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Week starting Feb. 1, 2017

Wednesday

Instant Pot Black Eyed Pea Curry over cauliflower rice

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Thursday

Slow Cooker Pulled Pork with Homemade Kansas City Style BBQ Sauce on top of baked sweet potatoes. Didn’t have time to put pork loin roast in slow cooker at lunch; instead put in Instant Pot on manual for 45 minutes (seared it on saute first; not sure if this was beneficial or not). Still turned out really well. BBQ sauce was mmmm. Added some chipotle powder as well.

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Friday

Baked striper with fresh spinach leaves and leftover cauliflower rice. Baked striper in foil packets with garlic butter and Capitol Hill seasoning from Savory Spice.

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Saturday

Instant Pot Curried Cream of Broccoli Soup. Used more broccoli than recipe and ghost pepper curry powder. Topped with a dollup of plain Greek yogurt. Makes a lot of soup. So much better than run-of-the-mill fatty broccoli cheddar soup. Put Korean Paleo Chicken Thighs into marinade; refrigerate overnight.

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Sunday

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

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Monday

Instant Pot Dal Makhani (lentils). Amazing. Cost less than $3 to make. Used olive oil instead of avocado oil. Didn’t have time to soak lentils except for 20 mins. Topped with green onion, cilantro and some plain Greek yogurt.

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Tuesday

Baingan ka Bharta (Indian Eggplant). Typically use 3 eggplants instead of 2, roast for 30ish minutes (don’t broil after). Sub coconut oil or olive oil for avocado oil; top with a fried egg and cilantro. One of my absolute favorite dishes. Ridiculous.

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Sprouts shopping list (weekly ad)

  • Boneless pork loin roast (3 lbs; on sale $1.77/lb)
  • Boneless skinless chicken thighs (large package; on sale $1.77/lb)
  • Frozen striper (from Ryan’s dad)
  • Cilantro (3 bunches; on sale 3/$1)
  • Green onions (1 bunch)
  • Broccoli crowns (1½ lbs; on sale $.98/lb)
  • Cauliflower (2 heads; on sale $.98/lb for organic)
  • Leeks (3 medium)
  • Sweet potatoes (4)
  • Garlic (3 heads)
  • Shallots (2)
  • White onion (4)
  • Onion (1)
  • Apple (1)
  • Oranges (10) — SNACK
  • Eggplants (3; on sale 2/$1)
  • Serrano peppers (3)
  • Ginger root
  • Tomatoes (7)
  • Spinach (1 bag)
  • Hickory liquid smoke (1 bottle)
  • Honey
  • Chicken broth (1 carton)
  • Coconut aminos (1 bottle)
  • Coconut milk (1 can)
  • Tomato sauce (1 can)

Need but have at home

Cumin seeds, garlic cloves (13), fresh ginger, salt, coriander powder, turmeric, paprika, garam masala, black pepper, olive oil, curry powder, chicken broth (1 carton), garlic powder, red wine vinegar, honey, chili powder, cinnamon, onion powder, cayenne, molasses, tomato paste (⅓ cup), gochujang (Korean chili paste; can get at sprouts, walmart, target), coconut aminos (check bottle; need 3 tbsp), sesame oil, sesame seeds, striper fillets (2 lbs), cumin, coconut oil, black eyed peas (1 cup dried), bay leaf

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Week starting Jan. 23, 2017

Breakfast

Eggs with Basil Walnut Pesto and Easy Breakfast Casserole. Needed to use up two zucchini; spiralized and served with pesto.

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Monday

Leftovers. Last week’s recipes made a ton of food.

Wednesday

Vegetable Soup (purchased ingredients last week). The recipe does not say when to add the broth and water; should be on step 5. Makes a lot of soup. Ideal meatless winter meal.

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Thursday

Instant Pot Sloppy Joe Meat stuffed baked sweet potatoes. So damn good. Microwaved the sweet potatoes in a potato pouch (had to cook potato longer than potato button on work microwave for lunch the next day).

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Saturday & Sunday (made two batches)

Instant Pot Butter Chicken with Easy Paleo Naan. Incredible. Can’t wait to eat it again.

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Monday

Cracklin’ Chicken with Roasted Green Beans and fresh tomato slices. This was fine. I’d rather not mess with hot oil.

