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Week starting Oct. 23, 2018

Tuesday

Sou vied steaks finished in skillet with simple salad (romaine, tomatoes, black olives)

Wednesday

Thai Ground Beef & Spaghetti Squash Casserole

Thursday

Baked Cabbage Casserole with ground turkey instead of beef

Friday

Kale & Brussels Sprout Salad with Walnuts, Parmesan & Lemon-Mustard Dressing, top with sou vied chicken breasts finished in skillet

Saturday

Easy Breakfast Casserole & Leftovers

Sunday

Sweet Potato Pumpkin Soup topped with Greek yogurt instead of sour cream

Sprouts shopping list (weekly ad)

  • Boneless New York steaks (2; on sales $6.99/lb)
  • Ground beef (1lb; on sale 93/7 on sale $4.99/lb)
  • Chicken breasts (1 large package; on sale $1.99/lb)
  • Ground turkey (1½  to 2lbs)
  • Breakfast sausage (1½ lbs)
  • Green onions (1 bunch)
  • Green cabbage (1 small head)
  • Red cabbage (1 small head)
  • Spinach (1 bag)
  • Kale (1 bunch)
  • Parsley (1 bunch)
  • Green bell peppers (3; on sale 3/$1))
  • Jalapenos (16)
  • Serrano peppers (4)
  • Brussels sprouts (1lb; or buy pre-sliced bag from Trader Joe’s)
  • Tomatoes (4)
  • Onions (6)
  • Sweet potatoes (6)
  • Mushrooms (8 oz)
  • Cauliflower rice (1 bag)
  • Eggs
  • Milk
  • Chicken broth (1 carton)
  • Tomato sauce (2 cans)
  • Diced tomatoes (1 can)
  • Black olives (1 can)
  • Walnuts (1 cup; on sale $4.99/lb)

Need but have at home

Romaine lettuce (1 head), tomatoes (3), spaghetti squash (1), avocado oil, garlic cloves (12), ginger root, Thai red curry paste, salt, pepper, fish sauce, coconut sugar, coconut aminos, eggs (2), parmesan, lemons (4), olive oil, dijon mustard, shallot (1), tomato paste, vegetable oil, ground ginger, curry powder, cumin, nutmeg, pumpkin (15oz can), water, Greek yogurt, butter, garlic powder

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Week starting July 30, 2018

Pictures are taken right before we eat, so they’re not pretty but real life.

Monday

Slow Baked Chili Salmon with mixed greens and Crispy Brussels Sprouts (didn’t use last week)

Tuesday

Spicy Sesame Chicken Zoodles

Wednesday

Instant Pot Aloo Baingan Masala (use mix of Russet and sweet potatoes at home) and  Kale Salad (double recipe; hopefully leftover from work party)

Thursday

Grilled Chicken Breasts and Sweet Potato Potato Salad

Friday

Chicken & Quinoa Burrito Bowls with Spicy Green Sauce. Put chicken into marinade on Wednesday night, grill chicken Thursday night.

Sprouts shopping list (weekly ad)

  • Parmesan (need 1 cup of crumbles)
  • Salmon (2.5 lbs; on sale $7.99/lb)
  • Chicken breasts (two large packages; on sale $1.99/lb)
  • Celery (one head)
  • Cilantro (2 bunches)
  • Kale (2 bunches; or bag from Trader Joe’s)
  • Parsley (1 bunch)
  • Serrano peppers (2)
  • Jalapenos (8)
  • Onions (4)
  • Red onion (1)
  • Sweet potatoes (2lbs; on sale $.77/lb)
  • Lemons (6)
  • Limes (4)
  • Corn (4 ears)
  • Avocado (2)
  • Zucchinis (4 medium)
  • Eggplant (1 medium to large)
  • Cucumber (1)
  • Honey
  • Tahini
  • Mayo
  • Raisins (1 cup)
  • Slivered almonds (½ cup)
  • Quinoa (1½ cups)

Need but have at home

Olive oil, garlic, ancho chili powder, coriander, oregano, salt, pepper, mayo, greek yogurt, black beans, chili powder, smoked paprika, coco aminos, sesame oil, rice vinegar, garlic chili sauce, ginger, sesame seeds, white vinegar, red pepper flakes, cumin seeds, water, frozen onion masala, garam masala, potatoes, whole grain mustard, relish

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Week starting July 23, 2018

Pictures are taken right before we eat, so they’re not pretty but real life.

