If you are looking for a natural sweetener to add to your raw diet, orange blossom honey is worth considering. This type of honey is made from the nectar collected by bees from the flowers of orange trees, and it has a unique flavor that sets it apart from other types of honey. In this blog post, we will explore what makes raw orange blossom honey special and how you can incorporate it into your diet.
Raw orange blossom honey contains antioxidants which protect against cell damage caused by free radicals. It also has anti-inflammatory properties which reduce swelling and redness in tissues. Additionally, consuming local raw honey may help alleviate symptoms related to seasonal allergies as it contains small amounts of pollen picked up during collection.
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While all types of raw honey have antibiotic properties due to their hydrogen peroxide content, there is evidence that Manuka Honey (which comes from New Zealand) possesses additional antibacterial properties not found in other honeys.
It’s important to note that while there may be health benefits attributed with consuming certain types or forms of bee products such as propolis and royal jelly; no scientific evidence currently supports these claims at this time.
Orange blossom honey boasts a light citrus flavor making it an ideal addition to fruit salads or drizzled over fresh berries & cream. It can be used as an ingredient in marinades for chicken or pork chops alongside rosemary sprigs for savory dishes additionally mixed with walnuts inside oatmeal cookies for dessert!
Also consider adding a teaspoon full when preparing your favorite tea beverages – chamomile pairs especially well!
In baking recipes calling for sugar replacement options like agave syrup or maple syrup – swap-in equal parts (1:1 ratio) using Orange Blossom Honey instead! Note due its high fructose levels ; swapping out too much sugar substitue could alter desired end product consistency so try incrementally reducing sugar amount over time until you find a balance that suits desired tastes.
Where to Find It
Look for raw orange blossom honey at your local farmer’s market or specialty store. If purchasing in-store, look for jars labeled “raw” and inspect the ingredients list – it should only contain one ingredient: Orange Blossom Honey! Online retailers also offer a wide selection of raw honeys with many offering free shipping depending on order total.
When shopping online; be sure to check customer reviews before committing to purchase as there are many products marketed towards this niche’. A quick search will show options available from Manuka Health, Wedderspoon, Beekeepers Naturals and more!
In conclusion, if you are looking to incorporate a natural sweetener into your raw diet – Orange blossom honey is an excellent option. Its unique flavor makes it versatile in the kitchen while its health benefits make it all the more appealing. So go ahead and add this delicious golden nectar to your pantry today!