Bee pollen, usually food for young honey bees, is about 40% protein and is rich in amino acids. In the last post, we revealed two yummy recipes that are perfect for adding bee pollen and enjoying its flavor and nutritional benefits. But if you're still unsure, there are plenty more ways to add bee pollen to foods you enjoy without sacrificing taste.
Here's part two of our guide to help you explore some of the many ways to ingest, enjoy, and reap the benefits of bee pollen.
Bee Pollen Popsicle
For those who enjoy sweeter treats, bee pollen popsicles are absolutely perfect! Just like smoothies, they're versatile and almost impossible to mess up. Try freezing your favorite smoothie recipe into popsicle molds if you have a recipe in mind. If not, blueberries are full of antioxidants and work as a particularly great base for bee pollen popsicles, especially when combined with the gooey texture and fruity taste of bananas. Take both of these fruits and add almond milk, coconut oil, maple syrup, and vanilla. If you have organic bee pollen capsules, break one open and add it to each popsicle. If you have organic bee pollen powder that's less refined and more granular, you can also roll each popsicle in the pollen after they're frozen for an extra crunch and a very unique texture. Again, this is a recipe you can be highly creative with, so don't be afraid to experiment!
Bee Pollen Salad Dressing
Salads are already full of healthy ingredients, so why not amp up the nutritional value by adding a dose of bee pollen to your favorite homemade salad dressing? This versatile recipe works with virtually any salad, so there's absolutely no need to compromise on taste. Simply assemble your salad as you typically enjoy it -- lettuce, spinach, kale, and other leafy greens should typically be the base -- and after loading up your salad with your favorite veggies and sources of protein, you can add bee pollen in one of two ways. You can either mix it in with the dressing or sprinkle it on the salad as a whole.
All in all, the sky is the limit when it comes to determining which foods and recipes are perfect for reaping the many organic bee pollen benefits. For more information about organic bee pollen capsules, contact GloryBee.