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Buttons with honey

Buttons with honey

I mixed the soft butter well with all the ingredients, forming a ball, which I let cool for about 30 minutes. I formed the buttons (first I made balls, which I flattened between my fingers, then I made the holes, with the help of a toothpick), I placed them in the tray lined with baking paper, then I put them in the oven until they passed the toothpick test. Simple, right?


Recipes with HONEY

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Energizing face cream

Ingredient: 2 tablespoons honey, 2 drops of rose essential oil.

To tone your skin, apply and lightly massage on the skin honey, instead of your usual cream. Then rinse with warm water.

Whitening the skin and wiping away scars

Ingredient: 2 tablespoons liquid or sweetened honey, a teaspoon of coconut oil.

Mix the ingredients in a glass or porcelain bowl and apply the preparation to the affected areas with a gentle massage. Leave on for 30 minutes, then rinse with lukewarm water. Repeat the procedure three times a week.

Anti-cellulite massage

Ingredient: 2 tablespoons honey, a teaspoon of almond oil, 2 drops of cypress essential oil.

Mix the ingredients well and apply the preparation directly on the affected areas, massaging in circular motions, from the bottom up.

Toning shower gel

Ingredient: 2 teaspoons of honey, a teaspoon of buckwheat flour, a teaspoon of olive oil, the juice of half a lemon, a drop of lavender essential oil.

Mix the ingredients and use the preparation as a shower gel.

Honey cleanser

Ingredient: a tablespoon of liquid or sweetened honey, a teaspoon of almond oil.

Put the two ingredients in a small glass container and mix well. Apply a little preparation in the areas you want to clean, and wipe with a cotton swab.

Exfoliating with honey

Ingredient: 4 tablespoons sugar, 2 tablespoons acacia honey

Mix the honey and sugar in a bowl, just before use. Take a shower, then apply the preparation on wet skin, by circular massage. It can also be used for the face.

Lip balm with honey

Ingredient: 2 tablespoons honey, 1 tablespoon Vaseline.

Mix the honey with Vaseline and apply a small amount on the lips, massaging lightly. Store the preparation in the refrigerator, in a glass or porcelain container, for a maximum of one month.

Honey treatment for shiny hair

Ingredient: a spoonful of honey, half a liter of water.

Dissolve the honey in warm water and rinse with this mixture wet, freshly washed hair. Leave on for 10 minutes, then rinse with lukewarm water. Repeat the treatment three times a week.

Repair mask for damaged hair

Ingredient: 2 tablespoons honey, 2 tablespoons olive oil, 2 tablespoons aloe vera gel.

Mix the honey with the oil and gel until smooth. Apply the preparation on damp hair and leave it on for 30 minutes. Rinse with lukewarm, then cold water. Repeat the treatment twice a week.


Recipes and desserts with honey

Natural honey, regardless of the assortment, has a number of active properties very beneficial to our health. In honey we find antioxidants, enzymes, vitamins, organic acids and not only that! No wonder honey is a true ally of ours in the fight against many diseases. So it would be a mistake not to integrate honey into our daily diet.

Especially since there are countless ways we can use honey in the kitchen. And when I say that, I don't mean to use it only in the well-known way - as a sweetener for coffee or tea. Honey can also be used in cooking. This has been done for thousands of years, especially since, between us, everything tastes better when we add a little honey. Let's discover together some food recipes with honey, but also dessert recipes.

First of all, it should be mentioned that in order to enjoy all the beneficial properties of honey, it is recommended to consume it in its natural form as much as possible. When heated to over 45 0 C the honey loses its beneficial properties and increases its HMF or hydroxymethyl furfural, in its full name.

Now that we have found out, let's go to the kitchen and discover the most delicious recipes that have honey as an ingredient.

Honey recipes

There are many culinary recipes to include on the list of ingredients and honey. However, taking into account what I said above & # 8211 that honey should not be heated above 45 0 C, the list of healthy recipes is considerably narrowed.

