This episode of the podcast is all about bees! You’ll find out why honey isn’t considered vegan, and learn about the five main bee products: honey, bee pollen, propolis, royal jelly, and beeswax. We’ll discuss the purported benefits of each, plus the risks. We’ll also share a few places you can find cruelty-free bee products.
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Here’s what we mention in this episode:
- Vegetarian Zen TV — Our new YouTube channel!
- Vega Sport
- Bee’s Wrap – The beeswax & cloth food storage alternative
Quote of the Week
Bees do have a smell, you know, and if they don’t they should, for their feet are dusted with spices from a million flowers.
— from Dandelion Wine, by Ray Bradbury
Recipe of the Week
- Honey-Roasted Carrots (substitute vegetable broth for the chicken broth)
- Double Chocolate Chip Cookies (Grain-Free, Sugar-Free, Butter-Free)
- Honey-Strawberry Jam
- Almond Butter Banana Bread
- Grilled Sweet Corn with Chili-Lime Honey Butter
- Honey-and-Oat Pancakes
- What Is Honey?
- Why Honey Is Not Vegan
- Bee Pollen Benefits and Side Effects
- What Are the Benefits of Bee Propolis?
- Health Benefits of Honey Bee Products
- Royal Jelly
- Health Benefits of Royal Jelly, Bee Products
- 21 Brilliant Benefits of Beeswax
- Honey Bees and Their Wondrous Products
[reminder]Do you currently use any bee products? What are they, and have you found them beneficial?[/reminder]
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Peace and Veggies,
Vickie and Larissa