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

Chocolate Fixes Everything

Festive Chocolate Delights

Things are feeling a bit worrisome lately and I need chocolate! You need chocolate! Want to know why? Well, according to scientists who did a study on this, people given chocolate (a dark chocolate drink) every day for a month reported feeling much calmer and more content than those given a placebo. Ha ha ha […]

Posted on March 26th, 2020

Get Ready for Your Halloween Party at Maisie Jane’s

Jack O' Lantern

Are you planning a party? Well, then, head on over to our sweet country store at 1324 Dayton Road in Chico, CA and have some fun! Did you know that the Maisie Jane’s gift shop is stocked with the most fun Halloween decorations you’ll ever see? And there are so many locally made gourmet treats […]

Posted on October 22nd, 2019

The Sweet Taste of Honey at Maisie Jane’s

Maisie Jane's Honey

We are bee fanatics at Maisie Jane’s! Did you know that we couldn’t have almonds without them? In fact, 70% of the food grown on the planet depends on the health of our bees so we put a lot of attention on nurturing our local bee community. And guess what that means? In addition to […]

Posted on October 10th, 2019

Cashew Butter Maple Fudge (Recipe)

Cashew Butter Maple Fudge with Dried Fruit

Do you love fudge? It is one of the most popular desserts in the United States! That’s probably because it is one the easiest candy-like desserts you could make. You could do it the traditional way and make a sugar syrup, heated to just the right temperature, cool and beat it until it thickens. But […]

Posted on October 3rd, 2019

Our Award-Winning Cashew Butter

Creamy Cashew Butter

Did you see us in this month’s issue of Men’s Health Magazine? We’re so honored to be featured as their pick for the best cashew butter!!! They suggested stirring it into a bowl of oatmeal topped with banana slices sautéed in a bit of butter and cinnamon. Yum! That sounds awesome! Men’s Health also said […]

Posted on September 30th, 2019

A Quick and Tasty Energy Boost from Maisie Jane’s

Maisie Jane's Flavored Almonds

Back to school and back to the office! Vacation season is over. But the fun never has to stop with flavored nut snacks from Maisie Jane’s! Who says a great nutritious snack can’t taste good? With these selections you’ll want to take some with you every day. Nuts are the perfect easy to take with […]

Posted on September 19th, 2019

Sweet and Salty Almond Breakfast Bars (Recipe)

Sweet and Salty Almond Breakfast Bars

Here’s a healthy treat that’s easy to take with you if you’re running late to work some morning. Pastry Chef Jenny McCoy, of Craft in New York City, created these Sweet and Salty Almond Breakfast Bars for the Almond Board of California. They’re filled with tasty and good for you almonds, seeds and almond butter […]

Posted on September 12th, 2019

Care Packages and Other Gifts from Maisie Jane’s

One of my friends just sent her oldest child off to college for the first time. I believe she’s been gone no more than a few days but my friend misses her already and is already planning what kind of “I Love You” care package to send her way! She wants that package full of […]

Posted on August 29th, 2019