Kelp Noodle Salad with Cardamom Cashew Butter Dressing

Kelp Noodle Salad with Cardamom Cashew Butter Dressing

A beautiful combination of sweet and savory flavors, this kelp noodle salad recipe may be full of ingredients but is also full of flavor!  The dressing has the perfect combination of ingredients to highlight the fruits and vegetables.  Not only is this recipe filling with all of the fiber, it is full of protein and functional food ingredients to keep you healthy!

Salad Ingredients:

1 package kelp noodles, drained and rinsed

1 lb shrimp

1 pint cherry tomatoes, halved

1 bunch scallions, sliced on the bias

1 mango, diced

1 cucumber, diced

1 c loose mint leaves, torn

1 c loose cilantro, chopped

1/2 c roasted peanuts

1 T black sesame seeds

Cardamom Cashew Butter Dressing:

1 clementine, juiced

1/2 c sweet chili sauce

1/2 c grapeseed oil

1/4 c rice vinegar

2 T Betsy’s Best Cardamom Cashew Butter

1 tsp ginger, grated

Step By Step Kelp Noodle Salad Recipe Directions:

Step 1Combine kelp noodles and all other salad ingredients in a bowl and toss. 

Step 2: In a blender blend cardamom cashew butter dressing ingredients and pour over noodle ingredients and toss. 

Step 3: Enjoy your kelp noodle salad!

Have you ever tried a kelp noodle salad before? Whether your answer is yes or no, Betsy’s Best recipe is truly a stand out that will be your favorite. Thanks to our cardamom cashew butter dressing these noodles are as flavorful as can be.  Trust Betsy! It will be #LoveAtFirstTaste!

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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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