*|MC_PREVIEW_TEXT|* Photo by @thefeedfeed Thanksgiving is behind us, which means it's time to get back on track. At this point, leftovers are probably past their prime, so carve out some time to head to the store and start prepping for this week's dinners. December is almost here! THE MENU Sunday Chickpea and Kale Stew Monday Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Lemon Tahini Drizzle Tuesday Butternut Squash Coconut Curry Soup Wednesday Spinach, 'Feta' and Avocado Sandwich Thursday Instant Pot Chana Masala Friday Scalloped Potato Gratin Weekend Bonus Vanilla Almond Milk Pancakes with Almond Butter Drizzle THE GROCERY LIST (the must-haves!) 1 head garlic 5 onions 2 jalapeños 2 (14-oz.) cans chopped tomatoes 4 (32-oz.) packages vegetable stock 3 (14-oz.) cans chickpeas 2 cups green beans 1 bunch kale 2 (14-oz.) cans coconut milk 1 pound Brussels sprouts 1 lemon 1 medium butternut squash 1 loaf multigrain bread Vegan feta cheese 1 lb vegan butter 2 cups fresh spinach 1 avocado 1 lime 1 small jar sauerkraut 2 cups dried chickpeas 1 small knob fresh ginger 1 bunch cilantro 9 large russet potatoes 1 half gallon non-dairy milk 1/2 cup dairy-free cheese shreds 1 bunch scallions 1 pint raspberries Coconut flakes PANTRY ESSENTIALS (things we assume you have, but if not, stock up!) Coconut oil Garam masala Cumin powder Coriander powder Cayenne powder Turmeric powder Bay leaves Cumin seeds Black mustard seeds Nutritional yeast Tahini Cardamom pods All purpose flour Garlic powder Baking powder Maple syrup Vanilla extract Almond butter OPTIONAL (things that will add great flavor but are not required) Micro beet greens Fenugreek leaves (Kasuri Methi) THE RECIPES Chickpea and Kale Stew by @cookshala The best way to wrap up the weekend is to serve this cozy stew over a bed of steamed rice. GET 50+ VEGAN SOUP RECIPES > Feedfeed Tip If you don't have cumin seeds, you can always use ground cumin but you'll miss out on an ultra toasty, rich flavor from the seeds. Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Lemon Tahini Drizzle by @feedyourglow This easy veggie dish is the ultimate comfort food, so go ahead and serve it with roasted chickpeas or pan-fried tofu. GET 10+ VEGAN PARTY RECIPES > Butternut Squash Coconut Curry Soup by @clean_eating_journal This delicious medley of flavors and a smooth creamy texture definitely make this a favorite of the season! The pomegranate seeds are a MUST! GET 50+ VEGETARIAN DINNER RECIPES > Spinach, 'Feta' and Avocado Sandwich by @panaceas_pantry This sandwich is not for the faint of heart. Double it up so you have a yummy lunch to pack for tomorrow! GET 50+ VEGAN LUNCH RECIPES > Instant Pot Chana Masala by @thefeedfeed This simple dish comes together quickly, and it's anything but shy on flavor. Serve over a bed of rice or with a green salad. GET 50+ CHICKPEA RECIPES > Scalloped Potato Gratin by @lunchesandlittles You're DEFINITELY going to want to dive head first into this 'cheesy' potato dish. Don't plan on leftovers! GET 50+ VEGAN DINNER PARTY RECIPES > Feedfeed Tip For ultra thin slices, go ahead and use the mandolin. Make sure that you're wearing the protective glove! Weekend Bonus Vanilla Almond Milk Pancakes with Almond Butter Drizzle by @thefeedfeed These pancakes are as fluffy as weekend treats come! Served with a creamy almond butter drizzle, toasted coconut and fresh raspberries, this brunch is about to become your fave! GET 20+ VEGAN BREAKFAST RECIPES Feedfeed Tip Letting the batter rest for at least 10 minutes allows the gluten to rest, thus yielding ultra-fluffy flapjacks.