WBTV Morning Break: Healthier Alternatives to Classic Tailgate Treats

Betsy's Best on the WBTV Morning Break with healthy tailgate recipe ideas.

On Monday September 19, 2016 Betsy Opyt, the founder of Betsy’s Best Gourmet Nut and seed Butters, made her first appearance in the Charlotte area and fun was had by all.  Check out the video as Betsy and the WBTV Morning Break team discuss and taste healthier alternatives to classic tailgate party treats.  If you like what you see Betsy’s Best is growing fast and might be in a store near you.

Fudge Peanut Butter Brownies

Fudge Peanut Butter Brownies

Who say’s you can’t make a delicious brownie using healthy all-natural ingredients? Not Betsy. Moist and nutritious, her fudge peanut butter brownie recipe uses ingredients like Betsy’s Best all-natural Peanut Butter, flax seeds, and zucchini. It will be #LoveAtFirstTaste!

Brownie Ingredients:

1 Cup Betsy’s Best Cinnamon Peanut Butter

2 cups shredded zucchini

1 flax egg: 1 Tbsp flax + 3 Tbsp water (or 1 egg)

1/3 cup maple syrup

2 tsp vanilla extract

1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips

3 Tbsp cocoa powder

1 tsp baking powder

Step By Step Recipe Directions:

Step 1: Preheat oven to 350°F.

Step 2: Combine all ingredients in food processor.

Step 3: Mix well.

Step 4: Pour batter into 8 x 8 pan, lined with parchment paper.

Step 5: Bake 45 minutes.

Step 6: Brownies might seem undercooked but harden after cooling.

Step 7: Let brownies cool completely before removing from pan.

Step 8: Store in airtight container in refrigerator for up to a week, or freeze for longer.

Step 9: Enjoy your fudge peanut butter brownies!

If you are looking for a delicious, fool-proof way to get your loved ones to eat more vegetables, Betsy’s fudge peanut butter brownies are for you.  You can’t taste the zucchini and in fact the veggie makes the brownie very moist.  Your kids will be clamoring for more!