Honey’s flavor and color is determined by the flowers the nectar was gathered from.
The average domesticated beehive can produce around 65 pounds of honey a year.
Honey is 80% sugar and 20% water.
One Tablespoon of honey contains 64 calories, 17 carbohydrates, 17 grams of sugar, 11 milligrams of potassium, 1 milligram of sodium, negligible amounts of protein, and no fat, cholesterol or dietary fiber.
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This easy salted honey chess pie has a creamy custard texture full of floral honey flavor. It's baked in a flaky all-butter pie crust (or frozen pie crust) and topped with a drizzle of honey, flaky salt, and fresh whipped cream.
This Honey, Lime Cilantro Dressing is divine trio of fresh flavors that goes so well with any salad. It's perfect on this Strawberry, Spinach and Pecan salad, which make a an ideal light summer meal, a side salad or potluck salad.
This Strawberry Mint Ice Cream is a delicious and refreshing treat that can be made with fresh or frozen strawberries. This ice cream is naturally sweetened with honey which deliciously compliments the other flavors.
This whipped honey butter with cinnamon is rich and decadent with all the health benefits of Manuka honey! This honey butter has subtle notes of floral and citrus with a light nutty taste and smooth sweetness, great spread for baked goods including bread, biscuits, croissants and scones.
Sweet and juicy peach slices are grilled then presented on a large platter with fresh mozzarella cheese, gorgeous in-season herbs, and salty prosciutto, then drizzled with a warm thyme-infused honey for a delicious twist on a classic caprese salad. With such simple ingredients, this grilled peach caprese salad is a favorite on warm summer nights.
It may sound weird, but this hot honey mac and cheese balls recipe was inspired by Applebee's Four Cheese Mac + Cheese with Honey Pepper Chicken. We double breaded our mac and cheese balls and drizzled on our super easy hot honey.
These Honey Peanut Butter Cookies are a fun take on a classic cookie! The honey adds a candied taste that truly enhances the flavor. This chewy, fluffy, and soft cookie is a recipe you will be making over and over again!
Honey Soy Garlic Pork Chops are the best pork chops you'll ever make! They're full of garlic and soy sauce with a hint of honey! They're also super easy to make and perfect for a quick weeknight dinner!
Crispy on the outside yet perfectly juicy and tender on the inside, this Honey Soy Chicken Drumsticks Air Fryer recipe is a must try! The honey soy glaze adds a sweet and salty combo that you won't resist during your busy nights!
Make your chicken fun and delicious, while still being a healthy option for the family. Chicken coated in honey mustard then rolled in gluten-free pretzel crisps couldn't be any easier to whip up for a weeknight dinner.
Packed with flavor, super easy, and healthy, this Slow Cooker Honey Garlic Chicken is going to be your new favorite Crock-Pot meal! It's gluten-free, paleo, allergy-free, and doesn't have soy sauce, ketchup or sesame! Great for dinner, lunches, and a better way to meal prep boring chicken breasts!
Spicy and tamed with a little sweetness! Sriracha Honey Mustard Salmon that's gluten-free, paleo, rich, and super flavorful! This recipe is an easy way to amp up the flavor and bring a healthy meal to the dinner table in a flash!
This homemade Ginger Brew is simple to make and bursting with healthy immune-boosting ingredients. Use it to help ease nausea or soothe upset stomachs and sore throats. Make the healthy syrup, then make hot Ginger Tea or cold Ginger Beer and sip away!
These Honey Balls are a popular dessert for a traditional Italian Christmas, Easter and all through the holidays. This crunchy, sweet treat is fabulously festive and so easy to make from simple ingredients that you’ll have in your pantry!
Sweet and Spicy Honey Sriracha Shrimp – better tasting and faster than takeout, this easy and delicious shrimp recipe is made with simple ingredients including jumbo shrimp, fresh garlic, sweet honey, and spicy sriracha sauce.
This lemon thyme and blueberry smash is vibrant, smoky, effervescent, and refreshing! Summer's perfect cocktail is made with fresh blueberries, a little honey for sweetness, lemon juice, some fragrant lemon thyme, bubbly club soda, and smoky mezcal.