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DIY Manuka Honey Face Mask Series – Part VI

DIY Manuka Honey Face Mask Series – Part VI
This mānuka honey face mask is perfect for skin that is oily or prone to clogged pores. Activated charcoal is an inexpensive wonder ingredient that can absorb oils, dirt, and impurities. The mānuka honey will draw moisture into your skin while fighting unwanted microbes for a dreamier complexion. For more information on how manuka honey benefits the skin, see our first post in the series. DIY FACE MASK # 5: MĀNUKA HONEY + CHARCOAL MASK (...

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Amazing Reasons to Use Manuka Honey

Amazing Reasons to Use Manuka Honey
Honey is a thing of wonder. According to some estimates, honey has been used as a food and medicine throughout 8,000 years of human history and culture, from the ancient Egyptians and Greeks to practices of the Ayurvedic and TCM systems. As one of the longest standing ingredients in the arsenal of holistic human health, honey has a lot more to offer than a simple refined sugar substitute (though it’s perfect for that too!). Honey has been used ...

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Manuka Honey + Mint + Lime Ice Pops

Manuka Honey + Mint + Lime Ice Pops
When the summer heat has got you down, there’s nothing like a freezing cold ice pop to keep you cool. And the secret is out: making ice pops in your own kitchen is easier and tastier than ever. To kick off the summer right, we set out to make these fresh and tangy mint & lime flavored ice pops, lightly sweetened with the awesome health benefits of mānuka honey packed inside. Read on to see why using Flora Mānuka Honey in these ice pops takes t...

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Who’s Making Your Mānuka?

Who’s Making Your Mānuka?
How Flora Mānuka Honey Supports the Native Māori of New Zealand Chances are you’ve heard of a special kind of honey that comes from New Zealand, made from the blossoms of the mānuka tree. Mānuka honey is all the rage right now because it has some pretty cool properties no other honey does. Have you ever wondered who makes your mānuka honey (besides the bees, of course)? The answer: it depends on who you buy your honey from. Your money can ...

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World Bee Day

Bees are such fascinating and helpful creatures. Not only are humans completely reliant on them for maintaining the biodiversity of the planet (!) and for a third of our worldly food supply (!!!), but they are also unique and super interesting. Bee impressed Here are some amazing facts about bees and honey, our favorite miracle condiment: 0 - The amount of sleep a bee gets; they literally never stop working 5 - The number of eyes a bee ...

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Mānuka Honey Overnight Oats

Mānuka Honey Overnight Oats
I prefer breakfast in bed... … but if I have to do breakfast on the go, it’s usually overnight oats. They come together all on their own in the fridge while I sleep, they’re a fiber-rich, satiating breakfast with lots of room for variation. If you follow me on Instagram, you probably know I like to add pureed cauliflower, sweet potato or banana to my oats. It bulks them up, adds flavor and nutrients, and it’s the perfect way to sneak some veget...

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Honey, Let's Bee Real: How to Buy True Mānuka Honey

Honey, Let's Bee Real: How to Buy True Mānuka Honey
In New Zealand, there grows a tree the native Māori people call mānuka. They use its durable wood to make tools and smoke meat, and they make an essential oil—which you may know as tea tree oil—from its leaves. But the most special thing about the mānuka tree may be its white or pink blossoms. These flowers attract bees that make honey from the nectar, and this one-of-a-kind elixir contains special enzymes and antioxidants other honey doesn’t. It’...

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Manuka Honey Smoothie Bowl Recipe

Kefir is a fermented milk product that tastes like a drinkable yogurt. It contains high levels of vitamin B12, calcium, magnesium, and more that make your breakfast super nutritious. With added manuka honey, this smoothie bowl turns into a great start to your day! <54>54>

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Manuka Smoothie Soother Recipe

Manuka Smoothie Soother Recipe
This Manuka Smoothie Soother recipe is key to your gut health and offers great immune support. Probiotics in this recipe can help you to break down your food easily and forget any discomfort, plus the combination of Manuka Honey and Adult Probiotic Blend offers double the immune support. <49>49>

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Manuka Honey Parfaits - Recipe

Manuka Honey Parfaits - Recipe
Manuka Honey parfaits! So delicious and healthy, that they can be served either as a dessert or as a breakfast. Just as well it’s so simple and quick to make. Guaranteed high-quality manuka honey sustainably sourced from beehives in remote and pristine areas of New Zealand. MGO™ 30+ Manuka Honey has a naturally occurring minimum of 30 mg/kg methylglyoxal content which is responsible for the remarkable properties in manuka honey. <48>48>

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Manuka Honey Winter Salad Recipe

Manuka Honey Winter Salad Recipe
If you are thinking about getting your five-a-day in one go, then this Manuka Honey Winter Salad is for you. The secret of this recipe is hidden in the sauce, so don’t miss the best part! <40>40>

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Clean, Green Beauty Routine in the New Year

Looking to clean up your act and greenify your beauty regimen? The start of the New Year is a great time to assess what’s inside your makeup bag and medicine cabinet, and start the year off fresh. To help you turn over a new, green leaf, here are some tips to help ensure the benefits of the products you’re using go beyond skin deep. Be Informed A little knowledge of ingredients commonly used in beauty products goes a long way. Therefore, read up on...

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