Gluten-Free Mango — June 22

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SummerMangoMango is the Summer Fruit of choice for this week’s Gluten-Free Menu Swap. 

Mangoes are so sweet and juicy, they are perfect for eating raw, adding sweetness to meals, and for yummy fresh desserts.

I don’t buy mangoes too often…maybe once a month. I never feel like I’ve mastered the chopping or slicing of them. I think that’s because it’s always a little messy, and I never feel like I get all the flesh off the pit. But after reviewing several tutorial videos, and even more web sites for directions for preparing a mango, it is clear that there is no one good way to do it. You just have to go for it.  And if you think there is flesh left on the pit, then it’s time to use your teeth and enjoy it or hand it to your kids to enjoy.

Gluten-Free Mango Recipes:

Don’t forget to check below our menu for more gluten-free menus, meals, and recipes with Mango from our gluten-free blogging friends.

Celiac Family’s Menu This Week: Since we are traveling this week, our meals will mainly be eating out. So, I’ve pulled a menu plan from past summers to come up with this one.

Indian Chicken

Indian Chicken

Rainbow Veggie/Fruit Salad

Rainbow Veggie/Fruit Salad

Slow-Cooked Pulled Chicken

Slow-Cooked Pulled Chicken

Monday – Indian Chicken with Mango Chutney, jasmine rice, green beans

Tuesday – leftovers

Wednesday – Bacon Wrapped Chicken, Rainbow Apple Salad

Thursday – Beef and Broccoli Stir-Fry, rice

Friday – Fish Tacos with Pineapple-Mango Salsa

Saturday – Pulled Pork Sandwiches, Sweet Potato Fries, Broccoli Spears

SundayGrilled Jerk Chicken with Mango Avocado Salsa, Mashed Potatoes

Gluten Free Menu Swap Roundup

Gluten Free Always Blog: Gluten-Free
We’re happy that Melissa is joining us this week! Though she doesn’t have mango on her menu plan this week, there are plenty of yummy gluten-free meals to choose from. Cows in Ponchos sounds like a fun and easy meal. She’s also planning for Freezer to Crockpot Chicken and Rice, Chicken Piccata with Pasta, Bean and Cheese Enchiladas, Venison Roast, Pizza, and Caribbean Chicken with Sweet Potatoes.

The Girl Who Couldn’t Eat Anything: eating without Gluten, Dairy, Peanuts, Oats, or Meat
Elisabeth says her favorite smoothie is Mango Marriage Saver Smoothie and Mask. Mangoes are perfect for smoothies! Elisabeth also likes to make Mango Raspberry Jam (from Preserving the Harvest). For dinners this week, she’s having Broccoli Quesadillas, Nachos, Vanilla Cinnamon Waffles, Vegan Mac & Cheese, Macaroni Salad with Tuna, and Sticky Chicken in the Crockpot.

Angela’s Kitchen: Gluten-Free and Dairy-Free Menu
Angela shares some very tempting Mango Recipes with us this week:  Mango Spinach SmoothiePeach-Mango SmoothieChicken Mango CurryChicken Blueberry Mango Salad, and Curried Chicken Cantaloupe and Mango Salad. Also on her menu this week is Fish Tacos with Red Cabbage-Apple Slaw and Mango Salsa, Twice Baked Spinach Mushroom Garlic Stuffed Potatoes, and Teriyaki Burgers.

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 including Mango in meals.

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.SummerWater
  • Join us next week for sharing gluten-free menus and recipes with Watermelon.
  • 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



My favorite way to enjoy mango is in a drink–virgin or not. 😉 I agreed on the tricks to slice mangoes. The most recent video I saw showed the person cutting off a piece of mango and then using a drinking glass to get all the meat off the skin, so now I must try that method.

Thanks fr all the menu ideas from you and others, Heather!


Thanks for the ideas, Shirley! How can I forget about mangoes in drinks?! It’s so great in smoothies!! I like the idea about the drinking glass. A big spoon works, too, to scrape the flesh off the peel.


[…] theme for the Gluten Free Menu Swap over at Celiac Family is mangos! My favorite smoothie is Mango Marriage Saver Smoothie and Mask! I love the cute name and […]


[…] theme for the Gluten Free Menu Swap over at Celiac Family is mangos! My favorite smoothie is Mango Marriage Saver Smoothie and Mask! I love the cute name and […]


Here’s my link for this week: https://thegirlwhocouldnteatanything.wordpress.com/2015/06/22/menu-plan-monday-june-22/

That Clafoutis certainly looks interesting!

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