Gluten Free Menu Plan

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Are you a gluten free household, and following the Trim Healthy Plan? I got you, Lovely Lady!

I am sharing our weekly menu plan for our family of 9, for the week of May 22 – 28, 2022.

If I had the freezer space to do it, once a month cooking would be my ideal way to manage meal preparation, but most of our freezer space is tied up in our home-raised meats and frozen fruits and veggie stash to help us in our rural western Montana life.

We also plan our food days to coincide with our Saturday sabbath, or Shabbat, and our Leftover day is Sunday.

This helps us eat our way through our leftovers, while also giving this Mama a day off from cooking….WIN!

If you don’t have a routine with your leftovers, I would implore you to develop one to save your sanity and cut down on your cooking, or steal mine. You can read about it here.

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What do you feed a Gluten Free family of 9?

I’m so glad you asked…here we go!

****I will be using recipes from Various Cookbooks that are Compatible with the Trim Healthy Mama lifestyle, along with recipes from around the internet. I will link the book and give a page number, or website, where applicable****

**I also cook with my Leftover days in mind, and double almost every recipe that I make. My shopping list will reflect single recipe amounts as we have a much larger than average family to prepare for. **

Sunday-

  • Breakfast: Fried eggs over salad with Fuel Pull Decaf coffee
  • Lunch: Leftovers
  • Dinner: Leftovers
  • Snack: Greek yogurt banana and a brown rice cake
  • Snack: Ugly Oats (my recipe in testing)

Monday-

Tuesday-

Wednesday-

Thursday-

Friday-

Saturday-

  • Breakfast: Sheet Pan Fried Eggs and Veggies
  • Lunch: Black Bean Chowder (my recipe in testing)
  • Dinner: Brown Rice and Peanut Sauce
  • Snack: Singing Canary Truffles (THT) with Veggies
  • Snack: Salted Caramel Cake (THT), minus frosting for our DF child

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Here are my favorite products, should you wonder where to find them, gluten free. And, if you would like to know what’s going on the Treehouse, please sign up for my newsletter!

Thank you so much for stopping by!

If you want to learn more about my Trim Healthy Mama Lifestyle Coaching, How I got my Husband on board with our eating style, or how to cut down your cooking time you have come to the right place.

Nicole Burch is sharing her gluten free, Trim Healthy Mama compatible, menu plan for the week of Jan 2-8, 2022.

Dog Gone Good Dip

Because we travel, at least monthly if not more often, 1 1/2-2 hours to get our groceries we have discovered some really tasty on-plan options to grab at the grocery store. Did you know the grocery store is the ultimate fast-food restaurant? It’s true!

One thing in particular is an almond-based dip at Walmart with a very descriptive name outlining a common name for female canines. Apt description, but it makes me cringe when I post the pictures on my THM Journey App because I don’t say the word in my own home, as a descriptor.

I had to try and recreate it, if only to be able to stop posting the picture of the title from the grocery store version, right? According to my husband, and spicy-food-loving second son, I nailed it in the flavor department!

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Ingredients:

  • 1 Cup Blanched Almonds or Raw Sunflower Seeds
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • 2 teaspoons chipotle powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 4 teaspoons Nutritional Yeast
  • 4-8 Tablespoons water
  • 1 Tablespoon Lemon Juice

Method:

Soak your sunflower seeds overnight with cool water, covering them by at least 2 inches. Then, drain off the soaking water the following day when you are ready to prepare the dip. Place all ingredients and seasonings in a food processor or high-powered blender. Scrape the sides down frequently, and blend until smooth.

You can add water by the Tablespoon to thin it out to your liking.

***This recipe is an S on the Trim Healthy Plan, please add some non-starchy veggies to this to round out your meal***

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Faux Pickled Ginger

We have come to really appreciate “sushi” made at home. It is a fun treat, even though it takes a bit of time to assemble for our large family.

I love my sushi with the pickled ginger, but ginger root is hard to come by in our local grocery store, so I worked with what I had….cucumber!

I am happy to say that all the humans in my home thought it was a great addition to our sushi nights, and we will definitely be making this again soon!

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Ingredients:

If you are interested in any other products we use, you can find them here.

