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Lemon – Menu Plan Jan. 21
Posted By Heather On January 21, 2013 @ 12:34 am In Menu Plan | 8 Comments
Lemon is the theme for this week’s Gluten-Free Menu Swap.
We know that lemon can provide a nice punch of flavor to dishes. The zest and citric juice provide a tart but pleasing acid to your dressings, sauces, and baked goods. But lemons can also be a good immune-booster, which sounds good to me with all the flus and viruses going around right now. Lemons contain vitamin C, have anti-bacterial qualities, and help aid in digestion. So, I’m boosting my use of lemons this season.
This month I’ve been making lemon water with my Infusion Pitcher , to try to stay away from the sugary drinks. I like to use the lemon water to make iced tea, too. This week, I’ll be using fresh lemon juice and/or zest in Indian Chicken , Sautéed Spinach , Red Potato and Green Bean Salad , a Lemon Meringue Pie , Salmon with Lemon and Dill , and Roasted Asparagus with a Lemon Vinaigrette . In the past, I’ve also made Cilantro Lime Shrimp  using Basil and Lemon instead. It was delicious. I may need to try that with Cilantro Lime Rice , too.
Check out the Gluten-Free Menu Swap roundup below for more gluten-free menus, meals, recipe links, and ideas for adding lemon to your meals.
Tuesday – Hamburgers, Red Potato and Green Bean Salad 
Thursday – GFE’s Pork Tenderloin with a Maple Glaze , Roasted Potatoes, Spinach Salad
Saturday – Chicken Nuggets , Sweet Potato Fries, Steamed Broccoli
Sunday – leftovers
Gluten Free Menu Swap Roundup
Angela’s Kitchen: Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free Menu 
Angela is having the cold weather we had last week, so she’s staying inside and baking and cooking warm meals. She has lots of meals with lemon to share, too: Grilled Lemon Angel Food Cake , Lemon Poppy Seed Waffles , Lemon & Spinach Stuffed Chicken , Tilapia with Lemony Spinach and Mushrooms , Lemon Berry Donut Holes , and still more! You need to check them all out. To keep her family warm this week, she will be using the slow-cooker to make Black Bean Salsa Chicken , Pork Chops with Apple Cranberry Sauce , and Beef and Sweet Potato Stew . Lemon Chicken and Veggies with Capers  and Gingerbread Pumpkin Waffles  round out their meals this week. Be sure to check out her freezer cooking plan, as well as plans for breakfast and lunch this week, too.
The Peaceful Mom: Simple Gluten-Free Menu 
Kimberlee has a great way to make Gluten-free Lasagna  for one. What a fun way to let everyone make their own some night. Might be a perfect solution for families who have to manage multiple food allergies. Also on her menu this week is Chicken and Black Bean Chili , Rosemary Roasted Chicken , Cheeseburgers, Greek Pasta Salad, and Baked Chicken. Kimberlee also has breakfast and lunch plans on her menu.
Awkward Girl Gets Fit: Grain Free, Gluten Free, Refined Sugar Free Menu 
Samantha’s menu is full meals that work for anyone on a Paleo or Primal diet. She’s starting the week with Blackened Chicken and Avocado Sauce and Shredded Beef Taco Roast . Then finishes the week with Crockpot Chicken and Gravy , Grilled Tri Tip, Chocolate Chili and Omelettes. If you’re interested in how Sam plans her meals, check back with her on Wednesday when she’ll talk about her meal planning process. Then, on Thursday she’ll share how using Pinterest has also inspired her meal plans.
Mom’s Plan: Gluten-Free Menu for the family and Paleo Auto Immune Menu Plan for Melissa 
Melissa shares a detailed breakfast, lunch, and dinner menu plan for herself. She is on a strict Paleo rotation diet due to a variety of food intolerances. But don’t let that make you think she’s not eating well! She has Flounder, Bison Patties, Pork Chops, White Fish, Pork Tenderloin, and plenty of fruit and vegetables to keep her going. Her family has lots of warm soups on the menu this week: Beef and Cabbage Soup, White Bean Chicken and Pesto Soup, Taco Soup, and Black Eyed Pea Soup. Roasted Chicken and Meatloaf round out the meals for the family this week.
Our Frugal Happy Life: Gluten-Free Menu Plan 
Emily is making Tacos this week using a recipe for a homemade taco seasoning mix . She’s also planning on Monterey Chicken, Pizza Pie , and Taco Dip. She also plans on celebrating her anniversary a little early by eating out this week.
Thanks for joining us this week. Join us next week at Angela’s Kitchen  for recipes and ideas for using cabbage in your meals.
