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Grocery List

This grocery list can help you follow our one-day meal plan and includes all of the ingredients you need to make this month’s three featured cookbook recipes:

Fruit

□  kiwi - 1

□  mix of fresh fruit for fruit salad

□  pear – 1 fresh

Vegetables

□  basil leaves – 1 small bunch

□  bell peppers – 2 (one green, one any color)

□  carrots - 2 medium

□  celery stalks - 2 medium

□  cherry tomatoes – 1 pint

□  eggplant - 1 medium

□  garlic – 1 head

□  mushrooms – 5 white button or cremini

□  russet potatoes - 6 medium

□  sugar snap peas – 1 cup

□  yellow onions - 2 medium

□  zucchini - 2 small

Dairy and Eggs

□  egg substitute

□  fat-free half-and-half – 1 cup

□  low-fat 2% cottage cheese – ½ cup

□  parmesan cheese – at least 2 ounces

□  shredded reduced-fat sharp cheddar cheese – ½ cup

Bread, Grains, and Beans

□  low-carb bread

□  quinoa pasta (small shells)

□  unsalted whole wheat crackers

□  whole wheat English muffins

Canned Goods

□  fat-free, low-sodium chicken broth - 2, 14.5-ounce cans

□  crushed tomatoes - 1, 14.5-ounce can

□  no-salt-added diced tomatoes - 1, 15-ounce can

□  cannellini beans - 2, 16-ounce cans

□  salsa – 1 small jar

Meat, Poultry, Fish

□  turkey bacon – 4 slices

□  turkey breast (for roasting)

Condiments, Seasonings, Baking Needs

□  cinnamon

□  dried parsley

□  dried basil

□  ground black pepper

□  non-stick cooking spray

□  olive oil

□  salt (optional)

□  trans free margarine

Miscellaneous

□  almond butter

□  coffee

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