Betsy’s Cinnamon Peanut Butter Dip

Betsy’s Cinnamon Peanut Butter Dip

Betsy’s cinnamon peanut butter dip is the best choice if you’re looking for a healthy treat for the family to enjoy!  This high protein bean dip is the perfect combo with fresh cut veggies.  The sweet and savory combo goes well together and is the perfect appetizer for any party! Trust Betsy, you’ll taste the difference!

Recipe Recipe Ingredients:

1 T Betsy’s Best Cinnamon Peanut Butter

1 can white beans, drained

4 pitted dates, soaked for four hrs and then drained

1 T mellow white miso or 1/8 tsp sea salt

1 1/2 tsp cinnamon

1/4 c water

Step By Step Cinnamon Peanut Butter Dip Recipe Directions:

Step 1: Place all ingredients except for the water in a food processor or blender. 

Step 2: Pulse to combine and then blend until smooth. 

Step 3: Drizzle with water until the dip is super smooth; you may need a few tablespoons extra water as you go along.

Step 7: Enjoy your homemade cinnamon peanut butter dip on your favorite veggies!!

Note From Betsy: If you don’t use my gourmet peanut butter, the dip will most likely be less flavorful.

At Betsy’s house even the kids love eating vegetables. From carrots to celery, and even cherry tomatoes kids and adults can’t wait to dip into this amazing cinnamon peanut butter dip. Please let us know what vegetables or fruit you like to dip!

Coconut Chia Pudding with Spinach and Mango

Coconut Chia Pudding with Spinach and Mango

Cha-Cha-Cha coconut chia pudding please!  A fun and refreshing dessert that has 1 serving of vegetables and 1 serving of fruit plus all of the benefits of chia seeds! Featuring our Toasted Coconut Cashew Butter you’re sure to #TasteTheDifference.  A great way to enjoy all of those functional food benefits!

Recipe Ingredients:

1 T Betsy’s Best Toasted Coconut Cashew Butter

1 c coconut milk

1 c greek yogurt, plain

2 T honey or maple syrup

1/2 c mango

1 c spinach or 2 T Koyah Leafy Greens Booster powder

1/2 c chia seeds

Step By Step Coconut Chia Pudding Recipe Directions:

Step 1In a small food processor or blender, combine 1/2 cup coconut milk, 1/2 cup Greek yogurt, 1 tablespoon honey or maple syrup and 1/2 cup mangos. Blend until smooth. Pour into a container and stir in 1/4 c of chia seeds.  Set aside to thicken.

Step 2: In the same blender or food processor, combine remaining 1/2 cup coconut milk, 1/2 cup Greek yogurt, 1 tablespoon honey or maple syrup, spinach or Koyah leafy greens booster, and Betsy’s Best Gourmet Coconut Cashew Butter. Blend until combined.  Remove and place in a separate container then stir in remaining 1/4 c chia seeds.

Step 3: Cover both containers and refrigerate 1-2 hrs or overnight. To serve, layer mango chia pudding and spinach coconut chia pudding in jars and top with fresh fruit.

We hope you enjoy our coconut chia pudding recipe!  Are you eating it as a healthy snack, breakfast, or dessert?  Did you modify the recipe to fit your preferences? Will you make it again? Let us know what you think in the comments below?

Try More Of Betsy's Yummy Healthy Recipes with Chia Seeds

Cardamom Cashew Chia Seed Pudding

Cardamom Cashew Chia Seed Pudding

If you are a chia pudding junky, you’ll love Betsy’s cashew chia seed pudding recipe?  Well, this recipe using Betsy’s Best Gourmet Cashew Butter with Cardamom is sure to become your go to chia seed pudding. It’s the ideal blend of sweet and salty, while popping with superfood health benefits.!

Chia Pudding Ingredients:

2 T Betsy’s Best Cardamom Cashew Butter

1 C water

1/4 tsp vanilla

1 T honey

pinch of pink Himalayan salt

3 T chia seeds

 

 

Step By Step Cashew Chia Seed Pudding Recipe Directions:

Step 1: In a blender, add water, Betsy’s Best Gourmet Cashew Butter, vanilla, salt and honey.

Step 2: Blend until incorporated. In a glass jar with a lid, pour cashew milk into jar and add 2 T of chia seeds.

Step 3: Tighten lid and shake. Place in refrigerator and every 5 min give the jar another shake until chia seeds absorb the water.

Step 4: Once finished you can enjoy cold like a pudding or heat and eat like an oatmeal.

Step 5: Garnish with your favorite toppings.

Step 6: Enjoy your cardamom cashew chia seed pudding!

We hope you enjoy tBetsy’s cashew chia seed pudding as much as she does! The cardamom cashew butter really makes it a special treat.   Its flavorful, satisfying and healthy.

Peanut Butter Coconut Crisps

Peanut Butter Coconut Crisps

If you love peanut butter and coconut, these peanut butter coconut crisps are just too good to be true.  They also have cacao for a hint of chocolate.  Perfect for on the go activities like hiking and camping, pack them in your backpack.  You’ll be super excited every time your body needs to refuel.  Betsy knows it will be #LoveAtFirstTaste!

