The National Honey Board recognizes the importance of bees and the benefits of honey, and we know all about its ability to create stunning recipes. Whether it’s sweet, savory, or spicy, honey’s bright taste blends beautifully with a variety of different flavors. Here are 6 recipes that any honey lover will swoon over. Recipes courtesy of @nationalhoney.
Macadamia Nut and Coconut Pancakes with Honey
This nutty twist on a classic breakfast is almost entirely brought to you by honey bees! According to the National Honey Board, they help pollinate a variety of nuts, including almonds and macadamia nuts, which are some main components in this recipe. Flaky coconut shavings and a honey drizzle add a tropical vibe to these mouthwatering flapjacks. Recipe courtesy of @nationalhoney.
Get the recipe: Macadamia Nut and Coconut Pancakes with Honey
Avocado, Strawberry, Spinach Salad with Honey Balsamic Dressing
A simple 3-ingredient dressing helps elevate fresh produce in this easy salad. The combination of balsamic vinegar, olive oil, and honey create a tangy and perfectly balanced blend of flavors that you’ll want to add to all your favorite recipes. Visit @nationalhoney to learn more about honey’s benefits.
Get the recipe: Avocado, Strawberry, Spinach Salad with Honey Balsamic Dressing
Mediterranean Honey Flatbread
Salty feta joins forces with honey bee-pollinated garlic, parsley, red onion, baby spinach, red bell pepper, and grape tomatoes to spice up any store-bought flatbread. Drizzled with an irresistible honey glaze, it’s the tastiest way to level up your next pizza night! Recipe courtesy of @nationalhoney.
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Honey Lime Fruit Salad
Lime juice and honey are all you need to elevate any naturally refreshing fruit salad. Featuring honey bee-pollinated strawberries and kiwi, this light and airy dish can be enjoyed any time of day. Recipe courtesy of @nationalhoney.
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Sweet Chili Brussels Sprouts
Not only does honey add the perfect touch of sweetness, but it also helps tame the heat of spicy red pepper and balance out salty soy sauce in this simple, yet impressive side dish. Pro tip: If you’re not a fan of Brussels sprouts, you can use green beans instead. Visit @nationalhoney to learn more about honey’s functionality.
Get the recipe: Sweet Chili Brussels Sprouts
Sweet Potato Smash with Honey Caramelized Onions, Bacon, Walnuts, and Gruyere
Sweet, savory, cheesy, AND crunchy?! What more could you want in a recipe? Caramelized onions and honeyenhance the flavor of the sweet potato, while Gruyere cheese and bacon add the perfect amount of saltiness. Feel free to make this recipe using a regular baked potato instead. Recipe courtesy of @nationalhoney.