Vegan Almond Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies (Recipe)

Almond Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

Today’s recipe comes courtesy of our friends at Blissful Basil, the place to go for wonderful, healthy, plant-based recipes! I got a kick out of her reason for not including this recipe in her cookbook: “Does the world really need another chocolate chip cookie recipe?” Well, maybe not, but a vegan almond butter chocolate chip cookie? Sure! […]

Posted on May 21st, 2020

Almond Blondies (Recipe)

Almond Blonies

Blondies were a childhood favorite of mine. I was one of those weird kids who preferred them to brownies! And I especially loved it when I got to help make them and added whatever fun ingredients we had in the house. These days I prefer healthier additions than I would have chosen back then—there are […]

Posted on May 7th, 2020

Thai Quinoa Bowl

Thai Quinoa Bowl

Okay, we’ve all been binging on carbs and Tiger King for awhile now. I don’t know about you but for me, it’s a beautiful day and it’s time to get off the couch! I need a little fresh air and sunshine—at a safe social distance—and something healthier to eat! And whenever I think of “healthier […]

Posted on April 21st, 2020

Carrot Cake Almond Pancakes (Recipe)

Carrot Cake Almond Pancakes

Looking for something fun for breakfast? This recipe for Carrot Cake Almond Pancakes with Strawberry Cream Cheese fruit sauce should do the trick! It was created by Emily Richards, cookbook author of Get in the Kitchen and COOK for the Almond Board of California. Carrot Cake Almond Pancakes Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups whole wheat flour […]

Posted on April 9th, 2020

Almond Cheesecake Swirl Brownies (Recipe)

Almond Cheesecake Swirl Brownies

Feeling a bit stressed? It’s time to get baking! Apparently, baking to relieve stress is a thing now. It keeps your mind focused on what you’re doing and not on the news. It lets you work with your hands and relax your mind while enjoying the sight and smells of items so many of us […]

Posted on March 30th, 2020

Spiced Apple Nut Muffins (Recipe)

Spiced Apple Nut Muffins

Today, I mined my own personal cookbook where I have handwritten recipes written down from various friends from years ago. It was a wonderful nostalgia trip, and over and over I kept thinking “why haven’t made this recipe lately?” But now that we’re all thinking about staying closer to home it seems like the perfect […]

Posted on March 19th, 2020

Mexican Skillet Dinner with Buttery Cornbread

Mexican Skillet Dinner

I am a big fan of one pot or one skillet meals! It just makes life so easy and yet it feels nurturing to me as well. Lately, I’ve been eating a lot of Mexican dishes. In fact, I’ve been on a nachos for dinner streak. But this looks even better. It’s like a mild […]

Posted on March 10th, 2020

Honey Almond Florentines with Candied Orange (Recipe)

Honey Almond Florentines

Today for lunch (don’t judge me!) I was indulging in my favorite cookie in the world: honey almond florentines! I have a healthy whole grain kale-ridden meal in the microwave, too. But before I made that choice, I thought “Oh, I’ll just have one while I making something better to eat.” I love the lacey […]

Posted on February 27th, 2020

Thai Sweet Potato Soup with Almond Butter

Thai Sweet Potato Soup with Almond Butter

Today’s vegan (no dairy or meat) recipe for Thai Sweet Potato Soup was created for the Almond Board of California by Julie Resnick, founder of The Feedfeed. That is a wonderful cooking website with so many fantastic recipes, you really should check it out. Coincidentally, I tried a soup quite similar to this made with […]

Posted on February 18th, 2020

Let’s Celebrate Cashew Butter!

Maisie Jane's Cashew Butter with Women's Health Magazine

We’re celebrating! Maisie Jane’s Creamy Cashew Butter (Organic Creamy Cashew Butter) was featured in Women’s Health Magazine this month! And to celebrate we’re giving away a jar of our organic version–pop over to our Instagram to learn more!! (@maisiejanessunshine ) If you’re not familiar with cashew butter yet, you should definitely try our nothing-but-nuts cashew […]

Posted on February 11th, 2020