Menu Plan Monday

Today we had our first real taste of summer….finally! Beautiful sunny weather and a cookout with friends. Fantastic! The best part…..tomorrow is a holiday for us here and the kids don’t have school which means we can sleep in…yeah!

So here is my menu plan for the week:

Monday: Tortellini Salad (recipe below) – delicious!

Tuesday: Hawaiian Chicken Bake

Wednesday: Ground Beef Shepherd’s Pie

Thursday: Leftovers

Friday: Garden Fresh Pasta Salad and BBQ steak


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41 Responses to Menu Plan Monday

  1. 1
    An Ordinary Mom says

    Garden Fresh Pasta Salad and Tortellini Salad – yum! I love me a good salad.

    Enjoy your week!

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    Candi says

    Sounds great! We are having shepherd’s pie as well.

  3. 3
    Tiany says

    Summer is in full swing here too, we take full advantage of the grill around here too :-) Have a blessed week!


  4. 4
    gail says

    Oooh it all looks good…I love pasta salad too and the tortellini looks great as well! Thanks for sharing the recipes.

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    Stacy (Aussie in America) says

    Hi Laura,
    Glad you had a nice day and get to sleep in tomorrow – Awesome!

    I’d like to try the Tortellini Salad – it sounds delicious – and so summery.

    Our menu this week is as simple as I could make it. I am feeling really tired! We are using paper plates and all meals should be made in 30 minutes or less (I hope).

    Have a great week.

  6. 6
    Trista says

    I really need to try the Hawaiian Chicken Bake…sounds yummo!

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    tegdirb92 says

    another great week at the table :) Have a great one.

  8. 8
    Jessica says

    There’s a tomato turning red in my garden – summer’s on its way here too!

    peace of Christ to you,

  9. 9
    Cheryl (Copper's Wife) says

    I’ve joined in for the first time this week. No recipes to share for my menu this time around, but enjoying the fun anyway!

  10. 10
    Michelle says

    they’re all great recipes!!!thanks for hosting and sharing the recipes!!have a great week!

  11. 11
    alisonwonderland says

    oh, summer salads! they sound delicious!

    have a good week – and a fantastic morning of sleeping in!

  12. 12
    Linda says

    I love tortellini.


  13. 13
    sentimentsbydenise says

    It’s been awhile- but I joined in this week!
    I love the recipes for those wonderful summer salads!

  14. 14
    IRENE says

    Hello Laura,
    Lovely menu. The garden fresh pasta salad sounds fresh and delicious.
    And shepherd’s pie is a great classic.Now that you’ve reminded me of it, I’ll try it with soy mince to see what I come up with!
    Enjoy your holiday, and thank you for hosting!

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    Posh Mama says

    YUM!! Everything looks so good. Here I thought I would be one of the first today since its 6am here! But I guess #26 isn’t bad either! Have a great week, I know we will, hubby comes home this week! YIPPEEEEE!

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    amy says

    YUMMY you are making me want to be creative..well almost

  17. 18
    Mamma D says

    The Hawaiian Chicken Bake sounds sooo good. I will be adding it to my recipe file.

  18. 19
    Heather says

    Beware, there are those pie purists out there who will accuse you of having a “cottage pie” rather than a “shepherd’s pie.” Personally, I’m happy as long as there is meat smothered in potatoey goodness.

    Thanks for hosting Menu Plan Monday. This week, I’m beginning to post tips for batch cooking and freezing, as I prepare for baby #3.

  19. 20
    Jodi says

    Your menu looks great! I am going to have to try the Hawaiian chicken bake.

    Have a great week!

  20. 21
    Shawn says

    I enjoyed creating my menu this week! I hope it goes as planned. For once.

  21. 22
    xsquared says

    That tortellini salad sounds wonderful!

  22. 23
    annie says

    The tortellini salad sounds really good, especially with this warmer weather.
    Have a great Monday.


  23. 24
    Doll says

    Love your site- Thanks so much for hosting the Menu Monday. I have gotten so many great recipes and ideas for the other ladies here. This is my first time posting my menu- it is a simple week ( we are going to be SOOO busy this week).
    Blessings, Dolly

  24. 25
    Sandra says

    Sounds wonderful Laura :)

    No matter how early I try to get here in the morning, there’s already 50 people ahead LOL Does everyone sleep here on sunday nights??? LOL

    Have a great day,

  25. 26
    Liz says

    I *love* your website…finally figured out how to add feeds.

    Happy Victoria Day!

  26. 27
    Margaret says

    Tortellini salad is so versatile! I do a really easy one (no dressing!) where I add chopped sundried tomatoes (packed in oil) and chopped roasted red peppers (or yellow) to the tortellini. Some sliced black olives and a bit of grated romano cheese and you have a salad!

  27. 28
    AmyDe says

    Thanks so much for help us out and supporting us with baby steps and without judgement. Your menu sounds fabulous and I look forward to participating more and more! Keep up the GREAT work!

  28. 29
    Mrs.T says

    Hi Laura!

    My menu is up!

    Have a great week!

    God bless,

  29. 30
    Renee's Ramblings says

    The tortellini salad sounds great! Have a great week.

  30. 31
    Sherry says

    Tortellini is always a hit here! Thanks!

  31. 32
    Janne says

    This is cleaning-out-the-freezer week at my house.

  32. 33
    Once Upon a Dream... says

    Yum!!! Your menu looks great, Laura! How are you doing?


  33. 34
    Kathryn says

    Sounds good. I’ll have to try the tortellini salad (but with a GF pasta. The Hawaiian Chicken bake sound so good. I’ll have to check it oug.

  34. 35
    Mrs. Mabrouk says

    Your menu looks delicious. This is my first time participating. Thanks for the opportunity.

  35. 36
    Misslionheart says

    Hubby often gets left out because he’s home so late. Look what I did…

  36. 37
    HsKubes says

    We like tortellini here.
    Thanks for sharing the recipe.

    ~ Christina

  37. 38
    Proverbs31 says

    Wow! Look how popular you are getting. ;) I haven’t made Shepherds Pie in ages, thanks for reminding me! And the tortellini salad looks yummy!

    Have a great evening!

  38. 39
    Michele /Zzah says

    Thank so much for this. Have a great week! :)

    Michele Zzah

  39. 40
    AnnaLiza says

    last night was my first time at menu monday and i soooooooo love this!!!! unfortunately food and I have been consistenly inseparable since childhood (hehe)…


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    MorningSong says

    I found your Menu Plan Monday idea via another blog. I love it! I am glad I found another site to add to my favorites. I enjoyed my first visit and will be back to visit soon. Thanks!


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