The Nut Blog

Get the Skinny on How Almonds Can Help You Reach Your Weight Loss Goals

woman standing on tip toes on a weighing scale

Watching your waistline this new year? Maybe you’ve got a few extra pounds to lose or you want to revamp your whole diet, whether for weight loss or for a generally healthier lifestyle. Trying to find healthy foods and snacks that will actually help you shed extra weight can be challenging, and there’s no easy […]

Posted on January 25th, 2017

Wake Up to a Sweet Potato Bowl Drizzled With Almond Butter [Recipe]

sweet potato breakfast bowl with almond butter

Are you always on the lookout for new, healthy recipe ideas? Healthy-recipe isn’t synonymous with time-consuming. People are coming up with deliciously simple recipes every day, and here at Maisie Jane’s, we love when our fans give us a shout out on Instagram when they use our products in the new recipes they’ve created. So, […]

Posted on January 23rd, 2017

26 Amazing Facts About California Almonds

Maisie Jane's Almonds

Almonds are small nuts that pack a big crunch full of health benefits. Learn the ABCs about California almonds and why they’re one of the state’s best crops. Almond Butter – Smooth and creamy (and comes in crunchy varieties too!) almond butter is a healthier alternative to peanut butter, especially if you have peanut allergies. Bees […]

Posted on January 18th, 2017

Kick Start Your New Year Health Goals With a Winter Kale Salad [Recipe]

winter kale salad with almond butter dressing

The holidays have come and gone, which means if you’re like a lot of people, you’re sick of all the sweet treats and starting to think about eating healthier as you welcome the new year. Many people this time of the year are looking for healthy recipes to kick start a healthier diet, and we […]

Posted on January 13th, 2017

9 Label Claims You’ll Find on Nut Butter and What They Mean

Almond Butter and Nutritional Lable

Shopping for nut butter can be stressful. You have multiple options for the same product, many with ingredients only scientists can pronounce. Each label focuses on a different benefit. Some of those benefits don’t apply to you and can leave you questioning other foods. Gluten free – what’s a gluten? Vegan – What’s a vegan? Am […]

Posted on January 11th, 2017

3 Common Questions About Additives Answered

For those who choose to have a clean eating lifestyle, “additives” is a dirty word. For others, who are just becoming educated on this topic, there are a lot of questions regarding this issue, the most common being these: What are additives? Why are they used? Are additives bad for you? It can get confusing […]

Posted on December 30th, 2016

Salad Bowl Basket Dishes Up an Elegant Gift with Unique Flavors

Our elegantly crafted Maisie Jane’s Large Wood Salad Bowl “gift basket” is the perfect holiday gift for couples, families, or you and your special guests. We love this salad bowl gift basket for newlyweds too! Give your special newlywed friends some amazing treats while helping stock their kitchen and build up their dining serve ware […]

Posted on December 19th, 2016

7 Almond Butter Alternatives for Holiday Baking [Recipes]

Baking

If you’re allergic to peanuts or other tree nuts, holiday baking may seem like a holiday hassle to you. The thought of having to reluctantly accept goodies from neighbors, bypass the plate of cookies at a holiday party, or risk picking out the peanuts, leaves you feeling like nothing more than a Grinch. Don’t let […]

Posted on December 16th, 2016

Beer Can Chicken Basket Makes a Great Gift for Guys

Beer Can Chicken

Got a guy in your life who you need a special gift for this holiday season? Maybe you need that perfect gift for a brother, father, grandfather, or spouse. These guys can be so hard to shop for sometimes—especially shopping for the dad who seems to have everything already. If you’re trying to find something […]

Posted on December 14th, 2016

Avoid the Holiday Hustle – Order and Send Unique Gift Baskets Online

Family at Christmas viewed through window

Ah, the holiday season. It’s always here before we know it, whether we’re ready or not. While the holiday season has its perks—days off work, great food, fun festivities—it can also be very stressful with the frenzy of shopping, wrapping, planning, and traveling. If you’re needing a break from the usual holiday travel and hustle […]

Posted on December 9th, 2016