Baked Oatmeal with Gingerbread Almond Butter Topping

Baked Oatmeal with Gingerbread Almond Butter Topping

Funding delicious yet healthy Holiday desserts can be a real challenge.  Betsy, our in house registered Dietitian is also a gourmet foodie.  Her baked oatmeal with gingerbread cinnamon almond butter topping is a dessert you can enjoy guilt free.

Oatmeal Ingredients:

1 T Betsy’s Best Cinnamon Almond Butter

1/2 c rolled oats

1/4 tsp pure vanilla extract

1/2 tsp cinnamon

sweetener, such as 1 1/2 tbsp maple syrup or pinch stevia

1/4 cup applesauce (or pumpkin or mashed banana)

1/4 cup milk of choice, creamer, juice, or water

heaping 1/16th tsp pink salt

Gingerbread Topping:

3 T Betsy’s Best Gourmet Peanut Butter

3/4 tsp molasses

Dash nutmeg

Dash ginger

Step By Step Baked Oatmeal & Gingerbread Topping Recipe Directions:

Step 1Preheat oven to 375 degrees.

Step 2: Combine raw oats, spices, applesauce, Betsy’s Best Gourmet Almond Butter, salt, and liquid.

Step 3: Pour into a small baking pan, loaf pan, or 1-cup ramekin (or, for mini boats, two 1/2-cup ramekins).

Step 4: Cook for 15-20 minutes, or more until it’s firm.

Step 5: Meanwhile mix all of the gingerbread toppings in a bowl and stir to combine and set aside.

Step 6: When the baked oatmeal is finished cooking set your oven to “high broil” and coat the top of the oatmeal with the gingerbread topping and cook for 1-2 more minutes (or simply just bake longer, but broiling gives it a nice crust).

Step 7: Remove from oven and garnish with a gingersnap cookie and cool whip.

Step 8: Enjoy your baked oatmeal with gingerbread almond butter topping!

Optional topping: gingersnap cookie, cool whip, additional almond butter

After you make Betsy’s baked oatmeal with gingerbread almond butter topping please let us know where it stands on your list of favorite Holiday desserts.  Was it #LoveAtFirstTaste?

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Baked Kale Chips Coated With Cardamom Cashew Butter

Baked Kale Chips Coated With Cardamom Cashew Butter

Betsy’s Best baked kale chips are a healthy snack that pack a powerful punch!  Kale meets cardamom cashew butter in the most amazing baked chip  Try this healthy snack recipe and those unhealthy bagged potato chips will become a thing of the past!

Ingredients:

3 T Betsy’s Best Cardamom Cashew Butter

1 bunch kale, washed, dried and de-stemmed

1 T coconut oil

1/4 tsp sea salt

Step By Step Baked Kale Chips Recipe Directions:

Step 1In a bowl combine Betsy’s Best with coconut oil and salt. 

Step 2: Stir together and add kale. 

Step 3: Break kale into large pieces. 

Step 4: Place either in dehydrator at 120 degrees for 12-24 hrs or place in oven at 250 degrees for 8-10 min or until crispy.

Step 3: Enjoy your tasty and healthy baked kale chips!!

This is delicious made with each of the nut butters, Sunflower Seed, Peanut, or Almond.  Add more cinnamon or nutmeg, sprinkle with hemp seeds, or add shredded coconut for some unique variations.  You will find that this remarkable kale chip will satisfy every sweet craving and replace it with a healthier alternative! Yield-5-6 cups.

If you’ve been afraid to try baked kale chips this recipe is to delicious to pass by.  Give it a try and you to will love the delicious nutrition of this healthy snack! After all with Betsy’s Best Cardamom Cashew Butter you will #TasteTheDifference!

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Almond Butter and Ginger Jelly Glazed Ham

Almond Butter and Ginger Jelly Glazed Ham

Betsy’s Best ham glaze with ginger jelly is one of Betsy’s favorite Holiday dishes.  It’s unique gourmet twist will have your guests guessing the secret ingredient for this holiday glazed ham.  Sweet cinnamon almond butter compliments a ginger jelly to create a unique glaze that will be sure to amaze! Trust Betsy! It will be #LoveAtFirstTaste!

Ingredients:

1/4 C Betsy’s Best Cinnamon Almond Butter

1 bone in pre-cooked ham (approx 8-10 lbs)

1/2 C  (4 oz) ginger jelly

2 Tbsp dijon mustard

1 C white wine (or apple juice)

2 granny smith apples

 

 

 

 

 

Step By Step Almond Butter and Ginger Jelly Glazed Ham Recipe Directions:

Step 1Using a sharp knife, score the ham on top at a diagonal every 3/4” and then repeat the other direction to form an “X” pattern on top.  Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Slice apples and place in the bottom of a large roasting pan.  In a bowl for the microwave or pot on the stove, melt the ginger jelly with the Betsy’s Best Gourmet Almond Butter.  Be careful not to burn and it only takes a few min to soften. Once melted remove from heat source and stir in dijon mustard.

Step 2: Place ham on roasting pan on top of the apples and brush half of the mustard mixture over the ham. Pour wine or apple juice in the bottom of the pan.  Bake uncovered as directed on the package (time will vary based on size).  Half way through, remove ham from the oven and brush on remaining glaze.  Remove from oven, allow ham to rest 15 minutes. Slice ham and pour any pan juices over the slices.

Step 3: Enjoy your Holidays with Betsy’s almond butter and ginger jelly glazed ham!

Betsy hopes your almond butter and ginger jelly glazed ham recipe becomes a part of your family tradition! Did you #TasteTheDifference with Betsy’s Best Cinnamon Almond Butter?  Did you alter the recipe with some of your own great ideas? Where does this ham recipe fit on your list of best healthy dinner recipes?

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

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