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Menu Plan March 21

Posted By Heather On March 20, 2011 @ 10:48 pm In Menu Plan | 3 Comments

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[2]It is officially spring! Spring always seems to bring a surge of activities at our house. And this year is no different. I really wanted to post about the meals and treats we made to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day this year, but just couldn’t find the time to do it. So, instead I offer this picture of the Rainbow Fruit Kabobs I made for my daughter’s class. I think the picture says it all!

With spring activities keeping it busy, I’m trying to keep our meal prep simple, but I feel like I’ve been in a bit of a food rut. So, I’ve been happy to have Amy Green’s new cookbook: Simply Sugar and Gluten-Free [3] to motivate me. I know I’ve mentioned it a couple times already, but I am really enjoying the recipes. I find most of them to be pretty quick and easy to prepare. And best of all, they seem to work for everyone in the family (even the picky kids). I think I’ll try a few more recipes this week, too!

[4]Also on the menu this week is noodles. Wendy at Celiacs in the House [5] is hosting the Gluten Free Menu Swap this week [5] with noodles as the theme. We don’t eat a lot of noodles, or pasta in general, in my house. My kids have never learned to like pasta. My husband and I still enjoy the Gluten-Free variety on occasion, so I do encourage the kids to try it when I fix it for us.  They still insist they don’t like it, so I don’t fix it too often.  For more noodle recipes, even a homemade gluten-free egg noodle recipe, check out the roundup this week at Celiacs in the House [5].

Celiac Family’s Menu This Week:

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Monday - Chicken Spaghetti with tomatoes and spinach

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Tuesday - Pork Chops with Black Beans and Salsa, Rice

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Wednesday - Cheeseburgers, Fries, Broccoli

 

Thursday - I plan to try Amy’s recipe for Roasted Chicken. I’ll serve it with corn and green beans.

Friday - I hope Amy’s recipe for Spicy Stuffed Southwest Chicken is as good as it sounds. I’ll serve it with leftover rice and beans from Tuesday.

Saturday – One more from Amy’s cookbook this week: Socca Pizzas. Wendy at Celiacs in the House [9] says her family loves them, so I’m anxious to give them a try.

Sunday – Leftovers!

Want to join Gluten-Free Menu Swap?
You’ll find the rules, as well as the current and upcoming schedules, at Gluten Free Goodness [10].

Need more menu ideas? [11]

  • Laura at OrgJunkie.com [12] 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 [13].

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

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