Redwoods Logo

Any Flavor

One of my all time favorite ways of using Creamed Honey is with peanut butter on toast. Sometimes if I have 2 pieces of toast, I put peanut butter on one and honey on the other and put them together to mix and warm each other. Then pull apart and eat each piece separately. The […]

In January my husband came home from the supermarket with a surprise jar of lemon flavored Monastery Creamed Honey that he had spied on the shelf. A delicate hint of lemon in the honey gives it a twist of subtle perfection that makes morning toast and tea pure pleasure! I have raved about its delights […]

This delicious drink is the creation of Sr Kay, a faithful monastery guest. Chai Tea It’s important to get the right Spiced Chai tea bag. It can be either black or green, spiced but without additional flavoring. Recommended brands Peet’s or Stash tea. Brew tea bag with 8 oz of boiling water in a tall […]

Here is the much requested recipe for Monastery Granola. It is a staple breakfast food at Redwoods Abbey. Serve with milk or yogurt and add a dollop of creamed honey or a spoonful of preserves for a little sweetness. In a large oven proof bowl: 1 cup wheat bran1 cup brewers’ yeast1 cup sesame seed1 […]

Here are some recipe ideas from Jeanne of Holy Orders. Holy Orders offers a unique selection of monastery products from monasteries all over the world. Visit Holy Orders website at www.holyorders.biz. At our Holy Orders Christmas Open House we served barbecued sliced polish sausage with a dip using equal parts of your original Monastery Creamed […]

Here is a recipe for pancakes that is simple and nutritious. The key is to get the grill hot enough, but not too hot. Also generously grease the grill. Avoid making really big pancakes. These are great topped with butter and a little honey – orange flavored creamed honey is my choice. 1 container cottage […]

When the Sisters came to California in 1962 from the monastery of Nazareth in Belgium they brought with them the recipe for Whole Wheat Bread. This bread has become a trademark of Redwoods Monastery ever since. Because it is so simple, it is the perfect bread to eat topped with any flavor of Monastery Creamed […]

Search
Latest Blog

Encountering Jesus

Jesus says in today’s gospel (Jn 15:9-17), “Remain in my love.”  This is a declaration….it is spare in words, simple on one level to understand.  Imagine yourself in an encounter

Read More

Monastery Lentils

Monastery Lentils A popular Guest House recipe that is vegan, easy to make and packed with flavor.  Recipe calls for dry herbs – but use fresh for extra flavor. Serve

Read More
News

Anniversaries

Today we commemorate the beautiful Feast of the Visitation when Mary visited Elizabeth.  Mary was pregnant with Jesus and Elizabeth with John the Baptist.  Scripture tells us the child in

Read More
Sign Up For Our Email List
Subscribe to Our Newsletter