Gluten Free Menu Swap and Meal Plan Monday: Avocado Yogurt Sauce Recipe


Grilled pumpkin lasagna I made last week with fresh grilled seasoned pumpkin slices, a bechamel sauce with roasted grated carrot, mushrooms and a ricotta mixture topped with cheese on Tinkyada Brown Rice Lasagna pasta noodles. Yummy!

Angela’s Kitchen is hosting this week’s Gluten-Free Menu Swap, with greens as the theme ingredient. Of course, I also love sharing my menus with Org Junkie. The DH requested hearty, European dishes this week… so, hearty European dishes he’ll get!


Monday:
Greek
Vegetarian Tempeh Moussaka (Recipe POSTED)
Light salad
Basmati Rice

Wednesday:American Vegan
Leek and bean Cassoulet with GF Biscuits (Veganomicon p. 172- converted)

Saturday: Thai
Garlic Mushroom Pastries (Thai Vegetarian pg. 27, modified)
Jasmine Rice

Baked Good of the Week: gluten-free cinnamon walnut rolls, potato lefkes (time permitting)

Shopping list:
eggplants (2)
onion
canned crushed tomatoes
soy “sausage” (Trader Joes)
leeks (2)
navy beans (canned)
milk
cilantro
rice vinegar
button mushrooms
firm tofu
shallots

This was a very special week with a
Daring Baker Gluten-free Vegan Pizza Post (with my own GF version of the pizza crust)
and a special Apple Cider Muffin recipe

I am on a serious baking kick, so prepare yourselves for lots of baked goods coming your way on the Book of Yum!

Here are some more vegetarian menus for inspiration:

Geeky Poets

The “dressing” of the week this week is actually more of a sauce. Lately, in an effort to get more protein into my diet I have been having a fried egg for breakfast. I had a mopey avocado remnant that nneeded using up as well as some yogurt that called my name and ended up in a tasty, easy sauce. Enjoy!

Avocado Yogurt Sauce Recipe
Ingredients
2 tbsp. yogurt
2 tbsp. avocado, mashed but with some texture left
1 tsp honey mustard
garlic seasoning (like McCormick freshly ground), to taste
salt
Directions
Combine and enjoy on eggs or other dish where slightly tart, creamy sauce is desired.

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11 Responses to “Gluten Free Menu Swap and Meal Plan Monday: Avocado Yogurt Sauce Recipe”

  1. Can I come live with you? Your menu looks wonderful! Have a great week!

  2. I love the look of the dish. It might be something this lady will give a try.

  3. [...] at the Book of Yum will be eating well this week.  Vegetarian Moussaka, Garlic Mushroom Pastries, and American Vegan [...]

  4. Hi! I’m the host this week and I got you linked up. Thanks for sharing. That lasagna looks amazing!

  5. Trader Joe’s makes gluten-free soy sausage? how is it?

  6. Everything sounds wonderful! TFS

  7. Hi Shan- Well, the kitties might object to another resident, but you can come over for dinner anytime!

    Hi Rona- thanks! Let me know if you have any questions.

    Hi Angela- Thanks so much! So sorry I couldn’t figure out who was hosting- I couldn’t remember where the temp. headquarters are.

    Hi Dana- You know, it’s not half bad. I served it to my (ravenously carnivorous) Dad and he liked it! It’s quite spicy- a chorizo substitute. (GF and Veg, of course)

    Hi Sue, Thanks!

    -Sea

  8. Hi, Sea! The temp headquarters is at Gluten Free Goodness and the link is http://www.gfgoodness.com/swaphqtrs/

  9. I bought some Trader Joe’s Soy Chorizo last week and am looking forward to trying it! Need another kitty? I have some waiting in MI!

  10. Thank you for linking to my menu. I always love reading yours!

    I think I may have to try your Vegetarian Moussaka – I love tempeh and have some eggplant in the fridge.

    Have a great week!

  11. Your menu looks great! Tempeh is my favorite!

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