Honey Lollipops

These honey suckers are perfect sweet treat, and they also work wonders on sore throats. Try adding a 1/2 tsp of flavoring to spice things up, we suggest lemon juice or cinnamon. 

INGREDIENTS / MATERIALS

1/2- 1 c Honey - Light Amber recommended 

1/2 tsp. lemon juice or ground cinnamon (optional)

Candy thermometer

20 sucker sticks laid out evenly over a non-stick surface

DIRECTIONS

Heat honey in a saucepan and check periodically with candy thermometer. When the honey reaches 300 degrees F, stir in flavoring of your choice, and spoon small amounts of the mixture onto each sucker stick, making sure to avoid overlapping. Let cool until candies are completely hardened. Store in plastic treat bags or in a mason jar separating the lollipops with wax paper. Enjoy!

Hot Water, Lemon, and Honey: The Cure

It's that time of year again! That's right, cold season. No one likes having a bad case of the sniffles, but it's a good excuse to try this warm and soothing drink made with real honey!


INGREDIENTS

1 c. water

Juice of 1/2 lemon

1 1/2 tsp Love A Bee honey 

1 small pc. ginger root (optional)

dash of cayenne powder (optional)


DIRECTIONS

Boil water and add ingredients, stirring to mix. When fully combined, pour into a mug, stir in honey, and enjoy!


Acai Bowl Topped with Raw Honey

Even with winter approaching, we can't get enough of this frozen treat. Made with the super-food acai and drizzled with antioxidant-rich raw honey, this bowl is the ideal snack, and it's healthy, too!

INGREDIENTS

To Blend:

1 packet of frozen acai (can be purchased in the frozen foods section of most grocery and health food stores)

1/2 c. frozen mango

1 banana

1/4 c. fresh strawberries (optional)

1-2 tsp. apple juice or almond milk

Toppings:

1/4 c. natural granola

1/2 sliced banana

1-2 tsp. Love A Bee honey

1 tsp dark chocolate chips (optional)

coconut shavings


DIRECTIONS

Blend acai, banana, mango, berries, and apple juice/almond milk in smoothie blender until fully combined with a thick consistency. Pour into bowl and top with granola, fruit, and chocolate as desired. Be sure to drizzle some raw honey on top for sweetness! Enjoy!

Pumpkin Honey Bread - Seasonal

With fall festivities approaching quickly, this seasonal recipe will make the perfect snack, gift, or Thanksgiving treat, using sustainable and natural honey!

  • 1 cup raw Love A Bee honey
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1 can (16 oz.) pumpkin puree
  • 4 eggs
  • 4 cups flour
  • 4 teaspoons baking powder
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 2 teaspoons ground ginger
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg

DIRECTIONS

In large bowl, cream honey with butter until light and fluffy, then stir in pumpkin. Beat in eggs one at a time until thoroughly mixed. Sift together remaining ingredients and stir into pumpkin mixture. Divide batter equally between two well-greased 9 x5 x 3-inch loaf pans. Bake at 350°F for 1 hour or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Let loaves cool in pans for 10 minutes, then invert pans to remove loaves and allow to finish cooling on racks.

ENJOY!

Honey Healing

The soothing healing properties of raw honey have been used by beauticians for centuries; why not try them out with this easy home-made facial?

Recipe:

1 teaspoon raw Love A Bee honey

1 teaspoon mashed avocado

1 teaspoon plain whole milk yogurt

Directions: Mix mask until smooth, and apply to cleansed skin. Let mask sit for 20-30 minutes, then rinse off with warm water.

The results: 

This mask softens skin with toning honey, moisturizing avocado, and lactic acid that refines and smooths pores.

Recipe courtesy of livingthenourishedlife.com