Pina Colada Sandwich – A Twist on the Classic PB&J

Pina Colada Sandwich – A Twist on the Classic PB&J

With Betsy’s pina colada sandwich, your peanut butter and jelly expectations will soar.  Featuring her Toasted Coconut Cashew Butter, banana, pineapple and pineapple jelly every bite will send your taste buds on a tropical vacation.  Betsy is confident this gourmet lunch will be #LoveAtFirstTaste!!!!

Recipe Ingredients:

1 T Betsy’s Best Toasted Coconut Cashew Butter

2 slices wheat bread

2 Tbsp Pineapple jelly

Fresh pineapple, chunks

Fresh banana, sliced

Toasted coconut pieces

Step By Step Coconut Chia Pudding Recipe Directions:

Step 1: Add Betsy’s Best Toasted Coconut Cashew Butter to one slice of bread and add the jelly to the second slice. 

Step 2: Add banana and pineapple and garnish with the toasted coconut. 

Step 3: Place the two slices together

Step 4: Enjoy every bite of your pina colada sandwich!

What do you think of this twist on the classic PB&J?  After you make your pina colada sandwich please share your thoughts in the comment area below!

Beet Smoothie With Toasted Coconut Cashew Butter

Beet Smoothie With Toasted Coconut Cashew Butter

Are you ready to try the best beet smoothie ever? That’s right! Betsy, a registered dietitian with an amazing palettte for great tasting food has put together a super tasty, super healthy beet smoothie recipe. With carrots, Love Beets, chia seeds, coconut water you know it has serious health benefits. But, here is the kicker. It features Betsy’s Best Toasted Coconut Cashew Butter, which infuses this smoothie with unsurpassed taste and added superfood nutrition.  Trust Betsy! It will be #LoveAtFirstTaste as you enjoy your sweet, earthy morning or afternoon treat!

Smoothie Ingredients:

2 T Betsy’s Best Toasted Coconut Cashew Butter

1 cup of cubed frozen beets. Betsy recommends Love Beets!

10 baby carrots

1 cup coconut water

1 Tbsp chia seeds

Step By Step Beet Smoothie Recipe Directions:

Step 1: From a bag of Love Beets, cube enough beets to fill 1 cup.  Freeze for 24 hours.

Step 2: Add all ingredients into your blenfer and blend until smooth.

Step 3: Pour your beet smoothie into your favorite glass. Enjoy!

Let’s get real! It is time to add beets into your regular nutrition plan.  From improved physical performance and decreased inflammation, to lower cholesterol and potential anti-canceer properties, beets provide important nutrients to help you stay helthy. Now, Betsy has given you the tastiest way ever to enjoy beets! Try her beet smoothie recipe and let us know what you think!

Easy Eggless Eggnog with Toasted Coconut Cashew Butter

Easy Eggless Eggnog with Toasted Coconut Cashew Butter

Betsy put a whole new twist on a holiday favorite!  Her easy eggless eggnog recipe is just as thick and delicious as the original recipe!  Swap the egg for plant protein with our Betsy’s Best cashew butters!   The toasted coconut flavors pair nicely with the chai spice!  Give it a blend and see how your holidays just got a little merrier! It will be #LoveAtFirstTaste!

Eggnog Ingredients:

2 T Betsy’s Best Toasted Coconut Cashew Butter

1 c canned coconut milk, full fat or light

1/2 c almond or cashew milk (or coconut milk if you are wanting a thicker nog)

2-4 dates

1 tsp vanilla extract

1 Tbsp Bourbon maple syrup by Crown Maple Syrup (or use regular maple syrup and add 1 T  bourbon)

1/2 tsp chai spice (recipe here)

1/8 tsp sea salt

1 Tbsp Betsy’s Best Cardamom Cashew Butter (does contain honey, if avoiding honey use 2 T of the coconut cashew instead)

Step By Step Easy Eggless Eggnog Recipe Directions:

Step 1Add all ingredients to a blender

Step 2: Blend until smooth.  

Step 3: Enjoy your easy eggless eggnog!

Recipe Yield: Two servings.

Please note: Betsy’s Best Toasted Coconut Cashew Butter contains a drop of organic honey. If you are looking for an equally delicious vegan honey-free vegan eggnog you can substitute in Betsy’s Best Cardamom Cashew Butter. It is a honey-free and a bit more savory.

