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  1. Vegan, Gluten-Free Pumpkin Spice Waffle Recipe

    Cozy sweaters are out and the leaves are falling. It's definitely fall, ya'll! With fall comes one of the most controversial flavor profiles of our modern day: pumpkin spice. If you already love pumpkin spice, prepare to fall even more in love. And if you haven't quite warmed up to it yet, GET READY because this vegan, gluten-free pumpkin spice waffle is about to change the pumpkin spice game. This recipe has all of the comfort and warmth you could want from a seasonal waffle, without any of the guilt. If you're feeling adventurous, try it out in a mini waffle maker (the added cuteness factor is well worth it). 

    Ingredients1½ cups Ferris raw almonds2 tsp baking powder½ tsp baking soda½ tsp salt1 small very ripe banana, mashed½ cup pumpkin puree1 TBS agave nectar or maple syrup1 cup almond... continue reading →

  2. Matcha Smoothie Recipe

    Matcha green tea has endless amazing benefits. It has been known to help improve brain function, increase overall physical health, aid in weight loss, and the antioxidants in green tea help lower your risk of getting cancer. The cherry on top of all of these great health benefits is this: green tea actually tastes good. In fact, it tastes delicious!

    Thats why we fell in love with this Matcha Smoothie. The light sweetness and full body of the matcha balance perfectly with the rich flavor of the almond butter and make for an amazing (and healthy) breakfast smoothie!

    Matcha Smoothie

    Ingredients 1 frozen banana1 cup milk or non-dairy alternative 1 tsp matcha powder1 TBS Ferris almond butter 1 TBS Ferris shredded coconut½ cup spinach (optional)

    DirectionsCombine all ingredients in blender, and blend on high until well combined.

    Enjoy!

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  3. New Coffee Packaging is here!

    Our new packaging is easy on the eyes and it provides us with the opportunity to give you an incredible coffee experience. Not only will it house the coffee you love and keep it fresh, but this packaging is made with the intention of sharing the stories behind the beans.

    So, what exactly changed? The answer is…everything! (except the delicious, freshly-roasted coffee inside the bag, of course). We chose a 12 oz. block-bottom bag that stands up naturally, making storage a lot easier. We also transitioned to a zipper seal as opposed to a tin tie. This will help keep your coffee at optimum freshness—even after the bag has been opened! We also updated the messaging on the bag to better fit with the relevancy of where our coffee program is today. The back panel puts coffee into perspective with... continue reading →

  4. Pistachio Vinaigrette Recipe

    Salads, in our opinion, are only as good as their dressing. Of course it’s important to use local produce. And yes, fresh ingredients and creativity are important factors. But let's face it, no one wants to chomp down on a forkful of dry arugula. If you’re looking to mix up your salad game and want to branch out from ranch or balsamic dressings, our Pistachio Vinaigrette might be just what you need. 

    Pistachio Vinaigrette

    Ingredients ½  cup Ferris roasted salted pistachios½  cup olive oilJuice of 2 navel oranges2 tablespoons white wine vinegar 1.5 tsp black pepper 

    DirectionsCombine all ingredients in a blender and blend on high for 60 seconds. Recommended with arugula, romaine, or your favorite salad green.

    Enjoy! 

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