Menu Plan Monday, September 1!


The theme for the Gluten Free Menu Swap over at Celiac Family is gluten-free Italian food. My favorite is spaghetti and meatballs. It is not on the plan for this week, but I try it usually at least once a month. It can get complicated with 3 different noodle needs/preferences plus 1-2 different sauces and meatballs! Another favorite for me and my husband is lasagna. The last time I made it with cashew ricotta and Portobello mushroom caps and it turned out pretty good.

sunday dinner aug

This week I have a little extra time off work, so I am working on some freezer breakfasts! Today was Lighter Chocolate Muffins, and tomorrow is Peach Coffee Cake. I’ve also been reading through a new cookbook, “Choosing Raw.” I am hoping to integrate some of those recipes also. Some of them sound so easy and all of them sound healthy and yummy! A couple that I want to try are “Buckwheaties,” “Easy Pumpkin Soup,” and a raw chocolate granola.

Peach and raspberry fruit bowl, gf cinnamon raisin toast.
Irresistible Grilled Shrimp, sweet potatoes, corn on the cob, fresh fruit salsa to go with the shrimp
Dinner: Leftovers

Rest of the week:
Breakfast Choices:
Pink Panther Smoothie
Pumpkin Waffles
Chocolate Muffins
Peach Coffee Cake
Paleo English Muffins
Sweet Potatoes

Breakfast for dinner: Pumpkin waffles didn’t happen this week, so this is a repeat!
My husband’s famous Chili with cornbread or rolls
Chef Salad with croutons
Avocado Salad
Peachy Keen Smoothie from “Choosing Raw” cookbook with popcorn
Veggie soup from the freezer
Pizza, salad

For more menu ideas check out Org Junkie’s Menu Plan Monday! Or for gluten-free menus check out Celiac Family and the Gluten Free Menu Swap!


14 responses »

  1. Pingback: Weekly Gluten-Free Menu Plan - Italian Meals

    • What are they Lady? I prefer zucchini noodles, my husband insists on gluten noodles and my daughter will only eat gf pasta! I am still working on a good meat alternative that is easy!


      • Really. Perhaps it is a food allergy. I didn’t realize my system didn’t like corn until I stopped eating it and then I reintroduced it back into my diet. Not sure why but since I cut it out my allergies have almost diminished. This summer with sneezing and itching has been drastically reduced and all because I stopped eating corn. Even the organic kind.


      • When I first went meat free I got into a lot of tofu/soy stuff just because I didn’t know any better. That was when I was reacting to EVERYTHING too even stuff like coffee and certain almond milks/coconut milks. Now I’m doing much better and have even added in butter and fermented kefir and coffee back I think I could probably try soy and see if it still bothers me. I have eaten some processed things that have soy as one of the smaller ingredients and it hasn’t bothered me. Just haven’t tried tofu yet.


      • Ah the journey to healthy living. Same here. When I stopped eating bread, cheese, and cream cheese and used the alternatives my body didn’t know the difference so I stopped eating them for awhile and reintroduced them. I am fine now but have to do a balancing act because I can’t do them all in the same day
        More like I have to spread them out. Congratulations! You’re the first person I know allergic to soy and tofu. Lol! Keep me posted on your results.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s