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Tuesday

Whole Roasted Chicken with Chimichuri Sauce. Big into whole chickens right now. Need a roasting pan to make the sides of chicken crispy; used Dutch oven. Could have done on jelly roll pan, too. Peeled off the skin on legs since it wasn’t as “roasty.” Used more veggies than recipe. They were delicious after cooking in the drippings from the chicken/chimichuri sauce.

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Sprouts shopping list (weekly ad)

  • Ground beef (2 lbs)
  • Ground sausage (1 lb)
  • Whole chicken (4-5 lb)
  • Skin on chicken thighs (large package; on sale $.99/lb)
  • Chicken thighs (1.5 lbs)
  • Green onions (1 bunch)
  • Parsley (1 bunch)
  • Cilantro (2 bunches)
  • Carrots (1 bag)
  • Sweet potatoes (9)
  • Onions (5)
  • Green beans (1 or 2 lbs; on sale $.98/lb)
  • Red pears (10; on sale $.98/lb) — SNACK
  • Green bell pepper (4)
  • Spinach (1 bag)
  • Eggs (18)
  • Yogurt (14) — SNACK/Breakfast
  • Butter
  • Coconut milk (3 cans)
  • Tomato sauce (4–15oz cans)
  • Molasses ($1 at Dollar Tree; $5.99 at Sprouts)

Need but have at home

Salt, seasoning blend, lemon, coconut oil, pepper, fish sauce, tomatoes, fresh basil, olive oil, garlic cloves, raw walnuts, cumin, smoked paprika, paprika, cayenne, black pepper, apple cider vinegar, mustard, striper fillets, coconut flour, tapioca flour, baking powder, baking soda, fresh ginger, garam masala, turmeric, fresh oregano, red chili flakes, red wine vinegar, olive oil, limes

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Week starting Jan. 17, 2017

Cook Monday-Breakfast All Week

Easy Breakfast Casserole. Cut into servings and take with each morning.

Tuesday

Green Curry Chicken with cauliflower rice. Used 5 small zucchini instead of 3 and 2 medium sweet potatoes instead of 1 large. Squeeze of lime was a nice finishing touch.

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Wednesday

Instant Pot Butter Chicken. New favorite. Perfectly balanced dish. Used remainder of chicken thighs (from large 3lb-package) from Tuesday night. Had already diced into bite-sized pieces, which saved time. Used 2 bell peppers instead of 1. Last minute, decided to try Easy Paleo Naan (with coconut flour). I had super old baking soda, but these still turned out exceptionally–little savory pancake/corncake type things with a hint of coconut sweetness. Quick to cook.

Thursday

Salsa Chicken lettuce wraps and salad bowls. Dinner ready in 20 mins: with the Instant Pot heating up/cooking, shredding the chicken/preparing toppings. Romaine lettuce for wraps. Serve with fresh jalapeno slices, radishes, olives, cilantro, sauteed bell pepper and onion, green and red onion, chopped tomatoes, salsa and Greek yogurt. Our version of taco night. Chips and tortillas are not missed. Can use smaller romaine leaves to make “nachos.”

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Friday

Asian Chicken Thighs (only cook for 30 mins or less because using boneless skinless) with a simple spinach salad. Great flavor and smell. Would definitely be better with skin-on thighs, but this was still tasty.

Saturday

Bubble and Squeak. Didn’t love it.

Sunday

Vegetable Soup. Moving to Tuesday of next week.

Sprouts shopping list (weekly ad)

  • Hot Italian sausage (1 lb)
  • Chicken tenders (2 lbs; on sale $1.99/lb)
  • Chicken thighs (2 large packages; used rain check to get for $1.67/lb)
  • Romaine lettuce (1 head)
  • Cilantro (2 bunches)
  • Green onions (1 bunch)
  • Carrots (2 lbs)
  • Celery (1 head)
  • Kale (1 bunch)
  • Sweet potatoes (4)
  • Onions (5)
  • Brussels sprouts (1 lb)
  • Oranges (10; on sale 3lbs for $1)–SNACK
  • Cauliflower (1 head)
  • Zucchini (3)
  • Green bell pepper (1)
  • Spinach (1 bag)
  • Fresh thyme (1 package)
  • Fresh oregano (1 package)
  • Eggs (18)
  • Yogurts (14)–BREAKFAST/SNACK
  • Coconut milk (2 cans)
  • Vegetable broth (1 carton)
  • Roasted salsa (1 jar; only need 1 cup)
  • Diced tomatoes (14.5oz can)
  • Tomato sauce (15oz can)
  • Limes (4)

