Bountiful Baskets 3-26-16 Distribution

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Recipes and tips for using the Bountiful Baskets 3-26-16 Distribution and in-season produce.  

I’m excited to get a basket this week as it’s been over a month since I’ve been able to participate – boo!  The offerings this week were very tempting, especially with the Easter holiday dinner on the horizon.  It’s so nice to have a variety of fresh produce available to accompany your meals.  This week I contributed for the Conventional basket, Easter Hostess pack and the Salad Pack.

Using Your Bountiful Baskets |A Reinvented Mom

You’ve got your Bountiful Basket home, cleaned all your goodies and now comes the fun part – deciding what to make with all the awesome produce. If you didn’t get a basket, you can still use these recipes with produce you purchased at the farmer’s market or grocery store – it’s all in season now, readily available and prices out very well.  Click on the colored recipe titles to link directly to the recipes.

Bountiful Baskets Conventional 3-26-16 - A Reinvented Mom


Expecting the following items in my Conventional basket this week:  3 lb. bag of apples, 3 green bell peppers, 2 cabbage, 4 guava, 2  heads leaf lettuce, personal watermelon, portabella mushrooms, 3 bunches green onions, oranges, 3 lb. bag of potatoes, spinach and 5 round tomatoes.

Homemade Apple Pie Filling.
Lightly Smothered Chicken – uses green pepper and mushrooms.
Stuffed Pepper Soup Feature | A Reinvented MomStuffed Pepper Soup – uses green peppers.
Easy Stuffed Cabbage Casserole – can also add peppers.
California SlawCalifornia Slaw – family favorite.  Add cooked chicken to make it a meal.
How to Eat Guava – step-by-step preparation photos.
Fresh Guava Cobbler.
BLT Bites – Fun idea for appetizers or a light lunch.  Uses lettuce.
Arugala Watermelon & Feta Salad – I love the fresh flavors in this salad.
Grilled Portabella and Brie Burgers – fire up the grill!  Uses mushrooms, peppers and zucchini.
Cheddar Green Onion Biscuits – these would be a nice addition to a ham dinner.
Starbucks Copycat Valencia Orange Refresher.
Twice Baked Potatoes – I like to make a big batch and freeze some for later use.
Bacon Spinach & Four Cheese Stuffed Mushrooms – I could eat this right now.  Uses mushrooms & spinach.

Bountiful Baskets 3-26-16 Easter Pack | A Reinvented Mom


Easter Hostess Pack items:  asparagus, 2 bags mini sweet peppers, pineapple, cauliflower, Romaine hearts, russet potatoes, baby carrots, lemon, celery, yellow onion and dill.

Sauteed Asparagus & Mushrooms – use mushrooms from the Conventional basket.
Sweet Pepper Poppers – easy, low carb appetizer.
BBQ Spinach, Mushroom, Pineapple & Onion Pizza – I could eat pizza every day.  Use spinach from the Conventional basket.
Kung Pao Cauliflower Soup – I love the Asian twist on traditional cauliflower soup.
Lemon Artichoke Romaine Salad.
Coconut Curry with  Cauliflower, Carrots & Chickpeas – hearty enough for a meatless main meal.
Goat Cheese & Walnut Stuffed Celery – 15 minutes to a tasty appetizer or snack.
Creamy House Dressing | A Reinvented MomCreamy House Dressing – family favorite.  Uses onions.

What is your favorite basket item this week?  Feel free to share your favorite recipes in the comments – I love to try new recipes!

For more inspiration, see all my Bountiful Baskets posts and my Bountiful Baskets Pinterest Board.
The Bountiful Baskets website can be found HERE.
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  1. Teresa says:

    I love when you write the BB posts!

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