The Nut Blog

How You Can Bee Proactive and Help Save the Honey Bees

honeybees on honeycomb

You’ve heard the term “busy as a bee” and as it turns out, honey bees have an essential role in our food chain and especially to almond farming. At Maisie Jane’s, we care about bees because almonds need bees to grow, and we need almonds to bring you our healthy, delicious products. Why are bees […]

Posted on July 14th, 2017

An Ice Cream Sandwich You Can Sink Your Teeth Into [Dairy-Free Recipe]

cookie ice cream sandwich

One of the best things about summer is the ability to eat all different kinds of tasty desserts. The only downside to it is if you’re trying to be healthy with which desserts you allow yourself to have. It’s even worse if you can’t have any dairy products because let’s be honest, all the best […]

Posted on July 10th, 2017

Maisie Jane’s Nut Butters Are Dressed to Impress: Same Great Taste, Bold New Labels!

Maisie Jane's Natural Nut Butters

With this year’s summer season of adventure comes brand new labels for the same great tasting products you know and love from Maisie Jane’s. As you prepare to fuel up for your next adventure, whether you’re a trailblazing adrenaline junky, a health nut, or the supermom picnic packer, keep an eye out for the fresh […]

Posted on July 7th, 2017

Is Almond Butter a Good Choice if You’re Trying to Lose Weight?

woman measuring waist

There’s a lot of conflicting information floating around on the topic of fats. Don’t fats make you fat? Aren’t all fats bad? Is there really such a thing as a good fat? If so, how can it be incorporated into the diet? How can I be sure? And on and on it goes. It’s true. Fats have […]

Posted on July 6th, 2017

Add Almond Butter for a Delicious Change to S’mores in a Skillet

Skillet smores

Summer is the time for backyard BBQ’s, days spent at the lake relaxing, road trips with the family, and camping out under the stars. You have almost three months to enjoy these kinds of activities. BUT there is only one weekend that everyone goes all out for summer activities, the 4th of July! This is […]

Posted on June 30th, 2017

Are Almonds All They’re Cracked Up to Be?

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Almonds get a lot of attention as a healthy, nutritious snack that’s easy to take on the go. If you’re trying to stay healthy, you might wonder if they offer everything people say. You have a lot of choices when it comes to the food you eat, and you want to make the right ones […]

Posted on June 28th, 2017

Cool Off With Chocolate Banana Almond Butter Popsicles [Recipe]

The weather is heating up in California, which means one of two things is happening. Either you’re buying popsicles in bulk or you’re buying tubs of ice cream, anything that can keep your body temperature below melting. The downside to buying lots of either popsicles or ice cream is how unhealthy it is for you. […]

Posted on June 23rd, 2017

Can I Use Almond Butter if I’m Gluten-Free?

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Are you going gluten-free? In a world full of wheat products, switching to a gluten-free diet can be a startling change. Even products you would expect not to contain gluten, such as almond butter, often turn out to have hidden wheat ingredients. Others don’t have any wheat on their labels, but they’re made in facilities […]

Posted on June 21st, 2017

Chocolate Cherry Tart: A Sweet and Tangy Summer Treat [Recipe]

Chocolate Cherry Tart

Cherries are in season in Northern California and this chocolate cherry tart is the perfect excuse to head to the local farmer’s market and pick up a few baskets. Whether you’re just looking for a new recipe to try or you want to impress guests at a party, this tart is the perfect combination of […]

Posted on June 16th, 2017

Ideas Dad Will Go Nuts for on Father’s Day

Happy Father's Day

Father’s Day is almost here, but there’s still plenty of time to order a great Father’s Day gift. This year try something different for Father’s Day. Leave those traditional and expected presents like beer mugs, shaving kits, or bathroom joke books in the past. Maisie Jane’s has a big selection of Father’s Day gifts to […]

Posted on June 12th, 2017