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3 delicious recipes for a healthy-minded 2021

Who’s ready to kick 2020 to the curb and welcome in a fresh start for 2021? Us, too!

It’s been a challenging year, but we’re ready to take on 2021 with a fresh energy, which is why we’re making some of our favorite healthy-minded Sioux Honey recipes. Below, you’ll find the instructions for making our new Honey Cranberry Granola Bars, as well as our popular Honey-Kissed Fruit Smoothies and our Greek Salad Quinoa Bowl – all made with Aunt Sue’s® Raw & Unfiltered Honey.

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Honey Cranberry Granola Bars

Ingredients

  • 2 cups old-fashioned oats 
  • 3/4 cup raw almonds 
  • 2/3 cup dark chocolate chips 
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 
  • 1/2 tsp salt 
  • 1 cup almond butter or peanut butter 
  • 1/2 cup Aunt Sue’s® Raw & Unfiltered Honey 
  • 2/3 cup coconut 
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries 

Directions

In a mixing bowl, combine all dry ingredients. 

Add honey and nut butter to dry ingredients and mix. 

Line the bottom of an 8”x8” or 9”x9” square baking pan. Pour in mixture and press down as firmly and evenly as possible. 

Cover the pan and refrigerate for at least one hour, or overnight. Use a sharp knife to slice the bars. 

Keep in airtight container or freeze them.

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Honey-Kissed Fruit Smoothies

Red Smoothie

  • 1 ¾ cup soy or almond milk
  • 1/2 frozen banana
  • 1 cup frozen strawberries
  • 1 cup frozen peaches
  • 1 cup frozen raspberries
  • 2 tbsp Aunt Sue’s® Raw & Unfiltered Honey

Blend all ingredients together, very slowly, increasing speed from low to high. Blend for 1 and ½ minutes at high.

Yellow Smoothie

  • 1 cup soy or almond milk
  • 1 cup orange juice
  • 1 cup frozen mango
  • 1 cup frozen peach
  • 1 cup frozen pineapple
  • 1 ½ tbsp Aunt Sue’s® Raw & Unfiltered Honey

Blend all ingredients together, very slowly, increasing speed from low to high. Blend for 1 and ½ minutes at high.

Green Smoothie

  • 1 ¾ cup soy or almond milk
  • 1 cup chopped kiwi (about 2 kiwi fruits), frozen
  • 1 cup fresh baby spinach
  • 1 chopped pear, frozen
  • 1/2 chopped granny smith apple, frozen
  • 1 banana, frozen
  • 3 tbsp Aunt Sue’s® Raw & Unfiltered Honey

Blend all ingredients together, very slowly, increasing speed from low to high. Blend for 1 and ½ minutes at high.

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Greek Salad Quinoa Bowl

Ingredients

  • 1 cup quinoa
  • 1/2 red onion, chopped
  • 3/4 cup cherry or grape tomatoes, halved
  • 5 leaves basil, thinly cut
  • 1/2 cucumber, roughly chopped
  • 1/3 cup feta cheese
  • fresh chopped or dried dill to taste
  • For the Honey Dressing:
    • 1/4 cup olive oil
    • 1/4 cup Aunt Sue’s® Raw & Unfiltered Honey
    • 1 tsp sea salt

Directions

Prepare quinoa according to packaging instructions.

Once finished cooking, combine quinoa, red onion, cherry tomatoes, basil, cucumber and feta in a bowl and stir to combine.

In a separate bowl, whisk together honey and olive oil.

Toss salad with about half of the dressing.

Taste, then season and add more dressing as needed.

Top with chopped fresh or dried dill.

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