Menu Plan Feb. 15

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Hope everyone had a nice Valentine’s weekend! I was happy to finally get to the grocery store over the weekend. After being snowed-in for a week, it had been almost two weeks since I’d been to the grocery store. I was amazed how much food we had stocked in the freezer and pantry, but we did run out of chicken. So, this week I stocked up on chicken. You’ll notice several dinners with it in our menu this week.

Monday – Grilled Chicken with Angel Hair Pasta
Starting out the week with a lemon chicken grilled and served over angel hair pasta.

Tuesday – Gumbo
To celebrate Mardi Gras, we’ll be having a hearty gumbo with chicken, shrimp, sausage and okra poured over rice. I’ll make some cheese bread rolls to serve with it.

Wednesday – Pulled Pork Sandwiches
Finishing up the leftover pulled pork by serving it on leftover cheese bread rolls. Serving with red potato and green bean salad.

Thursday – Leftovers
We have a busy day and evening planned, so leftovers will make it an easy dinner night.

Friday – Chicken Tacos
Slow-cooking chicken breasts with Mexican spices and serving with corn tortillas, chopped lettuce, shredded cheese, sliced olives, etc.

Saturday – Chicken Tikka Masala
I’m looking forward to trying Patak’s Tikka paste to make Chicken Tikka Masala with Spinach. Serving over basmati rice.

Sunday – White, Chicken Chili (aka Chili Blanco)
I’ll be using leftover chicken from the chicken tacos to make a white chili with chicken, white northern beans, and green chiles. Serving with leftover rice and corn tortillas.

Need more menu ideas?

  • SOUP’s On! It’s a great time of year for eating warm soups, and Cheryl at Gluten Free Goodness chose soups as the theme for this week’s Gluten-Free Menu Swap. She has some wonderful soup recipes on her menu this week. At CeliacFamily, we’re having Easy, Hearty Gumbo and White, Chicken Chili this week, but you may also be interested in my recipe for Clam Chowder.
  • Laura at OrgJunkie.com hosts Menu Plan Monday every week. You’ll find links to hundreds of meal plans (not necessarily gluten-free) there. Laura has also started indicating on her weekly menu what she plans to fix for her son to accommodate his food allergies (dairy, gluten, eggs, fish and nuts).
  • Or, check out some of my past menu plans.
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I remember your white chili! It’s wonderful!
I need to make gumbo soon, it’s so perfect for this weather.

have a great week.


[…] Heather of Celiac Family is having some snow drama–she’s shoveled out, but there’s more on the way.  Chicken has been heavily on the rotation this week, and she’s got White bean chili planned, which is really yummy. […]


I’m still using your slow cooker chicken recipe for my Mexican Lasagna or the beginnings of my White Bean Chicken Chili. I’ve used the Pataks Curry sauce, but never the paste that is in that chicken Tikka Masala. Will have to give it a try. Love spinach and that just sounds like a great combo. My cupboards are bare after all this snow, too. I will have to be very creative tomorrow when we are stuck at home again.


Wendy – It’s good to hear from you. Glad the slow-cooked chicken is working for you. That Mexican Lasagna sounds great. I may have to put that on my menu next week.


Sounds like a yummy week! We love chicken tikka masala at our house!

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