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SummerVeggies1Summer Veggies are on our menus this month for the Gluten-Free Menu Swap. The featured vegetable this week is Tomatoes. 

So far, I’ve only harvested two tomatoes from my little garden. They’re just starting to turn red. Fortunately, I only needed one to make Avocado Salsa this weekend. The local market will have to keep me supplied for this week’s menu. I’ve got some more yummy recipes, this time with tomatoes to try.

And some more Gluten-Free Zucchini and Summer Squash Recipes:

GF = gluten-free; DF = dairy-free; P = paleo; V = vegan

Celiac Family’s Menu This Week:

Monday – Grilled Chicken Kabobs

Tuesday – leftovers

WednesdayBalsamic Salmon, Rice, Zucchini

Thursday – Grilled Burgers, Red Potatoes, Brussels Sprouts

Friday – Fish & Chips, Green Bean, Tomato, Onion, and Basil Summer Salad

Saturday – Mexican Pizza

Sunday – Pork Chops, Zucchini Tomato Casserole with Basil and Garlic

Gluten Free Menu Swap Roundup

Come back later to check this week’s post and see who else may be sharing their gluten-free menus, recipe links, and ideas for winter produce.

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.
  • 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. We welcome suggested themes, too!

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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SummerVeggies1Summer Veggies are on our menus this month for the Gluten-Free Menu Swap. Zucchini and Summer Squash are the featured vegetables this week. 

I thought we’d give gardening a try this summer. Along with a few other veggie plants, we planted a zucchini plant and a summer squash plant a little late in the season. We checked on them every now and then, but didn’t expect much.

We got a few small, yellow summer squash, but didn’t get any zucchini. Or, so I thought. Imagine my surprise when my daughter found in the garden a zucchini bigger than a large eggplant! It must have been hiding all summer. It’s so huge, I’m not even sure how best to cut and cook it. ha!

In case you have some zucchinis that got ignored and grew too big this summer, too… I did some looking online and found some good ideas for cooking those giant zucchinis. 

Alone in the Kitchen with… Zucchini @ Portland Press Herald

Giant Stuffed Zucchini @ epicurious

How to Cook Large Zucchini @ LiveStrong

How to Cook That Massive Zucchini… @ Bon Appétit

And some more Gluten-Free Zucchini and Summer Squash Recipes:

GF = gluten-free; DF = dairy-free; P = paleo; V = vegan

Celiac Family’s Menu This Week:

Seven-Layer Salad with Creamy Dill Dressing

Seven-Layer Salad

Cilantro Lime Shrimp

Cilantro Lime Shrimp

Baked Chicken Nuggets

Baked Chicken Nuggets

Monday – Seven-Layer Salad with Creamy Dill Dressing

Tuesday – Cilantro Lime Shrimp with Rice

WednesdayStuffed Zucchini Boats

Thursday – leftovers

Friday – Baked Chicken Nuggets, Brussel Sprouts, Fries

Saturday – Chicken Apple Sausage

Sunday – Eating Out

Gluten Free Menu Swap Roundup

Come back later to check this week’s post and see who else may be sharing their gluten-free menus, recipe links, and ideas for winter produce.

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.
  • 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. We welcome suggested themes, too!

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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SummerVeggies1Summer Veggies are on our menus this month for the Gluten-Free Menu Swap. This week, we’re featuring Gluten-free Sweet Bell Pepper Recipes.

Sweet Peppers add a nice fresh flavor to recipes, and a crisp juiciness to salads. I try not to eat too many sweet peppers. The green ones have always given me heartburn. Fortunately, the brighter colored peppers don’t seem to give me problems, so I do add red, orange, and yellow peppers to salads and salsas. I also like to sauté them with onions. My favorite way to eat peppers this summer is dicing them for a Pineapple Mango salsa with red onion, cilantro and a little lime juice to dress it. Sooooo good!

