Here are a couple of ideas for using these wonderful summer veges and fruits and freshly harvested honey!

Delicious summer salads with Canaan Honey

1. Cucumber Salad - Serves 4

Ingredients

  • 2 medium sized cucumbers, peeled and thinly sliced (if Lebanese cucumbers are used, there is no need to peel them)
  • 1-2 spring onions finely sliced
  • ¾ cup plain unsweetened yoghurt
  • 1-2 tablespoons liquid honey
  • Crushed garlic 2-4 cloves as preferred
  • Sprigs of parsley or nasturtium flowers to garnish

Method

  1. Place the cucumbers and spring onions in a shallow dish.
  2. Combine remaining ingredients well in a separate bowl, and pour over the cucumber and spring onion. Gently mix together.
  3. Garnish as desired

2. Banana and Beetroot Salad - Serves 4-6

Ingredients

  • 2 large bananas peeled and sliced
  • 1 apple (peeled if not organic) and finely sliced
  • 1 med sized beetroot, peeled and grated if raw, or cooked and cut into slices.
  • ¼ cup raisins, ½ cup cashews (opt)
  • ¼ cup Tahini
  • 1 cup plain, unsweetened yogurt (kefir yogurt works well*)
  • 2 rounded tablespoons mild liquid honey
  • ½ teaspoon freshly ground mustard seeds

* If you want to know more about kefir and how to purchase the grains, you can contact us.

Method

  1. Place the bananas, apple, beetroot and raisins in a salad bowl.
  2. Gently blend remaining ingredients in a separate bowl.
  3. Pour the dressing over the salad mix and gently fold all ingredients together before serving.