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This is the final Week B distribution for 2019!

Can you believe it? We are so excited to celebrate the holidays with those near and dear to our hearts around a bountiful and healthful table. We hope your December is joy-filled as we ring in a new year!

Hostess Pack

 

This hostess Pack is fabulous if you are the chosen one pulling it all together for your frineds or family this Christmas, or if you want all the holiday fixings at home even though you are doing the official dinner elsewhere!  

Hoping for Fresh Rosemary, Parsley, Thyme, Carrots, Potatoes, Sweet Potatoes, Pineapple, Cantaloupe, Red Leaf Lettuce, and Granny Smith.
 

Here are some of our favorite simple holidays ideas for this pack.

Granny Smith Apples – for a perfect Pie. I have taken to putting my peeled and sliced apples in a ziplock and I shake them with the Flour, Sugar and Spices so that they are perfectly covered before putting into the crust! Best Pie ever. My daughter loves to plan and implement a fancy top crust design!

Cantaloupe – for a fresh fruit platter and melon ball salad, or a fresh and fancy appetizer! Alternate melon balls, prosciutto or salami, fresh basil leaves, and fresh mozzerella cheese balls on wooden skewers; finish with some fresh cracked pepper over the top! My kids devour these.

 

Carrots – roast them to keep the color! Add a little balsamic vinegar and maple syrup for a delicious side dish! Also, a perfect addition to a fresh veggie platter, salads, and lunchboxes – cut in rounds really shows off their beautiful color. Also delicious in soups and stews – though they will change the broth color! Juice with apples for a delicious and lovely juice (or a mud-colored juice, depending on whether you mix the colors or not!)

Red Leaf Lettuce – for a lovely green salad.

Pineapple – for a fresh fruit platter, fruit salad, or pineapple upside down cake! We love to blend with orange juice and add some sparkling water for a special morning drink.

Russet Potatoes – Sour Cream Mashed over here! For extra naughtiness, some cream cheese, too. I do vegan mashed as well, with (depending on what’s on hand) fresh herbs, vegan butter or olive oil, and some unsweetened nut or seed milk or veggie broth.

Sweet Potatoes – bake, then peel and cut into rounds and topped with a drizzle of melted butter and some spiced pecans. This is great with a bit of brown sugar too, but we are staying away from refined sugar so not that way this year for us. Maple syrup is lovely though! Also, just cube and throw on a sheet pan with some olive oil and fresh herbs for a simple and lovely roasted side dish that makes outstanding leftovers – try them next day topped with a fried egg or in your salad!

Assorted Citrus Pack

 

A variety of citrus to delight your tastebuds! We love to make up mini-citrus packs as gifts for teachers, coaches, and neighbors. Or fill your home with amazing scents by slicing and putting in water on your cooktop any combination of: citrus, cinnamon, clove, vanilla, pine needles, and cranberries. 

 

Hoping for Tangerines, Navel Oranges, Lemons, Limes, and Grapefruit.

Roasting Veggie Pack

 

Packed with root veggies galore, there’s a ton of nutritional variety and it is so pretty! When we get this pack we chop everything right away and put it in ziplock bags, and then each time we would like roasted veggies, we grab some and follow the directions below! NOTE: Be careful when leaving roasted veggies out on a sheet pan to cool. It’s so easy to graze on it all afternoon, and before you know it, you’ll have eaten most of the pan and there won’t be enough for dinner! This is a serious issue in our house!

 

Hoping for Artichoke, Cauliflower, Yam, Carrots Jumbo , Beets, Turnip, Red Onion, Yellow Squash, Zucchini, and Eggplant.

 

Simple Roasted Veggies
Peel and Cube in 1″ pieces any/all the items from your pack!
Put them in a ziplock bag and drizzle in enough Olive Oil to cover, then I add salt and pepper to taste, and about a tbsp of onion powder. Add a tsp or two of any other herbs you love – we love thyme and rosemary! – and unpeeled garlic cloves if you love roasted garlic as much as we do.
Shake and shake and shake, then dump onto a pan. Put in over at 375. Stirring every 15 minutes if it is not single layer and cook until fork soft. About 45 min to 1 hour!

Feeling adventurous?
Mix up the seasonings and include about a tsp of cumin. After roasting, finish with a splace of red wine or balsamic vinegar!

 

Leftover roasted veggies are delicious cold as a salad topper the next day!

Broccoli
Approx 14 bunches

 

Perfect for finger-food snacks in lunchboxes! Great to par boil and freeze! Make last-minute dinners easy. And don’t toss those stalks – trim, peel, and slice in sticks or rounds before cooking or keep raw as a dipper on a crudite tray! They are milder in flavor than the florets but just as delicious!

FREEZING: I soak in salt water, cut into consistent size, then rinse well. Blanche, plunge immediately into ice water to cool, and freeze in freezer bags.

STEAMING: If you have an electric pressure cooker, prep the same way, put in steamer basket, add 1 cup water, and set on high/manual for 0 (zero!) minutes and carefully manually release immediately. Perfect, hands-free steamed broccoli!

