Menu Plan February 6 – Cinnamon

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Cinnamon is the theme for the Gluten-Free Menu Swap this week. I love cinnamon and how it can liven up a recipe with just a teaspoon of it. I finally got my recipe for Cinnamon Rolls posted for you. And if you’re looking for another breakfast treat, I also have a recipe for Banana Coffee Cake.

For dinner this week, I’ll be making an Indian Chicken with Cinnamon, Ginger, and Mango Chutney. Check the roundup below for more gluten-free menus and recipes using Cinnamon.

Celiac Family’s Menu This Week:

Broccoli Mushroom Quinoa

White Chicken Chili

Rainbow Apple Salad

Monday – Indian Chicken served over rice

Tuesday – Teriyaki Chicken Tenders served with a Broccoli & Mushroom Quinoa

Wednesday – White Chicken Chili served with Monday’s leftover rice

Thursday – Make-Your-Own Sandwiches served with Rainbow Apple Salad

FridayBaked Salmon with a Balsamic Glaze served with Roasted Brussels Sprouts

Saturday – Burgers served with Baby Potatoes and Green Beans

Sunday – Leftovers

Gluten Free Menu Swap Roundup

Wendy at Celiacs in the House is eating Quinoa with Cranberries, Coconut, and Almonds with a dash of cinnamon and maple syrup for breakfast. She’s also planning to make Kim’s Apple Streusel Squares with a Maple Cinnamon Glaze this week. Yum! Wendy’s meal plan this week — Chicken Stir Fry, Beef Stew, Salmon Cakes, Quiche, and Veggie Soup –sounds very warming on this cold frosty morning.

Paige at Not Missing a Thing! also has some “warm-you-up dinners” on her menu this week. Check out her plans for Creamy Chicken Pie, Stuffed Peppers, Taco Soup, and Tuna Casserole. She’s also working on an idea for Ranch Chicken with oven fries, which sounds good.

Samantha at So Simply Good says she uses cinnamon almost daily. For breakfast she’s eating Blueberries, Coconut Flakes, Roasted Pecans and a splash of Coconut Milk with Cinnamon. She also uses cinnamon in Mashed Butternut Squash and some Paleo Muffin Tops that I’m anxious to try this week. Samantha has lots of veggies planned for the week, along with Tri-tip Steak, Creamy Chicken and Tomato Soup, Red Curry Glazed Chicken Skewers, Smothered Pork Chops, and more!

Emily at Our Frugal Happy Life is joining us this week with a variety of links to gluten-free meals. She’ll be making Monterey Chicken, Pizza Sloppy Joes, Chicken Enchilada Dip, and Stuffed Pepper Casserole. Check it all out at her weekly meal plan.

Cheryl at Gluten Free Goodness is joining us this week, too. We’ve missed her menus, but she’s been busy with all sorts of great things, including preparing a series of webinars about gluten-free eating for Dietitian Central. Cheryl tells us that Cinnamon is high in antioxidants and helps stabilize blood sugar. On her menu this week is Beef Stew with root veggies, Simply Yum Quinoa, Chicken with roasted garlic, and Roasted Cauliflower.

Debbi Does Dinner Healthy & Low Calorie is back with a full menu of gluten-free meals. She has included recipe links for Thai Chicken Pizza, Lentil Baked Beans, Green Goddess Enchiladas, Smashed Pintos, Chicken Nuggets, and GF Peanut Butter Cookies. Go check out all her healthy GF meals.

Thanks for joining us this week. Join us at Angela’s Kitchen next week for more gluten-free menu plans and Valentine Treats.

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.
  • Next week’s theme will be Valentine Treats. Visit Angela’s Kitchen for the roundup next week.
  • 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.

Need more menu ideas?

  • Laura 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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Heather – I want to try your Indian Chicken. We need more flavor in our meals and this sounds like just the thing!


Cinnamon is something I reach for daily – one of my very favorite flavors. That Indian chicken sounds delicious!
Here’s my plan for this week: http://wp.me/pmNnL-116


My family would go for everything on your menu, Heather. Thanks for hosting this week!


I don’t have any cinnamon on the menu, but here’s our menu:


Pizza Sloppy Joes, Chicken Enchilada dip, and more!


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Love your white chicken chili! I have some in the freezer, I think. My post is finally up http://www.gfgoodness.com/?p=4409


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