The Nut Blog

Personalized Corporate Gift Giving by Maisie Jane’s

Does your business plan to give gifts as a thank you to clients, vendors, or staff? Creating gift boxes and baskets is one of our specialties! Let our experienced team here at Maisie Jane’s help during the busy holiday season. Call for your appointment before Nov. 13 and mention the code “Corporate 10” to save […]

Posted on October 21st, 2020

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

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

From the Shakin’ to the Makin’!

00 What happens when the almonds leave the orchard? We talked about the shaking and drying process in our last blog post, but what happens now that the nuts are all toasty from the sun?  Our almonds have been drying for 1-2 weeks in their windrows and are now ready to be taken to our […]

Posted on September 24th, 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

It’s Almond Harvest Time!

It’s happy harvest season here at Maisie Jane’s orchards…and there’s a whole lot o’ shakin’ goin’ on. Check out these Instagram videos of what’s happening right now. No, that’s not a tornado…it’s a shaker! We use two kinds: one is a mono boom shaker, which shakes one tree at a time from the front, as […]

Posted on September 4th, 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

Wildfires, Agriculture and Water Wisdom

What you’ve heard on the news this week is true: California is burning again. Historically high temperatures along with lightning strikes (rare for us in NorCal) have created chaotic conditions. Thankfully, the 34 Butte County Lightning Complex fires are being contained as of this writing and pose no threat to the community. So we at […]

Posted on August 25th, 2020