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10 Delicious Things You Can Make using Honey

Look beyond that cup of tea with honey and to some lip-smacking preparations. You'd not believe all the amazing things that a tinge of honey can make.

Exercise & Fitness By Himanshu Sharma / Sep 03, 2014

Make Food Delicious with Honey

Honey is thought to be nature's sweetener. A touch of the golden, sticky liquid can make yummy foods yummier. Look beyond that cup of tea and take a look at the many delicious things that you can make with honey. (Image source:Gettyimages)

Honey Toast

Honey toast is one of the few sweet things that are good for your health. Toast a slice of bread and spread a layer of honey along the piece of toast. Now, spread peanut butter over honey. Enjoy your honey toast! (Image source:Gettyimages)

Breakfast Foods

One of the ways you can make your breakfast delicious is by tossing fresh fruit chunks in honey-sweetened low-fat plain yogurt. You can also top your morning cereal with honey. Another option is of spreading almond butter on a brown rice cracker and drizzle honey over it. (Image source:Gettyimages)

Fruit Salad

You can make a salad and give it a different flavour with just a touch of honey. The honey enhances the sugars in the fruit, and makes fruit salad an ideal summer dessert. One of the recipes could be a combination of nectars, basil and honey. Mix them together and enjoy the fruit salad! (Image source:Gettyimages)

Dark Chocolate

Yes, you can make a cube of dark chocolate by including honey and other ingredients like coconut oil and cocoa powder. In addition to these ingredients, you also have an option to pour the chocolate mixture into molds and make homemade chocolate bites. (Image source:Gettyimages)

Caramel Sauce

You can make a caramel sauce using the honey instead of refined sugar.  You need to place the butter into a heavy-based saucepan and heat it gently. Now add two spoonfuls of honey and cream. Stir constantly for 10 minutes. Remove once the sauce is thickened. (Image source:Gettyimages)

Honey Roasted Chicken

Combine honey, mustard and soy sauce in a small bowl. Add some lemon juice, and a spoonful of the honey-mustard mixture to it. Stuff the mixture into chicken's cavity. Roast chicken for 40-45 minutes. (Image source:Gettyimages)

Herbal Tea

A drop of honey in tea is an excellent remedy for cough and sore throat. Similarly, honey can be added to most drinks for an extra energy boost. Moreover, it gives several health benefits that artificial sweeteners cannot. (Image source:Gettyimages)

Herbal Sports Drink

You can make herbal sports drink that has a base of tulsi tea, an adaptogen which helps your body adapt to stress and boost athletic endurance. The addition of raw honey and sea salt in the drink lowers  harmful stress hormones. (Image source:Gettyimages)

Cough Syrup

If you have a sore throat or cough, you can make a soothing, natural honey cough syrup. Combine 2 spoonfuls of honey with equal amount of water. Add to it a pinch of dried ginger root, marshmallow root, cinnamon and a few drops of lemon juice.(Image source:Gettyimages)

Lip Balm

You can make your own lip balm combining almond oil, beeswax and honey at home. The natural lip balm will be as effective as those available at the marketplace. It is time to try honey on your lips. (Image source:Gettyimages)


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