Honey, the golden hued gelatenous liquid is sweet as sugar but good for health. It is packed with nutrients, flavonoids and anti-oxidants. It’s passed through generations, as old as history can tell. It was used by the Munis and rishis to perform yajnas and as offerings to the Lord and used even today.
Honey is a sugary food substance produced and stored by certain social hymenopteran insects.It is produced from the sugary secretions of plants or insects such as floral nectar or aphid honey-dew through enzymatic activity and evaporation. The variety of honey produced by honey bee is popular world-wide and consumed by humans.
Honey has many wonderful benefits. It prevents cancer and heart disease. It has antiseptic and antipyretic properties that helps to heal wounds and rashes. It reduces ulcer and gastrointestinal properties. It helps in reducing weight. It reduces cough and throat irritation.
Honey has many medicinal uses. It helps to balance the five elements of the body. Ayurveda suggests the use of honey with many of its medicines.
Today many kinds of honey are available. Raw honey is considered to be the best as it contains vitamins, minerals and good enzymes.
UTMT is organic pure brand of honey. UTMT stands for “Under The Mango Tree” It is a hybrid social enterprise that promotes beekeeping to increase the agricultural productivity and improve the lives of marginal labourers. It has impacted more than 15000 lives so far.
UTMT honey is pure and organic. It is from single origin and has no added sugar or flavours. It is direct supply from beekeepers. They have various flavours of honey. You can know more about them here
I have received the sample of honey and it is really good. I substituted the sugar in my tea with honey. Honey can be used in many things. It can be used in salads. It can be used as a energy drink in the mornings. A glass of lime juice with honey helps to reduce weight. It can be used in sweets. It can be used as topping to enhance the taste.
Here is an easy to make Healthy Bite using honey.
- 1 cup oats
- 1 tablespoon pistachois
- 1 tablespoon flax seeds
- 1 table peanut butter
- 1 tablespoon UTMT honey
Blend oats, pistachois and flax seeds together. Put it in a bowl. Add peanut butter and honey to it. Mix all of them together. Make balls and keep them in the refrigerator for half an hour. Healthy bites are ready to eat.
Take a tip: You can substitute flax seeds with cantaloupe seeds, which is easily available.
A healthy snack to begin the day.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Blend oats, pistachois and flax seeds together.
Put it in a bowl. Add peanut butter and honey to it. Mix it well with hands.
Make balls. Keep it in the refrigerator for half an hour
You can replace flax seeds with cantaloupe seeds which is easily available.
Disclaimer: This is a sponsored post written in colloboration with UTMT, but the views are all my own.
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