Spinach Salad

Found this recipe on http://www.foodnetwork.com, wanted to use the spinach that we got in the Bountiful Basket.  It was really good, hearty and filling. dressing: 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard 2 tablespoons honey 3 tablespoons rice wine vinegar 1/2 cup olive oil 1/2 teaspoon Kosher salt 1/4 teaspoon pepper salad: 2 tablespoons canola oil 1 medium … Continue reading

Ham and Pineapple “Tortizzas”

Tonight’s dinner brought to you by . . . Bountiful Baskets!  The tomatoes, onions, garlic and pineapple all came from our last Bountiful Basket.  You’re looking at about a 200 calorie “tortizza” right here.  The tortilla is a La Tortilla Factory Smart and Delicious Low Carb High Fiber whole wheat tortilla which is 80 calories, … Continue reading

Bountiful Basket #12

And this week’s Bountiful Basket contained: a bag of pears (12) 8 oranges 2 oroblanco (which the guy there said was like a grapefruit, only not!) 7 bananas 1 pineapple 1 pint grape tomatoes 2 yellow onions 2 (1 pound each) bags of carrots 1 bunch spinach 2 bunches of celery 1 (5 pound) bag … Continue reading

Bountiful Basket #11

Today’s Bountiful Basket was quite the haul!  Can’t wait to make some vegetable soup!  Here’s what we got: 5 tomatoes 4 red bell peppers 4 Mexican grey squash (similar to zucchini) 1 head cabbage 2 heads broccoli 2 bulbs fennel 7 Fuji apples 7 Beurre Bosc pears 4 kiwis 6 oz blackberries 1 baby watermelon … Continue reading

Bountiful Basket #10

Here is the contents of today’s Bountiful Basket: 6 plums 2 pears 5 apples 6 bananas 1 bunch red grapes 2 bulbs of garlic 5 tomatoes 2 cucumbers 3 avacadoes 1 pound carrots 1 head cauliflower 1 head broccoli 1 head green leaf lettuce Curious about the Bountiful Basket?  Go to http://www.bountifulbaskets.org for more info!

Bountiful Basket #9

After 9 long weeks, my show is finally over so I’m back to the regular routine of blogging and Bountiful Baskets!  We stopped getting the basket while I was working because it just wasn’t getting used so now that I’m done, we’re back at it!  Here is what was in today’s basket: 6 red apples … Continue reading

Bountiful Basket #8

Yesterday’s Bountiful Basket was a huge haul!  All this for $15! 2 cantaloupes 1 bag green grapes 6 nectarines 2 pears 9 bananas 5 ears corn on the cob 2 bags of carrots 1 bunch broccoli 3 green peppers 1 head green leaf lettuce 22 potatoes Courtney and I love sourdough bread so Bob added … Continue reading

Bountiful Basket #7

Here is Dexter checking out last Saturday’s Bountiful Basket (again!) which contained: 1 head green leaf lettuce 4 ears corn on the cob 3 Roma tomatoes 1 bunch broccoli 1 cantaloupe 1 bag purple grapes 6 peaches 3 pears 7 bananas 13 plums 1 container of strawberries We had the corn on the cob with … Continue reading

Bountiful Basket #6

That’s my cat Dexter checking out this week’s Bountiful Basket, he had a fondness for the green corn leaves!  🙂  Here’s what came in today’s basket: 2 bags clementines 5 bananas 4 mangos 1 cantaloupe 1 bag purple seedless grapes 1 container strawberries 9 Roma tomatoes 2 red peppers 7 ears of corn 1 head … Continue reading

Bountiful Basket #5

Here’s what we got in today’s Bountiful Basket for $15: 4 peaches 5 plums 6 bananas 1 cantaloupe 1 bunch green grapes 1 bag green beans 3 tomatoes (Bob and I got 2 extra tomatoes for going and volunteering this morning) 1 eggplant 1 head green cabbage 2 bunches green leaf lettuce (also got an … Continue reading