This Maple Dark Balsamic blend has a sweet and savory aroma. It is a unique balsamic, which tastes amazing on fluffy buttermilk pancakes, Belgian waffles, glazed bacon and pork chops, in a reduction over ice cream, in salad dressings, marinades, chocolate cake and over fruit,. It’s also a satisfying and healthy substitute for brown sugar in your morning oatmeal or in coffee.
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Once you taste this your imagination can run wild from fruits to spice. Consider pairing with Laconiko Blood Orange, Meyer Lemon or Lime Infused Olive Oils, or for a flavor shocker how about Tex Mex or sophisticated Black Truffle Infused Olive Oil. Blend other dark balsamics for an exotic culinary experience, imagine Black Walnut, Coffee or Chocolate Dark Balsamic Vinegars.
Trace elements are the tiny cogs in the working wheels of an efficient immune system. Vitamins are necessary for energy production, immune function, blood clotting and other functions, while minerals play an important role in growth, bone health, fluid balance and several other processes. Small but mighty, these trace vitamins, minerals and polyphenols are only needed in minute amounts to support health and growth, but are often missing from our meals. Getting them from multiple sources ensures that your daily meals are truly health supporting.
Maple syrup:. The maple “health secret” is the recently discovered molecule quebecol. It has antioxidant and antimutagenic effect including anticancer properties. Oxidative damage, which is caused by free radicals, is believed to be among the mechanisms behind aging and many diseases. It also appears to prevent the tangling and clumping of certain proteins found in brain cells linked to the development of Alzheimer’s and other neurodegenerative diseases Maple syrup has as many as 24 different antioxidants which neutralize free radicals and reduce oxidative damage, potentially lowering the risk of disease. Maple syrup is a source of zinc, copper, calcium, iron, magnesium and potassium.
Dark Balsamic Vinegar Traditional Modena dark balsamic vinegar is made from reduced grape juice and has all of the vitamins, minerals, and nutrients found in the grape, one of the healthiest and most nutritious fruits. The antioxidants in this vinegar have been shown to reduce the risk of heart disease and cancer Traditionally aged balsamic vinegars have many health benefits. Acetic acid is its main constituent. It is antimicrobial and antioxidant and is known to regulate blood sugar with its antiglycemic or antidiabetic effect. Acetic acid in balsamic vinegar has strains of probiotics that promote digestion and gut health, supporting the microbiome and the overall immune system. Balsamic vinegar can lower cholesterol, regulate blood pressure and aid in weight loss. Inhalation of steamed vapor can clear congestion. Polyphenols from the grapes may promote blood circulation. Some use balsamic vinegar to treat acid reflux and heartburn. Acetic acid also aids in belly fat loss, and the probiotic chemicals found in it help to promote a sense of fullness, which helps to reduce overeating. In addition, balsamic vinegar is fat-free and has an anti-obesity effect.