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Gluten-Free Diet Menu Plan for the Week of June 2, 2013

Homemade Flatbread... Just the thing for a June Cookout!

Homemade Flatbread… Just the thing for a June Cookout!

It’s finally June and summer is just around the corner…

… So I think that it’s time to talk about cookouts, complete with buns and all the trimmings.

In fact, I’ve planned two cookouts in the gluten-free diet menu plan this week.  So, we’ll have gluten-free hot dogs one evening and gluten-free hamburgers another evening.

The good news for all of us on a gluten-free diet is that there are now many gluten-free breads available in stores and from recipes.

It seems that every few months I find more options available in the marketplace.  I also have an easy-to-bake recipe of my own for gluten-free flatbread that I often use for sandwiches, hot dogs and hamburgers.

My husband, Al, and I both think the recipe tastes pretty good.


Gluten-Free Diet Menu Plan

For the Week of June 2, 2013


Day 1 – 30 Minute Meal

Chili Dog Meal: Hot Dogs with Chili, Cheese and Onions (and a little Salsa on mine)

on Gluten-Free Buns or Ciabatta (like Schar’s)


Day 2 – 30 Minute Meal

Chicken Stir-Fry with Sugar Snap Peas, Celery and Onion (the sugar snaps will be an addition to this recipe)



Day 3 – 30 Minute Meal

Chicken and Penne with Kale and Tomatoes


Day 4 – Slow Cooker Meal

Beef Round Steak and Vegetables in the Slow Cooker


Day 5 – 30 Minute Meal

Broiled Salmon Fillets with Minced Garlic

Dill Sauce

Sautéed Garbanzos, Zucchini and Tomatoes


Day 6 – Sandwiches (can be Paleo)

Bacon, Lettuce & Tomato Sandwich

Flatbread made with all almond flour


Day 7 – Cookout (can be Paleo, too)

Grilled Hamburgers with Sliced Tomatoes, Onions and Lettuce on

Gluten-Free Buns (like Udi’s Hamburger Buns) or Flatbread made with all-almond-flour

Potato Salad


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This gluten-free menu plan is designed for those with gluten intolerance, gluten sensitivity, or celiac (coeliac) disease, but I’ve found that people who have no food allergies like these gluten-free recipes, too.   They are wheat-free, barley-free and rye-free.  Many are also suitable for the paleo diet or may be casein-free, dairy-free, egg-free, lactose-free, nut-free or refined sugar-free.

Remember, be sure you check all your ingredients each time you buy them to make sure that nothing contains any gluten.  If the label doesn’t show clearly that something is gluten-free, check with the manufacturer.  That may seem rather obvious, but it’s easy to overlook.  The manufacturer doesn’t actually have to state that gluten is in the ingredients.  They only need to state if there is wheat or any of the other seven common allergens.  That means that barley, rye and some other less common gluten-y grains can actually be in the ingredients in amounts too small to require being listed by name.  For example, the all-inclusive, commonly seen “flavorings” covers a lot of ingredients, some of them gluten-y.

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