Blackberry and Mint Almond Butter Sandwich

Blackberry and Mint Almond Butter Sandwich

Here at Betsy’s Best we are taking the PB&J to new heights.  If you’re a foodie you are going to love this recipe a gourmet almond butter and jelly sandwich.  Featuring our cinnamon almond butter and mint, this sandwich will have you wondering why PB&Js are considered kids food.

Ingredients:

2 slices bread

2 T Betsy’s Best Cinnamon Almond Butter

]1 T Blackberry preserve

9 blackberries

6 mint leaves

Step By Step Recipe Directions:

 

Step 1: Assemble the sandwich with almond butter on one slice of bread and blackberry preserves on the other slice. 

Step 2: Add fresh blackberries on top of the preserve and garnish with the mint. 

Step 3: Place slices of bread together.

Step 4: Enjoy!

We hope you love this gourmet nut butter and jelly sandwich!  Please let us know what you think in the comments below.  Did you #TasteTheDifference?  Did you alter the recipe with some of your own great ideas?

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Mixed Berry Smoothie | The Berry Best

Mixed Berry Smoothie | The Berry Best

Betsy’s Best mixed berry smoothie recipe is a winner! After all, berries are the BES. They are loaded with antioxidants and fiber to help nourish you.  With strawberry, blackberry, raspberry and blueberry this smoothie is the berry berry best! But wait! There is more! Our smoothie recipe also features Betsy’s Cinnamon almond Butter. Almonds and berries are like sister and brother. They balance each other so well in recipes.

Ingredients:

2 T Betsy’s Best Cinnamon Almond Butter

1 c almond milk, unsweetened

1/4 c blackberries, frozen

1/4 c raspberries, frozen

1/4 c blueberries, frozen

1/4 c strawberries, frozen

1 T chia seeds

Pinch sea salt

Step By Step Mixed Berry Smoothie Recipe Directions:

Step 1: Place all your berries, cinnamon almond butter and other ingredients into the blender.

Step 2: Blend until smooth.

Step 3: Pour your mixed berry smoothie into your favorite glass and enjoy!

Please share a photo on social media of you enjoying your Berry Best  Mixed Berry Smoothie.  We promise with our cinnamon almond butter’s amazing flavor you’ll #TasteTheDifference!

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The BERRY Best Berries!

The BERRY Best Berries!

Wondering which are the berry best berries? Delicious, beautiful, sweet and simple – berries are as healthful as they are delicious. They make simple snacks, festive fruit salads and decadent desserts; their versatility is endless! You can see why dietitians say, “berries are best.”

Let’s find out what makes these ‘super’ foods the Berry Best Berries to Eat:

Cherries

Cherries have a short season, but are great dried. They’re rich in fiber, Vitamin C and anthocyanidins, and are associated with promoting heart health and reducing cancer risk.

Strawberries

Strawberries are rich in folate, which is one of several B vitamins found in food. Folate is responsible for making healthy new cells and preventing anemia and neural tube defects in developing fetuses.

Blueberries

Blueberries contain phytonutrients called anthocyanidins, which help them neutralize free radical damage to the collagen matrix of cells and tissues. They help reduce damage that can cause cataracts, glaucoma, varicose veins, hemorrhoids, peptic ulcers, heart disease and cancer.

Cranberries

Cranberries are best known for their ability to prevent bacteria from adhering to bladder cells. They may also help promote gastrointestinal and oral health, prevent the formation of kidney stones, decrease bad cholesterol (called low-density lipoprotein or LDL), raise good cholesterol (high-density lipoprotein or HDL), aid in recovery from stroke and even help prevent cancer.

Red Raspberries

Raspberries are best known for their antioxidant benefits and role in neutralizing free radicals. They are also high in manganese, Vitamin C, riboflavin, folate and niacin. In addition, raspberries are also a good source of dietary fiber.

Blackberries

Marionberries, boysenberries, loganberries and other blackberries are high in gallic acid, rutin and ellagic acid. With their dark-blue color, blackberries have one of the highest antioxidant levels of all fruits. Blackberries are also rich in Vitamin C and fiber, which help reduce the risks of certain cancers.

What pairs better with Betsy’s Best Gourmet Peanut Butter? JELLY, of course! Now you can make your very own delicious homemade jam and pair it with your favorite Betsy’s Best Peanut, Almond or Seed Butter.

Goldenberry Jam Recipe

Goldenberry Jam Jelly Recipe

Yields: 1½ cups

  • 2 cups white grape juice
  • 4 tsp agar agar flakes
  • 1 cup dried goldenberries (or cranberries) finely chopped
  • Touch of Stevia (optional)

In a small saucepan over medium heat, combine grape juice and agar agar. Bring to a simmer, stirring constantly to prevent flakes from sticking to pan. Cook 5 minutes, or until agar agar has dissolved and juice is slightly reduced. Stir in goldenberries and remove from heat. Add a touch of Stevia if desired (taste first – it’s already quite sweet). Cover pot and let mix sit at room temperature for 30 minutes. Uncover and transfer to small blender. Pulse a few times, until just reaching a chunky texture. (Alternatively, bruise berries with the back of a spoon to release seeds). Pour mixture in a glass jar with a lid. Refrigerate 1 hour. Stir to evenly distribute goldenberries that may have sunk to the bottom. Return to refrigerator, allowing jam to gel completely (about 2-3 hours) before serving. Keep refrigerated, stays fresh several weeks.

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