English Toffee

Let’s ring in the New Year in style with a recipe that is sure to impress! A little sweet treat to keep you up until midnight may be exactly what you need. As always, we like to keep things simple, easy, and delicious. Thanks to Belgian Foodie, this recipe does just that. This year, New […]

Posted on December 29th, 2020

Snacking Done Right

Let’s face it, snacking is awesome! Whether it’s between meals or those “late night munchies” snacks are our happy place. We have a yummy,  but more importantly, EASY snack idea that are the perfect combination of sweet and salty. We will give you a hint, they all include popcorn and Maisie Jane treats. It’s so […]

Posted on December 9th, 2020

Why We Are Grateful For 2020

Happy post thanksgiving everyone! We hope you ate lots of turkey and mashed potatoes, maybe tried the “Green Bean and Almond” dish we wrote about in one of our previous posts, and made new memories with loved ones. Now that the business of the holiday has passed and we are looking towards Christmas, we wanted […]

Posted on November 29th, 2020

Creamy Sun-Dried Tomato Almond Butter Pasta:

Craving some savory comfort food? We’ve got you covered! Out of all the things you thought you could do with almond butter, we bet pasta sauce was not on the list. Little did you know- you’re missing out!                     This sauce isn’t just for pasta. It […]

Posted on October 19th, 2020

Vanilla Almond Butter Cake

It’s the end of September and we all know what that means…fall is officially here! We love fall not only because it means harvest time, but also sweaters, crunchy leaves, crisp air, and all the wonderful autumn recipes our hearts desire. Even better, almonds go with just about any fall recipe in our humble opinion. […]

Posted on October 1st, 2020

It’s Almond Harvest Time!

It’s happy harvest season here at Maisie Jane’s orchards…and there’s a whole lot o’ shakin’ goin’ on. Check out these Instagram videos of what’s happening right now. No, that’s not a tornado…it’s a shaker! We use two kinds: one is a mono boom shaker, which shakes one tree at a time from the front, as […]

Posted on September 4th, 2020

Arugula Salad with Quinoa, Almonds, Apricot & Avocado

The Love & Lemons website is one of my favorite go-to resources for plant-based recipes and food guidance. The recipes are so clearly written and accompanied by delectable photos. Bestselling authors Jeanine and Jack often include nuts in their innovative recipes. I suggest you subscribe to their site and buy their new cookbook too, which includes […]

Posted on August 27th, 2020

Wildfires, Agriculture and Water Wisdom

What you’ve heard on the news this week is true: California is burning again. Historically high temperatures along with lightning strikes (rare for us in NorCal) have created chaotic conditions. Thankfully, the 34 Butte County Lightning Complex fires are being contained as of this writing and pose no threat to the community. So we at […]

Posted on August 25th, 2020

A “Souper” End of Summer Meal: Almond Gazpacho

Three digits in the valley today, sigh. But soup is still on the menu. Heirloom tomatoes are now in season and I can’t stop buying or eating them! When they get too soft to slice, I make gazpacho, the Spanish cold soup that’s like a salad in the blender, but better. The addition of ground Maisie […]

Posted on August 17th, 2020