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Week starting Feb. 19, 2019

Tuesday

Turkey Pumpkin Chili

Wednesday

Beef Barbacoa (Instant Pot or slow cooker) with rice or lettuce wraps

Thursday

Pad Thai Casserole

Friday

Braised Pork Butt with Cabbage, Sausage and Mustard

Saturday

Slow Cooker Mediterranean Lentil Soup

Sunday

Freezer Fix Shepherd’s Pie (using leftover pork)

Monday

Leftovers

Sprouts shopping list (weekly ad)

  • Hot italian sausage (4 links; i prefer hot. recipe calls for sweet…could also do andouille)
  • Rump roast (3lbs; on sale $2.99/lb)
  • Pork shoulder (need 3-4lbs; on sale $1.99/lb)
  • Green onions (1 bunch)
  • Cilantro (2 bunches)
  • Celery (1 head)
  • Carrots (1 bag, if we don’t have any)
  • Escarole (need 2 cups)
  • Green cabbage (1 head)
  • Jalapenos (12)
  • Red bell pepper (1)
  • Yellow bell pepper (1)
  • Orange bell pepper (1)
  • Yellow onions (2)
  • White onion (1)
  • Roma tomatoes (4)
  • Limes (4)
  • Eggs (if we don’t have any)
  • Caraway seeds (from bulk spice section; need 1 tbsp)
  • Navy beans, no sodium (2 cans)
  • Pumpkin puree (1 can)
  • Vegetable bouillon paste (or look at the base in cabinet)
  • Diced tomatoes (28 oz can, if we don’t have one)
  • Cashew pieces, roasted unsalted (need ⅓ cup / optional for topping Pad Thai casserole)
  • Green lentils (1 cup)
  • Rice

Trader Joe’s shopping list

  • Apple cider vinegar (if we don’t have it)
  • Ground turkey (3lbs)
  • Baby spinach (1 bag? Need 4 cups)
  • Greek yogurt (if we need more)
  • Marble potatoes (need 2 cups)
  • White wine
  • White wine vinegar (if we don’t have it)
  • Prepared horseradish (if we don’t have it)
  • Frozen peas & carrots (16oz bag)
  • Grated Parmesan (if we don’t have it)
  • Frozen mashed potatoes or make the rest of the Russets
  • Chicken broth, low sodium (1 carton)
  • Chicken stock, low sodium (4 cartons; whichever we want for barbacoa)
  • Marinated artichokes (1 jar)
  • Sundried tomatoes in oil (1 jar)
  • Fresh oregano

Need but have at home

Avocado oil, onions (3), garlic cloves, bay leaves, cumin, oregano, chipotle powder, salt, black pepper, smoked paprika, cloves, spaghetti squash (1), sunflower butter, water, honey, coconut aminos, sriracha, sesame oil, fish sauce, fresh ginger, ghee, eggs (3), chili powder, cocoa powder (on top shelf), ground cinnamon, salt, pepper, cayenne, fresh rosemary, dijon mustard, unsalted butter, dried sage, dried thyme, flour, lemon

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Week starting Feb. 11, 2019

Monday

Chicken Tetrazzini with Zucchini Noodles (use cooked chicken from Sunday)

Tuesday

Saucy Peanut Chicken (may not use all 4 chicken breasts bc they’re huge) with basmati or cauliflower rice

Wednesday

Instant Pot Easy Aloo Baingan Masala (Indian Potatoes and Eggplant) use frozen onion masala or make more

Thursday

Cumin-Rubbed Steak with Cucumber Salad with Mashed Chipotle Cheddar Sweet Potatoes

Friday

Blackened Tilapia, pinto beans and salad

Saturday

Mexican Baked Spaghetti Squash with ground turkey (may season turkey with taco/Mexican seasoning from cabinet)

Sprouts shopping list (weekly ad)

  • Cheddar cheese (need 4oz for potatoes and 1 cup for Mexican bake)
  • Boneless New York Steaks (on sale $6.99/lb)
  • Ground turkey (1lb; cheaper at Trader Joe’s)
  • Cilantro (1 bunch)
  • Radishes (2 bunches)
  • Broccoli florets (equivalent of 1 head)
  • Red bell pepper (1)
  • Bell peppers (3)
  • Jalapenos (8)
  • Serrano peppers (2)
  • Cucumbers (2)
  • Eggplant (1 large)
  • Spaghetti squash (1 big; may be cheaper at Trader Joe’s_
  • Zucchinis (4; check to see if 2 in fridge still good)
  • For onion masala: Roma tomatoes (2lbs) or use 2 (14.5oz) cans of diced tomatoes (use cheaper option; check cabinet for cans)
  • Red onion (2; or just 1 if we already have 1 in fridge)
  • For onion masala: Yellow onions (2lbs; approx 6)
  • Onion (1)
  • Sweet potatoes (3lbs)
  • Limes (4)
  • Lime juice squeeze bottle
  • Hungarian Hot Paprika refill (Savory Spice)
  • Granulated Garlic refill (Savory Spice)
  • Smoked paprika refill (Savory Spice)
  • Mushrooms (1 container of the pre-sliced mini bellas or 1 bag from Trader Joe’s)
  • Half & half (need a cup)
  • Greek yogurt
  • Frozen green peas (1 bag)
  • Frozen corn (1 bag; or check freezer)
  • Off brand rotel (Salt free or low sodium; check cabinet)
  • Black beans (1 can; low or no sodium)
  • Chipotle peppers in adobo (1 can; or check cabinet to see if we have it)
  • Red curry paste (check to see if we have in fridge; may be cheaper at Trader Joe’s)
  • Chicken broth low sodium (2 cartons)
  • Cumin seeds (check to see if we have enough; if not bulk spice section at Sprouts)
  • Almond meal (need 1 cup; from bulk section)
  • Basmati rice or cauliflower rice

