Here’s a soothing recipe for Matcha green tea and Manuka Honey lovers. Both have high levels of antioxidant properties that may help fight off free radicals. 1 scoop of Matcha green tea 8 ounces of oat, almond or milk of your choice A sprinkle of cinnamon A pinch of freshly grated ginger 1 teaspoon of … Continue reading Manuka Honey Match Latte
Energy Gels are the latest rage for endurance athletes and weekend warriors that want to get better overall performance including increased energy, extra calories and replenishing electrolytes. However, these energy gels contain processed ingredients; so the savvy and more health-conscious athletes look for more natural alternatives (and better tasting).
We hear about manuka honey more and more every day but lets not forget about the other honeys that come from the pristine countryside of New Zealand. We’ve already checked into clover honey, which is a great understudy for manuka and of course covered blue borage honey but we haven’t talked about Rewarewa honey. All … Continue reading Rewarewa Honey a rebel of its own
Mesquite, what do we know about it? It’s a tree; it grows in arid regions of the world and using it to smoke meat results in a deliciously flavored meal. But how did we discover this bad boy and does it have any other benefits? Well let me tell you. Mesquite is actually a member … Continue reading Mesquite, a tasty and healthy seasoning
Manuka gets alot of press but what about all of the other raw honeys’s out there? All raw honey (honey not heated over 95F, hive temperature) contains anti microbial activity! However, the antioxidant and anti microbial potential of honeys varies according to their floral sources and environment giving rise to a wide variety of potentially … Continue reading Clover Honey, Manuka’s Understudy
Brown, red and green these are the colors of propolis. But what is this Propolis you ask? Propolis is a resin like substance that is collected by bees from poplar and cone bearing trees and is mixed with beeswax and salivary enzymes. The bees use propolis for protecting the hive against microorganisms, predators, and temperature … Continue reading The Many Colors of Propolis: The Tiny World of Bees