gluten free vegan menu ideas - Mothering Forums

Forum Jump: 
 
Thread Tools
#1 of 10 Old 03-12-2010, 03:07 PM - Thread Starter
 
happy1nluv's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2005
Posts: 460
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
HELP! I need some serious idea help... it seems like I make the SAME things over and over, and if i don't have leftovers for lunch - I usually end up not eating. The gluten free world is new to me... the vegan world is more familiar, but I've always been pretty lax about it (I don't actually call myself a vegan irl - i'm avoiding gluten, dairy, eggs, obvious soy (wheat free soy sauce is ok, tofu is not)...

dh would love to be a meat and potatoes guy, 1 son is a seperatist (prefers different foods dont touch)... and i only want to cook 1 meal...

right now i have - and i do change each one up a tad... but whether its green beans or broccoli - sweet potato fries/mashed potatoes/sicilian fries ...its really still the same:

-brown rice pasta in a white wine/cashew cream sauce with asparagus and red onion (i do change up the veggies sometimes but i think it works best with those)
-massaman curry w/ potattoes, broccoli, mushrooms, cashews over brown rice (ill occasionally add shrimp for dh)
-sun burgers (or ill make my own), sweet potato fries, and green beans
-socca crepes or polenta and creamed spinach
-tacos with refried beans and salsa

on the weekends i go out to get at least 1 box of veggie sushi...but i need some new ideas!!!!! please help!

thanks!
anyone have any good recipes
happy1nluv is offline  
#2 of 10 Old 03-12-2010, 04:23 PM
 
highlandmum's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: SE OH
Posts: 629
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Hmmmm well, I'm kind of like you, I wouldn't call myself vegan irl, but that is mostly how I eat, so I'm on this board:-D I am also gluten free. We do a lot of curries, stir fries, rice pasta's. What else? Lots of rice/bean dishes. Like I just made a "key west' salad:: 2 cups each of rice and black beans, 1 1/2 cups chopped cilantro, , some chopped onion, dressing of 1/4 c lime juice, 1/2 c olive oil, 2 garlic cloves, some salt and pepper. That is lunch. For dinner tonight I'm making the potato and kale enchiladas from Veganomicon, but I'm substituting corn tortillas for the flour. Basically that is what I do....I make regular vegan or vegitarian meals (like I said, we do occassionally have fish) and I just substitute things for anything that contains wheat....hth!

me, dd1, dd2, ds, and #4 due March 1. dbf has 2 of his own, so it will be an adventure!

i like making things. 

highlandmum is offline  
#3 of 10 Old 03-12-2010, 07:31 PM
 
kjbrown92's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: CT
Posts: 10,761
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 1 Post(s)
This lasagna (made with rice noodles) is good. The pine nut ricotta is also good on pizza (I use www.buckwheatpete.com pita recipe for the crust; it costs money for the recipe, but not much, and for me, it was worth it for a pizza crust recipe).

This macaroni & cheese from Gluten Free Goddess is really good.

Black beans & rice
Chickpea-zucchini fritters (ds likes to dip his in spaghetti sauce)
Stir fry over rice (I use "Coconut Aminos" as my soy sauce)
vegetarian chili over baked potato

Rice pasta with different sauces
dd1's favorite: sauteed garlic and crushed red pepper
my favorite: sauteed garlic, black & green olives, and diced tomato
spaghetti sauce (throw in some mushrooms to liven it up)
mushroom - red wine sauce

Kathy, mother of 3, wife of 1. My new recipe blog: www.kathysrecipebox.wordpress.com (no longer searchable by allergen, but at least it doesn't have a virus!)
kjbrown92 is offline  
#4 of 10 Old 03-12-2010, 07:52 PM
 
kjbrown92's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: CT
Posts: 10,761
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 1 Post(s)
And there's veggie soup and black bean soup if you like soups as a change once in a while. And sometimes we do breakfast for dinner (buckwheat waffles and home fries).

Kathy, mother of 3, wife of 1. My new recipe blog: www.kathysrecipebox.wordpress.com (no longer searchable by allergen, but at least it doesn't have a virus!)
kjbrown92 is offline  
#5 of 10 Old 03-13-2010, 12:47 PM
 
QueenOfTheMeadow's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2005
Location: with the wildlife
Posts: 18,213
Mentioned: 1 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 9 Post(s)
I love the recipes from this The Gluten-Free Vegan by Susan O'brien. We're not really vegan, but my kids are gluten, dairy, egg free, so a whole bunch of these recipes fit the bill.

 
QueenOfTheMeadow is offline  
#6 of 10 Old 03-13-2010, 07:53 PM
 
crunchy_mommy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2009
Posts: 6,501
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Some things we like:

-rice, corn or quinoa pasta with tomato sauce or "cheeze" sauce or olive oil/garlic/veggies
-quinoa with garlic & onions & roasted veggies
-sweet potato soup, or chili, lentil soup, mixed bean soup (we love soup )
-shepherd's pie (DH has an awesome recipe, it's something like mashed potatoes w/ coconut milk over corn/peas/onions/beans with spices)
-veggie/bean enchiladas
-stir-fried potatoes/mushrooms/onions/kidney beans with polenta
-pizza on GF crust

Co-sleeping is really wonderful when your child actually SLEEPS!! familybed1.gif
crunchy_mommy is offline  
#7 of 10 Old 03-14-2010, 08:36 AM
 
Koalamom's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: Earth
Posts: 4,579
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
We are gluten free and vegan expect for when DH insists on meat. So some of our meals are:

Lentil soup. Mushrooms make such a lovely broth flavor and add a little dried seaweed strips for nutrients, and of course a bay leaf for that amazing flavor

Beans a rice. Sounds plain, but try different beans, and sub rice with quinoa on occasion. Mung beans are great and we love black eyed peas.

Breakfast for us is GF grains like teff or amaranth. So yummy with berries and maple syrup. And we will switch it up with GF pancakes.

Smoothies!!
Koalamom is offline  
#8 of 10 Old 03-14-2010, 11:10 PM
 
DevaMajka's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2005
Location: Burnaby, BC
Posts: 10,519
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Black bean chilaquile is really good. Imo, it's better without cheese (I never add it), and with rice as the bottom layer instead of tortilla chips.

This three sisters stew recipe is really good too.

I also make a lot of veg*n minestrone and chili.

Becky, partner to Teague, SAHM to Keagan (7yo), Jonah (2yo)
 

DevaMajka is offline  
#9 of 10 Old 03-16-2010, 08:50 AM
 
Koalamom's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: Earth
Posts: 4,579
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Quote:
Originally Posted by DevaMajka View Post
Black bean chilaquile is really good. Imo, it's better without cheese (I never add it), and with rice as the bottom layer instead of tortilla chips.

This three sisters stew recipe is really good too.

I also make a lot of veg*n minestrone and chili.
That stew looks amazing!
Koalamom is offline  
#10 of 10 Old 03-17-2010, 11:59 PM
 
organicmidwestmama's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: home on the range
Posts: 566
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
i like the following blog, most recipes are vegan, all are gf;
http://meghantelpnerblog.com/recipes/
organicmidwestmama is offline  
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Drag and Drop File Upload
Drag files here to attach!
Upload Progress: 0
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Mothering Forums forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
If you do not want to register, fill this field only and the name will be used as user name for your post.
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



User Tag List

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page


Forum Jump: 

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off