You already know we love honey, but we also feel it is often underutilized, especially when it comes to enjoying it with a healthy snack. We want you to be able to satisfy that sweet tooth of yours without so much guilt, so we have put together a few ideas of how you can add honey to different snacks you may eat throughout the day.
This is actually one of my favorite snacks of all-time. We substitute dried plantains or dried banana chips for the corn chips, honey for the cheese, and mix in a bunch of different fresh fruit and granola for the toppings. One of the best ways we have found to make these is by brushing the banana chips with some of the honey to provide a binder so the toppings stay on the chip. Add your favorite diced fruit, nuts, and maybe even some granola. Instead of sour cream, Greek yogurt is perfect, then drizzle it with some raw honey on top.
Today, a lot of people keep an energy bar or a snack in their bag for that 3:00 p.m. crash, but we have an even better idea. The goal here is to give you both energy and enough protein to keep your cravings aside until the dinner bell rings. Use whole wheat bread, some natural peanut butter, and a drizzle of your favorite raw honey. For some added flavor and crunch, dice up some apples and eat up!
The Honey Parfait
Now, if you have tried our Manuka honey before, or the other varieties of raw honey we offer, you know how thick and creamy it is. This makes it perfect for layering in a homemade parfait. We like to start with Greek yogurt and end with Greek yogurt, but in between, we have layers of different fresh fruits, nuts, granola or hard pretzel, and, of course, raw honey.
These are just a few recommendations, but there are literally dozens more healthy snacks you can make using raw honey. Personally, I have eliminated using caramel on things like ice cream or other desserts and only use raw Manuka honey now. The UMF 16+ honey is so rich and flavorful, nobody will ever know the difference and they are getting something far more healthy than a scoop of processed caramel.
If you are interested in trying any of these ideas but need to order Manuka honey, click here. And, remember, we offer FREE shipping on all orders of $150 or more!
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