Almond or Cashew Butter Hummus (Recipe)

Almond Butter Hummus

Many years ago I lived just a few short blocks away from a Mediterranean foods restaurant that served wonderful dishes from Greece and the Middle East. One of my favorites was Falafel with Hummus dip, salad and pita bread.  Today I’m more likely to buy frozen Falafel at the grocery store (although this recipe from […]

Posted on April 24th, 2018

Low Carb, Gluten-free Almond Meal Banana Pancakes (Recipe)

Almond Flour Banana Pancakes with Blueberries on Top

Today’s recipe for Low Carb Almond Meal Banana Pancakes is one of my own. I’m on a low carb diet right now. But even though I almost never eat pancakes as soon as I went on the diet, my inner carb monster would not leave me alone! I’ve been craving pancakes every morning for breakfast. […]

Posted on April 10th, 2018

Gluten-free Flourless Honey Almond Cake for Easter and Passover (Recipe)

Maisie Jane's Roasted Almonds

My mom used to make a Honey Almond cake like this every year for Easter. Her recipe is gone with the wind, unfortunately, so I looked around the internet for something similar. This recipe from Eating Well Magazine caught my eye. It uses almonds instead of traditional flour which makes it appropriate for both Easter […]

Posted on March 28th, 2018

What’s New in the World Of Almond Butter? Chocolate!

Sea-Salted Dark Chocolate Almond Butter

Maisie Jane’s new Organic Sea Salted Dark Chocolate Almond Butter is a sensation! And you simply have to try some. We start with our delicious smooth Organic Almond Butter, bursting with flavor because it is made from 100% dry roasted almonds, with no other ingredients! It’s probably our most popular food product already but imagine it combined […]

Posted on March 6th, 2018

Vegan Queso Dip Made with Cashew Butter (Recipe)

What to eat with queso

It was so warm in Chico a couple of weeks ago that I thought Spring had surely arrived! It reached 80ºF one day and happy people rushed outside to enjoy the unseasonably warm temperatures. But silly me! Last week the temperatures plummeted and it became cold. Icy cold. Ice on the trees cold! And nothing […]

Posted on February 26th, 2018

Almond Aphrodisiacs for Valentine’s Day

heart shaped dinner plate

Since Valentine’s Day is coming, love is on my mind! Did you know that in ancient times almonds were believed to be an aphrodisiac? Sugared or Chocolate Almonds are used as wedding favors not just because they’re so tasty. In ancient Greece, newlyweds were gifted with almonds so they’d be blessed with children. In the Bible […]

Posted on February 8th, 2018

Snack Your Way to Health with Maisie Jane’s

Maisie Jane's Snack Packs

Did you know that 92% of Americans snack at least once a day? Unfortunately, most of us are choosing fattening empty calorie snacks like cookies, candy, ice cream, and chips, usually with a sugary soda added to boot! And this is leading to an epidemic of heart disease, obesity and diabetes in the United States […]

Posted on January 23rd, 2018

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

Snacking is My New Year’s Resolution!

Maisie Jane's Snack Packs

Seriously? Snacking is my New Year’s Resolution? Yes, it is! But not any old snacking. This year I resolve to do snacking right! It used to be thought that grazing throughout the day is better for you than three large meals. This is not necessarily true! What’s important is what’s going to work for you: […]

Posted on January 12th, 2018

Food Lover’s New Year Resolutions for the Good Life!

Woman with spoon in mouth

Do you do New Year Resolutions? I usually do and, in fact, my resolutions can sometimes be quite a long list. But this year feels different. I don’t really want to resolve to be such a hard task master on myself. Sure, there are a few improvements I need to make. But this year I […]

Posted on January 1st, 2018