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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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