Fall Harvest Salad With Cinnamon Almond Butter Dressing

Fall Harvest Salad With Cinnamon Almond Butter Dressing

There is no better salad in October and November than Betsy’s Fall Harvest Salad. Her recipe features amazing autumn veggies and a delicious cinnamon almond butter dressing.  Give it a try! We bet you’ll be proclaiming “It was #LoveAtFirstTaste!”

Salad Ingredients:

1 butternut squash, peeled and cut in cubes, or 1 bagged cut butternut squash

2 Tbsp coconut oil

2 T Betsy’s Best Cinnamon Almond Butter

1/2 tsp sea salt

5 oz. spinach or arugula

2 beets, cooked and cut in cubes, or precooked beets, cut in cubes

1/4 cup roasted pumpkin seeds

1 oz. crumbled goat cheese

Dressing Ingredients:

1/2 cup Betsy’s Best Cinnamon Almond Butter

1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil

1/4 cup water

2 Tbsp balsamic vinegar

1 Tbsp honey

1 garlic clove

Step By Step Fall Harvest Salad Recipe Directions:

Step 1Preheat oven to 400F.  In a small bowl combine the coconut oil and Betsy’s Best until well incorporated.  Combine the butternut squash pieces with the coconut oil, Betsy’s Best, and sea salt in a large bowl until well coated.  Spread the squash out on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper and roast for 40 minutes, until tender and golden brown.

Step 2: While the butternut squash is roasting, cut the beets in 1/4 – 1/2 inch cubes and set aside.  Place the Betsy’s Best Almond Butter with Cinnamon, olive oil, water, balsamic vinegar, agave, and garlic in the food processor.  Process until smooth.

Step 3: When the squash is done roasting, remove and allow to come to room temp.  Layer the salad starting with greens, squash, beets, pumpkin seeds and goat cheese.  Drizzle with the dressing. 

Step 4: Enjoy your fall harvest salad!

Recipe Yield: 4 salads with leftover dressing

What’s your favorite part of Fall?  Is it the changing of the seasons? Getting to wear comfy sweaters? Beautiful leaves? Or, maybe now it’s Betsy’s Fall Harvest Salad recipe? Let us know in the comments below!
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Honey Mustard Cashew Butter Dressing

Honey Mustard Cashew Butter Dressing

With Betsy’s cashew butter dressing you can take your honey mustard to the next level and put a spin on it this fall.  Spice up a vegetable wrap or use it to dress a salad or marinade for chicken.  My favorite it to add it to a apple slaw.  The possibilities are endless.  Whip up a batch and give it a try!

Ingredients:

2 T Betsy’s Best Cardamom Cashew Butter

1 T Vegenaise Mayo

1 T canned pumpkin

1/2 tsp apple cider vinegar

1 tsp dijon mustard

1/2 tsp honey

pinch sea salt

dash of ginger

Step By Step Cashew Butter Dressing Recipe Directions:

 

Step 1Mix all ingredients together until incorporated.  

Step 2: Spoon the dressing onto your favorite salad to taste,

Step 3: Enjoy!

Salads can be an important part of any healthy lifestyle, but caution is warranted.  Salad dressing can be loaded with sugar and unhealthy ingredients.  Don’t worry! Betsy has the solution and it is to make your own salad dressings at home.  We hope you enjoy this Honey mustard cashew butter dressing.  Its flavorful, satisfying and healthy.
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Simple Asian Slaw Recipe

Simple Asian Slaw Recipe

This is not only a simple Asian slaw recipe but one of Betsy’s favorites. The flavor of this slaw is absolutely to die for and a family favorite. It is a great side dish, but often we will add shrimp and kelp noodles and create an entree.

