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Pantry Plan: June 7th

Tasty Pantry-Friendly Recipes!

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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 by @foodpassionical

A lot of things have changed in the past few months in the face of COVID-19, but one thing that remains constant is the need to cook and nourish yourself, or your family. In this weekly guide, we provide recipes that you can easily pull off based on pantry staples and what you might have on hand. We provide tweaks and substitutions you might need, keeping in mind that access to fresh ingredients may be hard to come by. We hope you use it as inspiration to turn out healthy and hearty meals while riding out this storm at home. Stay safe, be well and take some comfort in the kitchen.
 
Things to Use This Week: Use this as a guide for what to stock up on at the store, or what to grab from your pantry. 
Kale
Collard Geens 
Eggs 
Tempeh 
Almond or Almond Butter 
Sweet Potatoes 
Canned Black Beans 
Avocados 
Quinoa
Zucchini 
Broccoli 
Cauliflower
Yogurt
 
Things to Prep Ahead This Week: We realize some of the items we rely on from the store each week may be difficult to come by. Here are few basics you might want to consider making yourself to be as resourceful as possible and to add lots of flavor to your pantry meals! 
Almond Butter 

Salad Vinaigrette

Batch Cook Grains - Quinoa 

Bolognese Sauce  
Guacamole (add extra flavor to sandwiches, pastas & more!)

Muesli 

Coconut Yogurt Parfaits 

Blanch and Shock Green Veggies and Freeze to Preserve Freshness!
 
THE RECIPES
Use these as a guide for inspiration. Just because you don't have every single ingredient doesn't mean you can't replicate the main flavor of the dish! 
Eat the Rainbow!
Get creative with those leafy greens this week.
 
Hearty Kale Breakfast Bowl by @timrobisonjr

Hearty bowls with greens, avocado and a fried egg are the perfect way to start or end a day! Add a cup of cooked quinoa or sauté whatever veggies you have in the fridge to turn this into a filling and hearty dinner! 
 
Sweet Potato Quinoa Bowl by @foodpassionical

This bowl has EVERYTHING! 'Shrooms, carrots, quinoa, and sweet potatoes with a generous tahini drizzle. Sign us up!

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Take Out At Home!
Dine-In this week and make take out at home! 
 
Thai Coconut Curry With Shrimp And Noodles by @themindfulhapa

Pad thai noodles get coated in a flavorful and creamy red coconut curry sauce, and served with crunchy snap peas, fresh cilantro, and juicy sautéed shrimp. This will definitely be your new go-to dinner recipe that takes less than 30 minutes start to finish! 

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Sweet And Spicy Chicken Over White Rice by @morethanyoucanchew 

Crispy chicken with a deliciously tangy and spicy sauce is the way to make your 'take out at home' dreams a reality! Serve over steamed rice and veggies. 

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Summer Comfort! 
Warmer weather is here, but we still like to have some cozy recipes in the mix! 
Zucchini, Broccoli, and Pea Fritters with Smoked Salmon by @marinadwright 

Here is another recipe that you can batch cook at the beginning of the week for easy lunches or even a hearty breakfast! 

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Whole Roasted Cauliflower with Harissa by @theaccidentalchef

Roast up a whole a head of cauliflower and then slice into steaks for serving! Serve alongside extra veggies, or over a bed of rice and quinoa. 

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Weekend Bonus

Muesli, Coconut Yogurt, Fruit and Chia Seed Breakfast Bowl by @marinadwight

For us, warm-weather desserts have two requirements: tons of fresh fruit and no time in the oven. And lucky for you, these bowls can be enjoyed for breakfast or as dessert! 

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