Author: Carrie Williams Howe

Green Goddess Dressing with Sour Cream & Honey

Green Goddess Dressing with Sour Cream & Honey

This post was sponsored by Hood as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central and all opinions expressed in my post are my own. Summer salads are a staple on our homestead menu during gardening season. As soon as the lettuce starts producing, we…

Using Raw Honey for your Health

Using Raw Honey for your Health

NOTE: Remember to always consult a physician before trying any home remedy. The methods we share here are considered safe by many herbal practitioners, but you should always do your own research before using any home healing aid. Honey also should not be given to…

Honey-Sweetened Scones

Honey-Sweetened Scones

Scones are a favorite weekend breakfast in our house. They are lower in sugar and faster to make than muffins, and they are infinitely adaptable when it comes to flavors. This honey-sweetened scone recipe skips the white sugar all together. The result is a nicely…

Whole Wheat Honey Oat Chocolate Chip Cookies

Whole Wheat Honey Oat Chocolate Chip Cookies

Whole Wheat Honey Oat Chocolate Chip Cookies. I know, it’s a mouthful. But trust me, your mouth will thank you! Chocolate chip cookies made with honey are a delicious alternative to traditional cookies, and taste just as good – if not better. This recipe is…

Honey Mint Lemonade

Honey Mint Lemonade

There is nothing more refreshing on a hot summer day than a glass of lemonade.  Sometimes, though, you just don’t want to drink a glass full of sugar. That is why we have started making lemonade at home.  We decrease the amount of sugar that…

Whole Grain Porridge with Cinnamon & Honey

Whole Grain Porridge with Cinnamon & Honey

If you are looking for a warm, hearty, and healthy way to start your morning, look no further than this simple porridge recipe.   Let’s be honest, I hesitated to use the word “porridge” when titling this recipe.  I mean “porridge” sounds a bit old fashioned…

Honey Granola with Pumpkin Seeds & Dried Cranberries

Honey Granola with Pumpkin Seeds & Dried Cranberries

Granola is high on my list of things to make at home instead of buying.  It is easy to throw together and can be customized in millions of ways.    Our homemade honey granola recipe is a favorite because we use our own honey and combine…

Why does Honey Crystallize?

Why does Honey Crystallize?

Raw honey does not always keep its form and consistency.  The raw golden liquid that comes out of the hive originally can transform into a thick, spoonable, consistency in which sugar crystals are more pronounced.  We call that crystallization. Let us be clear: crystallization of…

Honey Ginger Lime Vinaigrette

Honey Ginger Lime Vinaigrette

This Honey Ginger Lime Vinaigrette is a delicious combination of sweet and spicy.  It is a perfect dressing for a regular salad, but really shines on a noodle or grain bowl with an Asian theme.   Honey Ginger Lime Vinaigrette also packs a healthy punch, mixing…

Honey Almond Lotion Bars

Honey Almond Lotion Bars

Winter is coming, which means dry hands and split fingers not only from the cold weather but from the frequent hand-washing!  As beekeepers, we know the power of honey and beeswax in helping to sooth and heal our skin.  So, around this time of year…