The honey in Crete is internationally known because of its amazing flavor! The unique flavor is from all the aromatic plants and herbs in the mountains. As I hike each morning, I hear the bees buzzing and occasionally spot bee keepers tending to their hives up in the hills.
This sweet snack naturally contains 18 amino acids plus small amounts of many vitamins and minerals. It's a great alternative to sugar because it has been shown to increase athletic performance, decrease allergies, and moisturize skin.
For breakfast, the Greeks add a hint of honey to their Greek yogurt and it's the perfect touch of sweetness.
Each evening I have been using honey as a face mask and mixing it with kiwi, avocado, and bananas. It gives the perfect glow plus honey has antibacterial properties which are great for blemishes.