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

Maisie Jane’s November Sale — 15% off Valley Sampler Gift Baskets

Hooray! We’re headed into the merriest time of the year and to celebrate— and make your Thanksgiving especially festive—one of our MOST popular gift baskets, the Valley Sampler, is on sale for 15% off until November 22nd. The Valley Sampler Gift Basket is a wonderful gift to bring to a holiday celebration! It is a […]

Posted on November 6th, 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

Need More Sleep? Eat Some Almonds!

I recently came across a very interesting and, I’m sorry to say, quite disturbing article on sleep deprivation. Apparently, lack of sleep has become so widespread that it is considered epidemic. In fact, it’s gotten so bad that many people who actually get the recommended eight hours a night think of themselves as lazy! Unfortunately, […]

Posted on October 5th, 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

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

Maisie Jane’s Welcomes Two New Handcrafted Nut Butters to the Family

Say hello to Sea Salted organic goodness! Maisie Jane’s is excited to announce the arrival of two very delicious additions to the nut butter family. Introducing the luxuriously smooth Sea Salted Caramel Cashew Butter and the rich decadent Sea Salted Chocolate Almond Butter!   A special touch to the kitchen tables of healthy eaters In […]

Posted on August 23rd, 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