Honey Bee Kefir Royale with Lavender

All Recipes, Snacks | 20th May 2016 | By

Preparation time: 5 minutes

Servings: 3

Ingredients

125ml kefir
2 tbsp honey
1 tsp bee pollen
½ vanilla pod
Sprig mint leaves
2 drops lavender essential oils

Method

Add all ingredients to food processor or blender, blitz everything till smooth. Garnish with a sprinkling bee pollen. Enjoy!

Top Health and Beauty tips:

  • The therapeutic role of Lactobacillius and Bifidobacterium found in such probiotic foods as Kefir, have been linked to various health benefits with improved intestinal health at the top of my list. A healthy gut encourages many improvements to the immune system, and keeps us looking and feeling our best, as we are able to extract the most nutrients from our diet!
  • Honey is a source of riboflavin and vitamin B6, it also provides iron and manganese. Honey (particularly the darker ones) is a rich source of flavonoids that exert significant antioxidant activity. Honey has energy enhancing effects, wound healing properties and anticancer benefits.
  • Bee pollen is often referred to as ‘natures most perfect food’. If you’re looking for the health benefits of honey without the simple sugars, it’s your new saviour! Bee pollen extract has been shown to produce significant improvement in menopausal symptoms, its great for allergies, antioxidant support, and overall energy enhancement. It’s used in topical products that aim to treat inflammatory conditions and common skin irritations like psoriasis or eczema. The amino acids and vitamins protect the skin and aid the regeneration of cells!
  • Lavender is a calming essential oil and has antiseptic, anti fungal properties. It’s also great for calming and relaxing after a stressful day!

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