What we ate for breakfast

Let's start with honey-based food webs that we can enjoy for breakfast.

Served in the morning, honey is a real treat for the stomach. And that can only make us happy, especially since breakfast, it is said, is the most important meal of the day - it is the meal that provides us with energy for the whole day.

Before discovering the morning recipes based on honey, let's find out why it is recommended to never skip the first meal of the day.

The benefits of serving breakfast

Like I said, breakfast should never be skipped, no matter how hurried we get to the office or anywhere. Let me give you some reasons why I say this:

There are three good enough benefits to keep us from ignoring breakfast. Now let's find out some honey-based recipes, only good for breakfast.


Dozens of remedies that you can prepare at home with HONEY

Called the "nectar of the gods" in ancient times, bee honey is a precious medicine that bees prepare for us. Its healing virtues were inscribed in ancient medical books and later confirmed in modern clinical trials.

Bee honey has antibacterial and antifungal properties. It acts as an exceptional moisturizer (keeps skin moist and hydrated), soothes coughs and sore throats, and makes teas a thousand times healthier. The high sugar content of honey dehydrates bacteria by producing hydrogen peroxide and other antibacterial compounds.

Studies have shown that honey accelerates tissue healing and growth by supporting the formation of new blood cells, collagen and epithelial cells.

Mixed with other ingredients (plants, foods or spices), honey enhances its healing effects. We have many possibilities to combine bee honey with different ingredients to get natural remedies at home. We present you the most popular recipes, useful in certain diseases.

• 1 cup of honey
• 1 lemon with peel

Wash the lemon with apple cider vinegar, cut it into cubes and soak it in a jar of honey. It is left to stand for 1-2 days, then it is consumed as a syrup, along with pieces of lemon, 2-3 teaspoons a day, to prevent or treat colds and flu (cough, throat irritation), as well as to strengthen immunity.

This remedy has antifungal and antioxidant properties. It is useful in sinusitis, colds and nasal congestion. Even just half a teaspoon of honey with cinnamon a day helps lower cholesterol levels. For therapeutic purposes, use Ceylon cinnamon, not Cassia, as the latter can be toxic in large quantities.

• 1 cup of honey
• 4-6 cinnamon sticks

Put the cinnamon sticks to soak in honey and leave for a few days. Remove the cinnamon sticks and consume them in teas, on bread, or as such, 2-3 teaspoons a day.

From colds, stomach aches and nausea, to blood circulation disorders, cold extremities, pain and inflammation, this remedy is a very pleasant to taste and effective.

• 1 cup of honey
• 1 ginger root

Put the grated ginger in a jar of honey, and leave it to soak for a week. Consume 1-3 teaspoons a day.

This remedy is recommended for mouth ulcers, canker sores or tongue ulcers. It helps increase salivation and eliminate toxins.

• 1 teaspoon of honey
• 1 knife tip of turmeric powder

Cloves are famous for their ability to relieve toothache, toothache or sore throat.

• 1 cup of honey
• 5-10 whole cloves

Put the honey in a jar and add the cloves. Seal tightly and leave to soak for 7 days. You can add 1 teaspoon to tea for sore throat or toothache, or apply directly to the gums to relieve a dental neuralgia. Eugenol from cloves is a powerful agent that numbs pain naturally, being used by dentists before sedatives are created by allopathic medicine. If you have a cut or a small wound in your mouth, honey will speed up healing and eliminate bacteria.

This remedy helps to correct excess acidity and body fat, and to treat many health problems, from an upset stomach to a sore throat, diabetes, obesity, cholesterol and high blood pressure.

• 1 cup of honey
• 2-3 tablespoons of apple cider vinegar

Mix the 2 ingredients and take 1 teaspoon, 3 times a day, in a glass of warm water or tea.

♣ Honey with milk and orange juice

This treatment is useful for cracked or dry heels. It can be applied twice a day, or in the evening, before bed, and left to act overnight.

