After taking inventory of our ‘pantry’ this weekend, which is really one cabinet and shelves hanging on the inside of our teeny coat closet, I realized one imporant thing: I buy way more gallon-sized Ziploc Freezer bags than we could EVER use.
Here’s the inventory:
2.5 boxes whole wheat spaghetti
1 box whole wheat rotini
1/2 bag egg noodles
1 box manicotti
2.5 jars Ragu Sauce
Black Beans – 1 can
Black Olives – 1 can
Green Beans – 4 cans
Corn – 2 cans
Cream Corn - 1 can
Chicken Broth – 3 cans
Mandarin Oranges – 1 can
Chestnuts - 1 can
Green chiles - 1 can
Rotel - 4 cans
Cranberry Sauce - 1 can
Pumpkin - 1 can
Cream of Chicken Soup - 4 cans
Stewed Tomatoes - 3 cans
Velveeta Mac & Cheese
Ricotta Cheese – 2 containers (manicotti)
Venison Roast – hello, crock pot recipe!
Ground Venison – Lasagna? Meatballs? Burgers?
Chicken Tenders – easy, lazy weekend lunch
Lean Cuisines – lunch @ work
Sweet Potato Fries – 2 bags, easy, lazy weekend lunch
5-Cheese Tortellini – easy, quick weeknight dinner
Frozen Shrimp – Shrimp tacos, of course!
Frozen Okra – Brunswick Stew
Frozen Peas – Pastas
Frozen Green Beans – Soup
Whole Wheat Tortillas - shrimp tacos
T. Joe's Organic Brown Rice
Chicken Breast (3)
T. Joe's Pineapple Salsa - 1 jar
T. Joe's Bruschetta
Hooter's Wing Sauce
T. Joe's Tapenade
Spicy Dijon Mustard
And here’s the breakdown of how it'll all be used:
Gina’s WW Baked Chicken w. Dijon & Lime
Gina’s Chicken & Pineapple Quesadillas (tortillas, pineapple salsa)
Mom’s Brunswick Stew (okra, corn, chix broth, frozen green beans)
Spinach, Tomato & Mushroom Manicotti (manicotti, ricotta cheese)
Shrimp Tacos (shrimp, black beans, pineapple salsa, tortillas)
Tortellini w. broccolini & peas (5-cheese tortellini, frozen peas)& salad
Venison Pot Roast w. potatoes & carrotsShrimp w. Spaghetti (spaghetti, shrimp)
Chili (black beans, stewed tomatoes)
Chicken Pot Pie (cream of chicken, canned & frozen veggies)
Shrimp Stir Fry (shrimp, chestnuts, mandarin oranges)
Saturday we had chili for dinner.
Sunday I made chicken salad for lunch and tomato, mushroom & spinach manicotti with Greek Salad for dinner.
Recipes will follow. Look at this adorable craft room I stumbled upon this weekend at Ikea. I want one!
I'm praying the snow makes its way to DC tonight and gives me a snow day tomorrow!