Fruit and Nut Maple Dessert Beans


This recipe for maple dessert beans is a “30 minutes or less” entry in the Fast & Fresh Dairy-Free Time Trials Recipe Contest, submitted by reader Hidemi Walsh. For simmering the beans, she uses Almond Plus Protein AlmondMilk from So Delicious.

Fruit and Nut Maple Dessert Beans

Fast and Fresh Dairy Free Time Trials Recipe ContestThese dessert beans are rich with maple sweetness, and spiked with almond milk, pistachios, cranberries, raisins, and cinnamon.

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Special Diet Notes & Options: Maple Dessert Beans

By ingredients, this recipe is dairy-free / non-dairy, egg-free, gluten-free, peanut-free, soy-free, vegan, and vegetarian.

For tree nut-free and dairy-free dessert beans, So Delicious offers Coconut Milk Beverage that can be used in place of the almond milk, and you can substitute the pistachios with pumpkin seeds or your add-in of choice.

Fruit and Nut Maple Dessert Beans
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  1. In a saucepan, combine beans, almond milk, and maple syrup. Bring to a boil.
  2. Stir in raisins, dried cranberries and cinnamon. Reduce heat to medium low heat and simmer for 15-20 minutes until the liquid is almost absorbed. Remove from the heat and stir in pistachio.
  3. Put into each serving bowl.

About Author

Alisa is the founder of, Food Editor for Allergic Living magazine, and author of the best-selling dairy-free book, Go Dairy Free: The Guide and Cookbook for Milk Allergies, Lactose Intolerance, and Casein-Free Living, and the new cookbook, Eat Dairy Free: Your Essential Cookbook for Everyday Meals, Snacks, and Sweets. Alisa is also a professional recipe creator and product ambassador for the natural food industry.

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