKmaple, with that smooth hint of maple flavor.

INGREDIENTS
1 banana
2 tbsp nut butter
1½ tbsp cacao powder
½ cup DRINKmaple
⅔ cup ice
1 scoop protein powder (optional)

DIRECTIONS
Combine all ingredients in a powerful blender and mix until smooth!

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Maple Mango Carrot Smoothie
A ridiculously healthy concoction that will set your cells quivering, not to mention your taste buds. Mix sweet mango, nutritious carrot juice, powerful maca powder and add DRINKmaple pure maple water, a water that contributes 46 healthy nutrients to the party.

INGREDIENTS
3/4 cup DRINKmaple
3/4 cup carrot juice (about 3-4 carrots, washed and juiced)
1 mango, peeled and chopped (or 1 handful of frozen mango)
½ tsp cinnamon
½ tsp maca powder
Ice (optional)

DIRECTIONS
Add carrot juice, maple water, mango, cinnamon and maca to blender.
Blend on high for 45 – 60 seconds, until smooth.

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Pomegranate and Pitaya Maple Cheer Smoothie
Pomegranate and pitaya may be staples around your home. Or maybe not. So consider the luscious red juice of pomegranate, an ancient remedy for all sorts of ills. Add pitaya, a cactus known more commonly as dragonfruit. Add the berries and bananas which are more likely to be staples, and voilà: a delicious treat made even more exotic by DRINKmaple pure maple water from the exotic forests of Vermont.

INGREDIENTS
2 packs of raw frozen dragonfruit
1.5 frozen banana
1 cup frozen berries (blackberries recommended)
1/2 cup pomegranate seeds
1.5 cups DRINKmaple

DIRECTIONS
Put all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth.
Toppings: pomegranate seeds, cacao nibs

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Chocolate Maca Maple Smoothie
Taste-bud enlivening…body-replenishing…we’re running out of adjectives. Start with nutrient-rich DRINKmaple maple water and add cacao for the chocolate flavor, maca for energy and vitality and pineapple so you can feel like you’re on an island. And then add a banana because…why wouldn’t you?

INGREDIENTS
1 banana
1/2 cup pineapple
1 tbsp cacao powder
1 tsp maca powder
1 cup DRINKmaple
1 cup ice

DIRECTIONS
Place all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth.

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Watermelon Mint Maple Water Cooler
Everything with maple water is cool. But this may be the coolest. Put watermelon and DRINKmaple together in cool harmony, and add a hint of fresh mint. That will complement the hint of maple from the pure maple water. Who doesn't want a cooler summer?

INGREDIENTS
1 cup of diced seedless watermelon
1/2 cup of DRINKmaple
1/2 cup ice
6 leaves of fresh mint
Optional: to make this an alcoholic drink, add a shot of cucumber vodka

DIRECTIONS
Combine all ingredients into a blender and blend until smooth.