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Feedfeed 2019 Weekly Meal Plan: March 31

Discover the spice of life!

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Molly AdamsStamford, CT
NYC cook making the most out of a tiny kitchen! Senior Editor, feedfeed.
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This week's menu has two delicious and spice-forward chicken dinners along with a new take on shrimp and lots of noodles! Plus, some epic cookies sandwiches for a weekend treat! What more could you ask for? 

THE MENU
Sunday 
Moroccan Chicken with Broccoli and Sweet Potato
Monday Spiced Vegetable Stew
Tuesday Salmon Soba Noodle Salad
Wednesday Red Pepper Pasta Sauce
Thursday Cacio e Pepe Style Shrimp 
Friday  Five Spice Roasted Chicken with Carrots and Cabbage
Weekend Bonus Ginger Molasses Cookie Sandwiches 

THE GROCERY LIST
(the must-haves!)

1 head garlic
1 lemons
1 orange
2 red bell peppers
1 large head broccoli
2 ½ pounds sweet potatoes
2 large onions
1 bunch kale
1 head cabbage
1 pound carrots
2 zucchini
1 avocado
1 (5 ounce) box baby spinach
1 (4 ounce) box bean sprouts
1 small knob of ginger
1 bunch fresh oregano leaves
1 bunch fresh parsley leaves
2 pounds boneless skinless chicken breast
4 pounds bone-in, skin on chicken thighs
1 pound large shrimp
4 small salmon fillets
1 (5 ounce) carton plain yogurt
1 pint heavy cream
1 block Parmesan cheese
1 dozen eggs
1 (8 ounce) cream cheese
1 (32 ounce) carton almond milk
1 (32 ounce) package vegetable stock
1 (28 ounce) jar marinara sauce
2 (13.5 ounce) cans fire-roasted diced tomatoes
1 (13.5 ounce) can chickpeas
1 pound soba noodles
1 pound pasta of choice

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

Kosher salt
Black pepper
Smoked paprika
Ground cumin
Ground coriander
Cinnamon
Ground ginger
Ground cardamom
Ground cloves
Ground nutmeg
Garam masala
Chili powder
Ground turmeric
Cayenne pepper
Five spice powder
Red pepper flakes
Toasted sesame seeds
Nutritional yeast
Unsweetened cocoa powder
Baking soda
All purpose flour
Granulated sugar
Light brown sugar
Powdered sugar
Honey
Molasses
Pure vanilla extract
Olive oil
Toasted sesame oil
Mirin
Tamari
1 pound unsalted butter

 
 
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THE RECIPES
Moroccan Chicken with Broccoli and Sweet Potato by @kitchconfidante

We love the combination of Simply Organic spices in this quick and easy sheet pan chicken dish! 

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Feedfeed Tip  If you do not have a food processor, you can shred the broccoli on the side of a box grater, or buy riced cauliflower from the grocery store. 
 Spiced Vegetable Stew by @themodernproper

There is still a slight chill in the air so we're keeping warm with this veggie-packed Spiced Veggie Stew!

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Salmon Soba Noodle Salad by @peachonomics

Salmon + Sunny Eggs + Noodles? Yep, pretty much our ideal dinner.

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Feedfeed Tip Keep a close eye on your soba noodles. They can quickly over cook and turn to mush. Once they have cooked to your liking, run them under cold water to cool them off and stop them from overcooking.
Red Pepper Pasta Sauce by @bitesbymi

This dairy-free pasta gets unexpected creaminess from avocado!

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 Cacio e Pepe Style Shrimp by @rachelgurjar

Serve this over pasta or rice for a complete meal. Watch our @rachelgurjar make these delicious shrimp here!

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Feedfeed Tip Afraid of the old no cheese with seafood rule? Trust us, some rules are meant to be broken!  
 
Five Spice Roasted Chicken with Carrots and Cabbage by @themodernproper

Roasting the cabbage really brings out the sweetness! Plus, who doesn't love an easy sheet pan dinner?

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Weekend Bonus Ginger Molasses Cookie Sandwiches with Fresh Ginger Cream by @mollyjean4

The perfect dose of nostalgia as a reward for making it through the week! 

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Feedfeed Tip You want to slightly under bake the cookies so the center is nice and soft!