Hot Summer Days are Perfect for Ajo Blanco (Recipe)

Ajo Blanco — Almond Soup

 It’s officially summer in Chico, CA and that means the temperatures have been soaring to above 100ºF. Yikes! Time for something cool and refreshing for dinner. How about some cold Almond Soup? Doesn’t sound good? Then you haven’t tried Ajo Blanco, a traditional Andalusian soup from southern Spain! This soup dates back almost seven centuries […]

Posted on June 26th, 2018

Make Your Own Almond Milk for Yummy Smoothies

Have you discovered almond milk? I love it! It’s a dairy- free, soy-free choice that is great for vegans or anyone wanting to try something new. But, for me, the store bought varieties sometimes leave a lot to be desired. I’m on a low-carb diet and almonds are very low carb so that would seem  […]

Posted on June 14th, 2018

What’s Awesome About Cashew Butter

Organic Sea Salt Caramel Cashew Butter

We talk a lot about our almond butters here at Maisie Jane’s—after all it is the healthiest nut butter of all! But sometimes we’re in the mood for something a little different. So we looked around and fell in love with the cashew and cashew butter! Cashews are really good for you. At 5.6 grams of […]

Posted on May 10th, 2018

How Nut Butter Can Help You Go Gluten-free

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If you’re living with celiac disease or gluten sensitivity, navigating the world of what’s gluten-free and what isn’t can be a frustrating experience. For example, oats are typically gluten-free. But what if those oats are processed in a factory used to process other cereals like wheat? Or what if a product like almond butter is […]

Posted on April 27th, 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)

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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

Ways to Use Cashew Butter in a Vegan Diet

Cashew Butter is an awesome addition to anybody’s diet. But if you’re vegan and haven’t tried it yet, you’re in for a special treat! First, it’s delicious! It’s a great source of protein and healthy fats and has ample amounts of B Vitamins and magnesium. But what makes it truly spectacular for a vegan diet […]

Posted on January 25th, 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

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

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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

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