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Six Easy Ways To Replace Sugar In Your Diet With Raw Honey

Latin Honey Shop Raw Organic Rivera Gum Honey from Uruguay with granola

Experts agree that too much processed, or refined, white sugar in the diet is one of the leading causes of health problems in both children and adults.

Refined sugar

How is it possible to cut down refined sugar from your diet while still making eating an enjoyable experience? The answer is simple: raw honey. 

Raw, unfiltered honey keeps all of the beneficial properties of honey. 

Scientific research has proven that the inherent antimicrobial properties in raw honey hinder the growth of dangerous microbes, germs and bacteria that lead to many diseases.

Supermarket honey undergoes high temperature pasteurisation in order to create a smooth clear runny texture and delay crystallisation.

Supermarket processed commercial honey

This heat treatment destroys anything of benefit in honey and effectively renders honey as useless as sugar mixed in water.

The heat treatment in commercially-produced honey also destroys any beneficial enzymes that give the honey its tremendous health properties.

Our honeys are delicious enough to be eaten on their own by the spoonful, but here are still six ways to incorporate this natural sweetener into your diet in place of refined sugar: 

1. Tea or Coffee

Coffee with Latin Honey Shop honeyImage courtesy of @beyondbalance personal fitness and nutrition

Replace your usual spoonful of sugar with our butterscotch tasting Raw Organic Rivera Gum Honey from Uruguay as Georgia of Beyond Balance has done here, or our Raw Two Rivers Honey from Argentina. Your very own natural hot drink sweetener. (Note: this use of raw honey is for flavour, not for medicinal benefits)

2. Granola

Granola with Latin Honey Shop Raw Organic Rivera Gum HoneyImage courtesy of lifestyle blogger @ottiliesworld

Make your own no bake granola and use our butterscotch flavoured Raw Organic Rivera Gum Honey from Uruguay to give it a heavenly taste as Ottilie has done here.

3. Milk

Milk with Latin Honey Shop honey
Image courtesy of @beyondbalance personal fitness and nutrition

Whether you need a comfort drink or are feeling under the weather, stir a spoonful of our vibrant Raw Organic Volcano Sunflower Honey from Mexico into a warm glass of milk. Volcanic honey in white milk.

4. Salad Dressings

Salad dressing

Steer clear of supermarket dressings that are full of sugar. Make your own with a pineapple-flavoured kick of creamy Raw Organic Golden Pilosa Honey from Mexico.

5. Sweet Chilli Sauce

Sweet chilli sauce

Check the ingredients of the bottle in your cupboard, it is more than 70% sugar! Make your own with the vibrant kick of our Raw Organic Red Gumbo Limbo Honey from Mexico.

6. Yogurt

Latin Honey Shop Raw Pacific Avocado Honey with yoghurt

Want a sweet fix but with less calories? Swirl a large tablespoon of our maple syrup flavoured thick black Raw Pacific Avocado Honey from Mexico into some thick Greek yogurt. Sprinkle with fruit and there's nothing more to say…

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