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    Weekly Menu Plan – November 15, 2009

    I don’t know what the weather has been like by you, but it has been glorious here the past few days.  I have been taking full advantage of that before we enter into the land of the frozen tundra for the next several months.

    In My Box is hosting this week’s gluten-free menu swap with the them of “Dutch Ovens”.  I don’t have anything on this week’s menu that would utilize my dutch oven, but I do occasionally use mine to make pot roast with potatoes & carrots.  With the weather getting colder, it may be time to break it out & cook up a great roast!

    Sunday – Rotisserie Chicken, sweet potato hash browns, steamed veggies & salad

    Monday – Chicken/Eggplant Parmesan, brown rice/quinoa pasta, broccoli & salad

    Tuesday – Honey Baked Lentils & spaghetti squash & salad

    Wednesday – Filet mignon, baked potatoes w/Oikos, roasted asparagus & salad

    Thursday – Bourbon Chicken, coconut brown rice, zucchini & salad

    Friday – Breakfast for dinner

    Saturday – Leftovers

    Baked Goods

    Bread

    Bagels

    Pumpkin Drop Biscuits

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    Last night Aaron & I went out to celebrate our anniversary at Hyde Park Prime Steakhouse.  What an amazing dinner.  The chef was extremely helpful & knowledgeable about the gluten-free diet.  We both ordered off the Sea & Shore 3-Course Menu.  My dinner included a beefsteak tomato & onion salad (sans onion) with hard smoked mozzarella cheese & balsamic vinaigrette, 7 oz medium rare filet mignon, Colossal Sea Scallops with lemon citrus sauce, broccolini and creme brulee for dessert.  I also had a nice glass of pinot noir & syrah.  Aaron had the same thing, but had a Caesar salad & crab cakes for his salad & seafood.  He opted for the cheesecake for dessert.   We came home & watched Orphan.  Talk about a freaky movie!  Yikes!

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    Don’t forget to check out Orgjunkie for more menu ideas.

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    Another fun blogging event to check out this week: Gluten-free Thanksgiving Progressive Dinner Party.  For more details, please see The Whole Gang.

    Have a great week!

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