55+ Delicious Beltane Recipes Worth Celebrating (2024)

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Over 55 easy and delicious Beltane recipes for celebrating this holiday whether around the dinner table or a traditional bonfire.

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Beltane, known to some as May Day, marks the halfway point between the spring equinox and the summer solstice. It is one of the eight Wiccan sabbats, and a time of fertility and new beginnings.

Beltane is also a time of feasting and celebration, and there are many traditional recipes associated with the festival. Some popular Beltane recipes include oatcakes, bannocks, honey cakes, and mead, all of which are associated with the fertility of the earth and the sweetness of life. Other traditional foods include fresh fruits and vegetables, such as strawberries and asparagus, which are in season at this time of year. Beltane is also a time when people come together to share food and drink, and potluck feasts are a common way to celebrate the festival. Many Beltane recipes incorporate herbs and edible flowers, such as rose petals, lavender, and dandelions, which are associated with love, beauty, and the power of nature. Whether you are looking for traditional recipes or new ways to celebrate the festival, Beltane is a perfect time to honor the bounty of the earth and the joy of life. Let's have a Beltane feast!

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55+ Beltane Recipes

Fresh Herbs

Creamy Dill Potato Salad (Vegan Option) - MOON and spoon and yum

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This Creamy Potato Salad with Fresh Dill is packed with flavor and makes the perfect BBQ side dish, picnic fare or potluck take-a-long. This deliciousness can be made vegetarian or vegan.

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Lemon Herb Vinaigrette - Two Cloves Kitchen

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A bright, fresh vinaigrette made with olive oil, lemon juice, fresh herbs, garlic, and dijon. Try it on salads, roasted vegetables, crispy potatoes, grain bowls, and more!

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The Best Baked Feta Recipe - MOON and spoon and yum

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Here’s how to make an easy and delicious baked feta recipe that is perfect as an appetizer or a side dish.

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Herb Compound Butter Recipe [+Video How to] - Masala Herb

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Choose from a selection of fresh herbs to make Herb compound butter from scratch. With tips and combination ideas to make this recipe your own!

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How to Make Rosemary Salt - MOON and spoon and yum

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Learn how to make delicious rosemary salt to add a pop of flavor to a large variety of dishes for the perfect finishing touch.

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Arugula Caprese Salad - Two Cloves Kitchen

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This arugula caprese salad recipe has cherry tomatoes, fresh mozzarella balls, basil, and a balsamic reduction dressing. It’s a perfect summer salad!

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Herb Infused Vinegar Recipe [DIY] 🌿 - Masala Herb

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DIY Homemade Herb infused Vinegar is a flavored vinegar that you can use to pep up your food. I like to make a vinaigrette with it.

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Creamy Basil Vinaigrette - MOON and spoon and yum

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Basil Vinaigrette made with basil, onion, garlic, mustard, mayo, vinegar, olive oil and spices for a easy, healthy, delicious salad dressing recipe for salads, soups, bread—you name it!

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Mediterranean Rice Salad with Feta and Fresh Herbs - What A Girl Eats

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Mediterranean brown rice salad with feta and fresh herbs tossed in a light lemon and olive oil dressing.

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How to Make Lavender Simple Syrup - MOON and spoon and yum

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How to make Lavender Simple Syrup. This recipe is made with two simple ingredients to add flavor to coffee, co*cktails, baked goods + more!

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Green Chutney Recipe / Mint Chutney - Easy Indian Cookbook

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green chutney is an easy condiment that is an integral part of chaat & snacks. Ready in 5 minutes & can be used as a dip, spread or in chaats.

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Fresh Oregano Salad (Lebanese) - Plant Based Folk

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Fresh oregano salad is a delicious authentic Lebanese salad recipe using fresh oregano. It can be enjoyed with bread or as a side.

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Basil Cream Sauce - Urban Farmie

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Delicious basil cream sauce offers both fresh and creamy flavors and is a great complement to any pasta - ready in just 15 minutes!

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Yogurt Dill Sauce - Entirely Elizabeth

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Light and creamy Yogurt Dill Sauce is delicious on fish, roasted vegetables, and more. Made with 7 ingredients, it comes together in 2 minutes!

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Foods Cooked on an Open Fire

Campfire Potatoes in a Foil Pack - Cupcakes & Kale Chips

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Cook Campfire Potatoes in a foil pack on the open fire, or in the grill or oven. This easy side dish recipe is simple to prep and clean up.

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Camping Make-Ahead Breakfast Burritos - Girl Carnivore

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Fuel up with these loaded crispy tot, egg, & sausage filled make ahead breakfast burritos. Freeze in batches & take to cook over the campfire!

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Cast Iron French Fries with Chili - Girl Carnivore

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Make the best Crispy French Fries in cast iron! And even better, this recipe can be made at while camping and smothered in a Dutch Oven Chili.

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Solo Stove Pi Pizza Oven Review

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A great way to celebrate Beltane would be to make a wood-fired pizza!

