Weekly Menu Planning & Grocery Lists

Life is busy, let us help. We know that you don’t have time to breathe, let alone menu plan and make a grocery list, so we thought we’d do it for you. Each week we post a menu with links to recipes and a grocery list. Care to get it in your inbox? Subscribe to our newsletter and we’ll send it to you! Please note, we did not create any of these recipes, we are also not dieticians. We’re just sharing what’s happening in our kitchen each week. Let us know what you think!

Sweet Potato Pasta With Walnut Sage Sauce
Photo and Recipe By Naturally Ella

Note: For my family of four, I always double the recipes from Naturally Ella.

Cashew Corn Chowder with Cilantro Cream
Photo and Recipe By My New Roots

I’ve never actually bothered to make the cilantro cream… did you try it? Is it good?

Fantastic Falafel Waffles
Photo and Recipe By My New Roots

Banh Mi Bowls with Lemongrass Meatballs
Photo and Recipe By Pinch of Yum

Winter Abundance Bowl
Photo and Recipe By My New Roots

Grocery List

1 lb. ground pork

brown rice
green lentils
pumpkin seeds
chickpea flour (If I don’t have any I just grind up dry chickpeas)

2lbs of sweet potato
1 cup packed baby spinach
1 head broccoli
6 cups shredded red cabbage (I’d just get a big purple one)
3-4 lemons
knob of fresh ginger
14 large cloves garlic, finely minced
1 red onion
veggies to roast (pumpkin and cauliflower are yummy)
flat-leaf parsley
3 ears fresh corn (I just use a bag of frozen)

sea salt
olive oil
maple syrup or honey
cayenne pepper
cracked black pepper
apple cider vinegar
fish sauce
Wholesome! coconut palm sugar (I just use regular sugar)
chili paste (like Sriracha or Sambal Oelek)
lemongrass paste (I just use lemongrass)
sesame oil
rice vinegar
sesame seeds
coconut oil
ground cumin
ground cinnamon
ground coriander
raw cashews (be sure to remember to soak them overnight)
dried chickpeas (I simply used canned)
4 cups vegetable broth
pasta of your choice
Harissa paste (available at Middle Eastern grocers)