Toasted Coconut Orange Creamsicle Smoothie

Toasted Coconut Orange Creamsicle Smoothie

Is there a better way to start off a summer morning than with a toasted coconut orange creamsicle smoothie? If it is made with Betsy’s Best Toasted Coconut Cashew Butter the undisputed answer is “no.”  This tropical smoothie recipe features a delicious and creamy coconut taste combined with amazing flavors of orange and banana.  Add in some tumeric and the health benefits abound,  Trust Betsy! It is possible to to turn health food into a gourmet treat you will crave.

Recipe Ingredients:

Coconut Cream Mixture:

1 T Betsy’s Best Toasted Coconut Cashew Butter

1 cup coconut milk

1/2 frozen banana

4 cubes frozen coconut chunks (Trader Joe’s)

Pinch sea salt

Orange Mixture

1 tsp vanilla

1 tsp turmeric

1 orange, peeled

Step By Step Toasted Coconut Orange Creamsicle Smoothie Recipe Directions:

Step 1: Place the Toasted Coconut Cashew Butter, coconut milk, frozen banana, frozen coconut chunks, and sea salt into your blender. 

Step 2: Blend and then remove 1/2 cup and set aside.

Step 3: Add the vanilla, tumeric, and peeled orange to the mixture remaing in the blender.

Step 4: Blend until smooth or to your desired consistency.

Step 5: In an empty glass add the coconut cream mixture and the orange mixture at the same time.

Step 6: Enjoy your toasted coconut orange creamsicle smoothie!

We have lot’s of fans who rave about Betsy’s smoothies. After all, they feature her healthy, gourmet nut and seed butters. Even with so many great smoothie recipes already featured on our website, we think this toasted coconut orange creamsicle smoothie recipe will climb quickly up the list of favorites. 

Please let us know, which Betsy’s Best smoothie recipes are your favorites?  Also, why do you love Betsy’s Best Nut and Seed Butters in your smoothies?

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Cinnamon Almond Butter Banana Bread

Cinnamon Almond Butter Banana Bread

Betsy’s recipe for cinnamon almond butter banana bread is an instant classic.  This breakfast treat is gooey and loaded with scrumptious flavor.  Come on! How could anything with bananas and the best gourmet nut butter not be amazing? Trust Betsy! You are going to absolutely love her recipe.  

Bread Ingredients:

1/2 T Betsy’s Best Cinnamon Almond Butter

1 1/2 c flour

1 1/4 tsp baking powder

1/2 tsp baking soda

1/2 tsp cinnamon

1/8 tsp sea salt

1 egg or 2 egg whites

1 c mashed bananas

3/4 c sugar

1/4 c oil

Bread Topping

1/2 c oats

1/2 c flour

1/2 c sugar

2 T butter or coconut oil, softened

1 tsp cinnamon

Step By Step Almond Butter Banana Bread Recipe Directions:

Step 1Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Step 2: In a bowl combine flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon and salt.  Stir to combine. 

Step 3: In a separate bowl mash bananas and add sugar, Betsy’s Best Gourmet Almond Butter, oil and eggs and stir to combine. 

Step 4: Add liquid ingredients to dry ingredients and gently stir until moistened careful to not over-stir. 

Step 5: Spray loaf pan with cooking spray and pour in mixture. 

Step 6: In a separate bowl add topping ingredients and stir until crumble forms. 

Step 7: Add bread topping to the top of the banana bread mixture and bake in the oven for 40 min or until knife comes out clean.

Step 8: Enjoy your cinnamon almond butter banana bread!

Slice your cinnamon almond butter banana bread and serve it up at your next brunch or family breakfast.  If their fans of banana bread they are bound to rave about your baking skills.

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

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Avocado and Kale Smoothie Bowl Recipe

Avocado and Kale Smoothie Bowl Recipe

Eat clean, eat green, and stay lean with this delicious cashew butter, avocado and kale smoothie bowl recipe.  We love blending vegetables and flavoring them in a way that makes them fun to eat!  This bowl could be consumed at breakfast, lunch or as a health snack!  We used a powdered kale from Koyah, but you could also use fresh kale or spinach for this blended bowl.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 T Betsy’s Best Toasted Coconut Cashew Butter

1 Frozen banana

1 Frozen avocado

1 scoop Koyah Kale Powder (or 1 cup fresh kale or spinach)

1 T chia seeds

Almond milk if needed to make the right consistency

Step By Step Avocado and Kale Smoothie Bowl Recipe Directions:

Step 1: Add all ingredients to a blender and blend.

Step 2: Pour into your favorite smoothie bowl.

Step 3: Enjoy your superfood loaded toasted coconut cashew butter, avocado and kale smoothie bowl! It’s Betsy’s newest favorite recipe!

We hope you enjoy our toasted coconut cashew butter, avocado and kale smoothie bowl recipe!  Are you eating it as a healthy snack, breakfast, or dessert? What are your favorite ingredients to include in a smoothie bowl? Let us know what you think in the comments below?
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Homemade Frozen Dog Treat With Peanut Butter

Homemade Frozen Dog Treat With Peanut Butter

Why should you make homemade frozen dog treat with peanut butter? Because, a human’s best friend deserves a gourmet treat to beat the summer heat!  These cute frozen treats will have your dog’s tail wagging!  3 simple ingredients make this quick and easy to make, and of course you can enjoy them too!

Dog Treat Recipe Ingredients:

 

1/3 Cup Betsy’s Best Cinnamon Peanut Butter

1 ripe banana

1 1/4 c plain, non-fat yogurt

Step By Step Homemade Frozen Dog Treat Recipe Directions:

Step 1: In a bowl, stir the ingredients together or you can blend in a blender. 

Step 2: Poured the mixture into ice cube trays and put them in the freezer for a couple of hours.  

Step 3: Each cube pops out easily and is the perfect size for a single serve doggy treat!

Step 4: Feed your dog their homemade frozen dog treat with peanut butter! 

Betsy’s dog loves her homemade frozen dog treats.  It’s hot in Florida and a frozen treat is a great way to reward and cool down your pooch.  This recipe is so easy to make.  Store the treats in the freezer.  When your dog comes in from the heat they will know its time for a very “cool” reward! With Betsy’s Best Gourmet Peanut Butter you can trust “It will be love at first taste” for man’s best friend!

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PB&J Gourmet Banana Bites

PB&J Gourmet Banana Bites

With these PB&J gourmet banana bites, you forgo the bread and use bananas instead!!!  A blissful bite of these PB&J creations will have you reaching for more!  They are great at breakfast, a grab and go as a snack, and if frozen a dessert!  There are so many ways to eat these gourmet bites!!!

Recipe Ingredients:

2 TBS Betsy’s Best Cinnamon Peanut Butter

1 Banana

1 T Jam

Toothpicks

Step By Step PB&J Banana Bites Recipe Directions:

Step 1: Slice banana into 1/4 circles. 

Step 2: Add a dollop of Betsy’s Best Gourmet Peanut Butter to one slice and a dollop of your favorite jam to the other. 

Step 3: Add a toothpick to secure and either eat or freeze! 

Step 4: Enjoy!

Please tell about your experience making and eating Betsy’s PB&J banana bites.  Did you make them with your kids? What jam, jelly or preserve did you use?  Where do peanut butter and jelly sandwiches rank on your favorite foods list?

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