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

Delightful Cashew Butter to Nourish Your Body and Delight Your Soul

Delicious Cashew Butter Treat

Look at this gorgeous photo a Maisie Jane’s fan —sweeterthanabumblebee—shared with us on Instagram for a delicious breakfast: baked banana oats topped with a sliced peach, berries and our very own cashew butter! It reminded me of how much I loved it when my mother would serve us a simple breakfast like oatmeal and get us […]

Posted on December 14th, 2017

Don’t Miss Our Chocolate Dipped Stocking Stuffer Sale!

“The stockings were hung by the chimney with care, In hopes that St. Nicholas soon would be there!” And what could we find in those stockings this year? Maisie Jane’s chocolate dipped nuts and cherries!  Our chocolate dipped products are everybody’s favorites to find in a stocking, at holiday parties or to enjoy at your […]

Posted on December 8th, 2017

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

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

Gift Baskets and Rounds for Thanksgiving—Buy Online from Maisie Jane’s!

Thanksgiving is right around the corner. In this author’s family, the holiday includes getting together with family and friends and everyone contributes something to the Thanksgiving feast. Of course, homemade goodies are most common. But some of us live so far away from home that we just can’t participate unless we send a basket of […]

Posted on November 3rd, 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