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cooking with maple syrup

If you are looking for recipes made with maple syrup, you are in the right place! I have hundreds of easy healthy recipes to share with you. Some are sweet and some are savory and some are both!  

Take a look through these archives or grab a copy of my cookbook, Maple: 100 Sweet and Savory Recipes Featuring Pure Maple Syrup.  

I have tips to share on how to substitute maple syrup or granulated maple sugar for refined sweeteners.  Learn how maple syrup is made and what it was like to write a cookbook. Plus some of the best maple syrup-spiked chili, carrot cake and apple crisp you have ever had.

i wrote a maple cookbook!

Signed copies of Maple: 100 Sweet and Savory Recipes Featuring Pure Maple Syrup, by Katie Webster {Quirk Books, 2015} You can also read more about my cookbook here, and learn how to become a retailer.

maple recipes for fall

We Make Our Own Maple Syrup

My family makes craft-made small-batch pure Vermont maple syrup every spring. Over time we have gone from collecting from only 5 trees in a season to today collecting from 100.
We use carbon-neutral wood to fire our evaporator and we do not use reverse osmosis technology. We are committed to preserving the natural ecosystems in our environment, and believe that stewardship of the sugar bush is the most important part of sugar making.
You can purchase our syrup online and read more about our maple sugaring operation on Little Hill Maple. 

making maple syrup, collecting sap in a bucket in Vermont

sesame chicken wonton cups

Friends, I’m so excited to introduce you to these Sesame Chicken Wonton Cups. They are the perfect sassy little appetizer that comes together in a snap and doesn’t require a million ingredients! {Dairy Free} I originally shared this recipe on May 22, 2012. I have...

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apple walnut oatmeal cookies

Tighten up your apron strings dear readers, you’re about to meet your new favorite cookie on the planet. It is a healthier oatmeal cookie with walnuts, apple and white chocolate chips. They have just a touch of cinnamon, sweet butter and they are sweetened with...

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slow-cooker maple chipotle bbq beef

Slow Cooker Maple Chipotle BBQ Beef is a delicious, kid-friendly weeknight dinner with only 15 minutes of prep. And it’s naturally gluten-free, dairy-free and wheat-free! As I sit here at my desk, all I can hear is the drumming of the rain out on the garden. Early...

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sesame coleslaw

I promise this Sesame Coleslaw will be your go-to salad this Summer. You can whip it up in just 15 minutes and the super yummy Asian flavored dressing turns the crunchy cabbage and carrots into a mouth-watering bite. Not to mention it is Vegan, Paleo and Gluten-Free!...

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simple maple chipotle barbecue chicken

These simple grilled chicken thighs with refined-sugar-free maple chipotle barbecue sauce are summer grilling perfection. The sauce is brushed on at the very end of grilling just to caramelize it a bit, but it doesn’t burn. The sweet, tangy, tender, juicy and smoky...

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turmeric roasted cauliflower and tempeh power salad vegan

These Turmeric Roasted Cauliflower and Tempeh Power Salads are so special! They're piled high with roasted tempeh and cauliflower (tossed with turmeric and miso) and then topped with toasted walnuts, vegan shiitake bacon and drizzled with sweet and creamy maple tahini...

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maple tahini salad dressing

This Maple Tahini Dressing. Ohmygoshitissogood. You will die. Not literally. I promise! But you may actually believe you have died and gone to heaven when you try it. It is vegan, gluten-free and paleo.I wasn’t even going to share it until Friday, but I couldn’t wait,...

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maple tahini roasted salmon

This maple tahini roasted salmon is a keep in your back pocket recipe! It’s glamorous enough for company, but easy enough for a weeknight. And it only has 10 minutes of prep time! Our maple syrup business Little Hill Sugarworks, is off and running. And it is so fun!...

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maple carrot sheet cake

This insanely delicious healthy maple carrot sheet cake is only 254 calories per serving, and it is so sweet and moist and loaded with carrots, raisins, walnuts and pineapple. It is totally refined-sugar free. It has a simple maple cream cheese and coconut frosting...

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carrot cake waffles

These Carrot Cake Waffles are a cross between a hearty, wholesome whole-wheat waffle and a slice of carrot cake. Read on to grab the easy recipe and enter to win a quart of my family’s home-made pure Vermont maple syrup. Before we get to the maple giveaway, let’s talk...

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greek yogurt banana maple bread pudding

Oh yes I did! You read that right: Greek Yogurt Banana Maple Bread Pudding. And it has walnuts on it too. It’s bananas! Literally. Did you know that bread pudding is my favorite dessert on the entire planet? True. And it HAS to be served warm. No question. In fact, I...

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vegan dark chocolate walnut bites

These Vegan Dark Chocolate Walnut Bites are a super simple and healthy snack and will satisfy your chocolate cravings in only 15 minutes! This post is sponsored by Nature’s Path. I was compensated for my time. All opinions expressed here are my own. The last time I...

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maple spiced rum punch

This festive holiday drink is about to rock your party punch bowl my friends! It’s a Maple Spiced Rum Punch and it’s sweetened naturally with pure maple syrup and 100% juice. It has a classic foamy head and a bit of sparkle from seltzer water instead of ginger ale or...

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maple granola

This Maple Granola with walnuts and cranberries has been with me for a long time. It is vegan and refined sugar-free. I make it every year for gifts for the holidays. I originally posted this back in 2010, and it also appeared in my Maple cookbook. I wanted to share...

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brussels sprouts slaw with bacon and blue cheese

Here is a simple slaw recipe made from thinly sliced raw Brussels sprouts. It has bacon, blue cheese and dried cranberries in it. It makes an unexpected no-cook Thanksgiving or holiday side. Last weekend when we were in Portland, Maine, we stopped at the Saturday...

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pizza with roasted grapes and rosemary

This Pizza with Roasted Grapes and Rosemary is a yummy WEEKNIGHT meal with only 20 minutes of prep work. A store bought pizza crust is topped with grapes that have been roasted with shallots, rosemary and maple syrup and shredded Gouda making this a perfect...

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healthy slow cooker beef burgundy

Here is a slow cooker variation of the classic French recipe for Beef Burgundy. It is slowly braised beef, mushrooms and carrots in rich red wine sauce. I added a little bit of bacon and maple syrup to this recipe to make it even better! It is the perfect recipe to...

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maple apple almond cake

There is a whole world out there of autumnal baking goodness beyond pumpkin. Like this Maple Apple Almond Cake. It's so moist and delicious. And the cinnamon glaze takes it over the top. It's basically Fall in a dessert! I’m going to let you in on a secret. There is...

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15 minute thai pumpkin soup

Useful. What a boring word to describe a recipe. I can’t help it though. This Thai Pumpkin Soup recipe is useful. It’s one of those recipes that you need to have so that you can get dinner on the table in 15 minutes. Because life. I mean, I could have really gone to...

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smoky and sweet turkey chili

This week marks the ONE YEAR mark since my cookbook, Maple: 100 Sweet and Savory Recipes Featuring Pure Maple Syrup (Quirk Books) was published. In honor of the occasion, I wanted to share one of my top recipes from the book, Smoky and Sweet Turkey Chili, plus I have...

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