• 1 cup of honey
• 1-2 tablespoons of milk
• juice from 1 orange

Heat the honey over low heat to make it easier for the skin to stretch. After liquefying, add the milk and orange juice and mix well. Soak the soles in warm water for a few minutes, and then, with a pumice stone, remove the dead skin from the heel. Then apply the mixture of honey and milk and massage well until it penetrates the skin. Leave for 45 minutes, then rinse with warm water.

♣ Honey with cinnamon and baking soda

Whenever we feel the need to freshen your breath, use this simple, natural mouthwash.

• 1 ½ tablespoon of honey
• 1 teaspoon of baking soda
• ½ tablespoon of cinnamon
• 1 cup of hot water

Put the cinnamon and baking soda in a glass jar with a lid, and pour the hot water. Add the honey and mix well. Rinse your mouth or gargle with this 1-2 tablespoons of mouthwash for 1 minute.

♣ Other combinations of honey with citrus fruits

• 1-2 lemons
• 2 tablespoons grated ginger
• ½ cup of honey

• 1-2 clementines
• 1 teaspoon of ground cardamom
• ½ cup of honey

• 1-2 limes (lime)
• 6-8 mint leaves
• ½ cup of honey

• ½ orange
• 16 whole cloves
• ½ teaspoon of cinnamon powder
• ½ cup of honey

• 1-2 lemons
• 3 sprigs of rosemary
• ½ cup of honey

The preparation of these recipes is the same. Cut the citrus fruit into round slices, which are then cut into quarters to fit more easily into a jar. Put citrus fruits, plants (if used), and pour honey. Mix well, and top up with honey if needed. Put the lid on and put it in the fridge. After 4 hours, mix the preparation again. The syrup is ready. It can be stored in the refrigerator for 1-2 months.

* The advice and any health information available on this site are for informational purposes, do not replace the doctor's recommendation. If you suffer from chronic diseases or follow medication, we recommend that you consult your doctor before starting a cure or natural treatment to avoid interaction. By postponing or interrupting classic medical treatments you can endanger your health.


5 natural remedies with raw honey

Raw honey should not be missing from any home. Whether it is used in food, as a cosmetic product or in the field of health care, the unique properties of good quality raw honey are recommended for an extremely varied range of use, with welcome effects for our body. We have prepared some recipes with raw honey, as a natural, healthy, non-toxic remedy for various problems we face in our daily lives. These are simple recipes, easy to prepare at home, with ingredients at & icircndem & acircnă.

1. Remedy with raw honey for cough

To relieve cough, in children or adults, raw honey can be consumed as such, or in a syrup made from the following ingredients: a tablespoon and a half of grated lemon & acircie peel, a quarter cup of sliced ​​ginger, a cup of water and half a cup of lemon & acircie juice. These ingredients are homogenized and boiled for five minutes. It is mixed with the amount of raw honey when the composition reaches room temperature, in order to keep all the properties of honey intact. This syrup is a good remedy for coughs and can be stored for several months.

2. Remedy with honey rawness for eyelashes and eyebrows

Both eyelashes and eyebrows need care, and a mixture of raw honey and castor oil (a teaspoon of raw honey and three teaspoons of castor oil) will regenerate the hair and restore their vitality and shine. The mixture is used at night, applied with a cosmetic diskette, for a minimum period of a few weeks, to obtain optimal results. This natural mixture can also be used to remove eye makeup, being suitable for this sensitive area of ​​the skin.

3. Remedy with raw honey for sunburn

Honey is also suitable for soothing burns due to prolonged exposure to the sun. A mixture ofa tablespoon of raw honey, a teaspoon of olive oil and a teaspoon of lemon juice & acircie applied to sunburned skin will help quickly soothe burns and speed up hydration of the epidermis. This mixture is applied to the skin, left on for about ten minutes and then rinsed with lukewarm water.

