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Little Grocery List – Chicken Breasts with Honey Balsamic Glaze

October 1, 2013 Little Grocery ListsShopping Lists and Home Page Posts  No comments

  • Approx. 1.5 lbs. boneless and skinless chicken breasts
  • Dried Thyme Leaves
  • Garlic Powder
  • Balsamic Vinegar
  • Honey
  • Olive Oil
  • Salt 
  • Pepper
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Little Grocery List – Smoky BBQ Cheeseburgers

June 28, 2013 Little Grocery ListsShopping Lists and Home Page Posts  No comments

Smoky BBQ Cheeseburgers

  • 1 lb. ground beef (chuck)
  • 1 sweet onion for grilled onions on-top if you’d like (Yum!)
  • hamburger buns
  • cheese of your choice (We like sharp cheddar.)
  • BBQ sauce of your choosing
  • liquid smoke (found by the ketchup and such)
  • McCormick’s or other brand Mesquite Blend Seasoning
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Little Grocery List – Panzanella Salad

June 13, 2013 Little Grocery ListsShopping Lists and Home Page Posts  No comments

Tuna Panzanella Salad

  • 1 (14.5 oz.) can cannellini beans
  • rye bread
  • 1 can white albacore tuna (or about 8 oz.)
  • crumbled feta cheese
  • 1 jar of small whole green olives
  • 1 jar of banana peppers (I usually buy the sliced or “ring” type.)
  • 1 Gala, Braeburn, or Fuji apple
  • lemon pepper
  • salt
  • garlic powder
  • fresh parsley
  • 1 bottle zesty Italian dressing
  • 1 lime
  • Dijon mustard

Suggested substitutes:

  • cooked chicken or shrimp (instead of tuna)
  • torn basil (instead of parsley)
  • lemon (instead of lime)
  • Italian or French bread (instead of rye)
  • goat cheese (instead of feta)
  • halved grapes (instead of apple)
  • roasted red pepper slices (instead of banana peppers)
  • and of course, you can add grape or cherry tomatoes

*There are even more suggested substitutions…just use the search box above to check-out the recipe.

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Little Grocery List – Thai Pork Medallions with Peanut Sauce

May 20, 2013 Little Grocery ListsShopping Lists and Home Page Posts  No comments

  • 1 lb. pork tenderloin
  • coconut milk (full fat, not lite)
  • red curry paste
  • coarsely ground peanuts (You can buy shelled peanuts and crush them yourself.)
  • brown sugar
  • low sodium soy sauce
  • fish sauce (Try to find this and use it if you can – it’s worth the taste difference in my opinion.)
  • 1 lime
  • kosher salt
  • canola oil or cooking spray
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Little Grocery List – Roasted Country Style Ribs

September 15, 2011 Little Grocery ListsShopping Lists and Home Page Posts  No comments

  • 1 – 1 1/2 lbs. country-style pork ribs (bone-in or boneless)
  • 1 lemon
  • 1 onion (not scallions)
  • your favorite bbq sauce (We like Sweet Baby Ray’s Honey flavored bbq sauce.)
  • liquid smoke (optional)
  • lemon pepper (optional)
  • garlic salt (optional)
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Little Grocery List – Moist Corn Muffins

August 31, 2011 Little Grocery ListsShopping Lists and Home Page Posts  No comments

  • 1 small can of cream corn
  • 1 box of Jiffy corn muffin mix
  • milk, skim or otherwise
  • egg(s)
  • cooking spray or canola oil
Optional
  • 1 jalapeno
  • honey
  • butter
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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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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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Grocery Shopping List Corresponding to Week 23, 2011 Recipes

June 24, 2011 Shopping Lists and Home Page Posts  No comments

Dinners Being Served,  Menu 23, 2011:  (Click on the  “Corresponding Recipes” link, so that you can prepare these dinners.)

Monday:  Asian Bean Cakes on a Bed of Spring Greens     Vegetarian

Tuesday:  Mediterranean Stuffed Chicken Breasts with Thyme Peas     A Grocery Girl Original

Wednesday:  Crab and Corn Chowder (Improved!) with Cheddar Bay Biscuits

Thursday:  Stir-fried Thai Peanut Butter Chicken with a Sweet and Spicy Asian Slaw     A Grocery Girl Original

Friday:  Leftovers

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

  • Spring mix salad greens
  • 1 head green cabbage
  • celery
  • carrots (not short-cuts)
  • 2 kaffir lime leaves OR the zest of 2 limes
  • 3 limes (or 5, if you’re not buying Kaffir lime leaves)
  • a bunch of cilantro leaves
  • fresh thy...
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Little Grocery List – Blackened Tilapia

June 17, 2011 Little Grocery ListsShopping Lists and Home Page Posts  No comments

Blackened Tilapia
  • 1 lb. of frozen or fresh tilapia
  • butter
  • smoked paprika (Spanish, also called pimentone)
  • onion powder
  • ground black pepper
  • salt
  • cayenne pepper
  • dried ground thyme
  • dried oregano
  • garlic powder

 

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