Dark Chocolate Almond Pancakes

One of my favorite memories of Valentines Day as a kid was waking up to the sweet sweet smell of maple syrup and warm butter wafting from the kitchen. It was a family tradition that my mom carried with her to have pancakes hot off the griddle. She would even use her heart shaped cookie […]

Posted on February 12th, 2021

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

Holiday Gift Basketss

This holiday season, give a gift that the whole family can enjoy together. At Maisie Janes we take pride in knowing that what our family loves doing, yours can love eating! One of our favorite parts of this time of year is creating our holiday gift baskets! We feature yummy seasonal favorites that we know […]

Posted on November 20th, 2020

Ghosts and Ghouls and Goblins, Oh My!

Halloween is almost here and we have all the special treats to go with it! According to history.com a quarter of all the candy sold in the U.S happens during October. What better thing to give for Halloween than freshly harvested almond snacks; give the ‘In-season’ treats! Did you know that the origins of this […]

Posted on October 10th, 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

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

DIY Trail Mix for Back to School and Beyond!

I love to make my own trail mix. There’s nothing wrong with store-bought trail mix, except…there’s often just one ingredient in the mix that doesn’t agree with me or that I don’t truly love. And I know from working with kids over the years (and from being one) that they can be allergic to all […]

Posted on July 17th, 2020

Why Squirrels Are Nuts About Nuts…and Other Nutty Fun Facts

At my home, we have—well, I won’t call it an infestation of squirrels, but many uninvited furry guests. They’re cute and entertaining, but they don’t clean up after themselves, and my potted deck garden is where they like to live it up. Which got me wondering about why squirrels are as nutty for nuts as […]

Posted on July 14th, 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