honey recipes

Turmeric Tea
Turmeric Tea - September 16, 2013

I started making this turmeric tea for its beneficial properties, and now it is one of my favorite daily rituals - made from a honey turmeric paste with lots of lemon juice and freshly ground black pepper.

Pluot & Poppy Yogurt  Bowl
Pluot & Poppy Yogurt Bowl - September 9, 2013

A simple late-summer breakfast bowl - Greek yogurt with a bit of chopped dill incorporated, topped with sliced pluots, toasted oats, poppy seeds, and honey.

Pomegranate Yogurt Bowl
Pomegranate Yogurt Bowl - January 20, 2013

A simple breakfast bowl made with Greek yogurt, fresh pomegranate juice, puffed quinoa cereal, toasted sunflower seeds, and honey.

Rose Petal Granola
Rose Petal Granola - June 19, 2012

A variation on the granola from my last book - this time with rose petals, walnuts, currants, and black pepper.

Black Sticky Gingerbread
Black Sticky Gingerbread - December 11, 2011

This black sticky gingerbread recipe makes an outrageously dark, dense, flavorful and delicious cake. The burnt-caramel-esque crust that forms on the top of the cake is part of what makes this recipe a keeper.

Honey Balsamic Bean Salad
Honey Balsamic Bean Salad - June 22, 2010

Inspired by a recipe in Miranda Gardiner's Teaching Dad to Cook Flapjack - a simple bean salad tossed with lots of toasted almonds, fresh thyme, and an assertive honey-balsamic dressing.

Honey-sweetened Thumbprint Cookies
Honey-sweetened Thumbprint Cookies - March 5, 2009

A simple thumbprint cookie recipe. Made with whole wheat pastry flour and oats, and sweetened with honey instead of granulated sugar.

Caramel Apples
Caramel Apples - October 15, 2008

A caramel apple recipe made from apples, honey, cream, and salt - all-natural, with no processed corn syrup or other funky ingredients.

Breakfast Polenta
Breakfast Polenta - February 25, 2008

This breakfast polenta recipe is creamy, comforting and receptive to many add-in flavors and textures. For this version I served small bowls of fluffy yellow polenta topped with toasted almonds, jewel-colored dried fruits, and a drizzle of cream and honey.

Espresso Caramels
Espresso Caramels - September 13, 2007

A favorite caramel recipe yielding dozens of generously espresso-flecked caramels that you can individually wrap. They have a deliciously subtle undercurrent of sea salt and are great for the holidays.

Baby Bran Muffins
Baby Bran Muffins - August 3, 2007

A delicious bran muffin recipe made from a yogurt and whole wheat base with minimal butter - they can certainly hold their own against their not-as-nutritious counterparts.

Champagne Summer Shortcake
Champagne Summer Shortcake - August 18, 2006

A fantastic summer shortcake recipe crowned with perfect little gems of summer fruit, glistening with a honey-and-champagne syrupy glaze.

Tip Top Melon Sherbet
Tip Top Melon Sherbet - August 29, 2005

This melon sherbet recipe is all-natural, and refreshing. The addition of honey gives it a richness and depth of flavor that you don't normally get when you use refined white sugar.

Honey-toasted Fruit Muesli
Honey-toasted Fruit Muesli - June 9, 2005

Michele Cranston's Honey-toasted Fruit Muesli Recipe. Made from lots of oats, sunflower seeds, almonds, coconut, honey, dried fruit and seeds.

Maison du Miel's Heather Honey Ice Cream
Maison du Miel's Heather Honey Ice Cream - January 27, 2005

This honey ice cream recipe makes a creamy bowl of goodness that tastes as good as it looks. Four ingredients; plump vanilla beans, heavy cream, whole milk, and honey. That's it.