Monday, August 25, 2008

Menu for 8/11-8/24

Menu costs $3.35 per person, per dinner
Recipes are on the blog, posted for the day it states. Just go to the blog archive for all the past recipes!
8/11- BBQ pulled pork sandwiches with horseradish dijon aioli and crisp onions, carrot sticks & bell pepper slices
8/12- Orange chicken, stir fry veggies & egg rolls
8/13- Soft tacos & orange slices
8/14- Chicken cutlets, asparagus & green bean, cherry and almond salad
8/15- Eggplant lasagna, tossed salad & garlic bread
8/16- Coconut milk pasta & summer thai salad
8/17- Stuffed pork chops with cilantro cream sauce, spanish rice & broccoli
8/18- Chicken satay, naan bread & roasted veggies
8/19- French toast, bacon & strawberries
8/20- Stuffed portabello mushrooms & citrus salad
8/21- Black bean cakes, Chevy's corn casserole, broccoli & orange slices
8/22- Thai Magic Chicken, brown rice & peas
8/23- Southwest casserole, apple slices
8/24- Meatball subs, green beans & orange slices

Shopping List:
Shopping list is based on four people. (Based on TJ's & Safeway's prices) Remember to freeze meat until ready for use. Also, make sure to refrigerate bread and fruit to make them last for the full two weeks.
Trader Joe's
1 bottle BBQ sauce
16 oz. orange juice
1 loaf bread
2 pkgs. bell peppers
1 pkg. Mandarin Orange Chicken
1 pkg. Bejing Style Stir Fry Vegetables
1 pkg. vegetable spring rolls
6 oranges
1 pkg. fresh spinach
1 pkg. asparagus
1 lb. parmesan cheese (fresh, not grated)
1 package frozen green beans
1 pkg dried bing cherries
1 pkg. sliced almonds
1 bag avocadoes
2 pkgs shredded mozzarella cheese
2 pkgs bagged salad
3 jars/cans spaghetti sauce
1 container ricotta cheese
1 container cottage cheese
1 doz eggs
1 pkg. garlic naan bread (frozen section)
1 loaf parbaked french bread
1 can coconut milk
2 bags basmati rice
1 small container vanilla yogurt (indiviual size)
4 cans black beans
1 lb. ground beef
1 pkg. tortillas
1 pkg cheddar cheese
1 container sour cream
1 pkg peanuts
1 pkg green onions
3 bags frozen corn
1 pkg broccoli
1 bag tortilla chips
5 apples
4 portabello mushrooms
1 2-3 lb. pork shoulder roast
good rolls for bbq sandwiches (& meatball subs)
French's onions (green bean casserole onions)
8 carrots
5 tomatoes
1 pkg shredded lettuce for tacos
2 pkgs chicken breast
1 large eggplant
1 head napa cabbage
1 bunch cilantro
1 handful snow peas (from the bulk section)
1 1 inch piece of ginger (bulk section, just break off the size you need)
1 package of top ramen
1 small can water chestnuts
4 pork chops
2 onions
1 pkg. panko breadcrumbs
1 small package frozen meatballs
*Pantry Items:
cream of chicken soup
dijon mustard
curry powder
cayenne pepper
lime juice
rice vinegar
red wine vinegar
balsamic vinegar
soy sauce
fresh garlic
garlic powder
olive oil
canola oil
peanut butter
bread crumbs
corn meal
baking powder
ground cumin
chili powder
italian seasoning
good seasons italian dressing packets

* pantry items are things that are usually already in your kitchen. If you do not have these items, just add them to your shopping list.

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