Vegan Cheese Spread Made from Nuts (Recipe)

Was one of your New Year’s Resolutions to go vegan? Good for you! A vegan diet can help you lose weight and improve your health as well as being good for those whose hearts just can’t handle eating any more animals. But, if you’re like me, one of the biggest stumbling blocks for giving up […]

Posted on January 16th, 2018

Almond-Based Frangipane and King Cake (Recipe)

A friend on Facebook recently asked “Does anyone know where I can buy King Cake in New England?” She was missing her old home in New Orleans but the only answer she got was to make her own. So I became curious. What is King Cake? And why would she say it was so important […]

Posted on January 5th, 2018

Almond Butter Pumpkin Pie Fudge (Recipe)

Can’t get enough pumpkin pie at the holidays? I know I can’t! That’s why this remarkably easy recipe for Pumpkin Pie Fudge by Blissful Basil caught my eye. It has just five ingredients! Plus it is vegan and gluten-free (unlike the pumpkin pie). Quick to make, too. It takes just 5 minutes to whip up […]

Posted on November 30th, 2017

Vegetarian Nut Loaf for a Delicious Alternative to the Thanksgiving Turkey (Recipe)

Vintage Vegetarian Thanksgiving Card

How many of you have vegetarian family and friends coming over for Thanksgiving? No turkey? What will you serve? Well, if you like nuts, that’s easy! Vegetarian Nut Loaf is such a classic recipe for the holidays, you could call it a tradition. My first introduction to Nut Loaf didn’t feel holiday-worthy at all. It […]

Posted on November 16th, 2017

Almond Nut Bread for the Holidays (Recipe)

Oooh! It was cold last night. So what did I want to do? Make something yummy in the kitchen! This time it was my favorite Almond Nut Bread with Crystalized Ginger and Dates. Add some cream cheese or almond butter and a nice hot cup of tea and you’re in for a fragrant and delicious […]

Posted on November 9th, 2017

Coconut Almond Granola with Dates (Recipe)

Coconut Almond Granola

The weather is starting to turn, and when it does I always get the urge to fill my home with the aroma of something delicious baking in the oven. But I’m also trying to eat healthy these days so this granola recipe does the trick. Sure, it’s bit sweet but eaten in moderation in conjunction […]

Posted on November 1st, 2017

Drinking the Almond Butter

So, the other morning I was making myself a hot cup of tea. I reached into the refrigerator to get some half and half and found myself pausing when I saw the jar of our Smooth (and delicious) Almond Butter. Hmmm, I thought. What would happen if I added a teaspoon of Almond Butter to […]

Posted on October 17th, 2017

Recipe: Creamy Cashew Soup for a Harvest Feast

Years ago a good friend introduced me to Cashew Soup and it was a revelation. It was creamy — I thought it had milk in it but the recipe is vegan and completely dairy-free. It was easy and took so little time to make I was amazed. And even though it was delicious on its […]

Posted on October 10th, 2017

Apple Almond Farro Salad Recipe, Made With Maisie Jane’s Almond Butter and Sliced Almonds

When the weather starts to turn cooler and our thoughts turn to Fall foods and activities, this author always thinks of apples first and foremost. There’s something so nostalgic about apple harvest time and my favorite recipes come to mind: apple pie, hot apple cider, baked stuffed apples. But, honestly, it’s not quite cool enough […]

Posted on September 25th, 2017

Dessert Ideas Inspired by Maisie Jane’s New Handcrafted Nut Butters

Maisie Jane's Handcrafted Nut Butters

Ready to fall in love? Maisie Jane’s has two new handcrafted nut butters to join long-time favorite Chocolate Hazelnut:  Organic Sea Salted Caramel Cashew Butter and Organic Sea Salted Dark Chocolate Almond Butter! Ask anyone at Maisie Jane’s why you should try them and they’ll tell you how much healthier they are than other commercial […]

Posted on September 14th, 2017