Apricots – Menu Plan June 24

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ApricotsThe theme for this week’s Gluten-Free Menu Swap is Apricots. The roundup of other gluten-free meals will be included below as others link up their menus for the week.

Another visit to the Farmers’ Market this weekend. We picked up fresh apricots along with a bounty of other fruits and vegetables. We’ll eat them raw with lunches and snacks, but I’m reserving some for dinner this week, too. I found a couple dinner recipes that call for fresh apricots, so I’ve added them to our menu this week.

I also have some plans for dried apricots. Last week, I received a copy of Elana’s new cookbook Paleo Cooking from Elana’s Pantry: Gluten-Free, Grain-Free, Dairy-Free Recipes. It has lots of intriguing recipes I’ll be trying over the next few weeks. And I’ll be starting with a recipe for Apricot Muffins. She also has a yummy-looking recipe for Apricot Power Bars on her website that I want to try. It looks like a perfect snack for my kids and myself during our busy summer days to the pool, day camps, hiking adventures, and just running errands around town.

The Gluten-Free Menu Swap roundup will be included below. Don’t forget to check it for more gluten-free menus and recipe links.

Celiac Family’s Menu This Week:

Red Potato and Green Bean Salad

Red Potato/ Green Bean Salad

Gluten-Free Hamburger Buns

Gluten-Free Hamburger Buns

Berry Fruit Salad

Berry Fruit Salad

Monday —  Grilled Pork Tenderloin Apricot Salad, Roasted Asparagus

Tuesday — Elana’s Rosemary Lemon Chicken, Red Potato and Green Bean Salad

Wednesday — Hamburgers, Sweet Potato Fries, 4X Berries Salad

Thursday — Apricot Chicken, Jasmine Rice, Steamed Broccoli

Friday — Eating Out

Saturday — Grilled Hot Dogs, Carrots, Corn, and S’mores by the campfire

Sunday — leftovers

Gluten Free Menu Swap Roundup

The Girl Who Couldn’t Eat Anything: eating without Gluten, Dairy, Peanuts, Oats, or Meat
Elisabeth says they don’t eat apricots much at her house, other than the occasional fresh, raw indulgence. For dinners this week, she’ll be having Grilled Cheese or Tomato Sandwiches, Quinoa Burgers, Chef Salad, Fish, and Pizza. She also included in her post this week, some links to great breakfast ideas.

Angela’s Kitchen: Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free Menu
This week, Angela is dealing with a power outage and preparing for camping meals. Even without power, she managed to get her menu plan posted with plenty of apricot recipes for us:  Orange Apricot Pork ChopsChicken with Apricot SauceApricot Quinoa PilafSpicy Sweet Glazed ChickenFresh Apricot Thai SaladNo-Nut Granola BarsApricot Muffins with Almond StrusselGluten Free Crisp Granola BarsGluten & Dairy Free Hot Cross Buns, and Sweet and Spicy Chicken. For dinners this week, Angela is using up some meals she already has in the freezer: Slow Cooker Black Bean Salsa Chicken, Orange Beef Lettuce Wraps, Chicken and Veggie Nuggets, and Crockpot Salmon Pot Pie.

The Peaceful Mom: Simple Gluten-Free Menu
I don’t see any apricots on Kimberlee’s menu this week, but she has plenty of gluten-free meals to share with us. This week, she’ll be preparing Crunchy Chicken Salad, Baked Potatoes, Cheeseburger Pasta, Black Bean Chicken Chili, Grilled Cheese Sandwiches, Spicy Black Beans, and Pancakes for dinner. Check out her recipe links to find out how she does it all gluten-free for her daughter.

Thanks to everyone who joined us this week with wonderful gluten-free meal ideas.

Want to join Gluten-Free Menu Swap?

  • For this week’s roundup, email your menu link to celiacfamily[AT]gmail[DOT]com. Or, simply put your menu link in the comments below.
  • Join us again next week at Celiac Family for more gluten-free meal ideas. Next week’s theme is Red, White, and Blue.
  • The Gluten-Free Menu Swap Page has the current schedule of themes and hosts. If you’d like to host a future week, please send me an email (celiacfamily[AT]gmail[DOT]com) with your preferred date and theme.

Need more menu ideas?

  • smallbuttonLaura at OrgJunkie.com hosts Menu Plan Monday every week. You’ll find links to hundreds of meal plans (not necessarily gluten-free) there.
  • Or, check out some of my past menu plans.


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