Apple-Maple Fusion Topping
Pure maple syrup is unquestionably delicious, but it's also high in calories and a bit expensive. To reduce the cost to your waistline and your wallet, try this fabulous blend. It is so easy to make, adds a bit of extra nutrition, and extends the maple syrup while retaining all of its magnificent flavor. It's the perfect topping for pancakes, waffles, or French toast.
Makes about 1 cup
1/2 cup pure maple syrup
1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce
Stir together maple syrup and applesauce until well blended. Serve at room temperature, or warm briefly over low heat. Store leftovers in the refrigerator.
Per serving: 118 calories; 0.1 g fat; 0 g saturated fat; 0.7% calories from fat; 0 mg cholesterol; 0.1 g protein; 30.5 g carbohydrates; 26.4 g sugar; 0.4 g fiber; 4 mg sodium; 28 mg calcium; 0.5 mg iron; 0.4 mg vitamin C; 4 mcg beta-carotene; 0.1 mg vitamin E
Source: Breaking the Food Seduction by Neal Barnard, M.D.; recipe by Jo Stepaniak; © Jo Stepaniak 2005, published by permission.
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