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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 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 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 Sept. 12, 2016

Monday

Sesame Spiced Tuna and Roasted Asparagus. This hit the spot. Cooked the tuna a little bit longer for my taste. Next time will not roast the asparagus as long.

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Tuesday

Simple Kale and Turkey Skillet. Healthy comfort meal. Similar to the Healthy Hamburger Helper.

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Wednesday

Almost 5 Ingredient Green Chile Chorizo Cauliflower Casserole. People pleaser. Good dish to ease someone into using cauliflower as a substitute. Topped with a dollop of Greek yogurt.

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Thursday

Leftover Almost 5 Ingredient Green Chile Chorizo Cauliflower Casserole. So damn good still.

Saturday

Coffee Rubbed Pork over Cocoa Infused Sweet Potatoes with Blueberry Glaze. Doubling the recipe.

Sprouts shopping list (weekly ad)

  • Ahi Tuna steaks (2; on sale $5.99/lb)
  • Sprouts Chorizo (1lb)
  • Pork loin roast (calls for 2-2.5lb; got 3.8lb; on sale $3.99/lb)
  • Ground turkey (1lb; on sale $4.99/lb)
  • Green onions (1 bunch)
  • Broccoli florets (need 1½ cups)
  • Kale (1 bunch)
  • Sweet potatoes (2)
  • Asparagus (1 bunch)
  • Cauliflower (1 head)
  • Mushrooms (1 pint)
  • Blueberries (need 2 cups; fresh to expense; bought frozen)
  • Tomato paste (6oz can)

Need but have at home

Yellow onion (1), canned green chiles (12oz), garlic powder, eggs, salt, pepper, fennel seeds, mustard seeds, peppercorns, sesame seeds, coconut oil, dried thyme, garlic cloves, dried sage, dried ginger, chicken broth, coconut milk (6oz), coriander, coffee, nutmeg, cinnamon, unsweetened cocoa powder, sweet potatoes (2), red wine vinegar, balsamic vinegar, ground mustard, onion powder, lemon (1)

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Week starting Aug. 29, 2016

Accidentally turned into T-bone week.

Monday

Grilled chicken breasts with Mt. Elbert seasoning on bed of spinach topped with grape tomatoes and sliced avocado

Tuesday

Grilled T-bones with Chipotle Roasted Carrots (used regular carrots and sliced them in half by length and then by width) and some raw broccoli. Dessert: Baked Pears (3 Bartlett pears sprinkled with cinnamon & pumpkin pie seasoning and 2 tbsp of butter; bake at 400 for 30 mins-ish; topped with plain Greek yogurt & drizzle of honey)

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Wednesday

Vietnamese Chicken & Cabbage Salad. It was raining, so I boiled the chicken instead of grilling (brought to a simmer on high heat, then reduced heat to low and covered for 12 minutes). Still put it in an ice bath for 20 minutes before shredding. Subbed olive oil for avocado oil. Used a red jalapeno for the hot chili pepper. Will make this a lot. It’s fresh, packs a punch of flavor and has cheap ingredients.

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Thursday

Spicy Chipotle Grilled Chicken Drumsticks (marinate night before; use leftover chipotles in adobo from Tuesday) and Crispy Brussels Sprouts (cooking temp converts to 430 F; doubled recipe) with chopped  Peppered Bacon. These Brussels sprouts are now a go-to side dish. Food processor is a complete game-changer.

Sunday

Grilled T-bones and Baby Red Potato Salad (doubled recipe). I mostly try to stay away from potatoes, but this was perfect for a Labor Day pool day. Tastes homey.

Sprouts shopping list (weekly ad)

  • T-bone steaks (4; using rain check to get them for $6.99/lb; on sale after Wednesday for that price)
  • Chicken breasts (large package; on sale; $1.88/lb)
  • Chicken drumsticks (large package; cheap)
  • Bacon
  • Cilantro (1 bunch)
  • Green cabbage (1 head)
  • Green onions (1 bunch)
  • Red onion (1)
  • Green bell pepper (1)
  • Brussels Sprouts (1½ lbs)
  • Baby red potatoes (bought 3 lbs)
  • Carrots (2 lbs)
  • Avocado (3; on sale 3/$1)
  • Red chili pepper (1)
  • Limes (4)
  • Canned chipotle with adobo sauce (1 can)

Need but have at home

Mt. Elbert seasoning, spinach, grape tomatoes, coconut oil, turmeric, honey, salt, olive oil, garlic cloves, onions, paprika, cumin, chili powder, vegetable spray, shallot (1), fish sauce, apple cider vinegar, mint leaves, smoked paprika, dijon mustard, red wine vinegar, reduced fat mayo, salt pepper

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Week starting Aug. 14, 2016

Sunday

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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Monday

Thai Red Vegetable Curry. Used more carrots than recipe. The lime juice really sets off the curry flavor. Fast hearty vegetarian dinner. It makes a ton.

