Week starting Dec. 15, 2016


No Bean Turkey & Sweet Potato Chili. Doubled recipe. Topped with plain Greek yogurt  and fresh jalapeno slices. Tasty and quick to throw together.



Leftover chili


Instant Pot Buffalo Chicken & Sweet Potatoes. Won an Instant Pot at a Christmas party. So pumped. It’s great. This was an easy first instant pot recipe. Used half of chicken breasts; saved other half for Monday night.



Instant Pot Dal Makhani (lentils). Amazing. Cost less than $3 to make. Even better the next day. Used olive oil instead of avocado oil. Doubled tomatoes because I used Romas. I don’t think I’ll soak the lentils next time.



Instant Pot Chicken Soup with Kale. Everything you want a chicken soup to be in winter. Cozy. Cooked the chicken on Instant Pot poultry setting first using this recipe scaled down for 1.5 lbs. Used twice as much kale to use it up.



Leftover soup


Pressure Cooker Kalua Pig


Leftover pork

Sprouts shopping list (weekly ad)

  • Bacon (only need 3 slices)
  • Chicken breasts (large package; on sale $1.77/lb)
  • Pork shoulder roast (5 lbs; on sale $1.69/lb)
  • Ground turkey (20 oz)
  • Cilantro
  • Kale (1 bunch)
  • Cabbage (1 head)
  • Garlic
  • Tomatoes (4)
  • Rotel (1 larger off brand can)
  • Tomato Sauce (1 larger can)
  • Chicken broth (1 carton)
  • Red lentils (1 cup; from bulk section at sprouts)
  • Red Hawaiian Coarse Sea Salt (1½ tbsp; get from savory spice)

Need but have at home

Salt, onions (4), garlic cloves, water, cumin, chili powder, paprika, bay leaf, sweet potatoes, butter, Frank’s RedHot, sweet potatoes (3), pepper, onion powder, garlic powder, olive oil, fresh ginger, turmeric, cayenne, garam masala, carrots, celery, dried thyme, dried oregano, fish sauce

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