It’s September so we’re celebrating National Honey Month with 16 sweet and savory recipes highlighting the simple, delicious taste of honey. Read on and give a few a try. And remember, the benefits of honey go beyond the kitchen, so try using it for home remedies and beauty scrubs too.
Prepare for these little bites of heaven to disappear immediately at your next get together. The honey sauce is a combination of sweet, sour and spicy. And did we mention that the pineapples are wrapped in bacon?
Spruce up your kids’ lunch this school season with an order of honey, apple cinnamon and peanut butter sushi in their lunch box. Kids will love it!
Cook up these sautéed, honey drizzled bananas for an after school snack. Warning: make extra for the adults.
Creamy yogurt topped with honey and nuts make a sweet and easy snack for any day of the week. You can also add seasonal fruit as a topping.
This is so simple and delicious. Use some great bread, slice an apple and a little Brie. Finish with a drizzle of honey on top. It’s a taste of fall in one bite.
Take a classic comfort food and make a new again with this honey treat. Serve little beehive cornbread cakes with your favorite fall soup.
Bring the flavors of summer into fall and lunch on this luscious and healthy chicken salad with a honey sweetened vinaigrette.
Get a burst of energy with these honey nut bars. You’ll want to lick the honey off the spatula when you’re done.
How great will your day be when you start off the morning with this spicy avocado toast topped with an egg and drizzled with honey? Try eating it for dinner too.
Honey is the perfect pairing for fall pears and tangy blue cheese. Serve this pizza with a salad to create a light meal.
Sticky, spicy and sweet come together for a weeknight meal your family will love. Consider turning the leftovers (if you have any) into sandwiches or a pasta dish.
End your meal with this sweet and creamy honey panna cotta. The fresh whipped cream is the perfect topping for an already beautiful dish.
Pucker up for this sweet and tart dessert.
Honey mixed with lemon and ginger makes a natural healing drink. Sip this when you feel a cold or the flu coming on.
So this honey recipe might not be something you eat, but it’s still a great addition for National Honey Month. Make your own facial scrub in just minutes, and your skin will be clean and soft, naturally!
16. Berry Dutch Baby Pancake with Spiced Honey Butter (A Coupons.com exclusive recipe) – Serves 4
- 1 cup low fat milk
- 1 cup flour
- 3 eggs
- 1 tablespoon vanilla
- Zest of 1 lemon
- 1 tablespoon melted butter
Directions: Heat oven to 450 degrees. Place 8 inch pan in oven with 1 tablespoon butter. Place all the ingredients in a blender:
Remove pan from oven, pour in batter and place in oven. Bake 18 to 20 minutes or until puffed and edges are golden brown.
Honey Butter: Mix together 1/4 cup softened butter, 3 tablespoons honey and 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon. Serve with fresh berries, honey butter and a drizzle of honey.
Before you shop: Try a honey roasted carrots recipe during National Honey Month. Roast carrots with a glaze of honey and leave your family begging for more.
Cheri Liefeld of Adventures in the Kitchen believes in celebrating life around the table. She is a recipe developer, cooking instructor and writer. She blogs over at Adventures In The Kitchen where she shares easy to make recipes, party inspiration and ideas for cooking with kids.
A native of Southern California her cooking is filled with fresh ingredients from local farmers markets and often served spicy.