Shopping List 11/19/12 -11/23/12

Happy Thanksgiving to all my United States friends!

This week is Thanksgiving in the United States. I just want to wish everyone a very happy Thanksgiving and have a wonderful and safe Black Friday shopping day! If you are planning a turkey dinner, give our no butter Thanksgiving Meal Plans a try!  I promise you won’t be disappointed!

As for this week’s meal plan, here’s the shopping list and this is what’s on the menu:

Poached Fish with Wild Rice
Italian Layered Chicken
Creamy Avocado Pasta with Chicken Breast
Irish Beef Stew
Curry Chicken

I’ve picked an ingredient from each meal and give you a list of food facts as to why they are good for you.  I believe with better knowledge with foods, we can all make healthier choices.

Check your pantry

White rice
Wild rice mix
Pasta (spaghetti or fettuccine)
Olive Oil
EVOO (Extra Virgin Olive Oil)
Butter
1 Egg
Mustard
Beef stock
Soy sauce
Tomato paste
Canned Tomato sauce
Brown sugar
Curry powder
Dried thyme
Basil
Bay leaves
Italian seasoning
Garlic salt
White pepper
Black pepper
Salt

Produce

1/2 bunch of asparagus
1 Red bell pepper
2 Cups of white mushrooms
2 Large carrots
1 Large rutabaga
1/2 lb of Yellow or New Potatoes
2 Ripe avocados
1 Cup of Cherry tomatoes
2 Green bell pepper
1 Large tomato
1 Cup of spinach
12 oz Arugula mix
1 Small Lime
9 Clove of garlic
2 Bunches Green onions
2 Large onion
1 Inch of ginger
1 Bunch Thai Basil leaves
2 Lemons

Bread & Bakery

1 Loaf of a small baguette

Cheese

1/2 Cup of ricotta cheese
1 Cup of shredded mozzarella cheese

Jams & Preserves

2 Cups of coconut milk

Meat & Poultry

6 Boneless and skinless chicken breasts
2 lb Beef chuck

Nuts

3 tbsp Roasted peanuts or cashew nuts

Seafood

4 x 8oz Cod fillets

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