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Bread Recipes

EasyGluten-Free Bannock BreadRecipe[Vegan] - MOON and spoon and yum

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Make your own easygluten-free bannock breadrolls in no time! This traditional Scottish bread with variations in Northern England and Ireland is also vegan, plant-based and yeast-free.

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Homemade Oat Bread - Running to the Kitchen

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An easy homemade oat bread with 7 ingredients you have on hand that can be made in one hour. Simple, unassuming and perfect with just a slather of butter.

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Soda Bread Recipe - Glenda Embree

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Easy Soda Bread Recipe. 4 ingredients. 30 Minutes! Quick bread recipe with crisp, crackling, golden brown crust & soft, tender bread beneath.

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Gluten-Free Sourdough Bread - MOON and spoon and yum

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An easy Gluten-Free Sourdough Bread recipe with a perfect golden crust and soft & flavorful middle. This rustic-style boule is dairy-free, to boot!

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Cinnamon Raisin Bread - Real Life of Lulu

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Cinnamon Raisin Bread is quick and easy to make and full of flavor. With a crunchy, nutty cinnamon top, and cinnamon ribbons throughout, it is the perfect sweet breakfast or dessert. Serve warm with melted butter for best taste!

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Keto Farmers Bread Fiber Low Carb Breakfast Bread - Low Carb No Carb

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This Best Ever Keto Farmers Bread with Fiber looks, feels, tastes, and smells like a Real Artisan Bread you have been used to. Made with Oat Fiber or Potato Fiber with an option of proofing with Yeast, this keto bread is as close as you can get, fully low carb, gluten-free, grain-free, and diabetic…

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Paul’s Baguette Recipe - Masala Herb

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A baguette recipe made for every bread baking beginner. An easy recipe to make a crusty homemade french baguette from scratch.

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Five Ingredient Banana Bread with Oats - Upstate Ramblings

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This hearty banana bread recipe makes a moist and oaty bread which is super easy to make. There are five basic ingredients - which you probably already have in your pantry.

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Whole Grain Artisan Bread Recipe - An Off Grid Life

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Looking for a whole grain artisan bread recipe to make in a dutch oven? You’re going to love this! I’ve been baking bread for many years. I began making homemade bread the “old-fashioned way,” using plain white flour or all purpose flour and rolling the dough out by hand. When I worked outside the h…

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Mead Recipes

Homemade Blueberry Mead (Honey Wine) - Learning and Yearning

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Making mead, or honey wine, is an ancient form of brewing using the simplest of ingredients. Blueberry mead is simple enough for a beginner who is somewhat familiar with the art of fermentation.

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Fresh Spring Vegetables and Fruits

Green Arugula Smoothie with Ginger and Pineapple - MOON and spoon and yum

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Smoothies, such as this green arugula smoothie with ginger and pineapple, are a quick and easy way to up the amount of vegetables in your diet. Get this delicious and healthy recipe here!

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The Best Mango Salsa Recipe (Vegan, Gluten-Free) - MOON and spoon and yum

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This Mango Salsa is always a hit whether serving at home or while entertaining. With ripe juicy mangos, lime & a subtle touch of spice, the well rounded flavors complement a large variety of dishes.

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Easy Avocado Tartine Recipe with Lime Juice - Two Cloves Kitchen

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This quick, easy avocado tartine recipe is great for breakfast, brunch, or lunch. It’s like a fancy avocado toast with some tasty extras!

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Magical Pineapple Smoothie Recipe - MOON and spoon and yum

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Creamy and healthy pineapple smoothie recipe made with frozen pineapple chunks, ice, milk, yogurt and vanilla. Plant based!

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Avocado Kale Salad with Strawberries - Veggies Save The Day

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Colorful and refreshing, this vegan massaged avocado kale salad is easy to make with a handful of whole food ingredients in only 15 minutes.

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Pea Shoot Pesto (Ready in 15 Minutes!) - Urban Farmie

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This fresh and vibrant spring pesto is made with pea shoots and pistachios, and comes together in just 15 minutes!

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Strawberry Milk Tea (Boba Tea) - MOON and spoon and yum

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Sweet, creamy and refreshing strawberry milk tea made with deliciously chewy boba aka tapioca pearls. Vegan and gluten-free.

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Shirazi Salad (Easy Persian Cucumber Salad) - Glenda Embree

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Shirazi Salad is bright, fresh, herbal and lemony with an abundance of pleasing textures from tomatoes, cucumbers & red onions. Quick & easy!

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How to MakeCandied Lemon Slices - MOON and spoon and yum

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Candied lemon slicesare an easy-to-maketreatthat is perfect for toppingcakesand cookies. Learn how to make deliciouscandied lemonshere!

