“Real Food Meets Reality” Menu Plan: November 23-29


For Nov 23-29: A healthy, easy meal plan that the whole family will love every Friday at Thriving Home (thrivinghomeblog.com).

Sponsored by Hy-Vee (Columbia)

Getting ready for Thanksgiving week? There are so many great deals at Hy-Vee this week! Stock up and freeze all those leftovers. As for me, this will be my first attempt at preparing the entire Thanksgiving meal at home. Pray for me! ūüėČ

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.

Night:

Dinner menu:

*HY-VEE COLUMBIA

Sale Items (thru 11/26):

Monday

(MEATLESS)

  • Del Monte canned vegetables ($.59 each)
  • Hy-Vee Frozen Vegetables (2/$4.00) or Organic Earthbound Farm Frozen Vegetables ($2.68)
  • Hy-Vee Broth ($.59/can) or¬†Swanson Broth ($1.98/carton)
  • Organic Bunny-Luv Baby Carrots ($2.99/2lbs)
  • Dole celery ($.39!)
  • Sweet yellow onions ($1.28/lb)¬†or Organic Yellow Onions ($3.99)
  • Granny Smith or Braeburn apples ($1.48/lb)
Tuesday
  • Sweet Potatoes ($.58/lb) or Organic Sweet Potatoes ($1.99)
  • Seedless Grapes ($2.99/lb)
Wednesday

(Breakfast for dinner)

  • Oven Omelet¬†
  • Wheat Toast or Hashbrowns
  • Fruit Salad
  • Kraft shredded cheese (2/$4.00)
  • Pepperidge Farm Whole Grain Bread ($2.99)
Thursday

(Thanks-giving Day!)

  • Free turkey when you buy a ham!
  • Mariposa Farms Fresh Herbs (2/$5.00)
  • Pepperidge Farm Stuffing (2/5.00)
  • Dole celery ($.39!)
  • Sweet yellow onions ($1.28/lb) or Organic Yellow Onions ($3.99)
  • Hy-Vee Broth ($.59/can) or¬†Swanson Broth ($1.98/carton)
  • Hy-Vee Russet Potatoes ($2.99/10 lb bag)
  • Hy-Vee Butter (2/$5.00) or Organic Full Circle Butter ($5.49)
  • Organic Earthbound Farm Salad ($5.49/1 lb)
  • Twin Lakes cranberries ($1.68/12 oz)
  • Granny Smith or Braeburn apples ($1.48/lb)
  • Libby’s Pumpkin ($1.78/can)
  • Hy-Vee Regular Pie Crusts (2/$4.00)
Friday

(leftover night)

  • ¬†Leftovers¬†Idea: Use leftover turkey, gravy, mashed potatoes, stuffing and wheat rolls to make a slider sandwich like this one.
Saturday
  • Hy-Vee Broth ($.59/can) or¬†Swanson Broth ($1.98/carton)
  • Organic Bunny-Luv Baby Carrots ($2.99/2lbs)
  • Dole celery ($.39!)
  • Sweet yellow onions ($1.28/lb)¬†or Organic Yellow Onions ($3.99)
Sunday
  • Kraft Cheese Slices (2/$5.00)
  • Mariposa Farms Fresh Herbs (2/$5.00)
  • Clementines ($4.88/3 lb bag)
  • Hy-Vee Butter (2/$5.00) or Organic Full Circle Butter ($5.49)

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…

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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‚Äôs an easy way to get started on saving money and eating healthier‚Äďdownload 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.




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