Method:

Peel the cucumber, and slice very thinly with a knife or mandolin. Place in a glass jar with all other ingredients and mix very well. Let the mixture sit out on the counter for about 24 hours to ferment and meld together. Refrigerate if you have any left after 24 hours.

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Single-Serve Maple Nut Waffle Sauce

If you are the only one in the house that loves the flavors of peanut and maple on your pancakes, I have the perfect single serve recipe for you!

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Ingredients

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Method

Mix all ingredients together in a small bowl, if you don’t mind it room temp, until completely smooth. Then, use it on anything from pancakes to ice cream!

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Golden Goulash

As a mom of 7, I love a good skillet meal. If it includes potatoes, then my whole crew is excited too!

With the addition of potatoes back into the Trim Healthy Mama lifestyle, thanks Pearl and Serene, we are finding all the ways to use these little buddies in new and healthy way.

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Ingredients:

we get most of our bulk spices here

Method:

Cook, and rinse if necessary, ground meat. Boil the diced golden potatoes, and drain. Then, add all ingredients to the same pot as the meat and cook until heated through.

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If you want to learn more about the products we use, How to build a gluten free pantry, or how to start making Gluten Free Sourdough you have come to the right place.

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Gluten Free Menu Plan

Some posts on this blog contain affiliate links. If you click them, I may earn a small commission. It does not cost you anything extra, but this commission helps support the work of running my site. The views and opinions expressed on this blog are purely my own.

Are you a gluten free household, and following the Trim Healthy Plan? I got you, Lovely Lady!

I am sharing our weekly menu plan for our family of 9, for the week of April 24-30, 2022.

If I had the freezer space to do it, once a month cooking would be my ideal way to manage meal preparation, but most of our freezer space is tied up in our home-raised meats and frozen fruits and veggie stash to help us in our rural western Montana life.

We also plan our food days to coincide with our Saturday sabbath, or Shabbat, and our Leftover day is Sunday.

This helps us eat our way through our leftovers, while also giving this Mama a day off from cooking….WIN!

If you don’t have a routine with your leftovers, I would implore you to develop one to save your sanity and cut down on your cooking, or steal mine. You can read about it here.

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What do you feed a Gluten Free family of 9?

I’m so glad you asked…here we go!

****I will be using recipes from Various Cookbooks that are Compatible with the Trim Healthy Mama lifestyle, along with recipes from around the internet. I will link the book and give a page number, or website, where applicable****

**I also cook with my Leftover days in mind, and double almost every recipe that I make. My shopping list will reflect single recipe amounts as we have a much larger than average family to prepare for. **

Sunday-

  • Breakfast:
  • Lunch: Slim Sloppy Joes (THMCB P. 63) with boiled veggies and Brown Rice
  • Dinner: Leftovers
  • Snack: Purist Primer (THMCB P. 127)
  • Snack: Leftovers

Monday-

  • Breakfast: Ugly Oats (my recipe in testing)
  • Lunch: Pink Salmon Chowder-Trim Healthy Mama Cook Book (I will call it “THMCB” in the rest of the menu) P. 96
  • Dinner: Balsamic Chicken (THMCB P. 56) and Quinoa
  • Snack: Lemon Fat Stripping Frappa (THMCB P. 419)
  • Snack: Cuddle Family Hot Chocolate (THMCB P. 435) with Air Popped Popcorn

Tuesday-

Wednesday-

  • Breakfast: Sheet Pan Scrambled Eggs (my recipe in testing)
  • Lunch: Sweet Potato Oat Soup (THMCB P. 102)
  • Dinner: Mama’s Meatloaf (THMCB P. 157) with Cauli Potato Salad (THMCB P. 231)
  • Snack: Chocolate Banana Muffins (THMCB P. 283)
  • Snack: Green Secret BIG Boy (THCB P. 417)

Thursday-

  • Breakfast: Fried eggs and Skillet Veggies
  • Lunch: Cheapskate Soup (THMCB P. 88)
  • Dinner: Enchilada Wonder Casserole (THMCB P. 145) made with Hello Cheese (THMCB P. 487)
  • Snack: Sweet Dream Cookie Bowl Oatmeal (THMCB P. 249)
  • Snack: Lemon Pucker Gummies (THMCB P. 387)

