Harmonious Organic Honey

Harmonious Organic Honey

Is there a buzzzz for organic honey? Who isn’t crazy for that sweet golden glow of delicious honey? At Betsy’s Best we take simply natural ingredients with functional food factors and pair them up for the most delicious combination, which is why we pair the sweetness of honey with cinnamon for extra health benefits!

The Health Benefits of Organic Honey

Honey has been used for decades as a natural sweetener, but beyond its nectar like taste it has a whole slew of health benefits. For example, honey can help boost the immune system because of its antioxidants and anti-bacterial properties. Manuka honey has been used to heal wounds because of the strong anti-microbial and antibiotic properties that are specific to the Manuka bush in New Zealand. Even regular honey has the power to calm a sore throat, clear acne prone skin, and help the GI system with its natural probiotics.

Cinnamon and Honey

Did you know that by just combining honey with cinnamon you gain a whole new array of health benefits? That’s a match made in heaven! The extra antioxidants of the cinnamon pack a powerful punch so that it can help reduce inflammation, help manage blood sugars, and boost the immune system. Pair this dynamic duo of organic honey and cinnamon with chia seeds, almonds, and pink Himalayan salt and you have Betsy’s Best Gourmet Almond Butter!

So the next time you see a bee, don’t run. Give it thanks for all of the hard work it does and the delicious taste it provides, because we would be at a loss without the bees.

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Almond Flour Pumpkin Muffins

Almond Flour Pumpkin Muffins

IfBetsy’s almond flour pumpkin muffins are a delicious fall treat. Why do we use almond flour to make our pumpkin muffins? Almond flour is gluten-free, high in protein, low in carbohydrates and easy to use! Almond flour makes these pumpkin muffins tasty, fun and a lot healthier than other muffins.

Muffin Ingredients:

2 T Betsy’s Best Cinnamon Almond Butter

2 ½ cup blanched almond flour

1 tsp baking soda

½ tsp salt

1 tsp ground cinnamon

1 tsp ground nutmeg

1 tsp ground allspice

¼ tsp ground cloves

2 large eggs

1/3 cup pure maple syrup

½ cup pumpkin puree

¼ cup canola oil (or coconut oil, melted)

1 tsp vanilla

Muffin Topping:

6 Tbsp unsalted butter (or coconut oil)

¾ cup granulated cane sugar

1 ½ tsp ground cinnamon

Step By Step Almond Flour Pumpkin Muffin Recipe Directions:

Step 1: Preheat oven to 325°F. Lightly grease mini-muffin tin. I

Step 2: n a large bowl, combine almond flour, baking soda, salt and spices.

Step 3: Stir until thoroughly combined.

Step 4: In a medium bowl, combine eggs, maple syrup, pumpkin puree, oil, vanilla and Betsy’s Best. Stir until smooth.

Step 5: Pour egg mixture into almond flour mixture, stirring until combined.

Step 6: Fill each muffin cup with roughly 1 Tbsp of batter.

Step 7: Bake 12-15 minutes or until muffins pass the toothpick test.

Step 8: Meanwhile, melt butter in a small saucepan over low heat.

Step 9: Remove from heat. Combine sugar and cinnamon in small bowl.

Step 10: After muffins cool, dip each one into butter, then roll in sugar mixture.

Step 11: Store in a lightly covered container to keep sugar mixture granulated.

Step 12: Enjoy your almond flour pumpkin miffins!

Enjoy a smarter sweet treat with our Almond Flour Pumpkin Muffins recipe! Did you #TasteTheDifference with our gourmet almond butter as the secret ingredient?  Did you alter the recipe with some of your own great ideas? Where does this recipe fit on your list of best fall baking recipes?

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Homemade Gluten-Free Waffles

Homemade Gluten-Free Waffles

Eating gluten-free? You can now add waffles back onto your list of breakfast favorites. Our gluten-free waffle recipe is extra tasty thanks to the addition of Betsy’s Best Gourmet Nut and Seed Butters.

Waffle Ingredients:

1 T Betsy’s Best Cinnamon Almond Butter

1½ cup gluten-free flour (start with ½ cup, use no more than 2 cups)

1½ tsp baking soda

1 tsp baking powder

1/8 tsp salt

1 egg

2 Tbsp sugar

3 cups buttermilk (or choice of milk with a drop of lemon juice to sour)

1 cup sour cream (or sweet cream/plain yogurt)

¼ cup melted butter (or coconut oil/shortening)

Step By Step Homemade Gluten-Free Waffles Recipe Directions:

Step 1: Combine flour, baking soda, baking powder and salt in large bowl.

Step 2: Set aside. Mix together egg, sugar, buttermilk and sour cream in medium bowl and stir in butter.

Step 3: Pour liquid ingredients into bowl with dry ingredients and blend together.

Step 4” Batter should be light and creamy. If batter is too thick, add additional milk to thin.

Step 5: Let stand for 2-3 minutes. Pour batter into waffle iron and cook according to directions.

Step 6: Garnish with Betsy’s Best.

Step 7: Enjoy your homemade gluten-free waffles!

Remember gluten-free doesn’t have to be flavorless! Your mouth will water in anticipation as you prepare Betsy’s tasty homemade gluten-free waffle recipe.  Not only are these waffles tasty, thanks to Betsy’s Best Cinnamon Almond Butter they will fuel you to an extra productive day.

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

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Honey Mustard Almond Butter Dressing

Honey Mustard Almond Butter Dressing

Kick your salad up a notch with this delicious honey mustard almond butter dressing. Your salad is missing this, your carrots want to be dunked in it, and your chicken is praying for a marinade this good! This Honey Mustard Almond Butter Dressing recipe is so versatile, you’ll find yourself making it on a weekly basis.

Dressing Ingredients:

3 T Betsy’s Best Cinnamon Almond Butter

3 Tbsp water

2 Tbsp freshly squeezed orange juice

1 Tbsp stoneground mustard

1 Tbsp olive oil (or flax/almond oil)

½ Tbsp raw honey

¼ tsp sea salt

½ tsp garlic

1 Tbsp chia seeds

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Step 1: Puree all ingredients in blender except for chia seeds.

Step 2: Add chia and stir by hand.

Step 3: Store in airtight container for up to 2 weeks in the refrigerator. 

Step 4: Enjoy your almond butter dressing and salad!

Yields 1/2 cup.

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Apple Pie Martini

If you want to upgrade your appletini, Betsy’s apple pie martini recipe has your name on it.  Featuring Betsy’s Best Cinnamon Almond Butter your party guests will want to know the secret behind this delicious dessert martini.  Put it on the menu at your next get together and enjoy!

Ingredients:

1/2 T Betsy’s Best Cinnamon Almond Butter

Caramel sauce (for garnish)

1 oz. vanilla vodka

½ oz. DeKuyper Sour Apple Pucker schnapps

1 oz. Baileys Caramel Irish Cream

1 oz. almond milk

Step By Step Recipe Directions:

Step 1: Melt caramel so it drizzles easily.

Step 2: Swirl caramel in glass and set aside.

Step 3: Combine all remaining ingredients in martini shaker with ice.

Step 4: Pour into caramel-drizzled glass and serve.

Step 5: Enjoy

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