This Week’s Basket and Recipe Ideas

This week brought us another beautiful basket from Milk and Honey Organics!

Quick Fixes for This Week’s Basket:

  • Fuji Apples (Apple Pie, Chopped Apples on Oatmeal)
  • Banana, Yellow, Eco (Peruvian) (Peel and freeze in baggies for Smoothies, Use in Banana Splits, or Dehydrate Banana Chips for a fun snack)
  • Blueberries, North Carolina (Great in Pancakes or on top of your favorite Cereal with a handful of Chopped Nuts)
  • Broccoli, Local (Steam and Top with Cheese or eat fresh in a Broccoli Salad)
  • Carrots, With Tops (Chop and Steam, then top with a little butter and brown sugar or orange marmalade; or you can always make Carrot Cake)
  • Lemons, Choice (It’s a great time of year for lemonade!)
  • Lettuce, Green Leaf, Local (Great for fresh salads or lettuce wraps)
  • Tommy Atkins Mangos (Use as an Ice Cream Topping or add to a Smoothie)
  • Portabella Mushrooms (Slice on top of homemade pizza; brush with olive oil and sea salt and add to shish-kabobs; saute in butter and garlic until golden brown, add shiraz and simmer about 10 minutes, add sharp cheddar cheese and melt)
  • White Peaches, South Carolina (Great on oatmeal or sliced with whipped cream)
  • Yams, Covington Sweet Potatoes, N.C. (Sweet Potato Fries, Chips, or Wedges)
  • Parisi Chard (Add to a Quiche or Egg Casserole, or eat raw in your salad)
  • Parisi Kale (Add to a fresh salad with roasted nuts and a sweet and spicy Asian-style salad dressing)
  • Parisi Patty Pan Squash (Scoop out the center, saute with garlic in olive oil, and spoon back into the shell to serve) 

Other Recipes for This Week’s Basket:

Toad in a Pattypan Hole (

Fuji Apple Crisp with Vanilla Ice Cream (

Peaches and Green Smoothie (

Honey-glazed Carrots (

Cinnamon Sweet Potato Hashbrowns (

Roasted Carrots and Mushrooms with Thyme (

Kale and Lemon Chips (

The Perfect Salad (

Sweet Potato and Edamame Hash (

Swiss Chard and Swiss Cheese Egg Pie (

Sweet Potatoes with Collards and Aduki Beans – substitute Kale or Chard for Collards (

Swiss Chard Wrapped Salmon (

Mango Breakfast Parfait with Cherry Banana Soft Serve (

One response to “This Week’s Basket and Recipe Ideas

  1. Hello, I was just told about this awesome opportunity from Milk & Honey and stumbled across your blog. I was wanting to know, the picture you have up from 6/2, is that the $35, $50 or $75 basket?
    I appreciate your time as well as your awesome blog!
    Thanks so much~Amy

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