Monthly Archives July 2011

Rumor has it…

July 26, 2011 Shopping Lists and Home Page Posts  No comments

KMart is doubling coupons this week.  Call ahead to your local KMart to make sure they’re participating!

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Grocery Shopping List Corresponding to Week 25, 2011 Recipes

July 22, 2011 Shopping Lists and Home Page Posts  No comments

Dinners Being Served,  Menu 25, 2011:  (Click on the  “Corresponding Recipes” link, so that you can prepare these dinners.)

Monday:  Flavorful Sweet Corn and Black Bean Wrap     Vegetarian

Tuesday:  The Wan-A-Be Cuban Six Ingredient Sammy

Wednesday:  Asian Turkey Burgers (Recipe Rewind) and American Sweet Potato Fries

Thursday:  BBQ Chicken Pizza – Great for Entertaining!

Friday:  Leftovers

Grocery Shopping List:  (Scratch items you already have in stock off the list.)

  • fresh cilantro
  • scallions (green onions)
  • red onion
  • fresh ginger, enough for 1 TBSP. grated
  • a bulb of garlic
  • avocado
  • red bell pepper
  • 1 lime
  • 1 small zucchini
  • two t0 three large sweet potatoes
  • 1 lb. thinly sliced deli-style ham (I like honey ham.)
  • 1 lb. or slightly over of lean ground turkey
  • 2 – 6 oz...
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Recipes Corresponding to Grocery Shopping List 25, 2011

July 22, 2011 Corresponding RecipesShopping Lists and Home Page Posts  No comments

Flavorful Sweet Corn and Black Bean Wrap

Vegetarian

Serves 2 – 4 People  (Double the Recipe for 4 People)

  • 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 2 TBSP. extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 tsp. sugar
  • 1/2 tsp. freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp. ground cumin
  • 1/2 tsp. chili powder
  • 3 TBSP. chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 can black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 1/2 cups frozen corn kernels, thawed (or 3 ears of cooked sweet corn, kernels removed from the ears)
  • 1/4 of a red onion, diced
  • garlic salt to taste
  • large tortillas of your choice (burrito sized)
  • avocado
  • lime
  • pepper jack cheese, shredded
  • light sour cream

Well, it’s a good thing I’m revisiting the black bean and corn salad (wrap).  I noticed in an earlier post I listed the ingredients for the salad, but didn’t give directions on how to make it...

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Grocery Shopping List Corresponding to Week 24, 2011 Recipes

July 15, 2011 Shopping Lists and Home Page Posts  No comments

Dinners Being Served,  Menu 24, 2011:  (Click on the  “Corresponding Recipes” link, so that you can prepare these dinners.)

Monday:   Pancakes with Strawberry Sauce and Veggie Sausage

Tuesday:  Thai Beef with Chilies and Basil Over Coconut Rice

Wednesday:  “I Had It On-Hand” Tuna Panzanella Salad

Thursday:  Teriyaki Chicken Breasts, Jasmine Rice, and Garlic Green Beans

Friday:  Leftovers

Grocery Shopping List:  (Scratch items you already have in stock off the list.)

  • 2 quarts of fresh strawberries (2 lbs. frozen may be substituted)
  • 2 cups fresh or frozen green beans
  • 1 apple (I suggest Braeburn or Gala.)
  • lemon
  • 2 limes
  • 1 bulb of garlic
  • ginger, enough for 1/2 tsp. worth, grated
  • 2 to 3 jalapenos
  • fresh basil leaves, enough for 1 cup worth loosely packed
  • fresh parsley
  • 1 1/4 lb...
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Recipes Corresponding to Grocery Shopping List 24, 2011

July 15, 2011 Corresponding RecipesShopping Lists and Home Page Posts  No comments

 Pancakes with Strawberry Sauce and Veggie Sausage

Vegetarian

Serves 2 to 4 People

  • Your favorite pancake mix, batter prepared as directed on the box
  • 2 TBSP. butter, Smart Balance, or a combination of butter and canola oil
  • 2 quarts of fresh strawberries, rinsed and hulled (2 lbs. frozen may be substituted)
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar or to taste
  • 2 tsp. cornstarch
  • 1/2 lemon, juiced
  • pinch of salt
  • Morningstar Farms or other veggie breakfast sausage patties

I found this strawberry sauce recipe on food.com.  It’s basically the same recipe that I would make at home.

The sauce is easy to make.  Just combine the strawberries, sugar, lemon juice, and cornstarch together in a medium saucepan over medium-low heat; stir the sauce gently until the sugar dissolves and berries are soft, about 10 minutes...

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Happy 4rth of July Weekend!

July 1, 2011 Shopping Lists and Home Page Posts  No comments

The Grocery Girl will return after a week of vacation!  Click on “Little Grocery Lists” and then use the Google search box at the top and left side of your screen to create your grocery list and menu this week.

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