Here’s What to Cook Every Night This Week (November 2 – 8)

editor@purewow.com (PureWow)
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After all that Halloween candy, we’re in need of a bit of a detox. Here are seven dinners to cook this week full of wholesome, healthy ingredients that are sure to pull you out of your sugar slump. That way, you’ll be ready to treat yourself all over again for Thanksgiving.

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Shopping List

Produce
4 large Portobello mushroom caps
1 sweet onion
2 heads garlic
20 ounces kale
2 medium sweet potatoes
3 stems vine-ripened cherry tomatoes
Three 3-inch pieces ginger
1 head lettuce
8 baby carrots
8 medium carrots
1 kohlrabi
5 Brussels sprouts
3 ounces baby arugula
1 red onion
1 large yellow onion
2 celery stalks
1 jalapeño
4 lemons
14 ounces broccolini
1 bunch thyme
1 bunch rosemary
3 bunches parsley
1 bunch scallions
1 bunch dandelion greens

Meat
11 eggs
One 4-pound whole chicken
1 pound ground chicken

Dairy
2 sticks unsalted butter
4 ounces grated Parmesan cheese
7 ounces halloumi cheese
3 ounces milk
4½ ounces crumbled goat cheese
6½ ounces ricotta

Grains
5½ ounces barley

Canned and Packaged Goods
One 32-ounce carton vegetable or chicken broth
White wine
Kalamata olives
Benne seeds
Roasted red peppers
Panko breadcrumbs

Pantry Ingredients: extra-virgin olive oil, kosher salt, freshly-ground black pepper, ground sumac, rice vinegar, soy sauce, honey, grapeseed oil, dried oregano, coriander seeds, all-purpose flour, sage, crushed red pepper flakes

Monday: Portobello Mushrooms Stuffed with Barley Risotto

Plates are so passé. Upgrade to fancy Portobello mushrooms worthy of your next dinner party.

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Tuesday: Sweet Potato, Tomato, Kale and Halloumi Sheet Tray

Just chop, season and roast until charred and ready to devour.

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Wednesday: Crisp Fall Green Salad with Benne Seed Ginger Dressing

Benne seeds are a uniquely nutty heirloom variety of sesame seeds, but standard sesame seeds are a fine substitute if you can’t find them.

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Thursday: Slow-Cooker Mediterranean Frittata

Eight ingredients will get you dinner tonight and breakfast tomorrow.

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Friday: Spicy Lemon-Ginger Chicken Soup

Make the broth ahead to save some time or add noodles or rice to make the soup more filling.

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Saturday: Carrot Pasta

Sorry, potatoes. You’ll have to sit this one out.

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Sunday: Baked Chicken and Ricotta Meatballs

Psst: The leftover meatballs will taste great in soup. Just toss them in a pot with broth with herbs, spices and whatever leafy greens you have in your fridge.

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