Here are some new Gluten-Free Recipes with Sweet Peppers I found to try:

GF = gluten-free; DF = dairy-free; P = paleo; V = vegan

Celiac Family’s Menu This Week:

Wild Rice Salad

Wild Rice Salad

Slow-Cooked Pulled Pork

Slow-Cooked Pulled Pork

Beef & Veggie Kabobs

Beef & Veggie Kabobs

Monday – Rotisserie Chicken, Wild Rice Salad with diced sweet peppers added

Tuesday – Pulled Pork Sandwiches, Thai Mango Salad with Peanut Dressing

Wednesday – Chicken Chili over Rice

Thursday – Chicken Apple Sausage cooked with sliced Sweet Pepper and Onion

Friday – BBQ Ribs, Roasted Potatoes, Green Beans

Saturday – Chicken Fajitas with sautéed onions and peppers, corn tortillas

Sunday – Beef Kabobs with Sweet Peppers, Onion, and Potato

Gluten Free Menu Swap Roundup

Come back later to check this week’s post and see who else may be sharing their gluten-free menus, recipe links, and ideas for winter produce.

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.
  • 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. We welcome suggested themes, too!

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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SummerVeggies1Summer Veggies are on our menus this month for the Gluten-Free Menu Swap. This week, we’re featuring Gluten-free Cucumber Recipes.

The one cucumber plant I have this year has only given us a couple cucumbers so far. But my neighbor and mother-in-law planted plenty of cucumber plants, and have generously shared some with us. I’ve been enjoying making cucumber salad with tomato, sweet pepper, onion, and avocado this month. Just a little lime juice and a handful of cilantro make it delicious. For lunch this week, instead of Cucumber Salad, I think I’ll make some yummy Cucumber Sandwiches with a Creamy Dill and Garlic Spread.

I’m also looking forward to trying some of these Gluten-Free Cucumber Recipes with our dinners:

Celiac Family’s Menu This Week:

Cucumber Sandwiches

Cucumber Sandwiches

Salmon w/Balsamic Glaze

Salmon w/Balsamic Glaze

Baked Chicken Nuggets

Baked Chicken Nuggets

MondayBalsamic Salmon, Red Potato and Green Bean Salad

Tuesday – Teriyaki Chicken Tenders, Rice, P.F. Chang’s Shanhai Cucumbers

Wednesday – Slow-Cooked Chicken Tacos, Avocado Salsa

Thursday – leftovers

Friday – Baked Chicken Nuggets, French Fries, Morrocan Watermelon Cucumber Salad

Saturday – Chicken Apple Sausage cooked with Sweet Pepper and Onion

Sunday – French Bread Pizza, Strawberry Cucumber Salad

Gluten Free Menu Swap Roundup

Come back later to check this week’s post and see who else may be sharing their gluten-free menus, recipe links, and ideas for winter produce.

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.
  • 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. We welcome suggested themes, too!

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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SummerVeggies1At Celiac Family, we’re adding more Gluten-Free Summer Veggies to our Menu Plans this month.

The vegetables are really looking yummy right now. Whether from your garden, farmers’ market, or the grocery store, there’s plenty of perfectly ripe vegetables to add to your meals. That makes it a great time to increase the veggies (and all the nutrition and fiber that come with it) to your meals.

This week, we’re indulging in sweet corn. We like both the yellow and white corn at my house and we’ll prepare it in a variety of ways. Grilled, boiled, or steamed, I like them best cooked from fresh. So, I’m loading up this week and trying out some new recipes.

Gluten-Free Corn Recipe Links:

Celiac Family’s Menu This Week:

Corn and Black Bean Salad

Corn and Black Bean Salad

Tropical Fruit Salad

Tropical Fruit Salad

Broccoli Mushroom Quinoa

Broccoli Mushroom Quinoa

Monday – Spaghetti and Meatballs, Tossed Green Salad

Tuesday – Fish Tacos, Corn and Black Bean Salad

Wednesday – Grilled Chicken, Blueberry Corn Salad

Thursday – Corn and Bacon Pasta

Friday – leftovers and Tropical Fruit Salad with Poppyseed Dressing

Saturday – Hamburgers, Grilled Potato Slices, Corn and Avocado Salad

Sunday – Lamb Chops, Quinoa with Broccoli and Mushrooms

Gluten Free Menu Swap Roundup

Come back later to check this week’s post and see who else may be sharing their gluten-free menus, recipe links, and ideas for winter produce.

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 next week for sharing more gluten-free menus, recipe links, and ideas for gluten-free winter squash and other winter produce.
  • 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. We welcome suggested themes, too!

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.
Categories : Menu Plan
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