*no nitrites or other preservatives, very little salt, no refined sugars, and added vitamins and minerals.

Healthy Boston Baked Beans

serves 8-10

Ingredients:

  • 1 lb dry navy beans, presoaked overnight
  • 3/4 cup blackstrap molasses
  • 2 T pure honey
  • 1 t worcestershire sauce
  • 1 t apple cider vinegar
  • 1 T fresh squeezed orange juice
  • 1/2 cup no sodium tomato sauce
  • 1 1/2 t dry mustard
  • 2 t kosher salt
  • 1/4 t pepper
  • 1 white onion
  • 6 oz nitrite free bacon
  • 3.5 cups low sodium, organic chicken stock

Instructions:

  1. Wisk molasses, honey, worcestershire sauce, vinegar, orange juice, tomato sauce, mustard, salt, and pepper in a medium saucepan over medium-low heat until sauce begins to bubble, about 10 minutes. Remove from heat.
  2. Spray a large crockpot with cooking spray.
  3. Cut onion into thin rounds. Layer one third of onions on bottom of crockpot.
  4. Spread one third of beans over onion.
  5. Pour one third of sauce over beans.
  6. Layer one third of bacon over beans.
  7. Repeat steps 4 through 6 two more times.
  8. Set crock pot to high for 6 hours.
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