I love its sweet and comforting taste, delightful aroma and encompassing texture. It truly is an amazing food God has given to us. But did you know how beneficial it can be to our health? Me neither… until now! Even the Bible tells us that honey is good for us: Proverbs 16:24 says, “Kind words are like honey–sweet to the soul and healthy for the body.”
I was lucky enough to receive a sample of Bee Pollen Buzz‘s raw honey (they provided me with a sample, but the thoughts and opinions are completely my own, I was compensated in no other way.)
I had never had raw honey before and was a little curious as well as nervous – I had NO idea what to expect… raw honey? I went along with it though – would I ever turn down a review opportunity?! Of course not!
Well, I was not let down. Not in the slightest! After a little research, I discovered that I knew absolutely NOTHING about honey! If you’re like me, you’re probably thinking.. well honey is honey, what more is there to know? A lot!
Most honey is highly processed, meaning it has been heated to temperatures that kill off all the beneficial enzymes, vitamins, minerals and phytonutrients. In fact, honey should be a solid at room temperature?! Crazy baking girl say WHAT?! I know… I was shocked too!
Raw honey hasn’t been treated with the high heat or excess filtration that strips it of its amazing health properties. Just look at all the benefits raw honey has: