Hi there! I hope you are enjoying your Sunday! I want everyone to have a beautiful, relaxing week, so I’m going to do your menu plan FOR you. You’re welcome. Now use that extra time and spend it doing something you love! I’m even going to write your grocery list for you!
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MONDAY: Chicken tortilla soup. Feliz Seis de Mayo!
TUESDAY: Spinach Lasagna Rolls.
WEDNESDAY: Sloppy Joes.
THURSDAY: Baja Fish Tacos w/Chipotle Lime Slaw
SATURDAY: Leftovers aka fend-for-yourself night. This mama is going to kick her feet up and have a beer.
SNACKS/DESSERTS: Skinny Chunky Monkey Cookies and Strawberry Yogurt Muffins (replacing the sugar with 1/4 C raw honey, 1/8 tsp more baking soda, and lowering cooking temp to 385) -seriously, we can’t ever get enough of these!
SHRINKING GROCERY LIST
I know this list looks long and intimidating, but remember, this covers everything. You will find a lot of these items already in your pantry.
garlic, 10 cloves
poblano pepper, 3
red bell pepper, 4
cauliflower, 1 head
sweet potato, 1
cilantro, 1 c
salsa or pico de gallo, store-bought or homemade, 2 c
baby spinach leaves, 2 oz
ripe bananas, 3
scallions, optional for garnishing
strawberries, 1 pack
spinach, frozen, 10-oz pack
green cabbage, 3-4 c
boneless, skinless chicken breasts, 2
extra-lean ground beef, 1 lb
Halibut, Walleye or Tilapia fillets (or a combination of any of the three), 24 oz
red beans or pinto beans, low-salt, 1 can
oats, old-fashioned, 2 c
peanut butter, creamy, 1/4 c
cocoa powder, unsweetened, 1/4 c
applesauce, unsweetened, 1/3 c
lasagna noodles, 9
flour, all-purpose, 2 c
sugar (or replace with raw honey!)
chipotle chiles in adobo sauce, canned 1-2 tsp (You can freeze the leftovers of the can in the freezer for next time!)
corn kernals, 1cup fresh or frozen
chipotle chili powder
ground cayenne pepper
heat-safe oil like grapeseed or coconut, 3 T
Rotel, with juice, 10 oz can
low-sodium vegetable broth, 4 c
tomato paste, 5 Tbsp
black beans, 2 15-oz cans
basmati rice, 1 c
Knorr’s Caldo de Pollo
tomato sauce, 32 oz
no-salt-added tomato sauce, 1 1/2 c
red wine vinegar
shredded cheese, cheddar or another favorite, 2 c
sour cream – optional
Greek yogurt, plain, 1 c + 1 Tbsp
ricotta cheese, fat-free, 15 oz
Parmesan cheese, 1/2 c
Skim Mozzarella cheese, shredded, 3 oz
corn tortillas, 12-14
burger buns, whole wheat, 8
flour tortillas ( I used the Smart & Delicious 100-Calorie tortillas), 6