From Yuck! to YUM! with Nut Butters

We all say want to eat better. More fiber, more vitamins and minerals, fewer simple carbs and processed foods. But…some of us just don’t dig green veggies. The struggle has been real, until now. Because there are so many amazing things you can do with Maisie Jane’s Nut Butters that taste great and are good […]

Posted on August 10th, 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

HOT Summer Sale Alert!

For your summer snack attacks, fun family gatherings or houseguest gifts, Maisie Jane’s is having a SALE! Show your gratitude to your sister-in-law for her hospitality and the use of her cool pool with beautifully packaged nom-noms everyone will appreciate. Put a stop to “Are we there yet?” syndrome with some healthy road trip snacks […]

Posted on July 31st, 2020

This Independence Day, Celebrate Family Farms

Family farms are so important! In fact, according to the National Institute of Food and Agriculture of the USDA, more than 90% of farms in the U.S. are classified as small family farms. That’s a lot of family love grown into our food supply. But due to factors that include climate change, giant agribusiness and […]

Posted on July 2nd, 2020

Make Your Own Pizza with Maisie Jane’s and Sutter Buttes

Sutter Buttes Pizza Crust Kit

Did you know that you can buy many of the wonderful locally made gourmet foodie treats we have at our country store in Chico, CA online? The Covid-19 pandemic forced us to put our country store items online for the first time and we’re glad we did. Apparently, people now think that shopping over the […]

Posted on June 25th, 2020

One Pan Breakfast Banana Cake with Almond Sauce (Recipe)

Banana Cake with Almond Cake

What’s your favorite thing for breakfast? Mine is some kind of waffle or pancake with bananas mixed in. It smells so good when those bananas heat up, I just can’t wait to dig in. And in recent years I’ve added to the nutrition and taste with Maisie Jane’s Almond Butter heated and drizzled on top.  […]

Posted on June 23rd, 2020

Using Almonds to Go Gluten-Free

gluten free

Do you need to watch your diet because of celiac disease or a gluten sensitivity? Or perhaps, like me, do you gain weight with every bagel or slice of bread and want to see what giving up simple carbs (which are frequently gluten-rich) will do? In that case, almonds could be your new best friend. […]

Posted on June 4th, 2020

Snacking with Almonds

California Bounty Box

I need to up my snacking game. Somehow under the spell of pandemic lockdown too many store bought cookies wound up in my house! So now I’m in semi-regret. They were good but I don’t even dare step on the scale. Luckily, I know how healthy almonds and almond butter are. But I need some […]

Posted on May 28th, 2020

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