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THE BUZZ : Honey Recipes

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Sweet Lovers Butternut Squash

  • Butternut Squash (or squash of your choosing)
  • Swarmbustin' Hot Garlic Honey

Half squash lengthwise. Scoop out seeds, fill cavity with a heaping helping of Hot Garlic Honey. Bake at 350 degrees for 1 hour or until done. Enjoy with the One You Love. 

Josie’s Energy Nuggets-Maple Marvels

  • Mix 1 ¼ cup fine oat bran and 2 1/3 cup non-fat dry milk.
  • In a separate larger bowl, combine 2 ½ tbsp Swarmbustin’ Pollen, 3/8 cup pure maple syrup, 7/8 cup pure honey (1 ¼ cup liquid), 1 lb natural peanut butter (sugar free) and 2 tsp maple extract. Mix well, strong spoon needed.
  • Add dry ingredients, stir until color is uniform.
  • Dump into 7 x 11 glass dish and press firmly level with wax paper on top. Chill. Measure and score into 1” x 1” (60 pieces) onto mini cupcake papers and snack bags. Keep frozen!

Lemon Lift Variation: Same oat bran, dry milk, pollen and peanut butter. Use 1 ¼ cup honey, 2 tsp lemon extract and 1 ¼ tbsp finely grated lemon zest (peel) 3 lemons makes 2 batches.

Other Variations: (Use Lemon Lift minus Lemon ingredients)

Orange Blossom: 2 tsp orange extract and zest of one orange.

Vanilla Dreams: 1 tsp rum extract, 1 tbsp vanilla extract. No zest.

 PB & J: 2 tsp strawberry or raspberry extract and 2 tbsp seedless preserves. Use chunky peanut butter.

 Apple Cinnamon: 2 tsp almond extract, about ¼ cup finely grated skinned apple, 1 tbsp cinnamon

Honey & Orange Poppy Seed Dressing

  • 1/2 cup fresh orange juice
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 Tablespoons champagne vinegar
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teasponn poppy seeds

Combine first 4 ingredients in a blender; process until blended. Add poppy seeds; pulse once. Cover and refrigerate. Yield: About 1 Cup. Serve over baby greens or baby spinach.


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Honey & Balsamic Vinegar Dressing

  • 2 tbls Good Balsamic Vinegar
  • 2 tbls Swarmbustin' Honey
  • 1 tbs creamy style Dijon mustard
  • 4 tbls very good olive oil
  • fresh cracked ground pepper and sea salt to taste

Wisk vinegar, mustard and honey together until creamy....wisk in the olive oil one tbls at a time until creamy...add black pepper to taste.

Honey, Fresh Fruit & Yogurt

For a delicious healthy snack or desert, swirl a tablespoon of honey in one serving of plain non-fat Greek yogurt along with some fresh fruit - chill in the refrigerator for about an hour and the honey becomes like ribbons of yummy!

Honey in Your Coffee

I have been putting honey instead of sugar in my coffee for years now, it gives a very deep rich taste to the coffee, not just sweetness. And recently I met a woman who does the same thing. She said she hasn't had a cold in a long time, and I realized, neither have I!
(Submitted by Linda C.)