Honey, A Gift of Nature

Nutritional benefits of honey

* Honey is composed primarily of two sugars, fructose and glucose, and also includes small amounts of many vitamins and minerals

*Honey contains a variety of antioxidants in the form of flavonoids and phenolic acids that scavenge and eliminate free radicals

*Eating honey increase the absorption of calcium, making your favorite milk and fruit smoothie very nutritious

*Honey contains a variety of components that function as probiotics

*The color and flavor of honey differs depending on what blossoms the bees collected
the nectar from. The bees can collect nectar up to three miles from their hive location.


Health Food Smoothie

  • One Banana
  • 1 cup kefir
  • 1 Tb chia seeds
  • 2 Tb frozen orange juice
  • 2-3 Tb honey
  • 2-3 Tb protein powder
  • One packet of frozen wheat grass
  • 1 pint crushed ice filled with cold water

In a blender, combine all ingredients and process until smooth

Makes 3 servings

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