Bring On The Sun – How to Shine this Season with Wedderspoon

With summer rapidly approaching and warmer weather on the horizon, we wanted to outline a few of our favorite ways to look and feel your best. These tried and true tips will leave you perfectly primed for whatever this season throws your way!

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Taking a cue from Tracy Anderson, we love to add manuka honey to our water for hydration, a quick energy boost and to keep our skin healthy! Shop our KFactor 16 in 325g here. 

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Though Vitamin D is necessary for health, overexposure can lead to sunburn and premature skin aging. Take care of your skin by using organic and mineral sunscreens or covering up. You only need about 10 minutes of midday sun to get your daily dose of the vitamin so use that umbrella for the rest of your time outdoors!

Time to break out the flip flops and shorts! Created with our favorite ingredients to exfoliate dry skin, this clean concoction will leave you with soft, glowing skin that smells divine!  Shop our Fir honey 325g here.

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After exfoliating, we make sure to slather on our favorite body lotion to lock in hydration. Our picks are always made with organic ingredients without any of the unnecessary toxic stuff!

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Here at Wedderspoon we’ve been working on new product launches that are sure to please all of our natural-minded fans out there! Check back on wedderspoon.com within the month of April to see exactly what we have up our sleeve!

FIR HONEY LOVE POTION

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Enchant your sweetheart this Valentine’s Day with our Fir Honey (now 50% off!) Love Potion. Healthy and light with a sweet twist, it’ll be sure to cast a spell on your sweetie!

FIR HONEY LOVE POTION 

Directions: Steep one tea bag (we used berry for the taste and color) and let cool to room temperature. Add one ounce cranberry pomegranate juice, one teaspoon Raw Fir Honey and stir, making sure to dissolve the honey. Top with pomegranate seeds for an unexpected touch!

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Healthy Indulgences and Sweet Treats for your Sweetheart!

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Whatever your love language, let Wedderspoon’s Valentine’s Day Package help articulate your feelings for your special someone this Valentine’s Day! Featuring our Face Contour Cream with Manuka Honey and Bee Venom for supple skin, our Manuka Honey and Peppermint Lip Balm for kissable lips and our 100% Raw Fir Honey to sweetly accompany any romantic dinner, our newest bundle is our healthy, nourishing take on Valentine’s Day gifting. Housed in a reusable organza bag, our Valentine’s Day Bundle is a unique way to show your valentine your sweet side!

We are offering free shipping for all orders of the bundle now through February 14th. Purchase today here!

 

BLOOD ORANGE WITH MANUKA HONEY MASCARPONE SPREAD

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This recipe will tantalize the tastebuds and brighten any cold, winter day. Packed with Vitamin C from the citrus, drizzled with a decadent topping, you can’t go wrong with this snack!
1 Grilled Blood Orange 
2 TB Marscapone Cheese
Crushed Walnuts
Optional Orange Chocolate
Pomegranate seeds 
 
Grill or broil, halved blood orange 
Spoon the marscapone cheese on top, drizzle honey and add crushed walnuts, pomegranate seeds and chocolate shavings.  
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Wake Up Your New Year with the Fir Honey Hottay Latte

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Whether you’ve opted out of the ball-dropping festivities or spent New Year’s Eve dancing until sunrise, we all deserve to start out the new year on the right (caffeinated) foot. Our Fir Honey Hottay Latte, more delicious than the ubiquitous mimosa and far healthier, is the perfect companion for contemplation on the first morning of the year. Enjoy!

It’s been our pleasure to share our year with you, see you in 2016!

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Ingredients:

Small handful of nuts (we used cashew but almond, pecan or walnut is good)

Concentrated coffee

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Directions:

  • Take a small handful of nuts and soak them in about 5 oz filtered water for 30 minutes.
  • Brew coffee so that it is concentrated and strong!
  • Blend nuts in high powered blender until the ‘mylk’ is smooth and silky.
  • To make ‘mylk’ extra hot, place small saucepan on stove half-filled with water.
  • Pour ‘mylk’ into glass cup and place cup in saucepan over medium heat. Allow to warm for a few minutes.
  • Pour into cup, add honey and coffee and stir.
  • Add a teaspoon of raw cacao powder for an additional nutritional chocolatey boost.

