Four Weeks of Gluten Free Menus

Four Weeks of Gluten Free Menus | RaiasRecipes.com

Meal planning has always been the bane of my existence. Well, one of them anyway. Even before going gluten-free, I struggled planning out my family’s meals. Year after year I’ve tried to get a routine, just to have it disrupted in some way.

Another allergen added, or another child comes along, and everything is up in the air again. Not that it’s a bad thing at all when it’s a child, but I can do without new food intolerances!

So the struggle has continued since I left college te.. well, you don’t have to know how long ago. 😉 Then a few weeks ago, I had the brilliant idea of using the blog as my accountability. The plan was to write up a month of menus, and then… follow them.

Sounds easy enough, but around the end of the second week I ran out of lunches… and dinners. While I pretty much would fine eating breakfasts or desserts for every meal, I figured it wouldn’t be the best, per se, for my family. So I enlisted the help of some of my gluten-free blogger friends.

I hope you enjoy the wonderful meals contained in this month-long-ish meal plan, even if you don’t use all of them the way they’re laid out. (I probably won’t…)

Meal Plan Week 1 Collage | RaiasRecipes.comWeek 1

Sunday

Breakfast: Fried eggs and bacon
Lunch: Quick & Easy Veggie Lentil Soup
Snack: Honey Orange Fruit Snacks
Dinner: Gluten-Free Soaked Pizza with a salad
Notes: Reserve some bacon for carbonara on Tuesday, soak pizza dough in the morning so it will be ready for dinner, begin sprouting garbanzo beans for hummus and lentils for sloppy joes (find out how to sprout beans HERE!)

Monday

Breakfast: Peanut Butter Oatmeal Smoothie
Lunch: Healthy Chili Mac with carrot sticks
Snack: Cinnamon Raisin Granola Bars
Dinner: Slow Cooker Rosemary Roast with Garlic & Parmesan Mashed Potatoes
Notes: Start roast in the morning so it will be ready for dinner!

Tuesday

Breakfast: Pumpkin Spice Muffins (bake sweet potatoes for pudding)
Lunch: Easy Gluten-Free Carbonara with a salad
Snack: Easy Sweet Potato Chocolate Pudding
Dinner: Sprouted Lentil Sloppy Joes
Notes: Begin lacto-fermenting hummus and kosher dills.

Wednesday

Breakfast: Easiest Fluffy Buttermilk Pancakes
Lunch: Easy Beef Soup with Herbed Dumplings and a salad
Snack: Amazing Cinnamon Applesauce
Dinner: Coconut Rice & Veggie Stir-Fry
Notes: Soak granola muffin batter before bed.

Thursday

Breakfast: Soaked Granola Muffins
Lunch: Leftovers with Lacto-Fermented Sprouted Hummus & veggies
Snack: Easy Cheese ‘N Chia Crackers 
Dinner: Easy Baked Chicken Nuggets and Easy Oven Sweet Potato Fries
Notes: Bake Honey Flax Bread for tomorrow’s sandwiches.

Friday

Breakfast: Spring Cleaner Smoothie
Lunch: Grilled cheese on Honey Flax Bread with Kosher Dills
Snack: Chewy Peanut Butter & Coconut Cookies
Dinner: Andy’s Beans & Rice

Saturday

Breakfast: Banan Nut Butter Donuts
Lunch: Easy Tortilla Lasagna with a salad
Snack: PB & J Apple Sandwiches
Dinner: Crispy Coconut Fried Tilapia with rice
Notes: Start Kosher Dills for next week.

Meal Plan Week 2 Collage | RaiasRecipes.comWeek 2

Sunday

Breakfast: Cheesy Faux Grits
Lunch: Perfect Paleo Pan Roasted Chicken Thighs with a salad
Snack: Cinnamon Apple Oatmeal Cookies
Dinner: Indian Lentil Curry 

Monday

Breakfast: Peanut Butter Banana Smoothie
Lunch: Salad Stuffed Sweet Potatoes (save skins for tomorrow’s snack!)
Snack: Easy Strawberry Fruit Snacks
Dinner: Coconut Chicken Curry
Notes: Pre-bake spaghetti squash for tomorrow night’s dinner, and make granola for tomorrow’s breakfast.

Tuesday

Breakfast: Strawberry Apple Granola
Lunch: Country Style Ham & Potato Skillet with Kosher Dills
Snack: Crispy Sweet Potato Skins
Dinner: Twice-Baked Spaghetti Squash “Pizza” with a salad
Notes: Soak waffles for Wednesday morning before going to bed! 

Wednesday

Breakfast: Overnight Almond & Oatmeal Waffles
Lunch: Fluffy Crustless Quiche with a salad
Snack: Easy Cheese ‘N Chia Crackers
Dinner: Ginger, White Bean, and Chicken Soup
Notes: Start fermenting sauerkraut.

Thursday

Breakfast: Fried eggs with Fluffy Buttermilk Biscuits
Lunch: Easy Grain-Free Sushi
Snack: Chocolate Peppermint “Frosty”
Dinner: Slow Cooker BBQ Chicken with a salad
Notes: After breakfast, prep slow cooker chicken and soak beans for tomorrow’s chili.

Friday

Breakfast: Easiest Fluffy Buttermilk Pancakes
Lunch: Roasted Avocado with Salsa and Brazil Nut Parmesan 
Snack: Bacon Cookies
Dinner: Slow-Cooker White Chili with Honey Baked Hush Puppies
Notes: Get chili in the slow-cooker after breakfast.

Saturday

Breakfast: Honey Walnut Apple Crisp
Lunch: Lazy Mom’s Creamy Tomato Basil Soup with Cheese Triangles 
Snack: Easy Strawberry Fruit Snacks
Dinner: Garlic & Dill Baked Flounder in Browned Butter with Simple Homemade Sauerkraut
Notes: Start soaking beans for tomorrow’s dinner.