Monday

Chicken Bhuna Masala (Instant Pot) with basmati rice or cauliflower rice (use half of chicken thighs package)

Tuesday

Grilled chicken thighs and slaw (use other half of chicken thighs package)

Wednesday

Turnip and Potato Soup and Crispy Brussels Sprouts

Thursday

Habanero Salsa-topped burgers with slaw

Sprouts shopping list (weekly ad)

  • Grass-fed beef (large package; on sale $3.99/lb)
  • Chicken thighs (large package; on sale $1.99/lb)
  • Cilantro (2 bunches)
  • Turnips (2lbs ish)
  • Habanero (2)
  • Jalapenos (8)
  • Roma tomatoes (12; on sale 2lbs/$1)
  • Onions (5)
  • Brussel sprouts (15-20 or more depending on price)
  • Slaw (one bag)
  • Eggs
  • Cauliflower rice (1 or 2 bags)
  • Whole cloves (4; get from bulk spice end cap)
  • Whole green cardamom pods (3; get from bulk spice end cap)
  • Whole black cardamom pods (1; get from bulk spice end cap)
  • Star anise (1; get from bulk spice end cap)
  • Chicken broth (1 carton)
  • Basmati rice (couple of scoops)

Need but have at home

Cumin seeds, coriander powder, salt, cayenne, onion masala (in freezer; need 1¼ cup), ghee, garam masala, oil, garlic, russet potatoes (1.5lbs), thyme, nutmeg, pepper, bay leaves, cumin, smoked paprika, chili powder, olive oil

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Week starting July 9, 2018

Pictures are taken right before we eat, so they’re not pretty but real life.

Monday

Instant Pot Chicken and Wild Rice Soup may use dried spices to save money

Tuesday

Leftovers

Wednesday

Grilled Chicken Thighs and Watermelon Salad with Feta and Basil

Thursday

Put into marinade Wednesday night. Korean Paleo Chicken Thighs over cauliflower rice. High on Ryan’s list of favorites. Serve with wasabi finishing sauce from Savory Spice.

Friday

Cashew Chicken Zoodles

Saturday

Leftovers

Sprouts shopping list (weekly ad)

  • Crumbled feta (need 2oz)
  • Chicken thighs (2 large packages on sale $1.88/lb)
  • Green onions (1 bunch)
  • Cilantro (1 bunch)
  • Celery (1 head)
  • Carrots (1 bag)
  • Serrano peppers (2)
  • Zucchinis (2 medium)
  • English cucumber (1)
  • Seedless watermelon (on sale $3.98 each)
  • Onions (4)
  • Potato (1 medium) or use sweet potato from home
  • Portabello mushrooms (8oz)
  • Garlic cloves (1 bag pre-peeled)
  • Cauliflower rice (2 bags)
  • Limes (4)
  • Roasted Cashews (½ cup )

Need but have at home

Honey, gochujang, coconut aminos, sesame oil, minced ginger, sesame seeds, salt, black pepper, red pepper flakes, chicken broth (4 cups), wild rice (1 cup), coconut milk, ghee, fresh basil, cashew butter, soy sauce, hot chili sauce, honey, red onion (1)

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Week starting June 13, 2018

Pictures are taken right before we eat, so they’re not pretty but real life.

