Friday, August 31, 2012

Weekly Menu for 9/2/2012 - 9/8/2012


Day Menu Item Shopping
Sunday
Onion Rings
Bette Hagman pizza/french flour mix (or gluten free “all purpose” flour mix)
2 Large Yellow Onions
Monday
Vegan Dude Food: Chili Cheese Fries

2 Russet Potatoes
Ground Paprika
Chili Powder
1 package Gimme Lean Beef
1 Onion
4 Cloves Garlic
Vegan Worcestershire Sauce***
Tomato Paste
Hot Sauce
Vegetable Stock
Cumin
Raw Cashews
Lemon
Nutritional Yeast
Dry Mustard
Vegan Nacho Cheese
Tuesday
Guinness Meat Pie

1 Small Brown Onion

Minced Beef**
Tomato Paste
Gravy Powder
Frozen Mixed Vegetables
½ can Guinness*

2 cups mashed potatoes
24 pcs puff pastry shells (vol-au-vent cases)
Wednesday
Skinny Artichoke Dip

13.75 oz Artichoke Hearts packed in water
Shallots
Fat-Free Greek yogurt
Light Mayonnaise
Parmesan Cheese
Part Skim Mozzarella Cheese
Bread Crumbs
Thursday
Deluxe Nachos
Corn Tortillas
Dark Red Kidney Beans
Olive Tapenade
Shredded Cheese
Salsa
Greek Yogurt (or dairy-free sour cream)
riday
Eggplant Pizzettes

Dry-packed Sun Dried Tomatoes
Barbecue Sauce
Balsamic Vinegar
1 eggplant (about 1-1/4 pounds)
8 ounces Smoked Provolone
Shallot or Red Onion
Pecans
Fresh Mint or Basil for garnish (optional)
Saturday
Tater Tot Nachos
1 24-ounce package Tater Tots
1 pound Ground Beef
1 Onion
1 packet taco seasoning
Lettuce
Shredded Cheese
Sour Cream
Salsa
September 2, 2012 - September 8, 2012  

You will also need:


Eggs, Baking Powder, Vegetable Oil or Olive Oil, Salt, Pepper, Milk of your choice, Onion Powder, Garlic Powder, Butter, Salad, Salad Dressing, Gluten-Free Bread, Gluten-Free Flour Mix

* Guinness beer can be substituted with chicken broth, vegetable broth, or ginger ale
** TVP can be substituted for the minced meat
*** Braggs Amino Acids can be used in place of Worcestershire Sauce

This week is all about Pub Grub, aka Bar Food.

Bar food or pub grub is always a special treat and what better time to try these recipes than on game night, poker night, or movie night.  Turn your living room into a dine-in movie theater.

Remember to adapt each recipe according to your specific dietary needs.  The recipes have been chosen so you they can easily be modified.  For example, the ground beef can be substituted with TVP and the bread crumbs can be purchased gluten-free bread crumbs or you can make your own using stale bread.

How did you enjoy 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?

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