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Tuesday

Leftover Thai Red Vegetable Curry.

Wednesday

Thai Chicken and Mango Fried Rice using coconut oil not duck fat. Used 2 cups of mango (about 1.25 red mangoes) and left half the seeds in the jalapeno for a bit more kick. Ideal summer dinner with the bright flavors but still filling.

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Thursday

Chorizo lettuce wraps. Sprouts beef chorizo in romaine lettuce leaves with green onion, chopped jalapeno, sliced radishes, black olives, cilantro, grape tomatoes, etc. (including extra mango not used in fried rice). Use the big leaves to make your “tacos” and the small ones to make “nachos.”

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Friday

Baked Greek Chicken.

Sprouts shopping list (weekly ad)

  • Sprouts Beef chorizo (1 lb)
  • Whole chicken (1; on sale for $.99/lb)
  • Chicken breasts (2 large packages; using rain check to get $1.69/lb price)
  • Romaine lettuce (1 head)
  • Green onions (1 bunch)
  • Cilantro (2 bunches)
  • Flat leaf parsley (1 bunch)
  • Snap peas (10 oz)
  • Broccoli crowns (several; for recipe & snack w/hummus)
  • Carrots (2–1 lb bags)
  • Yellow onions (several)
  • Red onion (1)
  • Cauliflower (1 head)
  • Bartlett Pears (6; on sale $.88/lb) — SNACK
  • Mangoes (2)
  • Orange bell pepper (2)
  • Eggplants (2)
  • Grape tomatoes (1 pint)
  • Baby spinach (1 container)
  • Mushrooms (2–8oz containers of sliced button mushrooms)
  • Bananas (6) — SNACK
  • Limes (4)
  • Lemons (4)
  • Water chestnuts (5 oz can; purchased at Walmart)
  • Kalamata olives (1 jar; purchased at Walmart)
  • Coconut cream (grabbed 2 small cartons to total 14 oz; purchased at Walmart)

Need but have at home

Fresh rosemary (I store it in the freezer), unsalted butter, salt, pepper, olive oil, honey, coconut oil, garlic cloves, fresh ginger (I store it in the freezer), Thai Red Curry paste, coconut milk (1 can), coconut aminos, paprika, carrots (2), balsamic vinegar, dried oregano, dried thyme, dried basil, dried marjoram, dried minced onion, dried minced garlic, sesame oil, fish sauce, sriracha, jalapeno (2)

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Week starting July 24, 2016

Sunday

Chorizo lettuce wraps. Top with cilantro, diced tomatoes, red onion, jalapenos and radishes.

Monday

Out

Tuesday

Buffalo Chicken Casserole. Used 2/3 cup of Frank’s instead of 1 cup. May lessen even more next time. Crowd pleaser.

Wednesday

Sweet Korean Paleo Chicken Thighs with Cauliflower Rice. Back by popular demand (aka Ryan’s fav). Used 3.4 lbs of chicken thighs and doubled marinade recipe.

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Thursday

Mushroom Mattar Methi Malai. Made tomato puree with fresh tomatoes using an immersion blender (since food processor was busy). Used frozen peas and coconut milk that’d been refrigerated instead of coconut cream. All the spices can be purchased in small quantities at a spice shop. Ugly yes, but it’s also filling, flavorful and smells amazing.

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Friday

Balsamic Chicken Thighs and Asparagus. Go-to recipe. Super quick to throw together marinade.

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Saturday

Grilled chicken drumsticks (with either jerk or Mt. Elbert seasoning) with Sauteed Okra

Sprouts shopping list (weekly ad)

  • Chorizo (1 lb; whatever kind is cheapest; sometimes there’s a manager’s special that they need to get rid of)
  • Ground chicken (1 lb)
  • Chicken thighs (2 large packages; on sale $1.49/lb)
  • Chicken drumsticks (large package)
  • Romaine or green leafy lettuce (1 head)
  • Curly parsley (1 bunch)
  • Celery (1  head)
  • Cauliflower (1 head)
  • Spaghetti squash (1)
  • Asparagus (1 bunch)
  • Okra (1 lb)
  • Red bell pepper (1)
  • Avocado (1 or 2)
  • Tomato (2)
  • Mushrooms (2–8oz packages)
  • Tomato puree (need ½ cup; could use leftover tomatoes in fridge?)
  • Frozen green peas (1 bag; can get at Dollar Tree)
  • Coconut cream (1 can; if they have it at Sprouts;  if not, 1 can of coconut milk from Dollar Tree instead)
  • Gochujang (1 jar; Korean chili paste; available at Sprouts, most Walmarts & Target)

Need but have at home

Frank’s, pepper, olive oil, garlic, yellow onions, garlic powder, salt, organic mayo, eggs, fresh ginger, coriander powder, garam masala, paprika, turmeric, cumin, cayenne, cardamom, kasoori methi (dried fenugreek leaves), cilantro, balsamic vinegar, coconut aminos, carrots