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Swanson Health Products Offers 7 Ways to Make Life Sweeter with 100% Certified Organic Honey from YS Organic Bee Farms

November 11, 2008, Fargo, ND—From facials to steak marinade, Swanson Health Products offers 7 unusual ways to use YS Organic Bee Farms 100% Certified Organic Honey.

Salon-Worthy Face Mask

Glorious, soft skin is just 15 relaxing minutes away when you apply a mask made from egg yolk, honey, and yogurt. In a small bowl, mix the yolk from one egg, a drizzle of Organic Honey from YS Organic Bee Farms and a teaspoon of plain yogurt. Spread the mixture on your cleansed face and rest for 15 minutes. Remove by rinsing with warm water. You'll be amazed at how smooth and youthful your skin looks and feels without the salon price-tag!

Natural Sugar Substitute

Substitute the delectable nectar from nature for white processed table sugar in nearly any recipe. Use Organic Honey from YS Organics Bee Farms for sugar in a 3:4 ratio. If a recipe calls for one cup of sugar, use ¾ cup of honey. A recipe calling for ½ cup of sugar requires 3/8 cup of honey.

Egyptian Bath Elixir

Honey and milk baths were all the rage with Cleopatra during her reign in the 1st century BC. Pamper yourself like a queen with your own blend of ¼ cup powdered milk, ¼ cup of Organic Honey from YS Organics Bee Farms and 1 teaspoon of jojoba oil. Add essential oils like exotic ylang ylang if you like. After mixing all the ingredients together, pour into a warm bath and soak for 15 minutes. You'll emerge with silkier skin than you thought possible!

Sweeten Up Green Tea

Everyone knows that green tea is a healthy beverage and a great habit to include every day. But drinking plain hot tea leaves many people cold as ice. Try sweetening it with a spoonful of Organic Honey from YS Organics Bee Farms. It has the power to turn ordinary tea into a dessert-like elixir.

Sizzling Steak Marinade

Honey is the perfect ingredient in a steak marinade because it adds just the right amount of sweetness to the typical vinegar base. The meat will literally sizzle on the grill, too! Here's an easy one to prepare: 1 cup of steak sauce, ½ cup of bottled Italian dressing, ½ cup of Organic Honey from YS Organics Bee Farms, ½ teaspoon of soy sauce and ½ teaspoon of garlic powder. Mix ingredients in a blender and pour over two pounds of steak. Marinade meat for up to 48 hours in the refrigerator. Remove steak to grill and discard remaining marinade. Ymmm…guaranteed great taste!

Dress Your Greens in Good Taste

The right dressing can make or break a salad. Turn spinach into a delicious supper with this one made from all natural ingredients. In a blender mix the juice from one large lemon (about 1/3 cup), 1 egg yolk, 1/3 cup of prepared stone-ground mustard, ½ cup of Organic Honey from YS Organics Bee Farms, 2 tablespoons of chopped onion, a dash of salt, a dash of pepper, and ½ teaspoon of garlic powder. Remove the lid and drizzle in 1 cup of olive or canola oil very slowly while the ingredients blend. Pour into a glass jar until ready to serve. Spoon about two tablespoons of dressing over an imaginative mixture of greens, vegetables, fruits, seeds and nuts.

Celery Dipped in Peanut Butter & Honey

Create healthy yet tasty hors d'oeuvres in mere minutes by spreading peanut butter into the crevice of a celery stalks; then dip the celery in Organic Honey from YS Organics Bee Farms. This final step adds a bit of bliss to the creamy, crunchy snack.

With four generations of hands-on beekeeping experience and solid relationships with beekeepers in North Dakota, Minnesota, Montana, Canada, Brazil, Argentina, Australia and New Zealand, YS Organic Bee Farms takes pride in generating global excitement about certified organic bee products.

Swanson Health Products is an industry leader in bringing vitamins direct to consumers at the lowest price possible. Swanson Health Products, located in Fargo, ND, offers the highest quality vitamins, supplements and natural health care products and is GMP certified. Swanson Health Products goes a step beyond its competitors by offering powerful guarantees. All products are backed by a 100% Satisfaction, Money-Back Guarantee and Double the Difference Lowest Price Guarantee. For more information, please visit Swanson Vitamins.

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