Bountiful Baskets

A Bountiful Basket and Some Pinteresting Words

January 14, 2012
bountiful basket

I woke up this morning to find a beautiful assortment of fresh fruits and vegetables sitting in my kitchen.  Our Bountiful Basket fairy dropped them off while we were still asleep (thanks Dad).  This is the biggest haul we’ve had in a while, and I am overjoyed at the variety.  We got broccoli, cauliflower, lettuce, […]

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This Week’s Bounty and Decorating the Christmas Tree

December 3, 2011
bountiful basket

This morning, while the house was still asleep, a couple of Christmas elves snuck our Bountiful Basket into the kitchen (thanks Mom and Dad!).  The bounty was overflowing, but for some reason it was missing the gingerbread kit that we had ordered.  We also missed out on the persimmons that most locations seemed to get. […]

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This Week’s Bounty & a recipe for Roasted Tomato Basil Soup

September 24, 2011
organic tomatoes on the vine

It’s Saturday morning, the air has a hint of coolness to it, and I am sitting here pretending that it will feel like fall today.  The windows are open, a breeze is blowing through the house, and tomatoes and garlic are roasting in the oven.  I probably have another hour before I have to close […]

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This Week’s Bounty & a few reminders

August 27, 2011
Bountiful Baskets Conventional Basket

This morning, my dad volunteered at our local Bountiful Baskets site.  He was there unloading giant boxes of produce at 5:00 in the morning.  5 am!  Can I just say that I am thankful for the volunteers who wake up much earlier than I do so that I can have a basket full of fresh […]

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This Week’s Bounty & Recipe Ideas

August 20, 2011
bountiful baskets conventional basket

We haven’t been able to order a Bountiful Basket for a few weeks now.  During that time, our daily intake of fruits and vegetables has decreased significantly.  Not having that basket of fresh produce at the beginning of a new week really puts a cramp into our healthy eating lifestyle.  Because of that, I was […]

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This Week’s Bounty & Recipe Ideas

July 31, 2011

This week’s $15 haul from Bountiful Baskets: -5 peaches -6 plums -1 pint strawberries -1 bag green grapes -5 bananas -1 eggplant -1 head green leaf lettuce -1 bag green beans -1 head cabbage -1 bag small russet potatoes -1 organic tomato For some reason, I always seem intimidated by a bag of potatoes.  I […]

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This Week’s Bounty & Recipe Ideas

July 16, 2011

You all know that I was a little bitter disappointed about not receiving figs in my basket last week, right?  Well Bountiful Baskets, you have totally redeemed yourself!  The giant head of purple kale immediately caught my eye this morning.  How stunning!   As for the rest of this week’s haul, let’s just say that I […]

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This Week’s Bounty & Recipe Ideas

July 9, 2011

Look who was up and ready to poke through our Bountiful Basket when I got home this morning.  “Plums, Mom!  I love plums!”   I have been ordering organic baskets for the past few months, but this week I fell down on the job and ordered at the last minute.  By that time all of […]

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Recipe ideas for the week ahead

June 26, 2011

Whether you are a Bountiful Baskets participant, a challenger in the George Foreman Knock Out The Fat Challenge or just a family with a busy week ahead, I thought I would help by pulling some good-looking recipes together for your inspiration.  Thank you to everyone who responded on the blog, on Facebook and on Twitter […]

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This Week’s Bounty

June 25, 2011

I knew we got a good haul from Bountiful Baskets this morning when I picked up the organic box and had to strain to get it into the car.  I was a little afraid that they heaviness was coming from bags of potatoes and onions, but no!  We were loaded up with fruit!   Do […]

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