4. Remedy with raw honey & icirc against seasonal allergies

Raw, natural, non-thermally processed honey is composed of a small amount of pollen collected from flowers by bees. Due to this component, regular consumption of raw honey for several weeks will help reduce the risk of various seasonal allergies, honey acts as a mini-vaccine against allergies.

5. Remedy with raw honey & icirc against dry hair

To remedy the dry and damaged appearance of the hair, a mixture ofhalf a cup of raw honey and a quarter cup of olive oil (this amount is suitable for dry or normal hair, two tablespoons of olive oil are enough for oily hair). With the mixture well homogenized, massage the scalp for a few minutes, then leave it to act for about half an hour and then rinse with lukewarm water. Such a treatment will recondition and moisturize the hair, giving it shine.

Learn more about the benefits of raw honey in the following articles:


CHEESECAKE WITH HONEY AND YOGHURT

It is very difficult for me to refuse a slice of cheesecake. Every time I think about what I will choose from the infinite tastes and surprising combinations that you can use with a cream cheese, from fresh fruits to sweet aromas of vanilla or chocolate with whipped cream, gelatin or eggs depending on the method. by which I decide to prepare it cold or in the oven.

Today, however, I decided on a very simple cheesecake with honey and yogurt, extremely fine and delicate, being inspired by organic country eggs that I had in the fridge.

Although you avoid preparing it, in favor of the one prepared quickly and without baking, I advise you to try it at least once. If you stay in the fridge long enough, you will enjoy it just as much and you will not be disappointed by the exceptional, fine and very creamy dessert on the plate that will delight your guests.

ingredients:

  • 200 gr. biscuit
  • 100 gr. soft butter
  • 250 gr. creamy yogurt
  • 250 gr. mascarpone
  • 200 gr. cheese cream
  • 4 tablespoons honey
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 tablespoon lemon peel

The first impression of this type of cheesecake is that it is harder to prepare and lasts longer, but it is not.

The cookie sheet is prepared just as quickly. I grind the biscuits in a robot and mix them for a few seconds with the soft butter.

I turn the breadcrumbs obtained in a tray with a detachable bottom, press it well and put it in the oven for 10-15 minutes at 190 ° C.

Meanwhile, mix the cream cheese and mascarpone cream well in a bowl, add the yogurt, then the honey and the lemon peel.

I put the eggs, one by one, and mix after each until completely incorporated.

I pour the composition over the cookie sheet, then I put the cake in the oven for about an hour at 140 ° C. Towards the end I shake the tray a little for a simple check (I'll tell you immediately why) and sprinkle a few almond flakes on top.

It is ready when it browns a little on the edge, and the center shakes slightly and has a consistency similar to jelly.

I leave the tray aside to cool to room temperature, then let it cool for a few hours or overnight.

The color obtained from country eggs is very appetizing, and the sweet and slightly sour taste with the aroma of honey and lemon will surely delight your taste buds.


Buttons with honey - Recipes

As you already know, when I discover special recipes and when I receive confirmations of their beneficial use, I gladly share them with you.

Now I have some with honey and cinnamon, a wonderful combination that gives spectacular results even just in the kitchen! But, as you will discover, both honey (the only natural product / food that can be stored for a long time without losing its qualities) and cinnamon (also quite long-lived, it is basically bark) have many uses, without side effects.

ARTHRITIS & # 8211 mix one part honey in two parts warm water and then add a teaspoon of cinnamon powder. Make a paste and massage it lightly on the part of your body that hurts. The pain subsides within 15 minutes, in most cases. Arthritis patients can take a cup of hot water with two tablespoons of honey and a teaspoon of cinnamon powder daily. If the remedy is administered regularly, even chronic arthritis can be cured. A study by the University of Copenhagen found that when doctors gave patients a combination of a tablespoon of honey with half a teaspoon of cinnamon powder before breakfast for a week, out of 200 patients treated. , 73 patients completely recovered from the pain within a month. Most of these patients could not walk or had limited freedom of movement, but after therapy, they began to walk with less pain.

