“Real Food Meets Reality” Menu Plan: July 25-31


July25-31, 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)

My favs on the menu this week? It has to be Chicken Piccata and the Farm Fresh Breakfast Quesadillas. Here comes the broken record part: These are both totally freezable! So, be wise with your time, double the batch, and eat a delicious pre-made meal another time.

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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 7/26):

Monday

(MEATLESS)

 

Vegetarian Tortilla Soup recipe

  • 4 for $3.00 Hy-Vee Tomatoes select varieties, 14.5 oz.
  • 4 for $3.00 Hy-Vee Refried Beans select varieties, 16 oz.
  • 3 for $4.00 Hy-Vee Shredded Natural Cheese select varieties, 6 to 8 oz.
  • $1.39 Organic Hy-Vee HealthMarket Green Beans, Corn or Sweet Peas, select varieties , 14.5 to 15.25 oz.
  • 3 for $5.00 Hy-Vee Tortilla Chips, select varieties, 11 or 13 oz.
  • $6.88 Fage Greek Yogurt select varieties, 35.3 oz.earn 2¢ off per gallon w/purchase
Tuesday

penne rosa pasta

  • $1.38 Barilla Pasta select varieties, 12 to 16 oz.
  • 2 for $6.00 Organic Hy-Vee HealthMarket Pasta Sauce select varieties, 25 oz.earn 2¢ a gallon w/purchase of 2, save 1¢ a gallon w/each item purchased
  • $1.68 per lb. Green Beans Midwest grown, lb.
  • $1.29 per lb. Colombine Red Seedless Grapes from California, lb.
Wednesday

(Leftovers)

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

(BREAKFAST FOR DINNER)

farm fresh breakfast quesadillas

  • $1.99 Hy-Vee Vegetarian Fed Brown Eggs 12 ct.
  • $1.99 with fuel saver + perks™ card; $2.99without fuel saver + perks™ card Hormel Black Label Bacon select varieties, 12 or 16 oz.,
  • 3 for $4.00 Hy-Vee Shredded Natural Cheese select varieties, 6 to 8 oz.
  • $2.99 Organic Kandy Cantaloupe each
Friday

Chicken Piccata Recipe

  • $4.99 Just BARE Boneless Chicken Breast, Tenders or Thighs, 14 or 20 oz.
  • 88¢ Fresh Lemons each
  • $1.38 Barilla Pasta select varieties, 12 to 16 oz.
  • $4.88 Organic Hy-Vee Salad, baby spring mix or baby spinach, 10 oz.
Saturday

Firecracker Asian Salmon - A healthy and deeply flavorful marinated fish recipe.

A simple tip to grilling corn on the cob._-3

  • Cucumber and tomato slices
  • Mango slices
  • $9.99 per lb. Fresh Alaska Wild Keta Salmon Fillet Responsible Choice, select varieties , lb.
  • $3.49 Fresh Midwest Sweet Corn 5 ct. pkg.
  • 77¢ Fresh Cucumber Midwest grown, each
  • $2.88 per lb. Bushel Boy Tomatoes on the Vine from Minneosta, lb.
  • 88¢ Fresh Mango each
Sunday

(Slow cooker)

Slow Cooker Whole Wheat Spinach Lasagna

homemade balsamic salad dressing

  • $1.38 Barilla Pasta select varieties, 12 to 16 oz.
  • 2 for $6.00 Organic Hy-Vee HealthMarket Pasta Sauce select varieties, 25 oz.earn 2¢ a gallon w/purchase of 2, save 1¢ a gallon w/each item purchased
  • $4.88 Organic Hy-Vee Salad, baby spring mix or baby spinach, 10 oz.
  • $3.49 Hy-Vee Select Shredded Cheese select varieties, 5 oz. cup

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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