Wednesday

Creamy Zucchini, Walnut and Dill Soup with leftover grilled chicken wings

Thursday

Chipotle Turkey Meatballs in lettuce wraps with baked sweet potatoes

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Friday

Instant Pot Sloppy Joe stuffed sweet potatoes with green salad

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Saturday

Grilled chicken breasts with broccoli rice

Sunday

Korean Grilled Chicken Breasts on cauliflower rice

Monday

Chipotle Chicken and Green Beans with sliced tomatoes

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Tuesday

Honey Dijon Chicken with green salad

Sprouts shopping list (weekly ad)

  • Ground beef (2lbs; cheaper at Trader Joe’s)
  • Chicken breasts (1 large package; on sale $1.88/lb)
  • Chicken thighs (1 large package, 3lbs or more; on sale $1.99/lb)
  • Ground turkey (1lb; may get at Trader Joe’s)
  • Cilantro (2 bunches)
  • Green onions (1 bunch)
  • Kale (1 bag from Trader Joe’s)
  • Romaine (2 heads)
  • Green beans (1lb)
  • Grape tomatoes (on sale 2 pints/$3)
  • Roma or vine-ripe tomatoes (2-4)
  • Cucumbers (2)
  • Zucchini (4 medium; on sale $.98/lb)
  • Red onion (1)
  • Onions (4)
  • Sweet potatoes (6-8)
  • Limes (2)
  • Eggs
  • Unsweetened apple sauce (get from Trader Joe’s)
  • Tomato sauce (2 15-oz cans)
  • Walnuts (need ½ cup; on sale $4.99/lb)

Need but have at home

Olive oil, garlic cloves, chicken broth (1 carton), salt, black pepper, fresh dill, lemons, chipotle powder, dijon mustard, dried cilantro, parmesan cheese, sour cream, cumin, cayenne pepper, avocado oil, smoke paprika, paprika, apple cider vinegar, molasses, yellow mustard, frozen broccoli rice, chili powder, frozen cauliflower rice, turmeric, honey, soy sauce, sesame oil, ginger root, brown sugar, red pepper flakes, sesame seeds, green onions

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Week starting June 6, 2018

Pictures are taken right before we eat, so they’re not pretty but real life.

Wednesday

Grilled Buffalo Chicken Salad with Avocado Ranch. Bought a full head of Romaine instead of hearts. Saved big green leaves for lettuce wraps and chopped up rest. Since the chicken thighs were large didn’t use all eight. Assembled salads in individuals bowls. Fresh and flavorful for summer.

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Thursday

Instant Pot Ground Pork Vindaloo with Potatoes over brown basmati rice with leftover broccoli slaw. Cooked brown basmati rice in Instant Pot first then wiped down and cooked vindaloo. Used twice as many potatoes as recipe because had some I needed to use up. Topped with some Greek yogurt, fresh tomato and a smidge of chopped red onion to cool it down … and some jalapeno just because. Will make again.

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Friday

Chicken Tandoori over cauliflower rice and French Grated Carrot Salad with Lemon Dijon Vinaigrette

Saturday

Grilled Chicken Wings with Shishito Peppers and Herbs

Sunday

Grilled chicken breasts and salad. May make Chicken Salad with Lemon & Dill.

Monday

Leftovers

Sprouts shopping list (weekly ad)

  • Ground pork (1lb)
  • Chicken thighs (2 large packages; on sale $1.99/lb)
  • Chicken breasts (1 large package; on sale $1.99/lb)
  • Chicken wings (3lbs)
  • Carrots (1lb)
  • Romaine (2 heads)
  • Cilantro (2 bunches)
  • Parsley (1 bunch)
  • Green onions (1 bunch)
  • Red bell peppers (2)
  • Jalapenos (10)
  • Serrano peppers (2)
  • Fresno chiles (4)
  • Avocados (4; on sale for 2/$1)
  • Shallot (1 large)
  • Red onion (1)
  • Ginger root
  • Lemons (4)
  • Limes (6)
  • Bananas (snack)
  • Red seedless grapes (snack; on sale $.98/lb)
  • Shishito peppers (1 bag)
  • Fresh dill
  • Frozen cauliflower rice (1 bag)
  • Plain yogurt (need ½ cup + 2 tbsp)
  • Bagged salads (two bags; on sale 2/$5)
  • Black mustard seeds (get in bulk section, need ½ tsp)
  • Cinnamon
  • Pumpkin seeds (¼ cup)

