autoimmune · gluten free · mindfulness · simple life

Restocking Pantry

This morning an order was made from whole foods market. I decided to buy for only this week, instead of thinking about next week. The goal is to use what I bought.

My meal plan is to use the meats that I already cooked and are now in the freezer, ready to be thawed and warmed up. This saves me time on the long days of being at the office. Having an autoimmune, being smart about cutting down time standing or waiting for food to be done is a definite goal.

Grocery List

  • broccoli florets
  • bananas
  • blueberries
  • watermelon
  • cantaloup
  • spinach
  • romaine lettuce
  • mixed lettuce
  • vegan may
  • vegan ranch dressing-first time trying it
  • vegan cheese-for my tuna melt
  • popcorn
  • plantation chips
  • gluten free crackers
  • almond pudding-first time trying it
  • tomatoes
  • turnip-planning to roast veggies
  • carrots
  • asperagus
  • almond milk
  • bacon
  • potatoes
  • gluten free bagels
  • dairy free cream cheese
  • vegan butter

I think that was all…

Meal Planning for Breakfast

  • gluten free bagel and cream cheese with fruit
  • finish cinnamon muffin with fruit
  • fruit smoothie
  • egg and avocado with gluten free toast

Meal Planning for Dinner

  • Tuna melt with roasted veggies-asparagus and turnip and radishes
  • Finish BBQ chicken and rice-add a salad to it
  • Roman Lettuce-roasted, with side of roasted vegetables and potato with chives
  • Salad with chicken patties

Desserts

  • almond milk pudding
  • coconut milk pudding
  • gluten free brownies
  • mandarin orange

Breakfast

This morning, I was up early, just couldn’t sleep, but wanted to so badly.

I warmed up the cinnamon muffins in the toaster oven and made gluten free hot chocolate. Added watermelon and cantaloupe.

Dinner- Tuna Melt

Tonight dinner was made and it was delicious.

I cooked carrots, turnips, asparagus until tender. You can roast them. I chose to saute them. While the veggies are cooking, I warmed up the tuna from yesterday, mixed in vegan mayo.

I used Miyoko’s cheddar cheese. It is gluten free and dairy free. It is the best brand for cheeses and butter. It had me fooled it was the real thing.

On the side I included plantains chips. Gluten free as well.

I recommend this meal. It will fill you up and keep you warm.

Happy Day

Caroline

gluten free · minimalism · simple life

Tuna patties, gluten free

Ingredients

  • Tuna, I used 4 cans, or 2 larger cans
  • Celery diced
  • Green onions diced
  • Gluten free bread crumbs- about 1/4 cup, start with less then add more
  • Two eggs
  • Salt-dash
  • Pepper-dash
  • Sesame oil start with little then add more if needed

Dice the celery and green onions

put the tuna, bread crumbs, egg and sesame oil in the bowl with the celery and onions. mix together.

the patties will seem either really wet or too dry. If wet, add more bread crumbs, you can also add parmesan cheese, or nutritional yeast if you are dairy free. Once the patties are formed, place them in the refrigerator for at least 20 mins to an hour. Then take them out and cook in a skillet until golden.

Or you can cook them on a skillet loose, no in a burger form. Such as this:

I placed this in the freezer..it will be a good spread for a sandwich, with pasta or in a salad. And even a simple lunch with crackers. All you have to do is thaw it and warm it up.

Serve this with rice, quinoa, or gluten free spaghetti, with a side salad, green beans or other vegetables. Remember to put some fruit on your plate for some sweetness!

Happy Day

Caroline