What to eat with honey?

In this brief article, we will provide you with the answer to the question: “What to eat with honey?” and discuss the benefits of honey consumption.

What to eat with honey?

You can consume honey with fruits, cereal, cookies, and pancakes, for example. It also is very good for making dressing salads and sauces for meats.

There are a lot of ways of consuming honey in your diet, here are some options:

Green Apple Toast with Honey

This green apple toast with honey uses Italian bread, olive oil, 150 grams of brie cheese, two green apples, honey, and almonds and serves up to four people at an average cost. 

First, brush both sides of the bread with oil, toast it, then slice the apples and layer them on top of the bread with the cheese and honey. Finally, bake the cake.

Honey Butter Biscuit

The components for this biscuit include vanilla extract, milk, honey, butter, salt, bicarbonate of soda, artificial yeast, flour, and wheat bran. It takes 45 minutes to prepare and gives roughly forty servings.

Oatmeal and banana pancake

A delectable pancake made from two bananas, three eggs, oatmeal, honey, and ground cinnamon. It is the ideal dish for a family breakfast, and you may stuff it with cheese and ham or any taste of your choosing. It also matches very well with milk or coffee. 

Cereal bar with raisins, bananas, and honey

A cereal bar with raisins, banana, and honey is incredibly nutritious, and you can change it up by replacing the banana with another fruit, such as apples.

Homemade granola with honey

Granola is a terrific option for individuals who want to eat in the morning without wasting time or calories. To make it, combine 500g rolled oats, 100g dried coconut flakes, honey, sugar with cinnamon to taste, roasted almonds, and cashews.

Roasted Pork with Butter and Honey

You can also use honey for delicious savory meals.  You will need butter, honey, smashed garlic cloves, salt, lemon juice, black pepper, and water for this one. This meal requires forty minutes in the oven.

Sirloin with mustard and honey

This meal can be prepared in twenty minutes. Separate two pork loin steaks, season with salt, coriander seeds and mustard, lemon juice, and olive oil. Serve with a veggie salad on the side and pour some honey.

Salmon with honey mustard sauce

Salmon is already delicious and high in nutrients, but when coupled with mustard and honey, it becomes much more so. Season the salmon pieces with salt and pepper before placing them in a pan and grilling them. Serve immediately with a mustard and honey sauce.

Honey roasted chicken 

This meal can be served with potatoes, rice, or a simple vegetable salad. It yields five servings and takes around forty minutes to prepare.

Baked Brie with Rosemary and Honey

Anyone can make this recipe because it is simple and only requires four ingredients. Preheat the oven then insert the rosemary sprigs into the cheese, drizzle with honey, season with salt, and bake for about 15 minutes.

Mustard and honey salad dressing

This is a flexible dressing that goes well with any sort of salad, whether it is veggies or greens. The ingredients for this dish include yellow mustard, honey, garlic, balsamic vinegar, apple cider vinegar, olive oil, salt, oregano, and black pepper.

Yogurt and honey salad dressing

Another salad dressing choice for individuals who want a well-seasoned salad is yogurt and honey sauce. This alternative is nutritious and may be stored in the refrigerator for an extended period of time. Use salt, pepper, olive oil, lemon juice, honey, and mustard to season the dish (preferably dijon). 

Appetizer of chestnuts and walnuts with honey

The yield of this dish varies depending on the number of ingredients used, but a cup of chestnuts, walnuts, butter, honey, crushed pink pepper, and a teaspoon of hot paprika yields a very large handful of chestnuts and walnuts with honey and pepper.

What are the health benefits of honey consumption?

Honey has nutritional and therapeutic properties that provide numerous health benefits because it is high in antioxidants, which protect cells from premature aging and regulate triglyceride and cholesterol levels, lowering the risk of fat accumulation in the arteries and the development of heart disease.

Furthermore, it is high in antioxidants, honey helps to decrease blood pressure, and it has antibacterial characteristics, combating diseases caused by fungus, viruses, and bacteria, as well as treating sore throat and cough, and it may be used as a natural sweetener.

Despite these benefits, honey should be used in moderation because it is heavy in calories and sugar, which may lead to weight gain and dysregulation of blood sugar levels, especially in children.

Conclusion

In this brief article, we provided you with the answer to the question: “What to eat with honey?” and discussed the benefits of honey consumption.

References

Receiteria. “72 receitas com mel surpreendentes e muito gostosas,” May 31, 2018. https://www.receiteria.com.br/receitas-com-mel/.

Tua Saúde. “9 fantásticos benefícios do mel para a saúde.” Accessed January 14, 2022. https://www.tuasaude.com/beneficios-do-mel/.

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