Easy Meal Planner: 1 Shopping List, 5 Dinners

Save money and time with our healthy family dinner recipes. These 5 meals only require one trip to the grocery store.


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Prep Ahead

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Invest a little time to select meals and make your shopping list. On Sunday, prep the basics—the payoff will last all week.

The Menu

Monday
Honey Lime Drumsticks with Watermelon Salad

Tuesday
Avocado Pesto Pasta

Wednesday
Chili Pork Kebabs with Pesto Corn and Watermelon

Thursday
Crab and Corn Chowder with Tomato Quinoa Salad

Friday
Caribbean Pork Salad

All recipes are from The Fresh 20:20 Ingredient Meal Plans for Health and Happiness 5 Nights a Week.


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Your Shopping List

The Shopping List


 



Meat/Seafood



Veggies/Fruits



Dairy



8 ounces lump crab meat
1 1/2 pounds pork tenderloin
8 chicken drumsticks (about 1 1/2 pounds)



10 ears corn in the husk
3 avocados
4 medium tomatoes
2 red onions
1 head red leaf lettuce
1/3 cup fresh mint leaves
1 large bunch fresh basil
1/2 bunch fresh cilantro
1 small watermelon
2 lemons
3 limes
2 ripe mangoes
1 serrano pepper (optional)



1/3 cup feta cheese, crumbled
1 cup grated Parmesan cheese



Bakery/Miscellaneous



From the Pantry



 

1 can (15 oz) can black beans
1 cup walnuts
1/4 cup pine nuts (optional)
1 1/2 cups quinoa (dry)



kosher salt
black pepper
sweet Hungarian paprika
cayenne pepper
chili powder
ground cumin
olive oil
grapeseed oil
rice wine vinegar
garlic cloves
honey
1/4 cup bottled vinaigrette salad dressing
whole wheat spaghetti
3 cups low-sodium chicken or vegetable broth



 


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Prep the Basics

Marinate Chicken for Monday

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Monday's Meal: Honey Lime Drumsticks with Watermelon Salad

Honey Lime Drumsticks with Watermelon Salad
Makes 4
Marinate 120 - 1440 m
Prep 5 m
Grill 15 m

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Tuesday's Meal: Avocado Pesto Pasta

Avocado Pesto Pasta
Makes 4 - 5
Prep 5 m
Cook 9 m

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Wednesday's Meal: Chili Pork Kebabs with Pesto Corn and Watermelon

Chili Pork Kebabs with Pesto Corn and Watermelon
Makes 4
Prep 10 m
Grill 15 m

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Thursday's Meal: Crab and Corn Chowder with Tomato Quinoa Salad

Crab and Corn Chowder
Makes 4
Prep 10 m
Cook 23 m

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Friday's Meal: Caribbean Pork Salad

Caribbean Pork Salad
Makes 4
Prep 10 m