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Easy Homemade Strawberry Syrup Recipe - An Off Grid Life

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This easy strawberry syrup recipe is perfect for preserving your strawberries through the winter. With just six ingredients, you can make this delicious syrup and have it on hand to add to yogurt, pan

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Sunny Spring Pea & Basil Vegan Pesto - MOON and spoon and yum

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A gluten-free and vegan Sunny Spring Pea & Basil Pesto made with spring peas, fresh basil, mixed greens, sunflower seeds, garlic, and lemon juice. This lovely pesto is easy, healthy, and DELICIOUS!

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Roasted Asparagus Salad - Cupcakes and Kale Chips

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Roasted asparagus salad with caramelized leeks is a flavorful, healthy side dish made with fresh spring vegetables and tangy goat cheese.

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Vegan Cashew Carrot Ginger Soup (Instant Pot + Stovetop) - MOON and spoon and yum

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A deliciously creamy Vegan Carrot Cashew Ginger Soup quickly and easily made as a dump and start recipe for the Instant Pot or on the stovetop. Vegan, dairy-free, gluten-free, soy-free and refined sugar-free.

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Wild Ramp Salt Recipe (with Foraging Tips) - Learning and Yearning

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Ramps (wild leeks) are delectable and wonderful sauteed, in soup, and in wild ramp salt. It makes a wonderful finishing salt for all your savory dishes.

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Zucchini & Asparagus Frittata - Urban Farmie

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Learn how to make delicious vegetable frittata on the stovetop or in the oven - hearty and versatile breakfast dish ready in 30 minutes!

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Rhubarb Curd - Kelly Neil

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Everything is turning green, the tree buds are popping, and I can FINALLY make rhubarb curd again! Rhubarb curd is one of my favourite things to eat and I look forward to it all year

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Easy Delicious Broccoli Cauliflower Salad Recipe - Glenda Embree

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A Broccoli Cauliflower Salad recipe that is easy AND delicious! Perfect summer salad weeknight dinner side dish. Get the easy recipe!

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Spring Pasta with Peas and Oyster Mushrooms - Urban Farmie

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Delicious, vegan spring pasta with pea shoot pesto and roasted oyster mushrooms. 30 minutes start to finish for a great weeknight dinner!

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Honey

Easy Honey Sriracha Sauce - MOON and spoon and yum

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An easy and delectable honey sriracha sauce recipe that is sweet, spicy, tangy and enhances nearly any dish it graces!

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Pecan Praline Spice Butter Board - xoxoBella

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Perhaps you’ve seen a pecan praline spice butter board before since it’s a viral trend. This Tik Tok recipe is a charcuterie style easy appetizer, served on a wooden board. It’s a great option if you’re planning a holiday party. You will love this fall-inspired butter board!

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Honey Fermented Ginger - MOON and spoon and yum

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Learn how to make honey fermented ginger which is a delicious addition to a culinary pantry, as well as packed with medicinal benefits.

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Oven-Roasted Honey Glazed Carrots - Cupcakes and Kale Chips

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Baked in the oven until perfectly caramelized, Oven-Roasted Honey Glazed Carrots are the easy side dish that will have everyone wanting more.

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Vegan Honey (Refined Sugar-Free) - MOON and spoon and yum

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This delicious vegan alternative to honey makes the perfect vegan honey substitute for your favorites recipes. Naturally vegan, dairy-free, gluten-free and refined sugar-free.

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Fermented Honey Jalapeño Hot Sauce - MOON and spoon and yum

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Fermented Honey Jalapeno Hot Sauce from The Fermented Hot Sauce Cookbook by Kristen Wood. An easy, sweet, subtly spicy recipe!

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Ginger Lemon Honey Tea [+VIDEO] - Masala Herb

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Enjoy a hot cup of healthy tasty and immune-boosting ginger lemon honey tea. Make it from scratch within minutes at home. Including how-to video and tips.

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Honey Walnut Baklava - Christina's Cucina

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Easy to make with step by step instructions that a child can follow!

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Honey Teriyaki Sauce Recipe (Paleo & Gluten Free) - Lara Clevenger

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The best honey teriyaki sauce and it’s paleo and gluten-free! It’s super easy to make this homemade paleo teriyaki sauce recipe. Try it with chicken, beef and salmon!

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Gluten-Free Granola, 5-Minute Simple & Delicious - Glenda Embree

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My gluten-free granola is 5-minute simple and absolutely scrumptious! Come grab the recipe on the blog, today!

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Hot Honey Sauce - Entirely Elizabeth

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This Hot Honey Sauce is spicy, sweet, and can be used on virtually anything. It only requires two ingredients and is super easy to make.

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Baked brie with peaches, nuts and honey - At the Immigrant’s Table

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California cling peaches, chopped pecans, a drizzle of honey and a sprinkle of herbs, and you’ve got everyone drooling over gooey baked brie with peaches.

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Homemade Probiotic Honey Mustard - Learning and Yearning

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Homemade probiotic honey mustard is super easy to make, so much better tasting than store-bought, and full of healthy probiotics. And you know how great that is for you!

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