Need but have at home

Coconut oil, coconut palm sugar, green curry paste, sea salt, butter, garlic cloves, fresh ginger, garam masala, paprika, turmeric, coriander, salt, cayenne, cumin, black pepper, coconut cream (1 cup), dried fenugreek leaves, chili powder, apple cider vinegar, potatoes (4 lbs), butter, white pepper, coconut aminos, fish sauce, honey, sesame oil, garlic powder, baking soda, baking powder, tapioca flour, coconut flour, coconut cream

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Week starting Jan. 9, 2017

Monday

Roast Chicken and Honey Roasted Carrots with few handfuls of spinach. Previously intimidated by whole chickens, but they’re actually super cheap and extremely easy to cook. This meal is homey, delicious and inexpensive.

Tuesday

Simple Herb Crusted Salmon (doing 4 fillets instead of 2) with the arugula salad on this recipe (subbing in spinach). The spinach with simple dressing was fantastic/crave-worthy. The salmon was tasty, but I found the coconut flour/parsley mixture “meh” at best and unnecessary. I’d much prefer to coat the salmon in the dijon and cover with crushed pistachios like this recipe (picture on rigtht).

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Wednesday

Supreme Pizza Frittata. Using cast iron skillet Christmas gift for first time. Not hard to do, looks impressive and tastes just like pizza. The arugula on top (not pictured) really made it. Could adjust toppings to preference/availability. Great pizza substitute.

Thursday

White Chicken Chili. Using Instant Pot version of recipe. Will definitely make again. Solid recipe. Topped with a dollup of yogurt.

For a snack, used leftover salmon from Tuesday on some crackers with yogurt and capers for a light version of lox.

Friday

Pressure Cooker Kalua Pig. Finally making this recipe. Keep planning to but getting around to it. Need to pick up some Hawaiian salt from Savory Spice. Forgot to snap a photo. This was the easiest and best way we’ve cooked a pork roast in a long time.

Saturday

Leftover Chili and leftover pig

Sunday

Instant Pot Dal Makhani (lentils). Amazing. Cost less than $3 to make. Used olive oil instead of avocado oil. Only soaked the lentils for a little bit; will do full time next time.

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Snack: Instant Pot Applesauce. Needed to get rid of some old apples but didn’t want to toss them. Used 3 Granny Smith and 3 Pink Lady apples. Omitted the oil. Added a dash of nutmeg and some orange zest. Delicious.

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Monday

Mushroom Mattar Methi Malai. Made tomato puree with fresh tomatoes (3 Romas, I believe). Used full bag of frozen peas instead of just 1 cup. Ugly, but filling and rich with flavor. Topped with an egg.

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Sprouts shopping list (weekly ad)

  • Salmon (4 fillets; on sale $6.99/lb)
  • Bacon (3 slices; can get just that amount from butcher counter)
  • Pork shoulder roast (5 lbs; on sale $1.69/lb)
  • Hot Italian sausage (1 lb)
  • Whole chicken (always cheap)
  • Chicken breasts (2 lbs; on sale $1.77/lb)
  • Cilantro (1 bunch)
  • Parsley (1 bunch)
  • Celery (1 head)
  • Carrots (2 lbs)
  • Onions (4)
  • Red onion (1)
  • Garlic (3 heads)
  • Jalapenos (6)
  • Green bell pepper (1)
  • Tomatoes (4)
  • Button mushrooms (2, 8oz packages)
  • Button mushrooms (6; bulk mushroom area)
  • Arugula (may get from Trader Joe’s)
  • Basil (may get from Trader Joe’s)
  • Eggs (12)
    Pepperoni (only need a few slices; may get from Trader Joe’s)
  • Pizza sauce (1 cup; may get from Trader Joe’s)
  • Cannellini beans (1 can)
  • Coconut cream (1 cup; may get from Trader Joe’s)
  • Lemons (6)

