Organics to You Weekly Organic Produce Bins

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DISCLAIMER: THIS POST IS NOT SPONSORED. I PURCHASE THIS BOX WEEKLY WITH MY OWN MONEY. 

In my meal planning post this week I talked about our Organics to You box. For those of you who aren’t from the Portland area you may not have any idea what I am talking about so before I get into the contents of this weeks box let me first tell you about the box. The box is filled with 100% Organic produce with much of this produce coming from local farmers.

The box is delivered right to your door so as a busy mom of two this is FANTASTIC. You can customize your box based on the size you’d like and you can do add on’s for additional produce such as ingredients for salads or Asian dishes or maybe you have little one’s in the house. Not only can you add on extra produce you can also add on lots of grocery items such as pantry items, milk (dairy and non-dairy), coffee, tea and even chocolate among other things. 

This week we went with the small bin with a baby add-on (see here for details on bin sizes). The cost was $51 for the box plus add-on.

Organics To You - Week 1:19 - fruit

Fruits:
8 Anjou Pears
3 Fuji Apples
4 Gala Apples
4 Kiwi
10 Bananas
4 Navel Oranges
2 Mangos

Organics To You - Week 1:19 - Veg

Veggies:
1 Butterkin Squash
4 Russet Potatoes
4 Sweet Potatoes
1 Celery
1 Bunch Lacinato Kale
2 Bunches of Carrots
1 bag Shitaki Mushrooms
1 Celeriac
2 Onions

I have to say everything looks fantastic and based on what I would normally spend on the same produce at the grocery store it ends up being less expensive. Bonus I don’t have to leave the house! We will continue our order and I might bump our box up to large bin and no baby bin.

Have you ever used a produce or grocery delivery service? 

Meal Plan // Beans, Greens, Grains & Vegan Pressure Cooking

This week isn’t over yet and honestly the meal plan I had for this week kind of went of track due to a few off days but that’s okay. Today we get our first Organics To You box of goodies – comment below if you’d like to see a video and/or blog post with the contents of our box – and I’m excited to see what we actually get in our box. That all being said I just worked on our latest meal plan for 1/23-2/5 and the best part I am trying a few new recipes from Vegan Pressure Cooking by JL Fields and I’m also working on some super nutritious, simple and tasty recipes for the blog. 

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Friday:  PIZZA PARTY FRIDAY NIGHT

Saturday: Beans, Greens and Grains (recipe in progress)

Sunday: SoyCurl Mac & Cheese (from Vegan Pressure Cooking) and veg side from Organics to You Box

Monday: Roasted Squash, Quinoa, Greens and Tahini Sauce

Tuesday: Rice & Veggie Bowl (recipe in progress)

Wednesday: Potato & Chickpea Curry with Brown Rice

Thursday: Quinoa & Veggie Bowl (recipe in progress)

Friday: PIZZA PARTY FRIDAY NIGHT

Saturday: Navy Beans, Rice & Greens (from Vegan Pressure Cooking)

Sunday: New World Szekely Golash over pasta (from Vegan Pressure Cooking)

Monday: Mexican Bowl (recipe in progress)

Tuesday: Mushroom & Chickpea Strew

Wednesday: Sundried Tomato & Cannellini Beans with greens 

Thursday: Fridge Clean Out

So there you have it our meal plan for the next two weeks. Tonight we are most likely going to be doing a clean out the fridge night since our box arrived and Thursday is going to be a use what’s in the box (that doesn’t go with a recipe) night. 

What is on your menu or are there any recipes you are dying to try right now? 

To see what I am eating along with natural skincare/beauty, fitness and a few extras mixed in follow me on Instagram @runwithtongs

Blog 365 ….Cancelled?

Filled with ideas for blog posts and YouTube videos. Stay Tuned.

Filled with ideas for blog posts and YouTube videos. Stay Tuned.

You guys I have come to a realization that blogging on RWT 365 days in a row is just not feasible. I know most of you are reading this and saying DUHHH! I know, I know I was feeling super ambitious to start the year off and here I am 20 days in and I haven’t missed a day but the thing is I could keep going but I fear that other projects that I have in mind are going to fall to the wayside.

If you are also a Naturally Family (NF) reader you will have noticed that blogging has been slow this month and I would say that sickness (both kids and husband) and daily RWT blogging are getting a bit in the way. So to help balance my blogging I am re-evaluating my daily blogging and instead of blogging 7 days per week I am scaling back to blog posts Monday, Wednesday and Friday with an occasional extra day on RWT and Tuesday and Thursday on NF. The other reason I am planning to scale back on blog posts is because I am working on starting a YouTube channel. I figure I might as well go out of my comfort zone and try something new. I haven’t determined my posting schedule yet but I am thinking Tuesdays and Thursdays.

But why YouTube? Well the thing is I often find myself wanting to tell you about my favorite products (beauty, food, skincare, fitness, ect), or I want to share a recipe with you or I simply want to share life with you but lately I have been finding the written word and photos a little restrictive and I want a new way to share things with you. So here it is I am scaling back on blog posts so that I can make time for NF and now YouTube. Who is excited? Please someone say you are because this is a scary step but I am excited. 

Also if you didn’t know I have a new IG account to give you a daily dose of natural and/or cruelty free beauty and skincare.

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