Now that you have tried Betsy’s easy eggless eggnog recipe please let us know what you think.  Did you try it with our Toasted Coconut Cashew Butter or did you go honey-free with the Cardamom Cashew Butter? Either way, they are both low in sugar and high in flavor!

Matcha Green Tea Smoothie

Matcha Green Tea Smoothie

A matcha green tea smoothie is healthy and yummy! We all know Matcha tea is loaded with antioxidants and is a great energy booster in the morning.  Betsy’s smoothie will keep you energized and glowing with all of the nutrient dense and healthy fat functional foods.  The creamy texture of the Matcha green tea smoothie will remind you of a milkshake but without all of the sugar!

Smoothie Ingredients:

1 T Betsy’s Best Toasted Coconut Cashew Butter

1 c coconut milk

1 c greek yogurt, plain

2 T honey or maple syrup

1/2 c mango

1 c spinach or 2 T Koyah Leafy Greens Booster powder

1/2 c chia seeds

Step By Step Matcha Green Tea Smoothie Recipe Directions:

Step 1: Place all ingredients into your blender.

Step 2: Blend until smooth.

Step 3: Enjoy your super tasty, superfood healthy Matcha Green Tea Smoothie!

Watch Betsy on ABC’s Carolina Kitchen. She demonstrates how to make this Matcha Latte Smoothie.

Cheers to a green and lean energy smoothie recipe!?  Let us know what you think of the flavor in our matcha green tea smoothie in the comments below? Was it #LoveAtFirstTaste?

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Betsy’s Best Launches New Toasted Coconut Cashew Butter

Betsy’s Best Launches New Toasted Coconut Cashew Butter

Betsy’s Best has officially launched its new toasted coconut cashew butter. Coconut has become a lasting trend, and for good reason. It’s delicious and nutritious – and even more so as its tropical flavor blends delightfully with cashews, pink Himalayan sea salt and chia seeds in Betsy’s Best Toasted Coconut Cashew Butter with Chia Seeds, the newest flavor offering from Betsy’s Best Gourmet Nut & Seed Butters.

New Toasted Coconut Cashew Butter

Betsy’s Best will release its new nut butter on Amazon before introducing it at the world’s largest natural, organic and healthy products event, Natural Products Expo West, March 8-11, 2018, in Anaheim, CA. Betsy’s Best Toasted Coconut Cashew Butter will be available in 12 oz. jars. For a limited time only Save 33% OFF your Betsy’s Best Toasted Coconut Cashew Butter order on Amazon and Amazon Prime! Enter code COCOCASH at checkout, offer expires end of day Feb. 5, 2018.

Not Your Average Toast Topper

Made with cashews, toasted coconut and chia seeds and NO artificial flavors, colors, GMOs or high fructose corn syrup, the new flavor is suitable for vegans and is sure to be a hit among nut butter fans. Like Betsy’s Best’s other products, the company’s fifth product introduction boasts the same sweet and salty balance that fans across the country rave about and retailers are stocking up on. “I live in Southwest Florida where coconut trees are everywhere,” says Betsy, who, inspired by her family, developed the recipes for all Betsy’s Best products. “I have always loved the flavor of coconut, and it is a perfect compliment to a roasted cashew. The toasted coconut adds another dimension of texture and flavor along with the light crunch of chia seeds. This is a decadent yet healthful experience, and a flavor profile like no other butter I have created.”

Where Superfoods Meet Gourmet Tastes

A Registered and Licensed Dietitian with a background in clinical nutrition therapy, Certified Diabetes Educator, mother, fitness trainer and former Miss Indiana, Betsy Opyt is on a mission to help people eat healthier. As a result Betsy’s unique products are made from the finest whole food ingredients that are not only delicious but also nutritious…and fun. Betsy’s innovative and delicious spreads – Almond Butter with cinnamon, Cashew Butter with chia seeds, Sunflower Seed Butter with organic honey, and Peanut Butter with a hint of pink Himalayan salt – are packed with good-for-you superfoods that are free from partially hydrogenated soybean oil, high fructose corn syrup and palm oil – a controversial ingredient often found in other natural and conventional nut butter brands. For more than 60 hand crafted recipes and to learn more about Betsy’s Best, visit and connect on social media.