“Real Food Meets Reality” Menu Plan: May 30 – June 5


May 30-June 5, 2016: A FREE healthy, easy meal plan that the whole family will love every Wednesday at Thriving Home (thrivinghomeblog.com).

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Hip-hip hooray! It’s summer vacay! I’m ready for some pool time and relaxing with my kiddos. So this week I’m utilizing the grill a few different times and the slow cooker, of course. I’m most looking forward to the Asian Lettuce Wraps, which are a.maz.ing!

P.S. Did you know you can have these menu plans emailed to you to weekly? All you have to do is sign up here.

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.

Night:

Dinner menu:

HY-VEE COLUMBIA

Sale Items (thru 5/31):

Monday

(Memorial day)

  • Grilled Brats and Burgers on wheat buns

Grilling great corn on the cob with this method will change your life!

  • Watermelon 
  • FREE Brats or Italian Sausage 8 FREE brats or Italian sausages w/purchase of 8 hamburgers
  • Certified Ground Chuck Patties 85% lean, 15% fat, 5 oz.
  • Fresh Sweet Corn this week’s special (6 for $1.99)
  • Whole Seedless Watermelon ($2.88)
Tuesday

Asian Lettuce Wraps

Asain Chicken Wraps-6

  • Brown rice
  • Cantaloupe slices
  • Honeysuckle White Ground Turkey, 1 lb ($2.99)
  • Bland Farms Vidalia Sweet Onion lb. ($.99/lb)
  • Organic Earthbound Farm Salad select varieties, 5 oz.
  • First of the Season Kandy Cantaloupe ($2.48)
Wednesday

(Leftovers)

  • Use up fridge leftovers or use a freezer meal.
THURSDAY

(BREAKFAST FOR DINNER)

pumpkin french toast

how to cook bacon

  • Grapes 
  • Organic Full Circle Brown Eggs 12 ct. ($4.69) OR Hy-Vee Grade A Fresh Large Eggs 18 ct. ($1.68)
  • Oscar Mayer Bacon select varieties, 12 or 16 oz. ($3.99)
  • Organic Red Seedless Grapes lb. ($3.88/lb)
Friday

shrimp2

  • Wild USA Gulf Peeled & Deveined Shrimp ($7.99)
  • Organic Earthbound Farm Salad select varieties, 5 oz.
  • First of the Season Kandy Cantaloupe ($2.48)
Saturday

roasted asparagus

  • Strawberries 
  • Barilla Pasta select varieties, 12 to 16 oz. ($1.38)
  • Hy-Vee Shredded Natural Cheese select varieties, 6 to 8 oz. (2 for $4)
  • Fresh Asparagus lb. ($2.99/lb)
  • Organic Driscoll’s Strawberries 16 oz. pkg. ($3.99)
Sunday

(Slow cooker)

  • Just BARE Whole Chicken 3.5 lb. ($6.99)
  • Jumbo Grilling Russet Potatoes lb. ($.59/lb)
  • Organic Bunny-Luv Baby Carrots 16 oz. pkg. ($1.69)
  • Bland Farms Vidalia Sweet Onion lb. ($.99/lb)
  • Organic Earthbound Farm Salad select varieties, 5 oz.
  • Whole Seedless Watermelon ($2.88)

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’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.




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