Friday-

  • Breakfast: Chocky Nut Crockpot Oatmeal (THMCB P. 257)
  • Lunch: Lentil Soup (THMCB P. 89)
  • Dinner: Cheeseburger Pie (THMCB P. 149) with Magenta Salad (THMCB P. 233) – using canned beets and sunflower seeds
  • Snack: Crema La Toppa Squares (THMCB P. 331)
  • Snack: Salted Caramel Gluccie Pudding (THMCB P.351)

Saturday-

  • Breakfast: Stovetop Crunch Granola(THMCB P. 255) with Foundation Milk (THMB P. 439)
  • Lunch: Pearl’s Chili (THMCB P. 101)
  • Dinner: Fakertot Casserole (THMCB P.137), made with liquid (unset) Hello Cheese (THMCB P. 487)
  • Snack: Deviled Eggs (THMCB P. 228) and raw veggies
  • Snack: Treeces (THMCB P. 378)

Printable Menu

Here are my favorite products, should you wonder where to find them, gluten free. And, if you would like to know what’s going on the Treehouse, please sign up for my newsletter!

Thank you so much for stopping by!

If you want to learn more about my Trim Healthy Mama Lifestyle Coaching, How I got my Husband on board with our eating style, or how to cut down your cooking time you have come to the right place.

Nicole Burch is sharing her gluten free, Trim Healthy Mama compatible, menu plan for the week of Jan 2-8, 2022.

Peanut Sauce

One of my favorite things, EVER, is rice and peanut sauce! We had an authentic Thai restaurant in our town growing up, and it was a must for me every time we went.

I have wanted to recreate that meal for a long time, especially now that we no longer live there, but I kept getting caught up trying to figure out how to make it a sauce for every occasion, because the rice is very important to me here.

Have I told you how much I love defatted peanut powder? This is one of the reasons why!

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Ingredients:

We buy most of our bulk spices here

Method:

Put all dry ingredients in a sauce pan, then add wet ingredients. Whisk together until there are no more lumps. Place heat on high, whisking frequently until it begins to thicken, but not quite boiling. Turn off heat and continue to whisk so that it doesn’t get burnt on the bottom as it continues to thicken as it cools.

***This is a fuel pull recipe on the Trim Healthy Plan, up to 1/4 of the whole batch, and this recipe was plenty for our family of 9.***

Gluten Free Menu Plan

Some posts on this blog contain affiliate links. If you click them, I may earn a small commission. It does not cost you anything extra, but this commission helps support the work of running my site. The views and opinions expressed on this blog are purely my own.

Are you a gluten free household, and following the Trim Healthy Plan? I got you, Lovely Lady!

I am sharing our weekly menu plan for our family of 9, for the week of April 17-23, 2022.

If I had the freezer space to do it, once a month cooking would be my ideal way to manage meal preparation, but most of our freezer space is tied up in our home-raised meats and frozen fruits and veggie stash to help us in our rural western Montana life.

We also plan our food days to coincide with our Saturday sabbath, or Shabbat, and our Leftover day is Sunday.

This helps us eat our way through our leftovers, while also giving this Mama a day off from cooking….WIN!

If you don’t have a routine with your leftovers, I would implore you to develop one to save your sanity and cut down on your cooking, or steal mine. You can read about it here.

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What do you feed a Gluten Free family of 9?

I’m so glad you asked…here we go!

****I will be using recipes from Various Cookbooks that are Compatible with the Trim Healthy Mama lifestyle, along with recipes from around the internet. I will link the book and give a page number, or website, where applicable****

**I also cook with my Leftover days in mind, and double almost every recipe that I make. My shopping list will reflect single recipe amounts as we have a much larger than average family to prepare for. **

Sunday-

Monday-

Tuesday-

  • Breakfast: Soaked Buckwheat Grits with Collagen Decaf coffee
  • Lunch: Wonder Wrap (THMCB P.205) noodle and chicken soup
  • Dinner: Mexican Crusted cornbread Casserole (THMCB P. 132)
  • Snack: Boiled Eggs and Veg
  • Snack: THM Chocolate Chip Cookies (made with yolks)

