Who’s that hovering over the honey tree? The busy little bees over here at Crumbs, of course! September is National Honey Month, and we’ve been channeling our inner Winnie to find some unique and tasty recipes to share with honey-loving families here in southeast Michigan.
Why September, you ask? Most of the honey in the U.S. is harvested around this time. And boy, do we like it: Every American consumes about 1.3 pounds of honey a year, according to the National Honey Board. It’s truly a sticky staple in our diets!
Contrary to belief, honey is actually very nutritious and healthy, so go ahead with the kids and indulge in your sweet desires with this batch recipes that feature nature’s natural nectar.
Honey Roasted Peanuts
Try this recipe Food.com recipe and you’ll never buy bagged peanuts again. It’s simple, delicious and a perfect snack anytime of the day. Try sprinkling white powdered sugar over them when they’re done and serve warm. Mmm!
This oat-y delicious homemade recipe from Southern Living is sure to be a breakfast hit for your family. These fluffy and delicious waffles are good with just syrup or loaded with your favorite toppings.
Honey and Rosemary Brined Turkey With Herb Riesling Gravy
Tired of plain turkey? Whole Foods brings us a great recipe that is perfect all year round – but it is especially worth a try for this year’s Thanksgiving feast.
Honey Soy Grilled Salmon with Edamame
This delicious entree from Food Network only takes eight minutes to cook after prep. The myriad flavors and light glaze will please even the most fickle of seafood eaters in your family.
Honey Vanilla Lemonade
This honey-infused drink from Rachael Ray is ideal for summer, but once you try it you’ll want it all year round! Made with honey, fresh lemons and vanilla bean, this takes lemonade to the next level.
Grandma’s Honey Muffins Recipe
Her homemade specialty is a perfect breakfast treat or a surprise snack for anyone. Taste of Home offers this warm buttery recipe from “Grandma Wheeler” (thanks, Grandma Wheeler!).
Devonshire Honey Cake (BBC)
You can’t think of honey without thinking of something sweet. This honey cake that originated in Devonshire is a classic English treat beloved all over – and where better to nab the recipe than from BBC Good Food? It’s perfect as a companion to a spot of tea or a family dessert.
Hubby’s Honey Roasted Pumpkin Soup Recipe
This soup, spotted on Group Recipes, is perfect for fall. The recipe includes pumpkin, curry powder and, of course, honey! The flavors blend well, making it a perfect choice for a vegetarian dinner.