HAIR LOSS & # 8211 Those who have problems with hair loss or baldness can apply a paste of hot olive oil, a tablespoon of honey, a teaspoon of cinnamon powder on the hair before bathing, leaving it to act for about 15 minutes. , after which the hair is washed. The remedy has been shown to be effective even if stored for 5 minutes.

URINARY TRACT INFECTIONS ¬ Take two tablespoons of cinnamon powder and a teaspoon of honey in a glass of warm water and drink. Destroy them all
germs in the bladder.

TEETH PAIN ¬ Make a paste from a teaspoon of cinnamon powder and five teaspoons of honey and apply on the sore tooth. The remedy can be applied 3 times a day (daily) until the tooth no longer hurts.

CHOLESTEROL ¬ Two tablespoons of honey and three teaspoons of cinnamon powder, mixed with 450 ml .. of tea, if administered to a
patient who has high cholesterol, will reduce blood cholesterol levels by 10% within 2 hours. As with arthritis patients, taking the remedy 3 times a day lowers cholesterol. According to information published in a medical journal, pure honey consumed daily with food removes cholesterol problems.

COLD ¬ Those suffering from normal or severe colds should take a tablespoon of warm honey with 1/4 teaspoon of cinnamon powder
for 3 days. This remedy cures most cases of chronic cough, cold and cleanses the sinuses.

STOMACH DISORDERS ¬ Honey with cinnamon powder cures stomach pains and removes stomach ulcers from the root.

BUBBLE & # 8211 According to studies in India and Japan, honey, in combination with cinnamon powder, has been found to help and relieve bloating and stomach pain.

CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASES ¬ Make a paste of honey and cinnamon powder. Grease the bread or fill the pancakes with this paste instead of jam or jam and eat regularly at breakfast. It lowers cholesterol in the arteries and saves the patient from the risk of a heart attack. For those who have already suffered a heart attack, follow this daily remedy to prevent another attack. consume
Regular use of the above product reduces dyspnea and strengthens the heart rate. In America and Canada, several hospitals have treated their patients successfully when they found that their arteries and veins are losing flexibility and tending to clog. Honey and cinnamon improve blood circulation.

IMMUNE SYSTEM ¬ Daily use of cinnamon powder strengthens the immune system and protects the body against bacteria and viral attacks. Scientists have found that honey contains various vitamins and iron in large quantities. Regular consumption of honey strengthens the cell corpuscles of leukocytes that fight bacteria and viral diseases.

INDIGESTION ¬ Cinnamon powder sprinkled over 2 tablespoons of honey administered before a meal, removes acidity and helps digest the heaviest foods.

FLU ¬ A Spanish scientist has shown that honey contains a natural ingredient that kills flu germs, saving the patient from the disease.

LONGEVITY ¬ Honey and cinnamon tea, consumed regularly, slows down the effects of aging. For tea, boil 4 tablespoons of honey, 1 tablespoon of cinnamon powder and 3 cups of water. Drink 1/4 cup, 3 to 4 times a day. It keeps your skin healthy and smooth and slows down the effects of aging. Life expectancy also increases, you will feel much younger!

ACNE ¬ Form a paste of three tablespoons of honey and a teaspoon of cinnamon powder. Apply this paste on pimples in the evening before bed and wash it with warm water the next morning. If the treatment is applied for two weeks, it will remove pimples from
root.

SKIN INFECTIONS ¬ Eczema, herpes and all types of skin infections are cured by applying a combination of honey and cinnamon powder on the affected parts.

WEIGHT LOSS CURE ¬ Every morning on an empty stomach, half an hour before breakfast and in the evening before bed, drink honey and cinnamon powder boiled in a cup of water. If administered regularly, this remedy reduces weight even in people with impressive weight. Also, regular administration of this remedy prevents the deposition of fat in the body, even if the person consumes a hypercaloric diet.

