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

Recipe for Almond Butter Pumpkin Muffins with Chocolate Chips

The temperatures in Chico, CA, where we live, finally dipped below 100ºF last week and locals cried out “Hooray! Is it Fall? Can we break out the Pumpkin Spice recipes yet?” We don’t know but here at the Hurtado household we didn’t wait to find out. I whipped up a brand new original recipe for […]

Posted on September 10th, 2017

Cook, Bake and Create: 6 Different Ways to Use Nut Butter

Smooth Almond Butter

Maisie Jane’s nut butter is great to spread on toast, dip an apple in, or to eat by the spoonful for a quick protein fix. It’s even better when used in recipes. You can add almond butter to your smoothies or protein shakes in place of peanut butter or try cooking and baking with it. […]

Posted on August 29th, 2017

Chocolate Chips, Oatmeal, Almond Butter: Not Your Average Cookie Bar

chocolate chip almond butter cookie bars

You might have come across this recipe and thought, “Oh, just another cookie bar!” but don’t scroll on by too fast, because these aren’t your average cookie bar. Not only are they a crowd-pleaser because they’re vegan and gluten-free, but they’re also sweetened with just the right amount of dark chocolate chips to satisfy your […]

Posted on August 16th, 2017

West African Soup…With an Almond Butter Twist [Recipe]

almond butter chicken soup

Have you been dying to travel the world and try cultural meals everywhere you go? Sushi from Japan, fish chowder from Bermuda, crêpes from France, and poi from the Solomon Islands? Here, all the way from Africa is West African Peanut Soup…with a twist! This dish, commonly known as Maafe, originated in Mali and is […]

Posted on August 7th, 2017

Vegan Waffles with Fruit & Chocolate Hazelnut Drizzle [Recipe]

Vegan Waffles with Maisie Jane's Hazelnut Butter

Imagine a weekend morning with the sweet scent of waffles wafting through the kitchen. The smell tantalizes your taste buds and is enough to get the family up and out of bed for a delicious morning breakfast together. And with sides of fruit like bananas, strawberries or blueberries, and Maisie Jane’s Chocolate Hazelnut Butter drizzled […]

Posted on July 21st, 2017

Asian Style Broccoli Almond Chicken [Recipe]

Asian Style Broccoli Chicken

Dinner time. You’ve worked all day long and the idea of just kicking back on the couch with your feet up sounds like heaven — BUT you need to eat. The first thing that comes to mind when thinking about what to eat is what do you have in the fridge and cupboard – or […]

Posted on July 17th, 2017

An Ice Cream Sandwich You Can Sink Your Teeth Into [Dairy-Free Recipe]

cookie ice cream sandwich

One of the best things about summer is the ability to eat all different kinds of tasty desserts. The only downside to it is if you’re trying to be healthy with which desserts you allow yourself to have. It’s even worse if you can’t have any dairy products because let’s be honest, all the best […]

Posted on July 10th, 2017

Add Almond Butter for a Delicious Change to S’mores in a Skillet

Skillet smores

Summer is the time for backyard BBQ’s, days spent at the lake relaxing, road trips with the family, and camping out under the stars. You have almost three months to enjoy these kinds of activities. BUT there is only one weekend that everyone goes all out for summer activities, the 4th of July! This is […]

Posted on June 30th, 2017

Cool Off With Chocolate Banana Almond Butter Popsicles [Recipe]

The weather is heating up in California, which means one of two things is happening. Either you’re buying popsicles in bulk or you’re buying tubs of ice cream, anything that can keep your body temperature below melting. The downside to buying lots of either popsicles or ice cream is how unhealthy it is for you. […]

Posted on June 23rd, 2017