Wednesday-

  • Breakfast: Scrambled eggs and Veg
  • Lunch: Chicken and Wild Rice Soup (THMCB P. 100)
  • Dinner: Mini Meat Loaves (made into large meat loaf) – THMCB P. 155 with Southern Style Green Beans
  • Snack: Easy Oat Bar
  • Snack: Root Beer Float (THMCB P. 444) with Collagen and Coconut Milk, Root Beer Extract we get here

Thursday-

  • Breakfast: Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal with Duo Greens powder
  • Lunch: Tomato Chicken Bisque (THMCB P. 93)
  • Dinner: Cowboy Grub – made with Quinoa
  • Snack: Celery and PB Powder Spread
  • Snack: Matchalicious Thin-Thick (THMCB P. 424), we get Matcha here

Friday-

  • Breakfast: Baked Oatmeal
  • Lunch: Mother Hubbard Soup (THMCB P. 97)
  • Dinner: Freezer Pizza Crusts (my recipe in testing) with Turkey Sausage and Hello Cheese (THMCB P. 487)
  • Snack: BBBB Thin-Thick (THMCB P.425)
  • Snack: Praline Protein Bars ( THMCB P. 391)

Saturday-

  • Breakfast: Fried Eggs and Skillet Veggies
  • Lunch: Trim Zuppa Toscana with Turkey Sausage (THMCB P. 86)
  • Dinner: Peanut Popper Chicken ( THMCB P. 164) with Air Fried Veggies seasoned with my Bouillon blend
  • Snack: Salted Caramel Fat Stripping Frappa (THMCB P. 419)
  • Snack: Chewy Chotein Logs (THMCB P. 390)

Printable Menu

Here are my favorite products, should you wonder where to find them, gluten free. And, if you would like to know what’s going on the Treehouse, please sign up for my newsletter!

Thank you so much for stopping by!

If you want to learn more about my Trim Healthy Mama Lifestyle Coaching, How I got my Husband on board with our eating style, or how to cut down your cooking time you have come to the right place.

Nicole Burch is sharing her gluten free, Trim Healthy Mama compatible, menu plan for the week of Jan 2-8, 2022.

Celebration Sip

If you live a sugar free lifestyle, certain traditions become more of a challenge, especially when concentrated fruit juices are at the heart of them.

Specifically communion, biblical feasts and celebrations like Shabbat(Jewish Sabbath from sundown Friday evening to Sundown Saturday evening).

As a Trim Healthy Mama, I don’t drink juice, specifically concentrated fruit juices without the whole fruit included for fiber. So, this is SIPPER, yes I was able to make it a sipper, is going to be my new celebratory grape juice-style drink!

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Ingredients:

Method:

Put the Butterfly pea flowers or tea bags in 2 cups of hot water, for several hours or overnight to steep. Strain and put into a quart sized vessel. Add all other ingredients, and mix well. Fill to the top of the vessel with ice cubes and use as an all day sipper on the Trim Healthy Plan or a sugar free celebratory drink to replace grape juice and wine as you would like.

Chili Mac

This recipe really brings back some memories. We ate chili mac, well really anything with macaroni and cheese, when my dad was away hunting. Mac was not his favorite food.

And, because our children have celiac disease, you can read more about that here, they had never had anything like it before. But, desperation is where recipes are born, so here is my gluten free rendition of this old favorite.

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Ingredients:

We buy most of our bulk spices here, and you can find more of the products we use here.

Method:

Brown Meat, and drain. Add diced onion and Chili seasoning, cooking until onions are translucent. Drain and rinse konjac noodles while the meat mixture cooks. Add other ingredients and cook on medium heat for a few minutes to meld flavors. Taste and adjust to suit you and your family.

***This recipe could be made S, E or, FP on the Trim Healthy Plan. Just pay attention to the fat content of your ground meat, and choose your sides and condiments accordingly.***

Thank you so much for stopping by!

If you want to learn more about the products we use, How to build a gluten free pantry, or how to start making Gluten Free Sourdough you have come to the right place.

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