CANCER ¬ Recent studies in Japan and Australia have shown that cases of stomach and bone cancer have been successfully treated. Patients
Diagnosed with these cancers should take a tablespoon of honey daily with a teaspoon of cinnamon powder for a month, 3 times a day and continue the treatment prescribed by the oncologist.

TIREDNESS ¬ Recent studies have shown that the sugar content of honey is rather useful and not harmful to the vitality of the body. The elderly who consume honey and cinnamon, in equal parts, have more vitality and flexibility. Dr. Milton, who has done extensive research on the subject, says that half a tablespoon of honey in a glass of water, sprinkled with cinnamon powder consumed daily, in the morning after brushing our teeth, and again in the afternoon in around 3.00 when the body's vitality is decreasing, it leads to the improvement of the body's vitality, within a week.

INFERTILITY ¬ Yunani and Ayurvedic alternative medicines have used honey for centuries to strengthen men's sperm. If impotent men regularly take two tablespoons of honey before bed, their problem will be solved. In China, Japan and the Far East, sterile women, but also those who want to strengthen the uterus, have taken cinnamon powder for centuries. Sterile women can take a pinch of cinnamon powder with half a teaspoon of honey and rub their gums with this combination, frequently throughout the day, so that the combination mixes easily with saliva and enters the body. .


Preparation for the recipe for lemon with honey in a jar:

I cleaned the pulp as much as I could of the white parts and cut them into pieces. If you have enough patience, remove only the pulp, so it will not have a bitter taste.

Cover with honey and store the refrigerator or pantry jar.

After two to three days of soaking, take a tablespoon of the mixture before each meal.
I wish you good health! Drink it with pleasure!

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Put the sea buckthorn berries in a jar and pour honey on top until the jar is almost full. The correct proportion is to add two parts sea buckthorn and one part honey.

Leave the mixture to soak for about 3 weeks, after which you can consume it as needed. The mixture of sea buckthorn with honey can be consumed for a period of a month, in the morning, on an empty stomach for a teaspoon. After each course of sea buckthorn, a break of a few weeks is recommended.

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Baked pumpkin with honey - recipes

From a nutritional and medicinal point of view, pumpkin is one of nature's most generous gifts. It contains many vitamins (A, B and C), fiber and antioxidants. Combined with honey, pumpkin acquires an even more special flavor and a sweetness that does not harm health.

It is one of the simplest sweet recipes we can make from pumpkin. Choose a baked, sweet pumpkin, and cut into thick slices. They are placed in a pan greased with oil, and sprinkled with cinnamon powder and lemon peel. Put the tray in the hot oven and bake for 30-35 minutes on low heat. After it has cooled (but it is still hot), grease it with bee honey.

• 1 pumpkin
• 3 cloves
• 1 teaspoon of cinnamon powder
• Honey
• nuts, raisins, almonds

Peel a squash, grate it and cut it into cubes. Sprinkle the spices and mix well, then put everything in a pan. Bake for 30-40 minutes, until the pumpkin is soft. Remove, strain, and add honey and ground walnuts. It is consumed as such, or used as a cream for cakes and pies.

♣ Pumpkin in the oven glazed with honey

• 2 cups diced pumpkin larger
• 1 tablespoon of honey
• 1 tablespoon of olive oil
• 1 pinch of salt
• 1 powder of pepper
• 1 tablespoon cumin seeds

Turn on the oven and preheat to 190 degrees Celsius. In a yena bowl, pour the oil and honey over the pumpkin pieces, put the cumin seeds and mix well. Season with salt and pepper, and cover with foil. Put in the oven and bake for 40 minutes. After this interval, take the foil and bake for another 20 minutes, until the pumpkin turns golden in color. It can be served as a side dish to various dishes.

* The advice and any health information available on this site are for informational purposes, do not replace the doctor's recommendation. If you suffer from chronic diseases or follow medication, we recommend that you consult your doctor before starting a cure or natural treatment to avoid interaction. By postponing or interrupting classic medical treatments you can endanger your health.


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