Snacking with Nuts Can Lower Diabetes Risks

Country Herb and Garlic Almonds

Did you know that eating nuts as part of a healthy Mediterranean style diet can reduce your risk of getting diabetes by 52%? And if you’re already a type 2 diabetic, eating just 2 oz a day of nuts combined with this diet could improve insulin resistance, significantly reduce your fasting blood sugar, reduce cholesterol, […]

Posted on March 13th, 2018

Brainy People Eat Walnuts, Almonds and Pistachios!

What should you eat if you want a healthy brain? Nuts! A number of recent studies point to tree nuts as being useful for cognitive function and memory. It might even be possible to reverse age-related declines! Some of the most useful nuts are walnuts, almonds and pistachios. Let’s take a look at what they […]

Posted on February 1st, 2018

Happy Tu B’Shevat from Maisie Jane’s

almond blossoms

“The almond tree is blooming And the golden sun is shining, Birds atop each roof Bless the arrival of the festival. Tu B’Shevat has arrived.” Happy Tu B’Shevat to all our Jewish friends—it’s the Jewish Birthday of the Trees! And the symbol of this holiday is the Almond Tree. In ancient times, the Jewish people […]

Posted on January 30th, 2018

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with Gift Baskets from Maisie Janes!

Valentine’s Day isn’t what it used to be. Sure, it’s still about celebrating romance and love. But it can also be a day to celebrate friendship, love between a mother and a child, and special platonic relationships of all sorts! But what if the special people in your life live far away? Or you have […]

Posted on January 19th, 2018

Good Luck Recipes for the New Year!

Happy New Year! Good-bye 2017! Just let it go and remember that every new year, every new day, really, offers the promise of a brand new start. What do you wish to create this coming year? Let me help you make your dreams come true—with holiday traditions from around the world that are thought to bring […]

Posted on December 28th, 2017

It’s Almost Time for the New Year’s Eve Party!

Oh no!!! In all the rush to get Christmas together you forgot about the family or office New Year’s Eve party! What to bring, what to bring? It’s a little late to shop online and have anything delivered on time, but if you live in or near Chico, CA, have no fear! This year, make […]

Posted on December 26th, 2017

The Sacredness of the Season in a Nutshell — the Mandorla

Have you ever seen the illuminated manuscripts of Medieval times that depict Jesus or Mary in an oval with a somewhat pointed top and bottom? That oval has a special significance. It is called the Mandorla and it means almond in Italian! They were showing Jesus in an almond shell?!! Why? In ancient times there […]

Posted on December 21st, 2017

Delightful Cashew Butter to Nourish Your Body and Delight Your Soul

Delicious Cashew Butter Treat

Look at this gorgeous photo a Maisie Jane’s fan —sweeterthanabumblebee—shared with us on Instagram for a delicious breakfast: baked banana oats topped with a sliced peach, berries and our very own cashew butter! It reminded me of how much I loved it when my mother would serve us a simple breakfast like oatmeal and get us […]

Posted on December 14th, 2017

Heartwarming Meal Gift Baskets for Christmas from Maisie Jane’s!

It’s Gift Basket Season! But which one to choose? We offer so many wonderful gift baskets at Maisie Jane’s some of our customers wander our store for what seems like hours picking the best ones! Of course, that’s fun for them to do because there are so many delightful things to look at and tasty […]

Posted on December 12th, 2017

It’s Gift Basket Season at Maisie Jane’s!

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! And Maisie Jane’s is about to make it easy for you to deck the halls with all kinds of wonderful goodies. We have unique gift solutions for everyone on your holiday list, whether they live nearby or far away, and you don’t even need to leave the house […]

Posted on December 5th, 2017