Need but have at home

Butter (1½  sticks), fresh rosemary, salt, pepper, spinach, olive oil, honey, coconut flour, dijon mustard, white wine vinegar, red pepper flakes, fresh ginger, coriander powder, garam masala, paprika, turmeric, cumin, cayenne, cardamom, green peas, kasoori methi (dried fenugreek leaves), chili powder, oregano, chicken broth (1 carton), frozen corn (1 bag), cabbage (1 head), lentils (1 cup), cumin seeds, fresh ginger, butter

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Week starting Jan. 3, 2017

Tuesday

Instant Pot Indian Black Eyed Pea Curry over cauliflower rice. Peas have to soak for 1-2 hours before cooking (soaked for 1 hr). Used a bit more peas and 3 tomatoes. Also topped with fresh jalapeno slices. Very tasty and super cheap meal. For cauliflower rice: rice cauliflower with food processor shredding attachment and saute on medium heat in a bit of coconut oil with some black pepper and 1/4 cup of water. Cover and steam for about 7 minutes.

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Wednesday

Chicken Tenders with Savory Spice Blend with Winter Slaw. Used poultry setting on Instant Pot for chicken tenders. Put in about 2 lbs and sprinkled with a salt-free seasoning. Slaw makes a ton; had to use a huge bowl. Used 3 carrots instead of 2. Slaw is even better next day after flavors set in /texture wears down.

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Thursday

Chicken Coconut Curry Noodle Bowl. Used remaining chicken tenders from family pack.  Used an entire kale bunch. This will be my  go-to pho substitute. Used 1 tbsp of ghost curry powder and 2 tbsp of hot curry powder. Omitted optional almond butter and coconut cream concentrate.Not much work to throw together.

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Friday

Kale, butternut squash, onion and 1 lb of ground beef. Following this recipe (omitted coconut flour) for the most part. Cooked beef night before. butternut squash instead of sweet potatoes because on sale. Added an egg on top for breakfast the next day.

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Saturday

Sous vide/flash fried chicken with leftover Winter Slaw from Wednesday, which just kept getting better. Sous vide chicken for 1 hour then dip chicken in buttermilk, then flour mixture (flour, garlic powder, pepper, salt & Nashville Hot Chicken Spice), then buttermilk, then flour mixture or panko. Flash fry in oil for 3 minutes. Sous vide process kept chicken extremely moist and delicious.

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Snack: Yogurt Pesto Dip with veggie chips. Not the healthiest but healthier. Saw this extremely easy recipe (just Greek yogurt & store bought pesto) while watching The Kitchen. New party trick.

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Sunday

Turnip and Potato Soup and Crispy Brussels Sprouts. This soup was fantastic. Turnips add creaminess and kick of flavor. These sprouts are a go-to recipe. Always use more sprouts than recipe. Hearty and filling vegetarian Sunday supper.

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Sprouts shopping list (weekly ad)

  • Chicken breast tenders (larger package; on sale $1.97/lb)
  • Chicken breasts (large package)
  • Ground meat (1 lb; whatever is least expensive)
  • Cilantro (2 bunches)
  • Green onions (1 bunch)
  • Carrots (1 bag)
  • Green cabbage (1 small head)
  • Red cabbage (1 small head)
  • Kale (2 bunch)
  • Turnips (2 lbs)
  • Russet potatoes (1.5 lbs)
  • Onion (4)
  • Garlic (3 heads)
  • Spaghetti squash (1; on sale for $.50/lb)
  • Butternut squash (1; on sale $.50/lb)
  • Cauliflower (1 head)
  • Brussels sprouts (however much you want)
  • Red bell pepper (1)
  • Tomatoes (2 large or 3 medium)
  • Mint (1 package)
  • Lemon (1)
  • Limes (2)
  • Pomegranate or pom seeds (not sure if they have this? Maybe frozen seeds?)
  • Chicken broth (check to see if we have any)
  • Coconut milk (1 can; or check to see if we have one)
  • Plain full fat Greek yogurt (1 large container)
  • Buttermilk
  • Veggie Chips (Trader Joe’s)
  • Pesto (1 jar; from Trader Joe’s)
  • Panko crumbs
  • Walnuts (½ cup)
  • Black eyed peas (need 1 cup; on sale for $.99/lb in bulk area)

Need but have at home

Olive oil, cumin seeds, fresh ginger, turmeric, cayenne, salt, garam masala, black pepper, water, almond butter, coconut aminos, sesame oil, fish sauce, curry powder, ground coriander, garam masala, ground cloves, coconut oil, dijon mustard, apple cider vinegar, olive oil, honey, dried thyme, bay leaves, nutmeg, smoked paprika, flour

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Week starting Dec. 15, 2016

Thursday

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

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Friday

Leftover chili

Saturday

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.

