Summer recipes tend to be light, salad orientated mains and cold desserts which are perfect for dealing with the summer heat. We’ve added our favourite ingredient, maple syrup, to some seasonal dishes to give your summer menus a delicious twist.
Maple Mains and Vegetarian Recipes
Everyone loves a burrito but our maple beef burrito adds a sweet kick to the recipes you know and love. It even has the added bonus of reducing your washing-up load because the bowl is edible – what’s not to love?!
The perfect dish for entertaining, simply slice and dice some vegetables and allow your friends to create their own burrito bowls – kids will love it too.
Indulge in some vegetarian goodness by whipping up our halloumi kebabs with a sweet pepper and maple relish. These are simple to prepare and a great addition to a barbecue, especially with our broad bean hummus.
Summer Sides and Desserts
Try our spicy cauliflower and chickpea salad with a maple coconut sauce. This quick, flavourful recipe is a great help-yourself dish and makes the perfect party or summer BBQ accompaniment. The Indian spice flavours compliment the fresh cauliflower and chickpeas perfectly and will satisfy meat eaters, veggies and vegans alike.
Desserts are our speciality. With simple ingredients and quick to bake and assemble – our Raspberry mille feuille with maple custard ticks all the boxes and looks and tastes amazing. You can even prepare the maple custard the day before to save time.
Would we dare leave out a traditionally British summer fruit trifle?! This one is packed with delicious summer berries and fresh cream, it makes a great party centrepiece and serves 8-10 people, there might even be some left over for seconds!
If you fancy a guilt-free sweet treat, our frozen strawberry, maple and yoghurt bark recipe hits the spot. It’s easy to prepare, full of natural sweetness and are deliciously creamy. Make these in batches as a great grab-and-go treat.
Many of us will be enjoying a staycation this year, but that doesn’t mean we can’t indulge in a cocktail in the sun. Shake up this unique maple syrup-infused Sex on The Beach recipe and it’ll be easy to pretend you’re sunning yourself in the Maldives!
Our maple and cardamom iced coffee makes the perfect non-alcoholic alternative and is perfect for cooling down in the summer heat. Why not add a little pinch of spice to compliment the maple syrup used in this recipe?
Smoothies are a refreshing treat and are tasty, quick and easy to make. Add some maple magic with this strawberry and maple smoothie and enjoy the rich, creamy texture and the natural sweetness of maple syrup.
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A natural source of energy
Maple syrup is a natural source of energy. Check out our recipes for food and drinks before, during, and after exercise.