Oat and Almond Butter Ball Turkeys

Oat and Almond Butter Ball Turkeys

Betsy’s Oat and Almond Butter Ball Turkeys are a super fun, kid-friendly Thanksgiving dessert recipe.  These cute bite-sized energy balls are decorated to look like a turkey and will be “gobbled” up by the whole family!  Prep the balls ahead of time and let the kids decorate them!  They are almost too cute to eat and make a fantastic centerpiece for your Thanksgiving table

Ball Ingredients:

1/2 C Betsy’s Best Cinnamon Almond Butter

1/2 c oats

1/4 c honey

1 tsp vanilla

1 T chia seeds

1 T hemp seeds

1/4 tsp sea salt

Step By Step Almond Butter Ball Directions:


Step 1: Combine all ingredients in a bowl and mix well

Step 2: Form into ball

Step 3: Place in the refrigerator to set

Yield:  8-10 balls

Decorating Ingredients:


1/2 c flax seed, whole

slivered almonds, divided into 3 separate baggies

Food colorings

Large pretzel sticks

Small pretzel sticks

Candy corn

Licorice, red pull apart strings

Candy eyes

1/2 C Betsy’s Best Cinnamon Almond Butter

Step By Step Decorating Directions:


Step 1In 3 separate baggies place about 1/4 of slivered almonds in each bag.

Step 2: Add 1-2 drops of food coloring of your choice and massage.  Set aside.

Step 3: Place the flax seed in a bowl ake the BB ball and roll to cover in the flax coating.

Step 4: Take large pretzel stick and cut to about 1 inch and place a small hole in the front of each ball with a drop of Betsy’s Best and place pretzel.

Step 5: Take the candy corn and wrap a small piece of the licorice over it. Place a drop of Betsy’s Best at the top of the pretzel facing the front and secure the candy corn and eyes.

Step 6: Place the smaller pretzels in the back of the ball to resemble the tail.

Step 7: Place the slivered almonds in the front of the small pretzels alternating the colors.

With our kid-friendly Oat and Almond Butter Ball Turkeys your Thanksgiving dessert will become a family tradition. Please share some pictures of your family making and eating tis healthy holiday treat. 
Homemade Granola Bars To Grab And Go

Homemade Granola Bars To Grab And Go

If you are on the go, Betsy’s homemade granola bars are a must in your active life. Featuring Betsy’s Best Cinnamon Peanut Butter, this healthy snack recipe has amazing gourmet flavor combined with superfood nutrition to keep you fueled all day long.  Why buy store bought granola bars when you can make your own? Avoid unnecessary chemicals and preservatives and get baking!

Recipe Ingredients:

1/2 Cup Betsy’s Best Cinnamon Peanut Butter

¼ cup honey (or agave nectar/coconut nectar)

¼ cup brown sugar

1 egg (or 2 egg whites)

2 Tbsp coconut oil

1 tsp vanilla extract

2 Tbsp chia seed

1 ½ cup brown rice cereal (or rice crispies)

1 ½ cup old fashioned oats

¼ tsp sea salt

½ cup dark chocolate chips

½ cup chopped walnuts

½ cup dried fruit such as cherries, raisins, cranraisins or goldenberries

Step By Step Homemade Granola Bars Recipe Directions:

Step 1: Preheat oven to 350°F.

Step 2: Beat Betsy’s Best, honey, sugar, eggs, oil and vanilla in a large bowl.

Step 3: Combine chia seeds, cereal, oats and salt in a separate bowl.  Add to liquid mixture.

Step 4: Stir in chocolate chips, walnuts and dried fruits.

Step 5: Transfer to a 13x9 pan and firmly press mixture with back of spatula or wax paper in baking pan.

Step 6: Bake 15-17 minutes. 

Step 7: Enjoy your grab and peanut butter go granola bars!

Yields: 22 bars.

Make a batch of our homemade granola bars and freeze in individual baggies for healthy snacks that will last weeks! What activity are you doing will eating your grab and go fuel?

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Creepy Crawler Nut Butter Energy Balls

Creepy Crawler Nut Butter Energy Balls

For many, the most frightening part of Halloween isn’t a ghost or ghoul! It is the sugar and fat loaded treats and snacks that pop up everywhere.  From school lunch bags, to office desks, Halloween parties, and of course, trick or treating, these spooky health-sabotaging “treats” are lurking everywhere.  This year fight back with healthy and super delicious halloween inspired recipes.  That’s right! Make your own treats and enjoy your Halloween more than ever. To get you started here is a fun, no-bake energy bar recipe that will have kids and adults alike SCREAMING for more.

