Zesty Almond Butter Chicken Salad

Zesty Almond Butter Chicken Salad

If your looking for your favorite new chicken salad recipe, you can stop your search right here. Combining zesty and Betsy’s Best Gourmet Almond Butter just works in this delicious recipe. Great for lunch or dinner this chicken salad satisfies your appetite and your tastebuds, while keeping it healthy.

Salad Ingredients:

2 T Betsy’s Best Cinnamon Almond Butter

¾ cup chicken, shredded

¾ cup boiled or canned pinto beans, rinsed and drained

½ cup Greek plain yogurt

2-3 Tbsp honey mustard

½ tsp cumin

½ tsp chili powder

½ tsp paprika

1/8 tsp cayenne (or chipotle Chile pepper)

Sea salt, to taste

1 loaf of bread of choice (or head of lettuce for lettuce cups)

Step By Step Chicken Salad Recipe Directions:

Step 1: Mix all ingredients together and store in refrigerator in airtight container.

Step 2: Spread between two toasted slices of bread or place salad spread in a lettuce cup and fold like a burrito.

Step 5: Enjoy your almond butter chicken salad!

Prepare and serve this zesty almond butter chicken salad recipe at your next luncheon.  It sure to please the healthiest appetites.

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

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Spicy Thai Peanut Noodles

Spicy Thai Peanut Noodles

It’s time to try Betsy’s spicy Thai peanut noodles recipe! Wow, we love the “heat” in this slightly sweet and spicy veggie toss. A fun Asian inspired dish using pad Thai noodles and oodles of veggies. A great complement to fish or chicken or as a vegetarian dish!

Recipe Ingredients:

1/2 Cup Betsy’s Best Cinnamon Peanut Butter

1/2 lb dried rice pad thai noodles

1 tsp sesame oil

1/4 c rice vinegar

1 1/2 T fish sauce

1 jalapeno, stemmed and finely chopped, seeded

2 med carrots shredded

2 large yellow squash, grated2/3 c fresh mint

Step By Step Spicy Thai Peanut Noodles Recipe Directions:

Step 1Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil.

Step 2: Add the noodles and cook, stirring often until just tender, about 5 min.

Step 3: Drain and rinse under cold running water and leave in colander to drain.

Step 4: In a large bowl, whisk the Betsy’s Best, vinegar, fish sauce, and 1 tsp sesame oil and 3 T warm water until smooth.

Step 5: Add the rest of the ingredients together but leave some of the mint leaves for garnish, and toss.

Step 6: Garnish with mint. 

Step 7: Enjoy your spicy Thai peanut noodles!

Recipe Yield: 4 servings.

If you are not crazy about the “sizzle” in this spicy Thai peanut noodle recipe, then just remove the jalapeño. You will still savor the flavor of the delicious Betsy’s Best Gourmet Cinnamon Peanut Butter mixed right into this Asian style dish.


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