Meal Plan Week 3 Collage | RaiasRecipes.comWeek 3

Sunday

Breakfast: Chocolate Banana Crepes 
Lunch: Pizza Muffins with a salad
Snack: Sesame Chocolate Chip Smoothie
Dinner: Andy’s Beans
Notes: Start soaking and sprouting lentils for Tuesday, start cinnamon apple chutney and kosher dills for Wednesday.

Monday

Breakfast: Buttermilk Banana Muffins
Lunch: Mushroom Cottage Cheese Carbonara with carrot sticks
Snack: Honey Orange Fruit Snacks
Dinner: Biscuits & Gravy 

Tuesday

Breakfast: Eggs & bacon (save some bacon for tomorrow’s sandwiches)
Lunch: Sprouted Lentil Sloppy Joes with a salad
Snack: Dark Chocolate Banana Milkshake
Dinner: Quick & Healthy Meal in Under 30 – Sausage & Veggies
Notes: Make granola for tomorrow’s breakfast, and bake bread for tomorrow’s sandwiches.

Wednesday

Breakfast: Coconut Applesauce Granola
Lunch: Avocado, Bacon & Egg Sandwich on Honey Flax Bread with carrot sticks
Snack: Cinnamon Apple Chutney
Dinner: Easy Pasta with a salad
Notes: After breakfast start soaking beans for tomorrow’s chili.

Thursday

Breakfast: Green Play-Dough Smoothie
Lunch: Quinoa Bean Chili
Snack: Raw Peanut Butter & Coconut Bites
Dinner: Busy Mom’s Slow Cooker Chicken Noodle Soup
Notes: Put soup in the crockpot after lunch.

Friday

Breakfast: Country Style Ham & Potato Skillet
Lunch: Butternut Squash Mini Pizzas and carrot sticks
Snack: Almond Butter Coconut Cookies
Dinner: Chicken Divan
Notes: Soak breakfast cookies before going to bed!

Saturday

Breakfast: Carob Overnight Breakfast Cookies
Lunch: Easy Baked Cod with a salad
Snack: Banana Nut Butter Pudding
Dinner: Italian Chickpea Casserole
Notes: Bake Honey Flax Bread for tomorrow’s sandwiches.

Meal Plan Week 3 Collage | RaiasRecipes.comWeek 4

Sunday

Breakfast: Quick & Easy Gluten-Free Coffee Cake
Lunch: Grilled cheese sandwiches on Honey Flax Bread with carrot sticks
Snack: Amazing Cinnamon Applesauce
Dinner: Smokey Chicken & Green Beans over Quinoa 

Monday

Breakfast: Banana Oatmeal Breakfast Smoothie
Lunch: Vegan Spaghetti & “Meatballs
Snack: Garlic & Herb Sourdough Crackers
Dinner: Sage & Sausage Cauliflower Soup
Notes: Start sauerkraut for Thursday.

Tuesday

Breakfast: Scrambled Egg Muffins
Lunch: Leftovers and a smoothie
Snack: Cinnamon Raisin Granola Bars
Dinner: Favorite Roast Chicken and Simple Roasted Cabbage 

Wednesday

Breakfast: Applesauce Buckwheat Pancakes
Lunch: Salmon with Marmalade Glaze and a salad
Snack: Peanut Butter Banana Smoothie
Dinner: Creamy Squash & Apple Soup
Notes: Bake Honey Flax Bread for tomorrow’s sandwiches.

Thursday

Breakfast: Peach & Apple Breakfast Compote
Lunch: PB & J sandwiches on Honey Flax Bread with Simple Homemade Sauerkraut
Snack: Molasses Muffins
Dinner: Homemade Hamberger Helper Beef Noodle Skillet and salad

Friday

Breakfast: Spring In A Cup
Lunch: Cheezy Roasted Vegetable Qinoa 
Snack: Pumpkin Pie Gummies
Dinner: Creamy Fish Chowder with Fluffy Buttermilk Biscuits 

Saturday

Breakfast: Banana Nut Butter Donuts
Lunch: Yummy, Easy Thick Crust Pizza with carrot sticks
Snack: Coconut & Avocado Grasshopper Bars
Dinner: Easy BBQ Wings with a salad 

Four Weeks of Gluten Free Menus | RaiasRecipes.com


Many thanks to the wonderful gluten-free bloggers who helped make this menu a complete four weeks!

Jeanine from The Baking Beauties
Sheena from Tea Biscuits
Krystal from Natural Fit Foodie
Johnna from In Johnna’s Kitchen
Adrienne from Whole New Mom
Kim from Welcoming Kitchen
Rebecca from Strength & Sunshine
Megan from Allergy Free Alaska
Michelle from My Gluten-Free Kitchen


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17 thoughts on “Four Weeks of Gluten Free Menus

  1. Thank you for putting together such a valuable resource! This takes away all the guesswork for gluten-free newbies and connoisseurs alike. Well done!

  2. What a great idea! Blogging is definitely a good way to stay accountable, I know my blog keeps me away from french fries and skipping workouts from time to time. Its a great layout for meal planning too since you linked right to the recipes- great post! I will definitely direct gluten free friends your way! Thanks for linking up today, I can’t wait to see what you’ve got for us next week!
    Xoxo K
    http://peeledwellness.com

  3. Oh my gosh! I love your blog! I just came across it in the link up and love all of your GF creations! I’m excited to tag along! Thanks for the meal planning post. I’ve always wanted to try it, but have yet to even start.

  4. Hi Raia,
    Sounds like a wonderful month of healthy delicious food. I admire you for having the ability to plan a whole month ahead. Thanks for sharing on Real Food Fridays. Pinned & twitted.