Gluten-Free Meals with Fresh Mint — Menu Plan September 18

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We’re cooking with Fresh Herbs at the Gluten-Free Menu Swap this month. This week, we’re sharing recipe links and ideas for using Fresh Mint. 

Mint is the easiest herb for me to grow. In fact, once it gets in the garden, it’s hard to control. I’ve grown it in pots both outside and inside with good results.

There are some great benefits to eating mint. Anyone with a sensitive tummy should know that mint is great for digestion and is known to relieve gas and bloating. I always have mint tea at our house. Some people also believe that mint can increase mental alertness. So you might want to keep some mint gum or candy at hand in the car, desk at work, or maybe in your school backpack. 🙂

Check out the tempting Gluten-Free Recipes with Fresh Mint we found this week:

Dairy-Free Tzatziki with Fresh Mint @ Go Dairy-Free

Fresh Mint Iced Tea @ Gluten Free with Emily

Fresh Mint Lemonade @ Rose Water & Orange Blossoms

Homemade Mint Extract @ Healthy Green Kitchen

Entrees and Salads:

Corn and Peach Salad with Fresh Mint @ Simply Gluten-Free

Corn, Tomato and Mint Salad @ Delish Knowledge

Honey Mint Glazed Chicken @ Simply Recipes

Israeli Salad with Avocado and Mint @ Tori Avey

Lamb Chops with Cilantro Mint Sauce @ Leite’s Culinaria

Roasted Mint Lime Cauliflower Salad @ Organically Blissful

Shrimp Avocado Mint Salad @ Spoonful of Health

Summer Fruit Salad with Ginger Lime and Mint @ Devour

Desserts (paired with chocolate):

Chocolate Mint Cookies @ Letty’s Kitchen

Chocolate Mint Truffles @ Luxe Epicure

Fresh Mint and Chocolate No-Bake Brownies @ Mama Bake

Fresh Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream (Dairy-Free) @ Downshiftology

Healthy Fresh Mint Chocolate Cookies @ Make the Best of Everything

Raw Chocolate Mint Tarts @ Gluten Free Vegan Pantry


Celiac Family’s Menu This Week:

Curry Chicken Salad

Cilantro Lime Shrimp

Baked Chicken Nuggets

Monday – Chicken Salad, Garlic Bread, Fruit Salad with Ginger Lime and Mint

Tuesday – Grilled Hamburgers, Roasted Mint Lime Cauliflower Salad

Wednesday – Honey Mint Glazed Chicken, Roasted Sweet Potatoes

Thursday – Cilantro Lime Shrimp, Rice, Broccolini

Friday – Baked Chicken NuggetsCorn and Peach Salad with Fresh Mint

Saturday – Steak Fajitas with Onion and Peppers

Sunday – Lamb Chops with Cilantro Mint Sauce, Rice, Asparagus


Gluten Free Menu Swap Roundup

Mom’s Plans: Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free
Melissa is sharing what her family ate last week. Beef and Black Bean Chili, Grilled Steak, Easy Oven Baked Taquitos, Ham and White Bean Soup, Pasta Fagioli, Country Hamburger Skillet, and Mexican Lasagna made up her menu plan for the week. For more gluten-free lunch ideas and recipe links, visit the full menu post at Mom’s Plans.

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 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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