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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

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Week of Jan. 7, 2018

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

Sunday

Sweet Potato Crust Pizza. Decided to try while watching The Kitchen on Food Network. Easy and super delicious. Added black olives and topped with chopped flat leaf Italian parsley. Will experience with different flavors next time. Don’t love broccoli rabe. Fun alternative to standard pizza and not a gut bomb.

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Monday

Instant Pot Butter Chicken. Go-to cozy meal. The best. I add spices at same time as chicken and bell peppers (I use 3) at same time as tomato sauce. I cook for 10 minutes instead of 8.

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Tuesday

Chicken & Broccoli Twice-Baked Spaghetti Squash. Another recipe from The Kitchen. Roasted spaghetti squash night before (didn’t roast it for the full 90 minutes). Also night before, cooked chicken breasts (halved because Sprouts chicken breasts are super thick/huge) in Instant Pot on Poultry setting for 20 minutes. Sprinkled with salt and pepper prior to cooking. Will use three halves for this recipe. Using frozen broccoli.

Wednesday

Out

Thursday

White Chicken Chili. Already cooked the chicken breasts, so may adjust cooking method or add in at same time as corn.

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Sprouts shopping list (weekly ad)

  • Grated Parmesan (need ½ cup)
  • Goat cheese, crumbled (container of crumbles at Trader Joe’s for $2.49)
  • Shredded mozzarella (1½ cups; got at Trader Joe’s)
  • Hot Italian sausage (4oz)
  • Boneless skinless chicken thighs (3½ lbs)
  • Cilantro (2 bunches)
  • Flat leaf Italian parsley (1 bunch)
  • Green bell peppers (3; on sale 3/$1)
  • Broccoli rabe (need ½ bunch; got a Trader Joe’s)
  • Spaghetti squash (1 medium; 2½ to 3lbs; on sale $.88/lb)
  • Frozen broccoli (1 bag)
  • Frozen corn (1 bag)
  • Neufchtel cheese (or ⅓ less fat cream cheese; 4oz)
  • Cannellini beans (15oz can)
  • Pizza sauce
  • Chicken broth (1 carton)
  • Almond flour (cheaper at Trader Joe’s)

Need but have at home

Olive oil, sweet potato (2), salt, garlic powder, egg (1), red pepper flakes, ghee, onion (3), paprika, garam masala, coriander, turmeric, black pepper, cayenne, cumin, tomato sauce (1-15oz can), coconut milk, garlic cloves (21), fresh ginger (can buy tube at Trader Joe’s), 2% milk (2 cups), Greek yogurt (¼ cup), celery (4 stalks), jalapenos (3), chili powder, oregano

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Week starting Jan. 2, 2018

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

Tuesday

Mexican Chicken Pozole Verde. Used half package of boneless skinless chicken breasts (instead of bone-in with skin). This will be faster the next time I make it now that I know the process. It was refreshing and cozy at the same time. Like a Fresca/hot cocoa combo. Had to make the verde salsa in batches due to size of my food processor. May add a habanero to the mix next time.

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Wednesday

Slow Cooker Jerk Chicken (used half the salt) with slaw and Vegan Pumpkin mac and Cheese. Used other half of chicken breasts and package of drumsticks. I’m not vegan, but this mac and cheese recipe was fun to try and truly tasted like normal. Used coconut oil instead of palm shortening. Will definitely do again because it was ready to eat in less than 10 mins. This jerk chicken is an easy weeknight staple.

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Thursday

Pumpkin and Chorizo Soup. Topped with chopped red onion, cilantro, jalapenos and some Greek yogurt. Always simple and scrumptious. Go-to meal.

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Friday

Mulligatawny Soup. One of my favorite meals.

Saturday

Leftovers

Sprouts shopping list (weekly ad)

  • Chorizo (½lb)
  • Boneless skinless chicken breasts (large package; on sale $1.99/lb)
  • Chicken drumsticks (1 package; optional, depends on price)
  • Boneless skinless chicken thighs (large package; pick up after Wednesday for $1.99/lb)
  • Celery (1 head)
  • Cilantro (2 bunches)
  • Green onions (1 bunch)
  • Iceberg lettuce (optional)
  • Sweet potato (1)
  • Onions (2)
  • Red onion (1)
  • Poblano chiles (2)
  • Tomatillos (1lb)
  • Avocados (2)
  • Lemons (2)
  • Limes (4)
  • Chicken broth low sodium (5 cartons)

Need but have at home

Jalapenos, water, garlic cloves (10), Mexican oregano, salt, black pepper, vegetable oil, 15-oz cans of hominy (3), radishes, sour cream, olive oil, marjoram, cumin, 15oz cans pumpkin puree (2), ghee, onions (4), apple (1), curry powder, garam masala, turmeric, ground ginger, nutmeg, coconut milk (1 can), paprika, cayenne, onion powder, thyme, white pepper, garlic powder, elbow macaroni, coconut oil, nutritional yeast

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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

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Week starting Oct. 16, 2017

Monday

Garlic and Herb Cod with simple arugula salad and roasted root vegetables (bag from Trader Joe’s). This fish was fantastic and simple! However the house smelled of cod for a few days.

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Tuesday

Shepherd’s Pie (sub in  turkey and sweet potatoes). Used 4 sweet potatoes and 2lbs of turkey as well as more carrots and celery (4 each). Left out wine. It’s so ridiculously good. Raked the top with a fork and sprinkled with smoked paprika.

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Wednesday

Sweet and Spicy Indian Pork Chops with simple arugula salad (may have to sub in garam masala for homemade meat masala)

Sprouts shopping list (weekly ad)

  • Parmesan cheese
  • Cod (2lbs; on sale $7.99/lb)
  • Pork chops (4)
  • Ground turkey (1½lbs; get Trader Joe’s)
  • Parsley (1 bunch)
  • Celery (1 head)
  • Carrots (1 bag)
  • Red onions (3)
  • Onions (2)
  • Arugula (1 bag; may get from Trader Joe’s)
  • Beef stock (1 carton)
  • Fresh bay leaves (depending on price)
  • Champagne dressing (1 bottle)

Need but have at home

Fresh basil, salt, pepper, mayo, garlic cloves (10), sweet potatoes (2lbs), tomato paste, dry red wine, fresh thyme, ghee, fresh ginger, coriander powder, kashmiri chili powder, tomato sauce (1-15oz can), honey