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

Posted By yum On June 15, 2008 @ 7:57 pm In Gluten Free Menu Swap Monday, Menu, Menu Plan Monday | 7 Comments

Variation on this grilled zucchini salad [2] with baby zucchini! (so cute!)

Gluten Free Mommy [3] (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 [4]. Check her site for some great menu plans.

[5]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 [6]
Grilled Sesame Tofu [7]

Friday: Indian Dinner Party
Aloo Jeera Potatoes
Fried Chana Dal Pakora or Dal Vada [8]
with Rasgulla for dessert

This week I posted
a super-yum recipe for GF Eggs Benedict [9]
a Report on dining at Disneyland [10] for our sixth anniversary
I opened the fifth installment [11] 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
Salad [12]  Sauces & Condiments [13]  Vegetables [14]  Thai [15]  
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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URLs in this post:

[1] Image: http://www.bookofyum.com/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2008/06/zucchinisalad.jpg

[2] grilled zucchini salad: http://www.bookofyum.com/blog/recipes/recipe?recipe=1078

[3] Gluten Free Mommy: http://glutenfreemommy.com/

[4] Org Junkie: http://orgjunkie.com/

[5] Image: http://www.bookofyum.com/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2008/06/babyzucchini.jpg

[6] Miso eggplant: http://www.bookofyum.com/blog/recipes/recipe?recipe=1110

[7] Grilled Sesame Tofu: http://www.bookofyum.com/blog/the-vegan-grill-ginger-sesame-tofu-149.html

[8] Fried Chana Dal Pakora or Dal Vada: http://www.bookofyum.com/blog/recipes-from-a-dinner-party-in-india-1318.html

[9] recipe for GF Eggs Benedict: http://www.bookofyum.com/blog/gourmet-breakfast-gluten-free-vegetarian-eggs-benedict-recipe-1948.html

[10] Report on dining at Disneyland: http://www.bookofyum.com/blog/gluten-free-vegetarian-adventures-at-disneyland-our-6th-anniversary-at-blue-bayou-1925.html

[11] the fifth installment: http://www.bookofyum.com/blog/adopt-a-gluten-free-blogger-june-1970.html

[12] Salad: http://www.bookofyum.com/recipes_v2/listrecipes.php#Salad

[13] Sauces & Condiments: http://www.bookofyum.com/recipes_v2/listrecipes.php#Sauces & Condiments

[14] Vegetables: http://www.bookofyum.com/recipes_v2/listrecipes.php#Vegetables

[15] Thai: http://www.bookofyum.com/recipes_v2/listrecipes.php#Thai

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