“Real Food Meets Reality” Menu Plan: October 24-30


Real Food Menu Plan for October 24-30: Easy and delicious meal ideas that the whole family will love. Posted every Friday at Thriving Home.

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This week I have a 10 Minuteyes 10 minute!Tortilla Soup that you’re going to love. Plus, you’ve gotta try making the Baked Egg Cups. Low carb (and gluten-free) goodness doesn’t get any easier. Finally, I’m doubling up and freezing the Mini Turkey & Veggie Meatloaves, because they are tasty, healthy, and a kid favorite.

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 10/25):

Monday

(MEATLESS)

 

Anything Goes Tortilla Soup - A 15 minute one pot wonder!

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  • 68¢ Hy-Vee Broth select varieties, 14.5 fl. oz.earn 1¢ off per gallon w/purchase
  • 98¢ Hunt’s Tomatoes select varieties, 14.5 oz.
  • 58¢ Hy-Vee Corn select varieties, 14.5 to 15.25 oz.
  • 2 for $5.00 Hy-Vee Shredded Natural Cheese select varieties, 12 oz
  • $2.99 Organic Bunny-Luv Baby Carrots 2 lb.
  • $1.99 Organic Celery each
  • 88¢ Fresh Cucumber each
Tuesday

Szechuan Steak Stir-Fry Recipe

  • Brown Rice
  • $6.99 per lb. Boneless Beef New York Strip Steak Hy-Vee Angus Reserve, 100% natural, this week’s special, lb.
  • 3 for $4.00 Hy-Vee Stir Fry or Steam Quick Vegetables select varieties, 10 to 16 oz.
Wednesday

(Leftovers)

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

(BREAKFAST FOR DINNER)

Baked Egg Cups

The BEST healthy whole wheat banana pumpkin bread recipe ever!

The Best Everyday Smoothie Ever

  • $4.29 Organic Full Circle Brown Eggs 12 ct.
  • $2.99 Hy-Vee Deli Thin Lunchmeat select varieties, 7 or 9 oz.
  • 2 for $5.00 Hy-Vee Shredded Natural Cheese select varieties, 12 oz
  • $2.97 Hy-Vee Butter select varieties, 16 oz.
  • $2.88 Organic Hy-Vee HealthMarket Baby Spinach select varieties, 5 oz.
  • $6.99 Fage Greek Yogurt select varieties, 35.3 oz. earn 2¢ off per gallon w/purchase
  • $4.78 Organic Horizon Milk select varieties, 64 fl. oz.earn 1¢ off per gallon w/ purchase
  • $2.98 Hy-Vee Premium Orange Juice select varieties, 59 fl. oz.earn 1¢ off per gallon w/purchase

 

 

Friday

These Mini Turkey and Veggie Meatloaves are a kid-favorite and a great way to sneak in extra nutrition!

These may be healthier than mashed potatoes, but these Cheesy Mashed Sweet Potatoes will have your family coming back for more! #realfood #freezermeal #delicious

  • Steamed Broccoli
  • $1.99 with fuel saver + perks® card; $2.99without fuel saver + perks® card Honeysuckle White Fresh Ground Turkey regular or Italian, limit 1 total per card, per ad week, restrictions apply, 1.2 lb.
  • $1.38 per lb. Zucchini or Yellow Squash lb.
  • 77¢ per lb. Grimmway Farms Whole Carrots lb.
  • $2.97 Hy-Vee Butter select varieties, 16 oz.
  • 68¢ Hy-Vee Broth select varieties, 14.5 fl. oz.earn 1¢ off per gallon w/purchase
  • $3.99 Hy-Vee Smart Bite Baby Potatoes select varieties, 24 oz.
  • 3 for $4.00 Hy-Vee Cream Cheese select varieties, 8 oz. bar
  • 99¢ with fuel saver + perks® card; $1.99 without fuel saver + perks® card Dole Broccoli limit 1 total per card
Saturday

steak

Basic Roasted Vegetables Recipe

  • $6.99 per lb. Boneless Beef New York Strip Steak Hy-Vee Angus Reserve, 100% natural, this week’s special, lb.
  • $3.99 Hy-Vee Smart Bite Baby Potatoes select varieties, 24 oz.
  • $2.99 Organic Bunny-Luv Baby Carrots 2 lb.
  • 50¢ per lb. Acorn, Butternut, Buttercup or Spaghetti Squash Midwest grown, lb.
Sunday

(Slow cooker)

cilantro lime chicken recipe

  • Side Salad with favorite dressing
  • Grapes
  • $2.99 Just BARE Chicken Drumsticks or Thighs 20 oz. earn 2¢ off per gallon w/purchase OR  $2.99 per lb. Boneless Skinless Chicken Breast from our service case, lb.
  • 58¢ Hy-Vee Corn select varieties, 14.5 to 15.25 oz.
  • 2 for $6.00 Xochitl All Natural Tortilla Chips select varieties, 12 oz.earn 4¢ a gallon w/purchase of 2, save 2¢ a gallon w/each item purchased
  • 2 for $5.00 Hy-Vee Shredded Natural Cheese select varieties, 12 oz
  • $2.88 Organic Hy-Vee HealthMarket Salad select varieties, 5 oz.
  • $2.99 per lb. Organic Black or Green Seedless Grapes from California, lb.

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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