Tuesday, May 1, 2018

Kid-Friendly Honey Recipes

Everyone loves a good honey recipe, but sometimes they're a little too hard to do on your own. I found some delicious recipes that are great for kids! Before starting, always have an adult in the kitchen with you, but let us know how you liked making these yummy spring honey recipes!
Honey Bear Lunchbox
YIELD:  Makes 1 serving
INGREDIENTS
1 1/2 tsp. - honey
2 slices - whole-grain bread
1 T- peanut butter
1/4- honey-crisp or granny smith apple, thinly sliced
Fresh berries and veggies for the lunchbox
DIRECTIONS
Place bread on a flat surface and spread peanut butter onto both slices of bread. Place apple slices onto one side, drizzle with honey and close sandwich.
Serve with freshly washed berries and veggies.

No-Bake Chocolate Honey Brownies
YIELD: Makes 16 servings
INGREDIENTS
1/2 cup - honey
1/4 cup - coconut oil
1/4 cup - almond butter
1/4 tsp. - sea salt
1 tsp.- vanilla extract
1 tsp.- ground cinnamon
1/2 cup - chopped almonds
1/2 cup - chopped walnuts
1/2 cup - semi-sweet chocolate chips
1/4 cup - sunflower seeds
1/4 cup - dried cranberries
1 cup - rolled oats
1 T- butter
DIRECTIONS
In a medium-sized saucepan, heat honey, coconut oil, almond butter, sea salt, vanilla and cinnamon over low heat.
Next, in a large bowl combine chopped almonds, chopped walnuts, semi-sweet chocolate chips, sunflower seeds, dried cranberries and rolled oats. Add the honey mixture from the saucepan into the bowl and mix.
Using your hands or a spatula, grease an 8" x 8" pan with the butter.
Press the brownie mixture into the pan and refrigerate until hardened. Cut into 16 bars and serve.
Recipe courtesy of Fitness Expert Bárbara Trujillo Gómez


Honey-Yogurt Popsicles
YIELD: Makes 8 servings
INGREDIENTS
2 cups - plain yogurt
1 cup - milk
1/3 cup - honey
1 tsp. - vanilla extract
1/4 lb. - cherries, pitted and quartered
1/4 cup - blueberries
DIRECTIONS
In a large bowl, stir together the yogurt, milk, honey and vanilla extract. Taste the mixture and add a little more honey if needed.
Divide half the fruit among 8 ½-cup popsicle holders.
Add ¼ cup of the yogurt mixture to each popsicle holder, then add the rest of the fruit. You'll need to press the fruit down a bit to distribute it evenly in the popsicle. Top off with more yogurt mixture if needed, leaving at least ¼ inch of space at the top of the popsicle holder because it will expand as it freezes.
Freeze the popsicles for several hours, until completely solid.

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