Need but have at home

Vegetable oil, cumin seeds, onion (1), garlic, ginger, paprika, salt, coriander, black pepper, cayenne, vinegar, water, small gold potatoes, ½ red onion, toasted sesame oil, soy sauce, honey, Dijon mustard, olive oil, mayo, butter, hot sauce, Worcestershire sauce, radishes, cherry tomatoes, basmati rice

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Week starting May 10, 2018

Pictures are taken right before we eat, so they’re not pretty but real life.

Thursday

Instant Pot Korean Beef with Indian Fried Dill Potatoes

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Friday

Mexican Chicken Pozole Verde. Use half of package of chicken breasts.

Saturday

Grilled chicken breasts (using rest of package) and slaw

Sprouts shopping list (weekly ad)

  • Rump roast (4 lbs; on sale $1.88/lb)
  • Chicken breasts (1 large package; on sale $1.88/lb)
  • Tomatillos (1lb)
  • Cilantro (1 or 2 bunches)
  • Radishes (1 bunch)
  • Poblano chiles (2)
  • Jalapenos (20)
  • Avocados (3)
  • Granny Smith apple (1)
  • Oranges (2)
  • Limes (3)
  • Sweet potatoes (2lbs; on sale 2lbs/$1)
  • Onions (4)
  • Red onion (1)
  • Shredded slaw (1 bag)
  • Sour cream (1 small)
  • Hominy (3 cans)
  • Beef broth (1 carton)
  • Chicken stock (1 carton)

Need but have at home

Salt, pepper, olive oil, soy sauce, garlic cloves, fresh ginger, avocado oil, cumin
seeds, turmeric, Kashmiri chili powder, fresh dill, water, oregano

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Week starting March 19, 2018

Pictures are taken right before we eat, so they’re not pretty but real life.

Monday

Detox Sweet Potato Turmeric Soup

Tuesday

Curried Tomato Soup (may double recipe)

Wednesday

Mulligatawny Soup. All time fav.

Thursday

Baingan ka Bharta (Indian Eggplant). Top with cilantro and an egg.

Friday

Turnip and Potato Soup

Sprouts shopping list (weekly ad)

  • Chicken thighs (2lbs; on sale $1.88/lb)
  • Cilantro (2 bunches)
  • Celery (1 head)
  • Serrano peppers (6)
  • Apple (1)
  • Eggplants (2 large)
  • Shallots (4)
  • Yellow Onions (3)
  • White onion (1)
  • Sweet potato (2)
  • Russet potatoes (bag; need 1.5lbs)
  • Tomatoes (3 medium; on sale $.77/lb)
  • Roma tomatoes (7-14)
  • Lemons (3)
  • Eggs (18)
  • Chicken broth (1 carton)
  • Coconut milk (1 can)
  • Chopped almonds (½ cup; on sale 25% off)
  • Basmati rice (2 cups)

Need but have at home

Coconut oil, fresh ginger, garlic cloves (13), turmeric, salt, black pepper, cayenne pepper, vegetable stock, almond butter, lime, ghee, onion (1), chicken broth, dried thyme, bay leaves, nutmeg, cumin seeds, avocado oil, coriander powder, garam masala, paprika, ghee, carrots (2), curry powder, ground ginger

 

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Week starting March 5, 2018

Pictures are taken right before we eat, so they’re not pretty but real life.

Monday

Instant Pot Indian Chicken Curry on basmati rice with side salad.

Tuesday

Vietnamese Cabbage & Chicken Salad

Wednesday

Instant Pot Aloo Baignan Masala

Thursday

Beef Tinaktak on cauliflower rice with side salad.

