“Real Food Meets Reality” Menu Plan: October 5-11


A healthy, easy meal plan that the whole family will love every Friday at Thriving Home (thrivinghomeblog.com).

Sponsored by Hy-Vee Columbia

Weekly meal planning is hands-down one of the best ways to save time, money, and to eat healthier. Here’s why. Check back every Friday for healthy and easy recipes that your whole family will enjoy.

Weekly Menu Plan

(*FF) = Indicates a freezer-friendly recipe. Save time and money by doubling and freezing this recipe for another dinner later. Read Freezer Cooking 101 to learn more about this helpful strategy.

(**) = Indicates recipe ingredients that are on sale this week at the Hy-Vees of Columbia to help save our local readers money. 

Dinner:

Monday:

**Hy-Vee Columbia Weekly Sale Items for This Meal (this week’s sales flier):

Tuesday:

  • All-Natural Chicken Nuggets (store-bought or homemade)
  • Oven Fries
  • Fresh green beans (steamed)
  • Grapes

**Hy-Vee Columbia Weekly Sale Items for This Meal (this week’s sales flier):

Wednesday: Leftover Night

Clean out the fridge and freezer.

 Thursday: Breakfast for Dinner

**Hy-Vee Columbia Weekly Sale Items for This Meal (this week’s sales flier):

Friday:

Homemade Whole Wheat Pizzas (FF) (Note: Top with pizza sauce, shredded mozzarella, and toppings of choice.)

**Hy-Vee Columbia Weekly Sale Items for This Meal (this week’s sales flier):

Saturday: Game Day!

**Hy-Vee Columbia Weekly Sale Items for This Meal (this week’s sales flier):

Sunday:

**Hy-Vee Columbia Weekly Sale Items for This Meal (this week’s sales flier):

Breakfast Ideas:

  • Greek yogurt with berries and ground flaxseed on top
  • The Best Everyday Smoothie (Note: Use leftover spinach from Monday)
  • Oven Omelet (Note: Use leftover chopped veggies from pizza on Friday. You can make this ahead the night before, but do not bake until morning.)

**Hy-Vee Columbia Weekly Sale Items for This Meal (this week’s sales flier):

Shop Online Now

New Online Shopping feature! Save time and hassle by ordering your groceries online from any Hy-Vee of Columbia. If you spend $100, delivery is FREE!! (What!?) If not, it’s only $4.95 for delivery or $2.95 to pick up! (What!?) Listen to Polly explain how she uses it to save time and money…

<

For a step-by-step tutorial, read Polly’s post about using Hy-Vee’s Aisles Online. It’s so easy!

Printable Menu Planner

Here’s an easy way to get started on saving money and eating healthier–download our free printable menu planner!

Free printable menu planner

More Healthy Recipe Ideas

For more recipe ideas, check out our past Menu Plans or our extensive Recipe Index full of healthy, family-friendly recipes.




Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Posted in Eat Well, Eat Well, Menu Plans, Uncategorized