“Real Food Meets Reality” Menu Plan: June 20-26


June 20-26, 2016: A FREE healthy, easy meal plan that the whole family will love every Friday at Thriving Home (thrivinghomeblog.com).

Sponsored by Hy-Vee (Columbia)

I LOVE this time of year when it comes to eating delicious produce. Wow, there are some hot deals at Hy-Vee right now on potatoes, avocados, sweet corn, chicken breasts, and more. So, my menu is loaded with fruits and veggies this week. Enjoy!

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 6/21):

Monday

(MEATLESS)

Chicken Pesto Pasta

  • Green beans
  • Strawberries
  • Barilla Pasta select varieties, 12 to 16 oz. (4 for $5)
  • Driscoll’s Strawberries 4 lb. pkg. ($4.99) 

 

Tuesday

taco seasoning recipe

  • Guacamole with tortilla chips and baby carrots

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  • Watermelon
  • Honeysuckle White Ground Turkey, select varieties, 1 or 1.2 lb. ($3.99/lb)
  • Dole Romaine, Greener Selection, Lettuce all natural, 8 to 12 oz. (4 for $5)
  • Extra Large Roma Tomatoes ($.88/lb) 
  • Large Hass Avocados from California, each (2 for $.88)
  • Grimmway Farms Baby Carrots 16 oz. pkg. ($.77)
  • Food Should Taste Good Tortilla Chips select varieties, 11 oz.earn 2¢ off per gallon w/purchase ($3.88)
  • Fresh Whole Seedless Watermelon each ($2.88)
Wednesday

(Leftovers)

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

(BREAKFAST FOR DINNER)

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  • Full Circle Organic Brown Eggs 12 ct. ($4.29) or Hy-Vee Vegetarian Fed Brown Eggs 12 ct. ($1.98)
  • Dole Spinach, Romaine, Greener Selection, Lettuce all natural, 8 to 12 oz. (4 for $5)
  • Frozen Hy-Vee Raspberries, select varieties, 12 or 16 oz. ($2.99)
  • Large Hass Avocados from California, each (2 for $.88)
  • Hy-Vee Almondmilk or Organic HealthMarket Soymilk select varieties, 64 fl. oz.earn 10¢ a gallon w/purchase of 2, save 5¢ a gallon w/each item purchased (2 for $5)
Friday

Garlic honey chicken kabob marinade

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

make grilled peaches

*Grill extra chicken for salad tomorrow night.

  • Value Pack Hy-Vee Split Chicken Breast 100% natural ($1.88/lb)
  • Sweet Vidalia Onion from Georgia ($.77/lb)
  • Monterey Sliced White Mushrooms 8 oz. pkg. ($.99)
  • Fresh Green Bell Pepper ($.77 each)
  • Fresh Sweet Corn from Georgia, each (6 for $2)
  • Ripe ‘N Ready Peaches from California, lb. ($.99/lb)
Saturday

Cobb Salad

  • Value Pack Hy-Vee Split Chicken Breast 100% natural ($1.88/lb)
  • Organic Earthbound Farm Salad this week’s special, select varieties, 4 to 10 oz. (2 for $4)
  • Extra Large Roma Tomatoes ($.88/lb) 
  • Large Hass Avocados from California, each (2 for $.88)
  • Grimmway Farms Baby Carrots 16 oz. pkg. ($.77)
  • Green Seedless Grapes from California ($.99/lb)
Sunday

(Slow cooker)

crock pot potatoes

  • Raspberries
  • Green Giant Russet Potatoes 5 lb. bag ($.99)
  • Hy-Vee Shredded Natural Cheese select varieties, 2 lb.earn 25¢ off per gallon w/purchase ($7.99)
  • Farmland Sliced Bacon, select varieties, 12 or 16 oz. ($2.99) 
  • Organic Driscoll’s Raspberries 6 oz. pkg. (2 for $5)

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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