Need but have at home

Cumin, garlic powder, salt, pepper, olive oil, white vinegar, sugar, unsalted butter, dried oregano, dried parsley, garlic powder, red pepper flakes, garlic cloves, thyme, coconut flour, chicken breasts, soy sauce, coconut oil, sesame seeds, peanuts, natural peanut butter, rice wine vinegar, ginger, water, cumin seeds, garam masala, paprika, light brown sugar, cayenne, tilapia fillets, pinto beans, crunchy salad, coriander, turmeric, chili powder

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Week starting Jan. 21, 2019

Monday

One Pan Chicken with Sweet Potatoes Kale and Cranberries (use chicken breasts in freezer; cook in instant pot and shred)

Tuesday

Italian-Style Spaghetti Squash Bake and Healthy Green Bean Casserole (use portion of the frozen then shredded chicken breasts from Monday)

Wednesday

Ropa Vieja with cauliflower rice or brown basmati rice (slow cooker version). Can use meat on top of salad later in week.

Thursday

Leftovers

Friday

Mushroom Shepherd’s Pie (use butter instead of ghee) and salad

Saturday

Sweet Korean Paleo Chicken Thighs with cauliflower rice (use chicken thighs in freezer)

Sprouts shopping list (weekly ad)

  • Rump Roast (3-3½ lbs; on sale $2.99/lb)
  • Cilantro (1 bunch)
  • Green onions (1 bunch)
  • Salad
  • Spinach
  • Kale (1 large bunch; on sale $.99/bunch)
  • Apples (10; whatever kind(s) are on sale)
  • Cuties (1 bag; on sale $1.99/bag)
  • Green beans (2½ lbs; on sale $.99/lb)
  • Bell peppers (3; 1 green, 1 red, 1 yellow…or cheapest combo)
  • Onions (4)
  • Sweet potatoes (4)
  • Tomato sauce (need 1 cup; check cabinet)
  • Tomato Paste (check to see if we have at home)
  • Diced tomatoes (1-14.5oz can)
  • Whole wheat panko breadcrumbs (check to see if we have at home)
  • Slow cooker liners (1 box)
  • Smoked paprika (from bulk spice section at Sprouts or Savory Spice)
  • Italian seasoning (unless we still have some in a small Sprouts baggie)
  • Brown basmati rice
  • Ground turkey or beef (2lbs; Trader Joe’s instead; Shepherd’s Pie recipe calls for 1½ lbs; use other ½ lb for breakfast)
  • Spaghetti squash (1; Trader Joe’s)
  • Cremini mushrooms (3 bags; Trader Joe’s instead)
  • Goat cheese (need 4 oz; prob cheaper at Trader Joe’s)
  • Worcestershire (Trader Joe’s instead)
  • Green olives w/pimentos (big jar at Trader Joe’s)
  • Vanilla extra (imitation is fine; Trader Joe’s instead)
  • Cauliflower rice (cheaper at Trader Joe’s)
  • Dried cranberries (need ¼ cup; bulk section at Sprouts or bag at Trader Joe’s)
  • Plain Greek yogurt (maybe 2 containers; maybe cheaper at Trader Joe’s?; green bean casserole recipe calls for 7 oz of 2%)
  • 2% milk (maybe cheaper at Trader Joe’s?; need 2 cups)

Need but have at home

Oil, carrots (2), garlic, salt, pepper, oregano, cumin, paprika, salt, ground cloves, bay leaves, Parmesan cheese, parsley, olive oil, flour, nutmeg, chicken breasts (in freezer), balsamic vinegar, fresh sage, fresh rosemary, butter, egg (1), red pepper flakes, garlic powder, Italian seasoning, chicken thighs, honey, gochujang, coco aminos, sesame oil, ginger, sesame seeds

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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 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 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 Dec. 10, 2017

Sunday

Instant Pot Curried Cream of Broccoli Soup topped with leftover pulled pork. Use plenty of broccoli. This soup is simple and comforting.

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Monday

Instant Pot Chicken and Wild Rice Soup. Holy hell, it’s good. It’s a crowd-pleaser and makes a ton of food. Used more celery and carrots than it called for. Perfect for holidays. Dessert: Instant Pot Peppermint Rice Pudding.

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Tuesday

Put into marinade Monday at lunch. Korean Paleo Chicken Thighs over cauliflower rice. High on Ryan’s list of favorites … and Leftover Broccoli Soup.

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Wednesday

Leftover Chicken and Wild Rice.

Thursday

Lentil and Turnip Soup with Lemon or Turnip and Potato Soup. Have ingredients for both.

Friday

Travel

Saturday

Leftover Turnip Soup

Sprouts shopping list (weekly ad)

  • Chicken thighs (large package, need 3+ lbs; on sale $1.99/lb)
  • Broccoli florets (1½ lbs)
  • Leeks (3)
  • Green onions (1 bunch)
  • Celery (1 head)
  • Onions (3)
  • Shallots (2)
  • Potatoes (big bag of russet)
  • Serrano peppers (2)
  • Portabello mushrooms (8oz)
  • Whole milk (24 oz)
  • Chicken broth (3 cartons, low sodium)
  • Coconut milk (2 cans)
  • Peppermint extract
  • Candy canes
  • Wild rice (1 cup from bulk section)
  • Basmati rice (½ cup from bulk section)

Need but have at home

Ghee, ghost pepper curry powder, salt,pepper, apple (1), water, sugar, carrots, garlic, fresh thyme, fresh sage, crushed red pepper flakes, olive oil, turnips (4), bay leaves (2), red lentils (1 cup), lemons (2), nutmeg