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Carrots – Menu Plan March 18
Posted By Heather On March 18, 2013 @ 12:35 am In Menu Plan | No Comments
We’re talking about Carrots this week for the Gluten-Free Menu Swap. Carrots are great root vegetables to add to your diet because they are rich in vitamin A and beta carotenes. They support good eye sight, healthy skin, and can help your liver cleanse your body of toxins.
I’m not big on cooked carrots. Although, I used to cook them for my kids every week when they were toddlers. I will occasionally cook them by sautéing sliced carrots with a little butter and brown sugar. Or, perhaps cook them with a roast or in a stew.
Now, we mostly eat them raw. I send baby carrots or carrot chips in my kids’ lunches just about every day. I also like to add shredded carrots to salads and slaws. And I can’t forget Carrot Cake ! Do you have favorite ways to consume carrots? Carrot juice, perhaps?
Check out the Gluten-Free Menu Swap roundup below for more gluten-free menus, recipe links, and ideas for including carrots in your meals.
Monday – Sandwiches , Carrot Chips with Hummus, Fruit Salad
Thursday – Chicken Teriyaki, Jasmine Rice, Steamed Broccoli
Friday – Fish Tacos, Red Cabbage and Carrot Slaw
Sunday – leftovers
Gluten Free Menu Swap Roundup
Mom’s Plans : Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free Menu for the family and a Paleo Rotation Diet for Melissa
Melissa has stocked away a lot of meals in the freezer this month, and is loving it. This week, her family gets to enjoy Beef Taquitos, Beef ‘n Tater Bites, Taco Soup, Southwestern Soup, Sweet and Sour Meatballs, Beef and Cabbage Soup, and Quinoa Chili. She provides links for most of these, so be sure to check out her full menu  to get the recipes.
Angela’s Kitchen: Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free Menu
Angela has several recipes with carrots to share this week: Morning Glory Muffins , Carrot Cake Pancakes , Seven Layer Dip , Kimchi , Mongolian Chicken and Veggies , Smoothies  (using steamed, then cooled carrots), and ABC Salad . Angela also shares recipes for her meals this week: Bacon Spinach Quiche Pie, Kaleidoscope Potato Salad, Lazy Cabbage Roll Casserole, Seasoned Green Beans, Oven “Fried” Basil Chicken, Mashed Cauliflower, Easy Taco Bake, Cilantro Cashew Salad, Fish Tacos with Red Cabbage Slaw, and Vegan Yankee-style Creamed Corn Cornbread. Head over to her menu plan this week  for all the recipe links.
The Peaceful Mom: Simple Gluten-Free Menu
On this week’s menu, Kimberlee has Steak and Peppers, BBQ Chicken and baked beans, Scrambled Eggs and Bacon, Beef Roast with Mashed Potatoes, Crock Pot Chili with corn chips, GF Pasta with a meat sauce, and Chicken Enchiladas. She’ll also be making Crockpot Granola for breakfast. You’ll find more breakfast and lunch ideas in The Peaceful Mom’s full menu .
Extraordinary Life: Gluten-Free, Paleo Menu
Lisa starts her week with Meatloaf  and London Broil with Cauliflower. Then, she’s making kid favorites Parmesan Crusted Chicken Nuggets and No-Corn Corndogs . She’ll finish the week with Lettuce Leaf Tacos and Roasted Pork Loin with Sauerkraut.
Our Frugal Happy Life: Eating Gluten-Free on a Budget
Emily is back this week with Hamburger Gravy over Mashed Potatoes, Chicken Tacos, and Pizza Chicken. She’s also making Easy Roasted Potatoes with Carrots , Italian Shepherd’s Pie, and Chicken and Pasta with Cheese.
Check back later to see who may be sharing their gluten-free menus this week.
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 Fajitas: http://sosimplygood.com/2007/04/23/southwestern-flank-steak/
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 Mom’s Plans: http://www.momsplans.com/2013/02/menu-planning-for-february-23-2013/
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 ABC Salad: http://angelaskitchen.com/2010/11/28/updated-abc-salad-apple-bok-choy-and-carrot-slaw/
 menu plan this week: http://angelaskitchen.com/2013/03/18/menu-plan-monday-march-18-2013-gluten-free-dairy-free-gfcf/
 The Peaceful Mom’s full menu: http://thepeacefulmom.com/2013/03/18/simple-gluten-free-weekly-menu-easy-recipes-318/
 Meatloaf: http://my-extraordinary-life.blogspot.com/2009/09/old-fashioned-meatloaf.html
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