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

Nuts Were Enjoyed at the First Thanksgiving

Vintage Thanksgiving Card

I can hardly imagine a Thanksgiving without nuts. Big bowls of walnuts, almonds, hazelnuts and beechnuts to crack with nutcrackers were always present at our holiday table, a tradition that dates back to the earliest records of the holiday feast. In 1779, Juliana Smith described their celebration in a letter to her cousin Betsey. The […]

Posted on November 14th, 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

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

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

Halloween Party Treats from Maisie Jane’s

Have you ever visited Maisie Jane’s Country Store? If you live near Chico, CA or plan to visit, come on by! It’s a sweet little farmhouse at 1324 Dayton Road and right now we’re completely decked out for Halloween! And since Halloween is right around the corner, why not pick up some great goodies for […]

Posted on October 19th, 2017

The Healthiest Nuts are Here at Maisie Jane’s!

fire roasting almonds

Here at the Nut Blog we’re wild about nuts! We love growing them, creating great nut products with them, cooking with them, searching out great recipes and coming up with our own, or just eating them by the handful. And, of course, we’re thrilled that our nuts are grown in ecologically sustainable ways and are […]

Posted on October 10th, 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

Almond Oatmeal Scrub for Wonderful Soft Smooth Skin

And now for something completely different! We’re usually all about eating nuts on this blog, but today I want to share a really easy recipe for using them in a different way—as an all natural scrub to use on your face or body. If you haven’t added exfoliating scrubs to your beauty routine, you really […]

Posted on October 3rd, 2017

Snacking is Good for You! Maisie Jane’s Can Help.

Need to lose weight and still keep yourself energized throughout the day? Then you need to snack and Maisie Jane’s is here to help you do that in the most healthy and delicious ways possible. Most people get hungry every 3-4 hours. But meal times in our modern world tend to be spaced out much […]

Posted on September 28th, 2017