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Sunday

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.

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Monday

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.

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Tuesday

Leftover soup

Wednesday

Pressure Cooker Kalua Pig

Thursday

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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Week starting Dec. 7, 2016

Wednesday

Dijon Almond Crusted Tilapia with Crispy Brussels Sprouts. Used four tilapia fillets instead of two, so added a few more almonds and tinge more paprika. Used more Brussels sprouts than recipe. Paired with red pear and Kerrygold white cheddar. Super easy and great flavor.

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Thursday

Leftover tilapia and sprouts

Friday

Punjabi Style Chicken Soup. Easily one of my favorite winter dishes. Makes a ton.

Saturday

Leftover soup

Sunday

Gobhi Mussallam (Roasted Whole Cauliflower). Fun new dish to try. Did two smaller heads of cauliflower. Forgot fresh tomatoes, so I used canned.

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Monday

Pumpkin and Chorizo Soup. I love this because it is simple, easy and good. Ryan gives it a “meh” but still eats it.

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Sprouts shopping list (weekly ad)

  • Tilapia fillets (4)
  • Chicken thighs (1 lb ground;  or regular (cubed) on sale $1.67/lb)
  • Chorizo (½ lb)
  • Cilantro (2 buncesh)
  • Ginger root
  • Green cabbage (1 head; 1½ lbs)
  • Onions (3)
  • Red onion (1)
  • Garlic (3 heads)
  • Cauliflower (1 head; on sale $.69/lb)
  • Serrano pepper (2)
  • Jalapenos (6)
  • Olive oil (only if on sale)
  • Coconut milk (2 cans)
  • Chicken broth (2 cartons)
  • Almonds (⅓ cup)
  • Raw cashews (2 tbsp)

Need but have at home

Brussels sprouts, salt, pepper, olive oil, pomegranate, balsamic vinegar, smoked paprika, coconut oil, dijon mustard, parsley, lemon, cumin seeds, garam masala, turmeric, cumin, coriander, water, dried fenugreek leaves, canned pumpkin, marjoram, Mexican oregano

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Week starting Nov. 15, 2016

Tuesday

Spaghetti (zucchini spaghetti) & Meat Sauce. Threw together with items at the house: ground beef, chopped onion, canned tomatoes, black olives, garlic, zucchini noodles. Topped with some fresh basil from the porch.

Wednesday

Mulligatawny Soup. One of my favorite meals. Used butter instead of ghee, 3 celery stalks instead of 1, and 3 carrots instead of 2. Omitted white basmati rice but may cook some to have with leftovers.

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Thursday

Sweet Korean Paleo Chicken Thighs with Cauliflower Rice. Put into marinade on Wednesday night. One of Ryan’s favorite meals.

Friday

Leftovers

Saturday

Easy Breakfast Casserole. Only using 1lb meat and shredding sweet potato with food processor.

Sunday

Chicken Pot Pie Soup

Monday

Maple Rosemary Whipped Yams Topped with Cinnamon Candied Pecans for office potluck

Sprouts shopping list (weekly ad)

  • Ground beef (1 lb)*
  • Ground pork or sausage (1 lb)
  • Chicken thighs (4 lbs or more; on sale $1.59/lb)
  • Chicken breasts (1 package; on sale $1.59/lb)
  • Green onions (1 bunch)
  • Spinach
  • Celery (1 bunch; on sale $.69/bunch)
  • Carrots (1 bag)
  • Sweet potato (8; on sale $.69/llb)
  • Potatoes (2 lbs; 5 lb bag on sale for $.69)
  • Onions (4)
  • Pink lady apples (4; on sale $.88/lb)
  • Zucchini (2)*
  • Lemon (1)
  • Eggs
  • Fresh rosemary (Trader Joe’s)
  • Coconut milk (3 cans) Trader Joe’s
  • Maple syrup (1 bottle) Trader Joe’s
  • Chicken broth (2 cartons)
  • Coconut sugar (¼ cup) Trader Joe’s if can’t buy in bulk from Sprouts
  • Pecan halves (3 cups) Trader Joe’s?