D’Anjou Pears
Approx 70 count

Approx 40 Lb
 

D’Anjou pears are sweet and juicy – a great addition to any lunchbox, recipe, or tabletop display. When perfectly ripe for fresh eating, the stem end will have a little give, then refrigerate to hold ripeness level. If you don’t eat them quickly enough, they’re marvelous in smoothies and pear butter!

Pineapple
Approx 6 count

 

Delicious sliced fresh and in smoothies, add to jams, and bottle chunks! Freezes beautifully for future smoothies or later processing. We make smoothie kits with our favorite fruit and veggie combos for dump, blend, and run mornings! Juice some up with oranges or mango for a super special and delicious breakfast beverage. Have you tried dehydrated pineapple? So easy and delicious! A perfect summer-y, sweet, and healthy snack at home or on the go.

My kids love Virgin Pina Coladas as a special treat, and they’re pros at making them – even my 8yo! Into the blender goes chunks of pineapple, coconut milk, and just a squeeze of lime. Add ice to make it a frozen dessert – No sugar or dairy required!

Brussels Sprouts
Approx 25 Lb

 

So excited about this long time favorite of mine showing up as a featured item! Whether you serve them boiled, or steamed or roasted with onions and bacon like yours truly, these are a for sure pleaser!

Multigrain Bread Pack
Four loves Multigrain Bread
One Jalapeno Cheddar Baguette

 

Multigrain Bread and French Baguette – 4 loaves sandwich bread, 1 baguette – Contains Wheat and manufactured in a facility with nuts
 

Multigrain Bread Ingredients: Whole Grain WheatFlour, Wheat Flour, Water, Honey, Oat Bran, Oats, Sunflower Seeds, Flaxseed, Cultured Wheat Flour, Vinegar, Sea Salt, Yeast, Natural Enzymes. Contains Wheat and manufactured in a facility with nuts.
Nutritional information: *Percent Daily Values (DV) are based on 2,000-calorie diet. Serv Size 1 slice (25g) %DV* Serv. per container 17-18 Calories 57 Calories from fat 4 Total Fat .5g 1% Sat. Fat 0 0 Trans Fat 0g 0% Cholesterol 0mg 0% Sodium 80mg 3% Total Carb 10g 4% Dietary Fiber 2g 8% Sugars 2g Protein 3g Vitamin A0% – Vitamin C 0%, Calcium 0% – Iron 3%
 

Jalapeno Cheddar Baguette Ingredients: enriched flour (wheat flour, malted barley flour, niacin, reduced iron, thiamine mononitrate, riboflavin, folic acid), water, mild cheddar cheese (pasteurized milk, cheese culture, salt, enzymes, annatto color, powdered potato starch, natamycin [to retain freshness]), jalapeno (jalapeno peppers, water, vinegar, salt, spices, soybean oil), cultured wheat flour, yeast, honey, salt, extra virgin olive oil, vinegar, garlic, enzyme. CONTAINS: MILK, WHEAT. Jalapeno Cheddar Baguette Nutritionals: Percent Daily Values (DV) are based on 2,000-calorie diet. Serv Size 1-1/2 inch slice (50g) %DV Serv. per container about 10 Calories 130 Calories from fat 10 Total Fat 1g 2% Sat. Fat 0 0 Trans Fat 0g 0% Cholesterol 0mg 0% Sodium 260mg 11% Total Carb 25g 8% Dietary Fiber 1g 4% Sugars 1g Protein 4g Vitamin A0% – Vitamin C 0%, Calcium 0% – Iron 8%.

Baklava Granola
Approx 28 oz

 

This granola is amazing and chock-full of delicious nuts. It definitely qualifies for the delicious “broken cookie” nickname in our house! Ingredients: Oats, Honey, Honey Powder, Brown Sugar, Coconut Oil, Macadamia Pieces, Pecan Pieces, Walnut Pieces, Sliced Almonds, Cashew Pieces, Ground Cinnamon. Contains: NUTS.

Sourdough Bread
Four Artisan loaves

 

Sourdough Bread goes with everything! Freezes beautifully and can be reheated in the oven! Defrost on the counter, bag closed. Once defrosted, mist lightly with water and place immediately in a 325 degree oven for 10-15 minutes. Perfect with soups and stews!

 

Ingredients: Wheat Flour (Wheat Flour, Malted Barley Flour, Niacin, Reduced Iron, Riboflavin, Folic Acid), Water, Whole Wheat Flour, Rye Flour, Enzymes, Salt
*Sourdough Nutritionals: Percent Daily Values (DV) are based on 2,000-calorie diet. Serv Size 1 ounce (1 g) %DV* Serv. per container 20 Calories 60 Calories from fat 0 Total Fat 0g 0% Sat.Fat 0g 0% Trans Fat 0g 0% Cholesterol 0mg 0% Sodium 130 mg 5% Total Carb 12g 4% Dietary Fiber 1g 4% Sugars 0g Protein 2g 4%. CONTAINS: WHEAT. VEGAN

Organic Maple Syrup

Approx Half Gallon

 

This maple syrup is a delicious addition to your morning meals! We love the darker, richer, more intense flavor of this highly unprocessed, Grade B maple syrup for tabletop use, for cooking/baking, and sweetening all of the things! 

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