As the spring comes to an end and summer is on the horizon its time for being outdoors, gathering with friends and family for meals, and celebrating the light and abundance of the summer season.
Honey is a wonderful gift that nature provides to help anytime of year and especially summer be a bit more delectable.
As always in our wonderfully industrial world not all honey is made the same. In the U.S. a large sum of conventional honey is imported from countries with little regulation, is usually cooked--destroying all of the health benefits--and is packaged in plastic which can leach chemicals into this beautiful liquid gold.
Teddy Bear Honey is EVIL!!! And more importantly Raw Honey provides a ton of health benefits. "Raw honey has anti-viral, anti-bacterial, and anti-fungal properties. It promotes body and digestive health, is a powerful antioxidant, strengthens the immune system, eliminates allergies, and is an excellent remedy for skin wounds." Learn More
Here are a few other ways to know if you are dealing with the real thing or an impostor:
Don't forget to thank the BEES who work super dooper hard to provide us with this amazing treat.