Pesticides With a Side Of Honey Many of the world’s farmers use chemicals to protect their crops from pests. Unfortunately, this also means bees come in contact with the chemicals as well. Though the impact of pesticides on bee has been researched for a while, new research on the impact these pesticides has on honey … Continue reading In The News: October
This Thanksgiving, bee sure to give a lil thanks to our beesties the bees! Many don’t know, but a large amount of the food we eat is either directly, or indirectly thanks to our buzz-worthy friends. As far as our Thanksgiving feast, you would say adios to a majority of favorites if not for the … Continue reading Thankful For Our Bees
While you may think sleeping means rest for our body, your brain actually uses a lot of energy through the night. How else would you have those vivid dreams? One of the main sources of energy for the brain is from sugar, specifically the sugar stored in the liver. Liver glycogen is the first stop … Continue reading Sweet Sleep: how honey helps with a good night’s sleep
Rosh Hashanah is a very special holiday. In the Jewish religion, Rosh Hashanah is the new year, the birthday of the universe and the celebration of the day Adam and Eve were created. Some of the customs include lighting candles in the evenings, sharing meals with loved ones, prayer services that include the shofar (an … Continue reading Healthy Rosh Hashanah Apple Honey Challah
Losing the Buzz What do coffee, bees and Climate change have to do with each other? According to new research, a whole lot more than we thought! Pollinators, including our friends the bees, play a key part of producing coffee beans. But climate change is threatening both pollinators and the areas where coffee can grow. … Continue reading In the News: September
Why are people so obsessed with the cactus? Maybe it’s their strange cuteness that attracts us? Maybe it is their punny attributes? Or maybe it’s their resilience that inspires us (I mean they literally can live through anything it seems!). Personally, we love cacti for their tie to the bees! Yep, many species of cacti, … Continue reading Cactus Fever
While we believe every day is a good day for pancakes, it is a fact that Sundays are for pancakes. BUT not for just any pancakes… Banana pancakes! And while we would love to make the most elaborate stack of from scratch pancakes, us weekend warriors do not have time for that! SO… we have … Continue reading Easy Healthy Banana Chocolate Chip Pancakes for the Weekend Warrior!
For many of us living in cities, a trip to the grocery store is always easy, not to mention finding a great restaurant scene that makes getting a salad as straightforward as a stroll down the street. But what is easy is forgetting our little winged friends who work hard to bring healthy plant-based foods … Continue reading The A Bee C’s of Our Food Supply
Most Extensive Study Shows a Beeg Problem with Pesticides The largest study ever conducted on pesticides, spanning 2,000 hectares across the UK, Germany and Hungary was set up to find “real-world” issues caused by the pesticide. The study showed negative impacts not only on honey bees, but also with wild bee species. Each country had … Continue reading In The News: August
Most of us have heard how nuts are healthy… but do you know why? We got to cracking on the hidden benefits of our paleo and vegan friends’ favorite snacks! Almonds The king of the nuts, almonds are well known for their health packed power! One recommended serving has 163 calories, 6g protein, 6g carbs, … Continue reading Let’s Go Nuts: All about those nuts and seeds we love, and have because of our pollinators!