Culinary Inspiration
September 12, 2019

Homemade Granola Bars are the Snack You’ve Been Missing

Everyone’s been there: that unfortunate time of the day when hunger creeps up on you, your stomach is growling, but you’re in the middle of something important and between meals. You don’t want to be caught empty-handed and, oftentimes, the easy solution is a pre-packaged goods that can be high...
Balanced Lifestyle
September 11, 2019

How to Pack a Lunch that Fits Your Lifestyle

Have you ever had that kind of lunch break where you’re able to decompress, release the stress of the busy morning, and have some quality time for yourself? By the time the lunch hour is complete, you’re ready for the second half of your day and you’re refueled with energy...
Culinary Inspiration
September 9, 2019

6 Recipes Under-30 Minutes to Conquer Weeknight Dinners

Ever feel like the weeknight struggle is real? Sometimes it’s hard to find the time to put a balanced meal on the table that the whole family will love, and it can be just as hard to think of something to prepare that you didn’t already eat last week! We’re...
Holistic Community
August 28, 2019

Flavor Experience 2019

We just concluded another exciting year at the Flavor Experience conference in Newport Beach, CA with California Walnuts as a Pinnacle Sponsor. This unique industry event showcases trending menu ideas through culinary insights, applications, and menu solutions to a top group of 600 foodservice operators and culinary leaders. We spent...
Balanced Lifestyle
August 19, 2019

Power Up Breakfast with California Walnuts

You’ve probably heard the old saying “breakfast is the most important meal of the day” too many times to count. And while all meals are important, a nutritious breakfast can definitely set you off on the right foot for the day by providing important nutrients, energy to focus, and fuel...
Culinary Inspiration
August 16, 2019

Meal Prep Ideas to Help You Get Back Into Your Routine

The fall is here, which means slower mornings and relaxed evenings have come to an end. Save yourself some sanity by meal prepping. Planning meals in advance can save money, time, and energy, and it doesn’t have to be overly complicated or take hours to complete! Settling back into a...
Culinary Inspiration
August 14, 2019

3 Ways to Snack with Spiced Walnuts

Where will Fall take you? Football games, pumpkin patches, or even just the flurry of daily activities as school starts back up?! No matter what’s on the agenda, one thing’s for sure – you’ll need sustaining snacks to help you power through your day. We’ve got three quick and simple...
Culinary Inspiration
August 7, 2019

Making Your Meals Meatless

There are so many reasons to incorporate meatless meals into your life – increasing the amount of colorful fruits and vegetables in your diet, cooking with more nutrient-dense, plant-based ingredient, or simply reducing your carbon footprint by cutting back on animal products. Swapping out one meal per day, or even...
Orchard Origins
July 15, 2019

6 Walnut Crafts to Try with the Kids This Summer

If you’re staring down the days of summer wondering what to do with your kids to keep them off of screens, yet entertained, the answer may already be in your kitchen. It might seem to be an unconventional choice, but walnuts and their shells make the perfect craft supply! That’s...
Culinary Inspiration
July 11, 2019

Walnuts and Berries: A Nutrient-Rich Power Duo

California walnuts and berries may just be most perfect food pairing ever. There, we said it. The berry sweetness and savory crunch of walnuts make a delicious combo and can be added to just about any food group. From breakfast to dessert, and everything in between, it’s easy to see...