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2 Autumn Salad Recipes to Get Your Maple Syrup On

As Autumn draws to a close, there’s still time to up your salad game before thoughts turn to slow-cooker meals and hearty stews.

It’s also a good way to utilise the last of this season’s stone fruit before they disappear until Spring – add in some good old maple syrup and you have a dinner winner.

Maple from Canada Australia is the official Aussie brand for Quebec Maple Syrup Producers (QMSP) – an organisation representing more than 13,300 producers who supply around 72% of the world’s maple syrup.

Each year in Canada, deep in the forests of Quebec, a remarkable natural event takes place as the sap stored in maple trees begins to thaw.
As Winter rolls into Spring, the sugary sap is pushed out to the trunks and branches, where it can be extracted (or tapped) ready for making into maple syrup.

Across Quebec, thousands of producers collect the sap and boil the liquid to make pure maple syrup – a completely natural sweetener that doesn’t feature any additives.

With its unique taste and versatile range of uses, pure Canadian maple syrup brings the flavour of the Great White North to the Southern Hemisphere.
2 Autumn Salad Recipes to Get Your Maple Syrup On

There are health benefits to this tasty syrup – it is a popular choice among athletes and fitness enthusiasts looking for an energy boost. Whether consumed right before working out or during a cardio session, the simple carbohydrates found in maple syrup are quickly converted into glucose, serving as fuel during exercise.

It is also a source of manganese and riboflavin (vitamin B) and one recent study suggests pure maple syrup is better for cardiometabolic health than refined sugars; plus it is completely vegan.

Elevate your salad game with this recipe for BBQ peach, ricotta and rocket salad with maple balsamic reduction - a delicious combination of smoky sweetness and freshness that’s sure to impress everyone at the table.

This flavourful salad starts with homemade croutons tossed in maple syrup and fresh parsley, before adding the grilled peaches and rocket salad drizzled with balsamic reduction. 
2 Autumn Salad Recipes to Get Your Maple Syrup On

The maple-roasted pumpkin salad with vegan cashew dressing is bursting with flavour and texture that's perfect for any occasion.

This vibrant salad is filled with nutritious ingredients featuring tender pumpkin slices roasted to perfection with a sweet maple glaze, paired with hearty kale, peppery rocket leaves, creamy feta cheese, crunchy roasted cashews, pomegranate seeds and is finished with a delicious vegan cashew dressing. 
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