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Maple-almond spread

Our dietitians' favourite

This is the Maple-almond spread recipe.

  • Prep: 10 min
  • Cooking: 10 min
Yields 1 cup (250mL)
maple almond spread


  • 1 cup (250 mL) almonds
  • 2/3 cup (150 mL) Canadian Ricotta
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) maple syrup
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Preheat the oven to 350oF (180oC)

Spread the almonds out on a baking sheet and toast in the oven for 8–10 minutes; let cool.

Grind the almonds in a food processor.

Add Ricotta and maple syrup; mix well.

Spread on toast and add banana slices, serve on crepes or waffles, or add to yogurt or fresh fruit for a flavour boost.


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Nutritional information

Per serving
Energy: 134 Calories
Protein: 5 g
Carbohydrate: 10 g
Fat: 9 g
Fibre: 1.6 g
Sodium: 18 mg

Top 5 Nutrients

(% DV*)
Calcium: 8 % / 85 mg
Magnesium: 16 %
Riboflavin: 19 %
Vitamin E: 33 %
Zinc: 9 %