Creep Crawler Nut Butter Energy Ball Ingredients:

1/2 c of your favorite Betsy’s Best Gourmet Nut or Seed Butter
1/2 c oats
1/4 c honey
1 tsp vanilla
1 T chia seeds
1 T hemp seeds
1/4 tsp sea salt

Combine all ingredients in a bowl until combined.  Form into balls and set aside.

Yield 8 balls

Now it is time to decorate and have fun.

Chia spider Directions

Roll Betsy’s ball in the chia to cover.  Place in a small cupcake paper.  Use honey to stick on eyes and licorice for the legs.

Hemp Eyes Directions:

In a plastic bag add 1/4 c hemp hearts and add 4 drops of green food coloring.  Mix to combine.  Add Betsy’s ball to bag and mix around to coat.  Place on plate and dip big eye in honey and place in the center of the ball.

Toasted Coconut Bon Bons

Toasted Coconut Bon Bons

Betsy’s little toasted coconut bon bons are too cute to eat! Bite size goodness with delicious Betsy’s Best Toasted Coconut Cashew Butter gives these cookie balls a rich flavor. Dip in dark chocolate to make them irresistible.

Bon Bon Ingredients:

1/2 C Betsy’s Best Toasted Coconut Cashew Butter

½ cup oats

¼ tsp sea salt

¼ cup raw sugar

½ tsp vanilla

½ cup semi-sweet chocolate chips

Step By Step Toasted Coconut Bon Bons Recipe Directions:

Step 1Combine Betsy’s Best Toasted Coconut Cashew Butter, oats, salt, sugar and vanilla.

Step 2: Stir to combine and form into mini-sized balls.

Step 3: Melt chocolate chips.

Step 4: Dip ½ of the Betsy’s Best bites into chocolate.

Step 5: Let cool on wax paper.

Step 6: Enjoy your toasted coconut bon bons!

Betsy likes to make her toasted coconut bon bons bite sized for an easy pop in the mouth. Dip them in your favorite chocolate. Sprinkle with coconut, ground walnuts, graham cracker crumbs, or shaven chocolate for a unique twist!


Betsy’s No-Cook, Overnight Refrigerator Oatmeal

Betsy’s No-Cook, Overnight Refrigerator Oatmeal

Betsy’s no-cook, overnight refrigerated oatmeal recipe will make your mornings easier to manage. By preparing breakfast the night before you’ll be set to go! It takes just a few minutes to fill your jar and pop it into the refrigerator. In the morning, just grab it and go! If you have a few minutes to relax (Ha! Ha!), you can pour it into a bowl. Either way, it will be #LoveAtFirstTaste!


1 T Betsy’s Best Cinnamon Sunflower Seed Butter

1⁄3 cup almond milk (or other milk/non-milk substitute)

¼ cup Greek yogurt

1 ½ tsp dried chia seeds

1 Tbsp cacao powder

1 tsp honey (or 4 drops liquid Stevia) (optional)

¼ cup old fashioned rolled oats, uncooked (or gluten-free oats)

¼ cup ripe banana, diced

Step By Step No-Cook, Overnight Refrigerated Oatmeal Recipe Directions:

Step 1In a half pint (16 oz.) jar or clean Betsy’s Best jar, add milk, yogurt, chia seeds, cocoa powder, Betsy’s Best Cinnamon Seed Butter and honey.

Step 2: Stir ingredients.

Step 3: Add oats.

Step 4: Put lid on jar and shake until combined.

Step 5: Remove lid, add bananas and stir until mixed throughout.

Step 6: Return lid to jar and refrigerate overnight or up to 2 days. 

Step 7: Stir in your favorite mixing, dried or fresh fruit, or other nuts and seeds for a different blend for your breakfast treat.

Step 8: Eat your no-cook, overnight refrigerated oatmeal chilled. Enjoy!

Since breakfast truly is the most important part of the day, you need to eliminate excuses for skipping it.  Now Betsy has you covered.  Add her non-cook, overnight refrigerated oatmeal recipe to your weekly breakfast list. We bet you’ll notice your daily energy and productivity improves as you fuel your body and mind each morning.