Menu of the Week: Meal Plan Monday and Gluten Free Menu Swap

Variation on this grilled zucchini salad with baby zucchini! (so cute!)

Gluten Free Mommy (Natalie) is hosting this week’s Gluten-Free Menu Swap with a theme of cherries. Love those in season! And, I always enjoy posting my menus with Org Junkie. Check her site for some great menu plans.

Monday: American
Cauliflower-Cheese Pie with potato rosti crust (potential entry for Go Ahead Honey It’s Gluten Free)

Tuesday: Mexican
Black Bean and Corn Soup (from Vegetarian Southwest Cookbook)
with Homemade Corn Tortillas and/or Rice
Something with zucchini squash blossoms

Wednesday: Japanese
Miso eggplant
Grilled Sesame Tofu

Friday: Indian Dinner Party
Aloo Jeera Potatoes
Fried Chana Dal Pakora or Dal Vada
with Rasgulla for dessert

This week I posted
a super-yum recipe for GF Eggs Benedict
a Report on dining at Disneyland for our sixth anniversary
I opened the fifth installment of the Adopt-a-Gluten Free Blogger Event- hosted here at the Book of Yum this month!

I even have a salad of the week for you… The dressing of the week is a yummy and light thai dressing, perfect for those fresh spring greens at Farmer’s Markets right now.

Peanut Thai Salad Dressing
7 tbsp. unsweetened natural peanut butter
1/2 cup to 1 cup hot water (depending on desired consistency)
4 tbsp. cider vinegar
1 1/2 tbsp. raw honey
1 1/2 tsp salt
4 medium cloves garlic, minced
1 tsp srirachi sauce
2 tsp lime juice
2 tsp sesame oil (optional)
Whisk all ingredients together and taste. Adjust seasonings as you like.

Use as a salad dressing. Good with organic greens, grape tomatoes, avocado and carrot spirals… Jicama would be a great addition too!

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7 Responses to “Menu of the Week: Meal Plan Monday and Gluten Free Menu Swap”

  1. This looks delicious Sea!! I love the salad dressing recipe! I will have to try it with a salad one night this week! Thanks for sharing!!!

  2. Great menu, everything looks yummy! The salad dressing sounds so good, I’ll have to try that.

    My Menu Plan

  3. Your menu looks great! The Mexican black bean and corn soup looks especially tasty. Have a great week!


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  5. Wow that looks so good! I love peanut dressing so much, definitely something I will need to try!

  6. Yummy! I love a good salad dressing.

  7. The salad dressing is just the kind of recipe I’ve been looking for. Sounds wonderful :-)

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