Menu Plan Monday – May 11, 2015

by angelaskitchen on May 11, 2015

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Happy Monday! I hope everyone had a great weekend. Mine especially wonderful because my son came home for the summer just in time for Mother’s Day. Woo-hoo!

This week I am hosting the Gluten Free Menu Swap. The theme for the week is [click to continue…]

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I’m going to toot my own horn for a minute… Double Chocolate Chunk Cookies are the BEST chocolate cookies EVER! (Cue dancing in the kitchen here…) Ok, I’m back. But, honestly, these cookies, with their perfect chewy edge and soft center, intense chocolate flavor and large chocolate chunks are just the thing when chocolate craving hits. The little punch of spice is optional, but I do recommend trying it. The warmth really balances the rich chocolate.  All that AND they are gluten free and dairy free.  I’m telling’ ya – it’s cookie heaven!

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Menu Plan Monday – April 27, 2015

by angelaskitchen on April 27, 2015

gluten Free Menu Swap-Spring radishes

Radishes are the theme Heather of Celiac Family picked for this week’s Gluten Free Menu Swap. Because radishes are so easy to grow and spout up quickly, I have always had the kids plant them so we usually end up with a boatload of the little guys. I don’t do anything very exciting with radishes most of the time – scrub, slice and toss on a salad, or add to Kimchi or Napa Cabbage Slaw. I do have a batch I am experimenting with fermenting right now. I’ll let you all know if they turn out tasty. My youngest (the picky princess) isn’t a big fan of radishes, so won’t eat the peppery little things raw, but will eat them sautéed. It is such and interesting way to eat radishes. Sautéing really cuts the spicy factor down and leaves you with a crisp tender bite. The recipes my family have liked are Sautéed Radishes with Spinach (with a piece of bacon chopped and cooked before adding anything else to the pan) and Sautéed Radishes (using coconut oil instead of butter). How do you eat radishes?

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Freezer plan for the week: I am traveling with the family to the Gluten Free Allergen Free Expo in Chicago this weekend, so instead of freezer cooking, we’ll be packing. :)

Breakfast and lunch options: Sausage, eggs, and Spunky Coconut’s Grain Free Pumpkin Pancakes, fruit and veggies. Almond butter sandwiches, Confetti Chicken Nuggets, fruit and veggies.

Gluten Free Dairy Free OAMC Chicken MarsalaApple, Veggie & Sausage Quiche, gluten free dairy freeGluten & Dairy Free French Bread

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Menu Plan Monday – April 20, 2015

by angelaskitchen on April 20, 2015

Gluten Free Menu Swap - SpringPeas

Heather from Celiac Family is hosting the Gluten Free Menu Swap this week.  The theme she picked is Peas.  Sugar snap peas are [click to continue…]

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Gluten Free Allergen Free Expo in Chicago – May 2-3,2015

April 15, 2015

In about a week and a half, one of my favorite events is taking place – the Gluten Free Allergen Free Expo Chicago! While the past couple years I went to other locations of the GFAF Expo for work (lucky me!) my heart is still at the event in Chicago, at the home of the […]

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Menu Plan Monday – April 13, 2015

April 13, 2015

  I’m hosting the Gluten Free Menu Swap this week – Woo! We’re focusing on Spring vegetables this month, with this week’s theme being Kale. We love that delish veggie in our house. I can’t wait to see how everyone else serves it up.  I have a few recipes with kale, such as Chicken, White Bean & […]

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Menu Plan…Monday? – March 31, 2015

March 31, 2015

Hello! I’m just getting around to posting my menu this week. Better late than never, right? I pulled the taps from our trees on Saturday, but we have SO much sap to cook down. Cooking sap has is pretty much been my focus along with canning all the syrupy goodness. Mmmm… I’ve got a busy […]

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Menu Plan Monday – March 23, 2015

March 23, 2015

  Spring break is over for us (and it SNOWED last night) so we’re getting back to our regular routine. I’ve started cooking down sap in our turkey roaster (the only good good excuse for snow in the Spring is that it’s ‘sugar snow’ and means the syrup season is still going strong. Yum!) This […]

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