Recipe Ingredients:

1 T Betsy’s Best Cinnamon Peanut Butter

1 tsp cacao or cocoa powder

1/8 tsp sea salt

1½ cup plain coconut chips (dried)

Step By Step Peanut Butter Coconut Crisps Recipe Directions:

Step 1: Preheat oven to 275 degrees.

Step 2: In a bowl combine all ingredients except for the coconut.

Step 3: Stir until smooth. Add coconut and stir until all chips are covered in the mixture.

Step 4: Line cookie sheet with parchment paper and spread mixture evenly across paper, avoiding large clumps.

Step 5: Bake for 12-15 min, watching closely to ensure crisps do not burn.

Step 7: Enjoy your peanut butter coconut crisps!

The combination of chocolate and Betsy’s Best Gourmet Peanut Butter make this coconut crisp recipe irresistible! Try sprinkling these peanut butter coconut crisps on top of Greek yogurt or mixing it with raw nuts for a delicious healthy snack.

Chocolate Pumpkin Seed Clusters

Chocolate Pumpkin Seed Clusters

Enjoy your chocolate pumpkin seed clusters for breakfast, on-the-go or as a sweet snack.  With Halloween around the corner, Betsy’s recipe is so tasty your kids may even prefer her clusters over all those high-sugar candy bars.  

Cluster Ingredients:

1/2 Cup Betsy’s Best Cinnamon Sunflower Seed Butter

½ cup honey

1 Tbsp cacao powder

¼ tsp sea salt

1/8 tsp cayenne pepper

1 cup pumpkin seeds (or seeds or nuts of choice)

2 Tbsp chia seeds

1 cup crispy rice cereal

1 cup gluten-free oats

½ cup dried fruit/berries of choice (optional)

Step By Step Chocolate Pumpkin Seed Clusters Recipe Directions:

Step 1: In a saucepan over medium-high heat, combine Betsy’s Best Cinnamon Seed Butter, honey, cacao, salt and pepper.

Step 2: Bring to simmer and cook 2 minutes. Remove pan from heat.

Step 3: Add pumpkin seeds, chia seeds, cereal, oats and dried fruit.

Step 4: Stir to combine.

Step 5: Place small drops on parchment paper and let cool before serving.

Step 6: Enjoy your chocolate pumpkin seed clusters!

Peaches and cream is such a treat! Combined with a PB&J it is a foodies delight.  Please let us know what you think in the comments below!

Almond Butter Protein Bars Recipe

Almond Butter Protein Bars Recipe

Sweet and savory hits the spot with Betsy’s delicious almond butter protein bars recipe.  The smoky flavor of paprika pairs well with sweet cinnamon featured in our gourmet almond butter for a taste you’re gonna love! Plus, by making your protein bars homemade you know they’ll be preservative free.

Protein Bar Ingredients:

1 T Betsy’s Best Cinnamon Almond Butter

1 1/2 cups almonds, unsalted

1/2 cup pepitas or pumpkin seeds

1/4 cup millet, puffed millet, sesame seeds, or a mix

1 tablespoons chia seeds

1 tablespoon hemp seeds

1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika

1/4 teaspoon garlic powder

1/4 teaspoon onion powder

1/2 teaspoon sea salt

1/4 cup brown rice syrup

1/2 teaspoon liquid smoke

Step By Step Almond Butter Protein Bars Recipe Directions:

Step 1Preheat the oven to 350°F. Line an 8x8-inch baking pan with parchment and coat the bottom and sides with cooking spray.

Step 2: Roughly chop the almonds so there are some small pieces, but also some almonds that are left whole. Combine the chopped almonds, pepitas, millet, smoked paprika, garlic powder, onion powder, chia and hemp, and sea salt in a mixing bowl.  Stir and set aside

Step 3: Combine the brown rice syrup and Betsy’s Best in a small bowl and microwave for 30 seconds to make it easy to pour. Stir in the liquid smoke. Pour the syrup over the nut and seed mixture and stir until all the ingredients are evenly coated and quite sticky.

Step 4: Place in the baking pan with a spatula. Gently press the nut mixture evenly into the pan with the back of a spatula. Bake for 18 to 20 minutes.

Step 5: Slice the bars but leave out to harden another 1-2 hrs or place in refrigerator to speed up the process. Wrap and store up to 2 weeks in the refrigerator or freeze up to 3 months….if they last that long!

Step 6: Enjoy your almond butter protein bars

Now its time to go hiking or biking with your natural almond butter protein bars. Packed with superfood nutrition from almonds, chia seeds and pumpkin seeds yo’ll be fueled like never before. 

Please let us know if you #TasteTheDifference?  Did you alter the recipe with some of your own great ideas? Where does this recipe fit on your list of best dessert martinis?

Did you know Betsy is a registered Dietitian? Read her blogs posts about the health benefits of natural almond butter.