Need but have at home

Onion (1), canned tomatoes, fresh basil, black olives, bay leaves, garlic cloves, garam masala, curry powder, turmeric, ground ginger, ground nutmeg, salt, pepper, cilantro, honey, gochujang, coconut aminos, sesame oil, sesame seeds, fresh ginger, salt, pepper, coconut oil, fresh rosemary, fresh thyme, fresh sage, cayenne, frozen peas, cinnamon, vanilla extract, maple sugar

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Week starting Nov. 7, 2016

Monday

Ground Turkey Brussels Sprouts Skillet. Big fan of shredded Brussels sprouts. Used more than recipe. Used outer leaves to make Brussels sprouts chips (toss with bit or olive oil and bake at 350 for 10ish mins flipping at 5-min mark).

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Tuesday

Roast Chicken and Paleo Honey Roasted Carrots. The chicken is a Pioneer Woman recipe, so there’s butter. However, it doesn’t have the other Southern staples (cheese, cream of whatever, etc.), so you’re fine. It was incredible, super easy and cheap! Including the carrots, this meal cost under $7. It fed two adults dinner and lunch the next day.

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Wednesday

Pork Roast with Dijon Glaze with roasted butternut squash. Feeling lazy, used precut butternut squash from Trader Joe’s. It was a huge roast, so repurposed it for breakfast with eggs and jalapenos. Smells great when cooking.

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Thursday-Saturday

Leftovers

Sunday

Savory Sriracha Oatmeal. Didn’t want to go out or cook for a long time and found this recipe. Omitted cashews. Topped with parsley from my porch. Yum. Easy.

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Monday

Baingan ka Bharta (Indian Eggplant). Use 3 eggplants instead of 2 and roasted for 30 minutes (didn’t broil after). Sub coconut oil for avocado oil; top with a fried egg and cilantro. One of my absolute favorite dishes. Ridiculous.

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Friday

Leftovers

Sprouts shopping list (weekly ad)

  • Whole chicken (1)
  • Pork loin roast (3 lbs; on sale $1.77/lb)
  • Ground turkey (1 lb; on sale $4.99/lb)
  • Cilantro aka fresh coriander (1 bunch)
  • Carrots (2 bags)
  • White onion (1)
  • Brussels sprouts (½ lb)
  • Eggplants (3)
  • Red bell pepper (1)
  • Serrano peppers (2)
  • Tomatoes (4)
  • Lemons (3)
  • Fresh rosemary
  • Unsalted butter
  • Parsnips, turnips or butternut squash (pick up from Trader Joe’s)

Need but have at home

Coconut oil, onion (1), garlic cloves, chili powder, salt, pepper, cayenne, olive oil, honey, parsley, paprika, cumin, garlic powder, dijon mustard, cumin, fresh ginger, coriander powder, turmeric, garam masala, oats, sriracha, coconut aminos, eggs

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Week starting Nov. 3, 2016

Wednesday

Healthy Hamburger Helper. Used ground  turkey and eliminated coconut flour. Used 3 sweet potatoes instead of 2. Used 1½ bunches of spinach. Go-to meal. Made because I had all ingredients in fridge except the meat.

Thursday

Leftovers

Friday

Balsamic Pot Roast. Used 4 sweet potatoes. Cooked overnight Thursday and able to pack lunch for Friday and have dinner.

Saturday

Leftovers

Sunday

Steaks and baked sweet potatoes. Grilled steaks and seasoned with Bourbon Barrel Smoked Black Pepper from Savory Spice.

Sprouts shopping list (weekly ad)

  • Steaks (2)
  • Ground turkey (bought at walmart)
  • Rump roast (3lbs-ish; on sale $2.99/lb)
  • Carrots (1 bag)
  • Sweet potatoes (6)

Need but have at home

Coconut oil, sweet potatoes (3), spinach (2 bunches), garlic cloves, onion (2), salt, pepper, fresh rosemary, balsamic vinegar, bay leaves, beef stock