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22

Gluten-Free Zucchini and Summer Squash — Menu Plan August 22

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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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