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Menu Plan July 12 – Salads!

Posted By Heather On July 11, 2010 @ 11:03 pm In Menu Plan,Salads | 4 Comments

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menu-swap-009 [2]I missed last week’s menu plan because of summertime travels. I’m glad to be back to it this week, and the family has been eager to help by giving me their requests. The hot weather has us all thinking of eating cool salads. So, I decided to host the Gluten Free Menu Swap this week with a theme of salads. Here are some of our favorites that didn’t make it into our menu this week:

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Potato Salad for a Crowd

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Diane's Spicy Slaw

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Not My Mom's Chicken Salad

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Southwestern Chicken Salad

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Heather's Favorite Egg Salad

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Corn and Black Bean Salad

Celiac Family’s menu this week:

Monday – Grilled Chicken
My son’s request for the week is grilled chicken breasts. I’ll serve them with a Red Potato and Green Bean Salad [9].

Tuesday – Cheeseburgers
My daughter’s usual request is cheeseburgers without the bun and French fries. I’ll make Broccoli Winter Slaw [10] to serve with it.

Wednesday – Seven Layer Salad [11]
My husband requested a Seven Layer Salad [11], which I usually make with diced ham, shredded cheese, peas, chopped lettuce, spinach, chopped celery, and a creamy dill dressing [11].

Thursday – Indian Chicken
My husband also requested an Indian dish. So, I’ll try a Jalfrezi Curry [12] cooking sauce my husband found. I usually prefer to cook with the curry pastes over the sauces, but the sauces make dinner very quick and easy. I’ll serve it over jasmine rice.

Friday – Leftovers
Cleaning out the refrigerator to make room for a birthday cake I’ll be making.

Saturday – Pizza
We’ll make a cheese and pepperoni pizza using the cheese bread recipe [13] for the crust. I’ll have the kids help me make a Berry Fruit Salad [14] to serve with it.

Sunday – Baby Back Ribs
We’ll be making Alton Brown’s recipe for Baby Back Ribs [15] and serving with Nancy’s Tropical Black Bean Salad [16].

Here’s what some other gluten-free friends are planning this week:

Is it the timing or the salad theme? Not sure. But we’ve got some great gluten-free menus linked up this week!

  • Welcome Susan from I Love Nectarines [17]! She has a corn and asparagus salad on her menu this week, as well as some granola bars that look good. The Sichuan-style egglplant and gujerati green beans sound good, too!
  • Cheryl at Gluten Free Goodness [27] says she’s been big into salads this summer, too. She has plenty of fresh goodies from her garden and the organic produce she picks up at Wegmans to make them. This week she’ll be making Quinoa Broccoli Salad and a Mache salad with tomatoes, avocado and pine nuts.
  • Lisa at Extraordinary Life [28] is also joining us this week. She’s serving salad with lasagna this week, and making a slaw to serve with BBQ Chicken Thighs. I see that she is also a fan of Alton Brown’s recipes. She is making his recipes for BBQ Chicken, Pork Loin and Beef Tacos.
  • You’ll find lots of salad ideas at Beyond Rice and Tofu [29] this week. Renee has Italian Rice Salad and Mediterranean Salad on her menu this week. She also gives links to some others that sound great: Quinoa and Black Bean Salad [30], Wild Rice Tabouli [31], and Taco Salad [32]. Renee is hosting the GF Menu Swap next week with cucumbers as the theme ingredient. So be sure to follow us to Beyond Rice and Tofu next week and link up or just read up for more great gluten-free meal ideas.

Need more menu ideas?

  • Laura at OrgJunkie.com [33] 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 [34].

Want to join Gluten-Free Menu Swap?

Cheryl at Gluten Free Goodness manages the headquarters of Gluten-Free Menu Swap [35]. There you will find the rules, the current and upcoming schedule, and links to past roundups. For this week, email the link of your gluten-free menu to me at celiacfamily[at]gmail[dot]com.


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[5] Image: http://celiacfamily.com/not-my-moms-chicken-salad/

[6] Image: http://celiacfamily.com/southwestern-chicken-salad/

[7] Image: http://celiacfamily.com/heathers-favorite-egg-salad/

[8] Image: http://celiacfamily.com/corn-and-black-bean-salad/

[9] Red Potato and Green Bean Salad: http://celiacfamily.com/red-potato-and-green-bean-salad-recipe/

[10] Broccoli Winter Slaw: http://celiacfamily.com/recipes-from-gluten-free-girl/

[11] Seven Layer Salad: http://celiacfamily.com/seven-layer-salad/

[12] Jalfrezi Curry: http://www.pataks.co.uk/products/jalfrezi-cooking-sauce.aspx

[13] cheese bread recipe: http://celiacfamily.com../better-burgers-gluten-free/

[14] Berry Fruit Salad: http://celiacfamily.com../berry-good-summertime-salad/

[15] Baby Back Ribs: http://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/alton-brown/who-loves-ya-baby-back-recipe/index.html

[16] Tropical Black Bean Salad: http://celiacfamily.com/my-new-favorite-summertime-salad/

[17] I Love Nectarines: http://ilovenectarines.blogspot.com/2010/07/menu-plan-for-week-of-july-11-2010.html

[18] Celiacs in the House: http://celiacsinthehouse.blogspot.com/2010/07/gluten-free-menu-swapmenu-plan-monday.html

[19] mission to get fit and healthy this summer: http://celiacsinthehouse.blogspot.com/2010/07/start-of-30-days-to-50.html

[20] Summertime Lasagna: http://blogs.discovery.com/tlc-steamy-kitchen/2010/06/summer-time-lasagna.html

[21] Herb and Rice Salad: http://celiacsinthehouse.blogspot.com/2009/04/gluten-free-menu-swapmenu-plan-monday.html

[22] Summer Turkey Salad: http://celiacsinthehouse.blogspot.com/2010/07/summer-turkey-salad.html

[23] In My Box: http://inmybox.wordpress.com/2010/07/11/its-a-salad-party-on-a-vegan-gluten-free-menu-plan-monday/

[24] Green Beans Nicoise: http://inmybox.wordpress.com/2007/10/29/green-beans/

[25] Vinegret: http://inmybox.wordpress.com/2010/04/13/a-taste-of-spring-in-the-far-north/

[26] Basil Citrus Vinaigrette: http://glutenfreegoddess.blogspot.com/2008/04/three-ways-to-dress-naked-salad.html

[27] Gluten Free Goodness: http://www.gfgoodness.com/2010/07/12/menu-plan-monday-july-12th-salads/

[28] Extraordinary Life: http://my-extraordinary-life.blogspot.com/2010/07/menu-plan-monday-week-of-july-12th.html

[29] Beyond Rice and Tofu: http://beyondriceandtofu.com/2010/07/12/meal-plan-monday-july-12-2010/

[30] Quinoa and Black Bean Salad: http://beyondriceandtofu.com/2010/06/20/quinoa-and-black-bean-salad/

[31] Wild Rice Tabouli: http://beyondriceandtofu.com/2010/06/02/wild-rice-tabouli/

[32] Taco Salad: http://beyondriceandtofu.com/2010/05/25/taco-salad/

[33] OrgJunkie.com: http://orgjunkie.com/2010/07/menu-plan-monday-july-12th.html

[34] past menu plans: http://celiacfamily.com../category/menu-plan/

[35] Gluten-Free Menu Swap: http://www.gfgoodness.com/swaphqtrs/

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