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

Fruity Cashew Butter Rice Cakes

Snack time is a given at Maisie Jane’s. It’s one of the perks of the job! We’re always coming up with new ways to enjoy our dried fruits, nut butters and natural nuts at break time and we love to share our ideas with you. Our team mate Cari came up with this one. We […]

Posted on September 8th, 2020

Snack on Almonds to Relieve Stress

The results are in: replacing typical snacks with almonds can result in better overall heart function in times of stress. This is great news! With many of us working at home, and having kids at home all day while worrying about viruses, hurricanes and fires…we’re stressed and snacking more than ever! It’s so tempting to […]

Posted on August 31st, 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

It’s Official: We Refuse to Cook Breakfast This Week

There was a time when my friends back east used to ask me, “So, how’s sunny California?” And I’d reply, “I have no idea. I don’t live there.” My home is actually in a coastal fog belt. Usually I’m freezing in the summertime.  Ah, for the good old days of 50-degree mornings. These past few […]

Posted on August 20th, 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

Three Ingredient Sicilian Almond Granita

Here in California, it’s still sunny and hot in the valley where our almonds grow. Our warm nights have put me in mind of the wonderful frozen desserts I sampled during my travels through Italy, when I was young and could eat whatever—and as much of whatever—I wanted. Grainy granita, rich gelato, fruity sorbetto…molto bene! […]

Posted on August 13th, 2020

Certified Kosher? What’s That?

With summer coming to a close, it’s almost time for people around the world to celebrate Rosh Hashanah, the first day of the Jewish new year. It’s a holiday marked by special prayers, family gatherings, festive meals and—yum!—sweet foods like eggy challah bread and apples dipped in honey. Nuts and fruits are nearly always present […]

Posted on August 4th, 2020

Almonds are Skin Food Too

Vitamin E, zinc, riboflavin, niacin, copper, linoleic acid. They’re good for our overall health, but did you know they are also great when applied directly to your skin? Now you can eat your almonds and treat your skin to them too! Finally getting some time out in in the sun? Whether you’re playing in the […]

Posted on July 28th, 2020