Friday

Poulet Au Vinaigre (skinless chicken thighs with shallots in red wine vinegar).

Sprouts shopping list (weekly ad)

  • Ground beef (1lb; grass fed on sale for $3.99/lb) or Ground turkey (cheaper at Trader Joe’s)
  • Chicken thighs (large package; on sale $1.49/lb)
  • Green beans (1½ lbs; on sale $.68/lb)
  • Green cabbage (1 small head)
  • Cilantro (1 bunch)
  • Parsley (1 bunch)
  • Serrano peppers (2)
  • Jalapenos (20)
  • Fresno pepper (red jalapeno, 2)
  • Eggplant (1 medium, 1 ½ lbs; on sale $.68 each)
  • Yellow onions (many)
  • Shallots (3 large)
  • Gold potatoes (2-3 medium, 1½ lbs)
  • Grape tomatoes (2 dry pints; on sale $.98/each)
  • Mint (may be cheaper at Trader Joe’s or Super Cao Nguyen)
  • Sour cream (only need 2 tbsp; we’d prob use plain Greek yogurt more)
  • Limes (4)
  • Coconut milk (1 can; cheaper at Trader Joe’s)
  • Fire roasted diced tomatoes (1 14-oz can)
  • Basmati rice (may be cheaper in bulk section?)
  • Avocado oil (1 bottle; cheaper at Trader Joe’s)
  • Dry white wine (Megan to get some chard)

Need but have at home

Cilantro, chicken thighs, salt, garam masala, onion masala, water, cumin seeds, oil, ghee, pepper, paprika, turmeric, cayenne, coconut aminos, ground ginger, granulated garlic, chicken breasts (in freezer), garlic cloves, fish sauce, white pepper, coconut palm sugar, apple cider vinegar, carrots, bag of frozen cauliflower rice, red wine vinegar, chicken broth, honey, tomato paste, butter

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Week starting Feb. 18, 2018

Pictures are taken right before we eat, so they’re not pretty but real life.

Sunday

Sweet Potato Crust Pizza. Easy and super delicious. Toppings: mushrooms, olives, green pepper and sausage. Fun alternative to standard pizza and not a gut bomb.

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Instant Pot Aloo Matar (Potato & Pea Curry). Uses Onion Masala base.

Monday

Slow Cooker Pulled Pork with Homemade Kansas City Style BBQ Sauce on top of baked sweet potatoes or stuffed in lettuce wraps. The homemade sauce is a must. Top with bagged slaw.

Tuesday

Leftovers

Wednesday

Chicken tenders. Cut down from large chicken breasts. (Ryan does the cutting, dredging & cookin’) with side of slaw.

Thursday

Instant Pot Korean Inspired Pulled Pork. With rice and green onions.

Sprouts shopping list (weekly ad)

  • Pork shoulder roast (6.5 lbs; split between two recipes; on sale $.99/lb)
  • Hot Italian sausage (4oz)
  • Chicken breasts (large package; use rain check for $1.77/lb)
  • Butter lettuce (if on sale) or romaine
  • Radishes (two bunches)
  • Cilantro (1 bunch)
  • Green onions (1 bunch)
  • Green bell pepper (1)
  • Serrano peppers (2)
  • Yellow onions (2lbs)
  • Sweet potatoes (6)
  • Mushrooms
  • Slaw (bag)
  • Eggs (18)
  • Frozen peas
  • Tomato paste
  • Limes (3)

Need but have at home

Olive oil, grated parmesan, almond flour, salt, garlic powder, pizza sauce, olives, goat cheese, red pepper flakes, cumin seeds, garam masala, black pepper, potatoes, coriander, paprika, cumin, turmeric, cayenne, ginger, garlic cloves (20), diced tomatoes (2 cans), honey, tomato sauce, red wine vinegar, molasses, onion powder, chili powder, cinnamon, liquid smoke, water, soy sauce, gochujang, brown sugar, rice vinegar, sesame oil