 

 

Raw Honey Praline Bites w/ Chocolate Drizzle

It’s that time of the year again, holiday party time! Unfortunately, when the number of holiday party invites exceeds the number of dessert recipes in your repertoire, you’re left scrambling to find a suitable sweet to offer up as you flit from event to event. Thankfully, Wedderspoon’s resident chef has spent hours slaving away in the kitchen so you don’t have to! So as to not damage your social butterfly status, why not bring these Raw Honey Praline Bites w/ Chocolate Drizzle stunners, made with our Raw Beechwood honey, with you to your next soiree? Enjoy!

 

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Raw Honey Praline Bites w/ Chocolate Drizzle

Makes about 9 bites

Ingredients:

 

BITES

6 oz raw pecans

2 oz shredded coconut

7 oz pitted dates

2 oz Wedderspoon Beechwood Honey

pinch of salt

pinch of vanilla powder

 

CHOC DRIZZLE

1 oz coconut oil, gently melted

.5 oz Wedderspoon Beechwood Honey

.5 oz raw cacao powder

pinch of salt

 

Toppings: pecans, coconut flakes, cacao nibs…

 

Directions:

  1. Pulse pecans, coconut, salt, and vanilla in food processor until very fine
  2. Add dates and honey, pulse until dough forms. Taste! A little salt is good in this recipe as it brings out the toffee flavours in the pecans, dates, and honey.
  3. Press dough in pan. We used a 3×3 square lined with parchment for easy removal
  4. Allow to set in freezer for one hour
  5. Mix melted oil, honey, salt and cacao to make the drizzle
  6. Remove bites from freezer, cut into desired pieces, then drizzle chocolate; we also garnished ours with whole pecans
  7. Keep in fridge up to a week or store in freezer if they last that long!

 

 

Wedderspoon’s Gift Guide: Something For Everyone On Your List

Braving the crowded malls and superstores, eager shoppers bustle about, searching for just the right gift for all the loved ones on their holiday lists. With the best of intentions, they buy yet another golf shirt for dad, a sweater for mom and a gift certificate for their favorite sibling. While these presents are nothing to balk at, this year why not choose from our lust-worthy list of unique holiday goodies, perfectly curated for everyone on your holiday gift list? We promise, your family and friends will thank you.

For the Women in Your Life:

Queen of the Hive Face Contour Cream with Manuka Honey and Bee Venom 

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What better way to show you care than by gifting this luxurious nontoxic, Manuka honey-infused cream to all the beauty-loving ladies on your list? Our proprietary blend of clean, organic and natural ingredients work in synergy to stimulate, nourish and intensely hydrate the skin. Suitable for all skin types, this rich cream is sure to please.

For the Honey Lover:

100% Raw Manuka Honey KFactor 16 and 12

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As if our 100% Raw Manuka Honey wasn’t sweet enough, we are offering 15% off our KFactor Gold Manuka 12 and 16 for the entire month of December!  Our gold line is housed in elegant glass jars, pretty enough to display during holiday festivities. Further, this Non-GMO verified super food is raw, never manipulated and comes in two distinct potencies, 16 and 12.

For Your Favorite Foodie:

Wedderspoon Holiday Gift Box featuring 100% Raw Gourmet Honeys in Beechwood, Rata and Dandelion 

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Not sure which honey will please the foodie on your list? With our Gourmet Holiday Gift Box, you don’t have to choose. Featuring our Beechwood, Rata and Dandelion honeys, our Holiday Gift Box takes the guesswork out of gifting. Each specialty honey is encased in its own reusable, recyclable glass jar, perfectly sized for pairing with cheeses, wines and fruits. Shop now and receive 20% off the Holiday Gift Box now through the end of the month!

For the Health-Conscious:

100% Raw Manuka Honey Limited Edition KFactor 22 

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Trying to wow your most health-conscious friend or relative? Look no further than our one-of-a-kind, Limited Edition Manuka Honey. Rare and unique, sourced from the pristine landscapes of New Zealand our Limited Edition KFactor 22 Manuka honey boasts our highest pollen count (over 90%) with the strongest antioxidant and immune boosting properties of our entire line of Manuka honeys. Bonus for the do-gooder on your list: 5% of proceeds from the sale of our Limited Edition Manuka go to fund bee conservation efforts at Rodale Institute!