No Food Waste Meal Plan: 3 Healthy Meals

No Food Waste Meal Plan: 3 Healthy Meals

No Food Waste Meal Plans allow you to make delicious, everyday recipes without worrying about leftover ingredients. Save Money. Save Time. Reduce Food Waste. One Master Grocery List to help you Shop Smarter.

No more using half of an ingredient in a recipe and then not knowing what to do with the rest. No more throwing out fresh herbs that you bought for one recipe. These meal plans combine recipes that compliment each other. If one recipe calls for a partial ingredient, then another recipe will help you use up the rest. Of course, exceptions will be pantry staples like spices, oils, dry goods (rice, pasta, etc.) as these items have a long shelf life.


Here are the Three Easy and Healthy Dinners We’ll Be Making:

Click on the recipes below for when you’re ready to get cooking! Scroll further for the complete shopping list!

Vegan Quinoa Chili

Vegan Quinoa Chili with text


Instant Pot Salsa Chicken and Rice


Moroccan Chickpea Bowls

Moroccan Chickpea Bowls


The No Food Waste Master Grocery List:

IngredientAmount Needed
Yellow Onion1 Small and 1 Medium/Large
Garlic5 cloves
Cucumbers2 Medium
Fresh Cilantro1 Bunch
Lime1 Lime


Staple Spices & Oils
IngredientAmount Needed
Olive Oil3 Tablespoons
Chili Powder~3 1/2 Tablespoons
Ground Cumin~2 1/2 Tablespoons
Turmeric1 1/2 Teaspoons
Garam Masala1 1/2 Teaspoons
Paprika1 1/2 Teaspoons
Ground Cayenne Pepper~3/4 Teaspoon
Ground Cinnamon1/4 Teaspoon
Garlic Powder1/2 Teaspoon
Dried Oregano1/2 Teaspoon
Salt and PepperTo Taste


Can and Jar Goods
IngredientAmount Needed
Canned Chickpeas or Garbanzo Beans2 15oz Cans
Canned Fire Roasted Diced Tomatoes4 14.5oz Cans (can sub regular diced tomatoes)
Canned Kidney Beans1 15oz Can
Canned Black Beans2 15oz Cans
Canned Diced Green Chiles1 4.5oz Can
Canned Tomato Sauce1 15oz Can
Mild or Medium Salsa1 14oz jar – about 1.5 cups


Dry Goods
IngredientAmount Needed
Quinoa2 Cups
White Rice1 Cup


IngredientAmount Needed
Plain Greek Yogurt1 Cup (two of the single serve containers)


IngredientAmount Needed
Boneless, Skinless Chicken Breasts2 Large Breasts – about 1.5 pounds

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