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  1. Holiday 2017 Gift Guide

    The holidays are right around the corner and with them comes the sometimes dreaded task of finding gifts for loved ones. It can be difficult to pinpoint exactly what your friends and family want or need in their lives and that's why we created this handy dandy gift guide!

    First up, the Homey Homie. This gift set is perfect for that friend who just likes to stay inside and be cozy, no matter what the occasion. Winter Avenue Brew is a coffee blend comprised of our Nicaragua La Amistad and Brazil Carmo de Minas coffees. This blend of coffee has creamy, chocolate, and nutty tasting notes, which makes it a great daily drinker. Throw in a rom-com DVD and your friend won't need to leave the comfort of their couch all winter long.

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  2. Corporate Gift Giving

    As we look towards the 2017 Holiday season, gift-giving can seem like a daunting task, both personally and professionally. An important thing to remember is that, while it may seem overwhelming amidst end of the year tasks, giving a corporate gift can bring about good business both internally and externally. 

    Business relationships can benefit immensely from intentional, well thought-out gift giving. Clients and customers will remember your company fondly when you take the time to give them a great gift. Existing client relationships will be solidified and your brand image will strengthen in the eyes of your new clients when you take the time to show them you care. When you give gifts to your employees, you are telling them that you value the work the have put in throughout the year. Whether the gift be big or... continue reading →

  3. 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 →

  4. Pesto Pasta Recipe

    The cool of Fall has settled in and we're all searching for some serious comfort food. This Pesto Pasta recipe, created by our Food and Beverage manager Cody, has all of the comfort you could want without being heavy or overwhelming. 

    Pesto Pasta

    Ingredients1 cup basil 1 cup parsley¾ cup Ferris walnuts3 cloves garlic2 tbs lemon juice ½ cup olive oil 4 TBS parmesan cheese½ tsp salt½ tsp black pepper

    Directions1. Combine all ingredients except olive oil in food processor.2. Process on high, and slowly drizzle in olive oil.3. Serve with 1 pound of pasta. 

    Enjoy!

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  5. 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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