The fruity-floral taste will vary with the type of flower nectar the bees use to produce honey. It's sweeter than table sugar, so use less. Raw unpasteurized honey contains
B vitamins, antioxidants and immune-boosting compounds.
Glycemic index: 55
How to use it: Drizzle over fruit or use to sweeten beverages. For each cup of sugar called for in a recipe, such as cookies, you can substitute 3/4 cup of honey, reducing the liquid by 1/4 cup. The bonus? Honey attracts water, keeping baked goods moist longer.