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Feedfeed 2019 Weekly Meal Plan: March 17

A global feast!

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Molly AdamsStamford, CT
NYC cook making the most out of a tiny kitchen! Senior Editor, feedfeed.
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Photo by @what_she_ate
 
Get excited because this week's menu is going to take you from the Middle East to France and everywhere in between without leaving the comfort of your living room! 

THE MENU
Sunday 
Spicy Lamb Meatballs with Pomegranate Glaze, Yogurt and Mint
Monday Chickpea Rotini Salad
Tuesday Herb Roasted Chicken with Braised Escarole and Radicchio
Wednesday Spicy Lentil and Sweet Potato Wraps
Thursday Rainbow Chard Frittata 
Friday Croque Monsieurs
Weekend Bonus Peanut Butter and Jelly Smoothie Bowl

THE GROCERY LIST
(the must-haves!)

2 yellow onions
1 medium shallot
1 head garlic
1 cucumber
3 sweet peppers
4 radishes
1 bag rainbow carrots
1 head celery
1 small head escarole
1 small head radicchio
1 large sweet potato
1 (4 ounce) package sprouts
1 (5 ounce) package baby arugula
1 bunch rainbow chard, kale or spinach
1 head collard greens
2 lemons
1 large apple
1 pomegranate
1 (6 ounce) package raspberries
3 bananas
1 bunch fresh parsley
1 bunch fresh mint
1 bunch fresh sage
1 bunch fresh rosemary
1 bunch fresh thyme
1 (8 ounce) bottle pomegranate juice
1 (32 ounce) carton almond milk
2 dozen eggs
1 (½ gallon) whole milk
1 block Gruyere cheese
1 block Parmesan cheese
1 pound chickpea rotini pasta
1 (15 ounce) can chickpeas
1 (15 ounce) can lentils
1 loaf sourdough bread
1 pound thick-cut sliced ham
1 pound ground lamb
1 (3 ½ pound) chicken

 

PANTRY ESSENTIALS
(things we assume you have,
but if not, stock up!)

Olive oil
Canola oil
Unsalted butter
Dijon mustard
Honey
Maple syrup
Pomegranate molasses
Red wine
Cashew butter
Creamy peanut butter
Plain breadcrumbs
Cocoa powder
All purpose flour
Kosher salt
Black pepper
Garlic powder
Curry powder
Cayenne pepper
Cinnamon
Ground cumin
White sesame seeds
Hemp hearts
Chia seeds
Raw cashews
Walnuts or pecans
Cranberries or raisins
Medjool dates

OPTIONAL
Greek yogurt
Dark chocolate
Cacao nibs
Shredded coconut
Bee pollen
Ground nutmeg
Cardamom
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THE RECIPES
Spicy Lamb Meatballs with Pomegranate Glaze, Yogurt and Mint by @what_she_ate

These meatballs are spicy, sweet and full of so much flavor! 

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Feedfeed Tip Need some help de-seeding a pomegranate? Check out our foolproof method here
Chickpea Rotini Salad by @lorindabreeze

Warm summer weather may be a few months away but this bright and sunny pasta salad is the next best thing. 
 
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Feedfeed Tip Whenever you make pasta salad, toss the warm pasta with the dressing so it has a chance to absorb all the flavor.
 
 
 
Herb Roasted Chicken with Braised Escarole and Radicchio by @jakecohen

Run don't walk to this winning chicken recipe! Cooking the bitter greens in the pan drippings takes this dish to the next level.

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Feedfeed Tip Save that chicken carcass to make stock!  Here is a recipe you can follow.
 
Spicy Lentil and Sweet Potato Wraps by @flora_and_vino

This plant-packed meal is a great light dinner and makes for the perfect packable lunch. 

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Feedfeed Tip You'll need to remove the tough core of the collard leaf so you can easily roll the wraps. 
 
 
Rainbow Chard Frittata by @farmtotable

Eggs for dinner is never a bad decision! You can use whatever leafy green you prefer here, but we love the look and taste of rainbow chard.

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Croque Monsieurs by @jakecohen

Treat yo self! Ham, cheese, carbs & béchamel. How can you go wrong?

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Weekend Bonus
Peanut Butter and Jelly Smoothie Bowl by @rachelgurjar

PB & J never looked so good. 

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Feedfeed Tip Freeze sliced bananas on a sheet pan before transferring them to a freezer safe jar or bag so they don't clump together once frozen.