What’s For Dinner (No. 127)

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I normally cook between three to five meals a week but lately I’ve been cooking meals that don’t stretch as far or that David’s been taking in his lunch the next day.  So this week I have SIX meals on the menu.  Oh, and they’re pretty much gluten free. And just for kicks, at the end of this post, I’m including photos of my actual menu and my grocery list. 1- Foil-Packet Chicken Puttanesca … [Read more...]

What’s For Dinner (No. 126)

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I made this menu at the last minute so I didn’t have time to search for new recipes.  They’re all tried and true and several of our favorites. (1) Tacos Cheese Dip (2) Salmon Brown Rice Steamed Vegetables NOTE:  I’ll most likely cook the salmon on the George Foreman.  The easiest way to cook salmon is by brushing each side with olive oil and sprinkling with lemon pepper.  David likes brown … [Read more...]

What’s For Dinner (No. 125)

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It was fun to get out the gluten free cookbook and find some new recipes to try this week.  I hope they’re good! (1) Salmon in Lime Sauce (2) Summer Chicken Salad (NEW)  (3) Cauliflower Crust Pizza (NEW) NOTE:  I’ve heard this is really good – I’m skeptical, but we’ll see. (4) Balsamic Grilled Chicken with Mediterranean Salsa (NEW)  (5) Slow Cooker Chicken Soup (NEW) More menu … [Read more...]

What’s For Dinner (No. 124)

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I’m getting tired of this gluten free menu planning.  I just want to make some bread!  I did make gluten free chocolate chip cookies this past week that were okay.  They hit the spot for my husband who was craving some dessert! So here’s this week’s gluten free menu: (1) Polenta with Fontina and Eggs  (2) Jim’s Chili* * Okay, so it turns out most chili seasonings are NOT gluten free. … [Read more...]

What’s For Dinner (No. 123)

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We’re still on the gluten free experiment, although he’s about ready to eat a big slug of gluten and see what happens.  In the meantime, here’s this week’s menu: (1) Spicy Fish Taco Bowls (NEW)  (2) Lentil Soup (I’m going to add chicken to this.) (3) Baked Lemon Garlic Chicken Refrigerator Mashed Potatoes Salad  (4) Enchilada Stuffed Peppers (NEW)  (5) Herb Roasted Chicken … [Read more...]

What’s For Dinner (No. 122)

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We’re still on our gluten free adventure.  It’s looking like David is indeed gluten intolerant but we’re waiting to see for sure.  In the meantime, cooking is SO much more challenging.  But I managed to find these recipes from my recipe box that are gluten free or easily tweaked to be gluten free. (1) One Pan Potatoes and Chicken Steamed vegetables  (2) Mediterranean Chicken & … [Read more...]

What’s For Dinner (No. 121)

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Well, we’ve ventured into the world of gluten free eating.  My husband discovered many years ago that he was lactose intolerant.  But avoiding lactose didn’t solve all his problems.  Recently it occurred to us that gluten could be an issue, too, so he’s following a gluten free diet for a while to see if it makes him feel better.  That means that most of the foods on this week’s menu are gluten … [Read more...]