Ingredients:

1/4 C Betsy’s Best Cinnamon Almond Butter

1 ½ cup shredded carrots

3 cups shredded purple cabbage

1 scallion, chopped

1/3 cup cilantro, chopped

2 Tbsp red-wine vinegar

2 Tbsp raw suga

2 Tbsp oil

½ tsp sea salt

Step By Step Asian Slaw Recipe Directions:

Step 1: Stir vinegar and sugar in large bowl until sugar dissolves.

Step 2: Whisk in Betsy’s Best Cinnamon Almond Butter, oil and salt.

Step 3: Toss with cabbage, carrots, scallions and chopped cilantro.

Step 4: Enjoy your satisfyingly healthy salad!

A colorful dish and loaded with great nutrients and fiber. This is one coleslaw recipe that you will have to pass along to friends.! Did you #TasteTheDifference?  Did you alter the recipe with some of your own great ideas? Where does this simple asian slaw recipe fit on your list of best salads?

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Sassy Salad with Peanut Sauce

Sassy Salad with Peanut Sauce

A healthy salad with a kick! The peanut sauce is truly unique thanks to Betsy’s Best Gourmet Peanut Butter. Serve with chicken or salmon for some extra protein or to make it a full meal.

  • 1 package/container lettuce of choice
  • ½ cup shredded carrots
  • 2 Tbsp chopped nuts of choice
  • ½ cup red sweet pepper, thinly sliced
  • ½ cup Betsy’s Best Gourmet PeanutAlmond or Seed Butter
  • 3 Tbsp water
  • Juice of ½ lemon
  • 1 Tbsp vinegar
  • 2 Tbsp gluten-free soy sauce (or tamari sauce)
  • 1 Tbsp sugar (or honey)
  • 1 tsp ginger, minced
  • 1 Tbsp sesame oil
  • 1 tsp Sriracha chili sauce

Add lettuce to large salad bowl. Add carrots, nuts and peppers to salad and toss to combine. Set aside.

Peanut Sauce:

In a bowl, whisk together Betsy’s Best and water. Add remaining wet ingredients and whisk well. Add sugar, ginger and Sriracha until incorporated. Sauce consistency should be not too thick or too runny. Pour peanut sauce over entire salad and toss to distribute evenly. Serve immediately.

Add some fun to your salad rotation with this sassy salad and penny sauce recipe.

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Chicken Salad Stuffed Tomatoes

Chicken Salad Stuffed Tomatoes

There is nothing “stuffy” about Betsy’s Best chicken salad stuffed tomatoes. Reinvent the traditional chicken salad and give it a kick with your favorite Betsy’s Best Gourmet Nut or Seed Butter. Stuffed in a juicy tomato keeps it not only healthy but a beautiful presentation to a traditional dish.

Stuffed Tomato Ingredients:

2 T Betsy’s Best Cinnamon Almond Butter

6 oz. chicken, shredded (or chopped hard-boiled eggs, tuna, tofu or walnuts)

¾ cup boiled or canned pinto beans, rinsed and drained

½ cup plain Greek yogurt

2-3 Tbsp honey mustard

½ tsp cumin

½ tsp chili powder

½ tsp paprika

1/8 tsp cayenne or chipotle chili pepper

Salt and pepper, to taste

3-5 small tomatoes (or head of lettuce/loaf whole-wheat bread)

Step By Step Chicken Salad Stuffed TomatoesRecipe Directions:

Step 1Mix all ingredients except tomatoes in a large bowl.

Step 2: Spoon into airtight container and put in refrigerator.

Step 3: Cut a small circle in top of tomato and remove.

Step 4: Scoop out inside of tomato and discard.

Step 5: Stuff tomato with refrigerated filling. Repeat to stuff other tomatoes.

Idea! Can also be served over a bed of lettuce or as a sandwich on whole-wheat bread.

Step 6: Enjoy your chicken salad stuffed tomatoes!

Betsy’s chicken salad stuffed tomatoes recipe is a favorite in her home. The chicken salad is also great in a lettuce wrap or placed on top of sliced cucumbers!

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