Use the plan below, shuffling as necessary to make a menu that works best for your family’s busy spring schedule. You’ll find a mix of grilling dinners, make-ahead dinners and dinners using fresh items.
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Monday: Apricot Glazed Ham with Potatoes and Asparagus
Tuesday: Grilled Salmon in BBQ Sauce with zucchini
Wednesday: Best BBQ Pulled Chicken (made in the crockpot), beans and cole slaw
Thursday: Taco Night
Weekend: Hamburgers and Hot Dogs with Corn on the Cob and Summer Veggies; Steak Kabobs
Monday: steak and pepper fajitas
Tuesday: slow cooker chicken cheese steaks
Wednesday: crab rolls
Thursday: salami and pepper pizzas
Weekend: pasta with zucchini, tomatoes, salmon and feta (I’m basing the meal on the linked recipe, but add pieces of baked salmon.); Crockpot Chicken Enchiladas
Monday: Sweet Chili Chicken Pizza
Tuesday: Minty Bulgur Salad with Salmon and Cucumbers
Wednesday: Cheesy Veggie and Black Bean Tortilla Casserole
Weekend: Passover Seder (Friday and/or Saturday nights); Top your own hot dogs and barbecue veggies; Grilled Buffalo Chicken Salad
Passover bonus! For those of us observing, here’s a great Passover menu plan for the full 8 nights. Or adapt the meals, below.
Monday: Spinach & Ricotta Gnocchi with Tomato Sauce (Observing Passover? Try this Passover Spinach & Cheese Lasagna)
Tuesday: Salmon Burgers with Corn Salad or Salmon Croquettes (for Passover) with Greens salad
Wednesday: Marinated Grilled Chicken and Spring Vegetables
Weekend: Andouille Mac & Cheese and Caesar Salad, make your own pizzas; Last night of Passover: Herb-Crusted Rib-Eye Roast and spring vegetables
(This week moves us into May!)
Monday: Spiced Chicken with Chickpea & Cucumber Salad
Tuesday: Herb-Rubbed Pork Tenderloin
Wednesday: Beef/Corn Tacos
Thursday: Cilantro-Lime Halibut with salad
Weekend: Louisville Hot Brown Sandwiches; Barbecue Ribs with Rosemary Corn
I’d love to hear which of these you use in your April meal plan!
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