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Menu Plan Apr. 5
Posted By Heather On April 6, 2010 @ 1:03 am In Menu Plan | 5 Comments
This week’s Gluten-Free Menu Swap is being hosted at Angela’s Kitchen . Angela’s theme ingredient this week is coconut. My husband and I have never been big fans of shredded coconut. However, I have been using coconut milk in recipes recently. Since I have trouble with lactose, I’ve been trying to use it to replace milk in some of our recipes. So far, we have both liked the switch. I have used it in Chicken Tikka Masala  to replace the cream, and most recently in my dairy-free recipe for Chocolate Creme Brulee . Both yielded very good results.
For more gluten-free recipes, be sure to visit Angela’s Kitchen  to see what other gluten-free friends are making for dinner this week. She and others have more ideas for incorporating coconut into recipes!
Next week, I’ll be hosting the Gluten-Free Menu Swap with eggs as the theme ingredient. So come on back on Monday to link up your menus, share a recipe, or just see what we’re cooking with eggs. Thanks to Cheryl of Gluten Free Goodness  for continuing to organize this fun and helpful event. If you’d like to find out more about the Gluten Free Menu Swap, host future events, or check out past round-ups, visit the current GF Menu Swap headquarters  on her site.
Celiac Family’s Menu This Week:
Monday – Tri-tip Roast
We are still enjoying time with family. My sister graciously offered to convert her dinner recipes to make it gluten-free for us. She made a wonderful roast with vegetables and Betty Crocker gluten-free brownies  for dessert.
Tuesday – Easy Garlic Shrimp Pasta 
Some nights are just calling for a quick and easy recipe. Shrimp is quickly sauteed with butter and garlic and served over rice noodles. Serving with roasted asparagus .
Wednesday – Rotisserie Chicken
Another busy night, so I’ll be picking up a rotisserie chicken for dinner and serving with steamed broccoli.
Thursday – Parmesan Chicken Nuggets 
Chicken breasts cut into bite-size pieces and breaded with gluten-free bread crumbs and grated Parmesan, then baked. Serving with French fries and a tossed green salad.
Friday – Baked Salmon with a Balsamic Glaze 
Baking salmon with a glaze made of balsamic vinegar and garlic. Serving with rice and leftover asparagus.
Sunday – Leftover Buffet
Last chance to eat up what’s left in the refrigerator.
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