|Monday||Make at Home Gourmet Sandwich||
Fresh Spinach Leaves
Trader Joe’s Herbed Turkey (nitrite free!)
Cheddar Dill Cheese
Potato Leek Soup
1 Liter Stock (Chicken or Vegetable)
Chives for Garnish
|Wednesday||Grilled Vegetable Sandwich||1 Medium Zucchini|
1 Medium Sweet Red Pepper
1 Small Red Onion
Italian Salad Dressing
|Thursday||Pasta with Chorizo Arugula Pumpkin Cream Sauce||
1 /2 lb ground Chorizo Sausage*
1 lb dry Pasta***
|Friday||Fettuccine Alfredo||1/2 lb dry Fettuccine Pasta***
Additional, for creamy version:
|Saturday||Salmon Caesar Salad||Garlic
1/2 Bunch Asparagus
1 Large Romaine Lettuce head
You will also need:
Vegetable Oil, Salt, Pepper, Salad, Salad Dressing, Olive Oil, Mayonnaise, Gluten-Free Bread, Milk of your choice
* Soy Chorizo is available in the fresh vegetable area of most grocery stores.
** Liquid Aminos or be sure to find vegan and gluten-free Worcestershire sauce.
*** Gluten-Free Pastas can be found in most grocery stores either mixed in with the other pasta selection or in a specific Gluten-Free area.
This week is all about quick and fresh.These recipes provide great week-night meals for your family but they are also perfect for entertaining or special occasions. If you or anyone has a special dietary need, these recipes are also easily adapted to Vegan, Gluten-Free, or Vegetarian. An example of changing out ingredients in a meal to make it Vegan is to use soy or another nut milk, vegan cheese, vegan sour cream, vegan mayonnaise, or vegan Parmesan cheese.
At the end of the week, or sometime during, please sound off about this week's menu. Did you enjoy the websites? How were the recipes? Were they easy to follow and the ingredients easy to find? Did you have quite a bit of the ingredients already on hand?
Did you find cooking different meals having similar items easier? Were you able to prepare multiple meals at once?
What would you like to see on future menus?
P.S., Please share your family's favorite quick and easy meal.
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