Gluten Free Dairy Free Slow Cooker Sloppy Joes

Head on over to Menu Plan Monday, hosted by Laura.  You’ll see some great menus and recipes over there.  There are even a couple of gluten free ones now.  Also, this week Laura put the recipe for her son’s gluten, dairy and egg free birthday cake on this week’s Menu Plan Monday.  Ya-hoo!

Monday: Talapia and steamed veggies

Tuesday: Meatloaf in the crock pot, roasted sweet and yellow potatoes, and salad

Wednesday: Sloppy Joes (doubled for my family and made with ground turkey) from Not Your Mother’s Slow Cooker Cookbook – Review and recipe here.

        Variation: This was very tasty serving this on top of cooked spaghetti squash. This could also be served on mashed or sweet potatoes.

Thursday: Gluten and Dairy free pizza

Friday: The big boy is off to Boy Scout Camperie, so we are having a girly sleep over that night.  I think I will plan something fun the girlies can cook up and decorate themselves.  Maybe sesame chicken kabobs with different veggie chunks to skewer?  And some kind of treat to decorate also.  Maybe fruit animals or something.  Hmmm…

This weekend will also be the great gluten free fortune cookie experiment.  I will let you know how it goes.  My big girl was feeling a bit pouty about her allergies lately and we figured out it was because there are some things that look kind of fun that she will never be able to have.  Fortune cookies were not even on my radar of things to replace, because, let’s face it, they taste like sweet cardboard.  But they are fun to snap open, even I remember the fun of that!  So, we are going to try.  I think I will be printing off some jokes and silly sayings for the fortunes and we will see how it goes.  Like I told my daughter, the great thing about experimenting with food is that you get to EAT your mistakes!!

At there is a great “Month of Meals”  If you are GFCF, you will need to alter some ingredients, but they have some really fun menus put together for the season.  Check it out here.   Below is a copy in case it disappears  from the other site.

Menu Plan Monday

Monday, October 8, 2007

3 Comments $manage-tooltip$

Tuesday, October 9, 2007 – 10:47 PM
Your daughter is so blessed to have you!!!!!

Wednesday, October 10, 2007 – 08:33 AM
I think I am the one who’s blessed to have her!  And my other two love-bugs, of course.

Thursday, October 11, 2007 – 11:32 PM
As always, you do a wonderful job on your blog. The pictures are always a delight for Dad and I to have as our wallpaper at work. However, after the computer melt down, the pumpkin pancake recipe has disappeared. Can you post it again?Thanks!  😡   (((H)))