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Health Benefits of Cinnamon

Honey and cinnamon have a long history of being used in medicine. Honey is an antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial, and an antiseptic. Cinnamon has similar properties. It is also an anti-oxidant, anti-inflammatory, and an anti-bacterial substance. Combining honey and cinnamon could no doubt have major health benefits. That is why we created our Cinnamon Infused Honey. Not only does it taste great, but it’s packed with all the nutrients of honey and cinnamon combined!

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DIY Reusable Beeswax Food Wraps

The days of single-use plastic food bags are over. Be more sustainable by making your own reusable beeswax food wraps. Go zero-waste with this easy, fun, DIY project that’s good for you and good for the environment.

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Browned Butter & Honey Pumpkin Pie

Thanksgiving is just around the corner and we’ve got the pumpkin pie recipe that is sure to impress everybody at the dinner table. This recipe uses our very own honey to give a little extra kick of flavor. The honey brings out the pumpkin flavor in ways you never thought possible. 

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New Edition to the Hive: Melissa, GM

Meet GLBC’s newest edition to the hive, Melissa! We’re so excited to have Melissa on board as our General Manager. Melissa joined us last month after an in-depth hiring search across West Michigan. Melissa describes herself as a “Jane of all trades and master of few,” which you’ll learn after reading about her history, home life, hobbies, and volunteering. As GLBC continues to expand, we’re so grateful to be able to have Melissa join us and continue showing everyone what all the buzz is about at GLBC.

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Preserving Autumn Leaves in Beeswax

Fall is the season of change. Red, orange, and yellow fill the tree-line in the Midwest, making for some beautiful walks in nature. Next time you’re outside, lookout for beautiful leaves that you can preserve and incorporate into your home decor. That’s right. No need to buy fake-looking plastic leaves. This craft is quick, simple and is sure to bring your fall decor up a notch!

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Beeswax Fire Starters

Camping is the perfect time to relax and unwind, until the nerve-wracking task of starting a fire comes up! Don’t worry about how long it will take you to get a fire started when you’ve got this DIY natural fire starter craft. Ease your mind and expedite the fire-starting process with these nifty fire starters made with our very own GLBC Beeswax.

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Honey Masala Chai

Fall is (almost) here! Time to bundle up, cozy up, and drink up some delicious, sweet- you guessed it, honey masala chai, commonly referred to in the U.S. as “chai tea”! After making this recipe, you’ll not only have a steaming cup of yummy tea in your hand but you’ll also have a home filled with the comforting aroma of these delectable spices. 

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Honey Provides Superior Energy & Nutritional Benefits for Athletes

Honey is a healthy substitute for sugar and great for diet conscious folk. However, honey is so much more than just a sugar substitute. It is actually an ideal source of energy, far healthier than sugar and other energy sources, making it a highly efficient way for athletes and other active people to fuel their bodies. 

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