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 Infusion Pitcher: http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0023UL86A/ref=as_li_ss_tl?ie=UTF8&tag=celifami-20&linkCode=as2&camp=1789&creative=390957&creativeASIN=B0023UL86A
 Indian Chicken: http://celiacfamily.com/quinoa-indian-chicken/
 Sautéed Spinach: http://www.mypaleodiet.net/1/post/2012/10/lemon-garlic-spinach.html
 Red Potato and Green Bean Salad: http://celiacfamily.com/red-potato-and-green-bean-salad-recipe/
 Lemon Meringue Pie: http://glutenfreecooking.about.com/od/glutenfreepiesandtarts/r/gflemonpie.htm
 Salmon with Lemon and Dill: http://gingerlemongirl.blogspot.com/2010/06/30-days-gluten-free-quick-easy-meals_27.html
 Roasted Asparagus with a Lemon Vinaigrette: http://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/melissa-darabian/roasted-asparagus-with-lemon-vinaigrette-recipe/index.html
 Cilantro Lime Shrimp: http://celiacfamily.com/cilantro-lime-shrimp/
 Cilantro Lime Rice: http://celiacfamily.com/cilantro-rice/
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 PF Chang’s: http://www.pfchangs.com/menu/
 Pork Tenderloin with a Maple Glaze: http://glutenfreeeasily.com/on-the-spot-success/
 Chicken Nuggets: http://celiacfamily.com/parmesan-chicken-nuggets/
 Angela’s Kitchen: Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free Menu: http://angelaskitchen.com/2013/01/21/menu-plan-monday-gluten-free-dairy-free-gfcf/
 Grilled Lemon Angel Food Cake: http://angelaskitchen.com/2012/08/01/gluten-free-ration-rally-grilled-lemon-angel-food-cake-with-lemon-curd-and-berries/
 Lemon Poppy Seed Waffles: http://angelaskitchen.com/2012/03/27/tuesdays-at-oamm-lemon-poppy-seed-waffles/
 Lemon & Spinach Stuffed Chicken: http://angelaskitchen.com/2012/02/21/gluten-free-dairy-free-lemon-spinach-stuffed-chicken/
 Tilapia with Lemony Spinach and Mushrooms: http://angelaskitchen.com/2012/01/31/gluten-free-dairy-free-tilapia-with-lemony-spinach-and-mushrooms/
 Lemon Berry Donut Holes: http://angelaskitchen.com/2012/06/11/gluten-free-dairy-free-lemon-berry-donut-holes/
 Black Bean Salsa Chicken: http://angelaskitchen.com/2010/02/19/slow-cooker-black-bean-salsa-chicken/
 Pork Chops with Apple Cranberry Sauce: http://angelaskitchen.com/2011/11/01/slow-cooker-pork-chopes-with-apple-cranberry-sauce/
 Beef and Sweet Potato Stew: http://angelaskitchen.com/2008/03/13/slow-cooking-thursday-7/
 Lemon Chicken and Veggies with Capers: http://angelaskitchen.com/2011/08/16/tuesdays-at-oamm-lemon-chicken-veggies-with-capers/
 Gingerbread Pumpkin Waffles: http://angelaskitchen.com/2009/10/09/gluten-dairy-free-gingerbread-pumpkin-waffles/
 The Peaceful Mom: Simple Gluten-Free Menu: http://thepeacefulmom.com/2013/01/21/simple-gluten-free-weekly-menu-121/
 Gluten-free Lasagna: http://thepeacefulmom.com/2011/06/20/simple-gluten-free-gf-lasagna-bake/
 Chicken and Black Bean Chili: http://thepeacefulmom.com/2011/09/20/chicken-and-black-bean-chili/
 Rosemary Roasted Chicken: http://thepeacefulmom.com/2011/12/14/easy-meal-planning-whole-chicken-plan/
 Awkward Girl Gets Fit: Grain Free, Gluten Free, Refined Sugar Free Menu: http://awkwardgirlgetsfit.com/2013/01/21/menu-plan-monday-01-21-12/
 Shredded Beef Taco Roast: http://awkwardgirlgetsfit.com/2012/09/25/real-food-basics-shredded-beef-taco-roast/
 Crockpot Chicken and Gravy: http://awkwardgirlgetsfit.com/2012/09/13/paleo-slow-cooker-chicken-and-gravy/
 Mom’s Plan: Gluten-Free Menu for the family and Paleo Auto Immune Menu Plan for Melissa: http://www.momsplans.com/2013/01/menu-planning-for-january-19-2013/
 Our Frugal Happy Life: Gluten-Free Menu Plan: http://ourfrugalhappylife.blogspot.com/2013/01/menu-plan-120-gluten-free-pizza-pie.html
 homemade taco seasoning mix: http://ourfrugalhappylife.blogspot.com/2010/08/homemade-gluten-free-taco-seasoning.html
 Pizza Pie: http://ourfrugalhappylife.blogspot.com/2012/04/recipe-gluten-free-pizza-pie.html
 Angela’s Kitchen: http://angelaskitchen.com
 Gluten-Free Menu Swap Page: http://celiacfamily.com/gluten-free-menu-swap/
 schedule of themes and hosts: http://celiacfamily.com/gluten-free-menu-swap/schedule/
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 past menu plans: http://celiacfamily.com../category/menu-plan/
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