Honey – nature’s natural sweetener. We love our Honey Nuts Cheerios, and pairing it with peanut butter, but we have found some more creative ways to cook and bake with it! We have some honey-licious recipes are listed below that will cover the majority of your meals throughout the day. So pre-heat your oven and whip out a big bottle of honey. You are about to discover your new favorite foods!

1. Honey Garlic Shrimp

Shrimp + Garlic + Honey = Success every time! This dish is great to cook for supper and pack in lunches for the next day.

http://sallysbakingaddiction.com/2016/05/09/quick-healthy-dinner-20-minute-honey-garlic-shrimp/ Photos by: Sally’s Baking Addiction

2.  Baked Pears with Walnuts and Honey

Needing a lighter dessert to satisfy that sweet tooth? This recipe is straightforward and gourmet at the same time. We love recipes like that!

http://www.skinnytaste.com/baked-pears-with-walnuts-and-honey/ Photos By: Skinny Taste

3. Honey Glazed Salmon

Salmon is full of those healthy fats we know and love. Finish it off with a light layer of sweet honey and you are ready to dig in! The guilt free recipe is sure to hit the spot after a long day at work.

http://damndelicious.net/2014/08/18/honey-glazed-salmon/ Photos By: Damn Delicious

4. Baked Goats Cheese Rolls with Honey and Thyme

This salty and sweet appetizer will take dinner guests by surprise with it’s originality and simplicity. Serve this at your next dinner party to get a raving review.

http://www.manusmenu.com/baked-goats-cheese-rolls-with-honey-and-thyme Photos By: Manus Kitchen

5. Butternut Squash with Cranberries and Feta

A delicious side dish or main that could be taken to the next level with chicken or salmon. The best recipes always happen when delicious ingredients are combined to make a masterpiece, and this one is no exception.

http://peasandcrayons.com/2014/11/honey-roasted-butternut-squash-cranberries-feta.html Photos By: Peas and Crayons

6. Ethiopian Honey Bread

Looking to try something new? This has your name written all over it. It’s simple taste will ease you in to cooking around the world, but we can bet that your family will be reaching for seconds!

http://kidworldcitizen.org/2011/10/28/ethiopian-honey-bread/ Photos By: Kid World Citizen

7. Melopita (Honey Pie)

This dessert can be fully completed in an hour or less. Need we say more? Melopita is served in Greece as a popular dessert and we know why it’s so popular! It’s irresistibly good.

http://cookmegreek.blogspot.ca/2012/12/melopita-honey-pie-from-sifnos-island.html Photos By: Cook Me Greek

 

8. Lavender Honey Ice Cream

A fancy and refreshing treat on a warm spring or summer day. Everything is better when it’s made at home, so try your hand at making this ice cream!

http://www.cakenknife.com/lavender-honey-ice-cream/ Photos By: Cake N Knife

9. Earl Grey Honey Milkshake

A cheat day alternative to your Earl Grey Tea with Honey. It’s creamy texture and sweet flavor is what makes it memorable.

10. Lavender Honey Cupcakes

Looking for a new cupcake flavor outside of chocolate or vanilla? Opt for this simple recipe to create a creamy icing pair with a lightly flavored lavender and honey cupcake. Yum!

http://kimmysbakeshop.com/lavender-honey-cupcakes-honey-cream-cheese-frosting/ Photos By: Kimmy’s Bake Shop

11. Russian Honey Cake

It seems that there are honey cake recipes all around the world and we have clearly been missing out! Russian Honey Cake is layer upon layer of sweet pastry with hints of caramel and honey. Add some sweet little bees on this dessert to make it look like a honeycomb.

http://momsdish.com/recipe/101/russian-honey-cake Photo by: Mom’s Dish

Lindsay Duncan

Lindsay loves cooking fun and creative meals for friends and family. At home, you can find her trying out a new recipe found on Pinterest while trying to balance her husband's sweet tooth with her healthy eating habits. If she's not in the kitchen, you'll find Lindsay photographing people she loves and going out with friends to try the newest restaurant in her small town.

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