“Real Food Meets Reality” Menu Plan: October 31-November 6


Real Food Menu Plan for October 31-November 6: Easy and delicious meal ideas that the whole family will love. Posted every Friday at Thriving Home.

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My favorite menu this week is on Halloween night! Take a look at all the festive treats I have planned. Then, the award for easiest, crowd-pleasing recipe goes to Cheesy Baked Spinach Tortellini on Tuesday night. Always a winner around here.

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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 11/1):

Monday

(halloween!)

 

Healthy Turkey Chili with Sweet Potatoes and Black Beans

mummy dogs

ghost-bananas-and-orange-pumpkins

  • $4.99 Honeysuckle White Fresh Ground Turkey Breast99% fat free, 1.2 lb.
  • 99¢ per lb. Bland Farms Golden Sweet Potatoes or Sweet Onions lb.
  • $1.98 Swanson Broth or Stock select varieties, 24 or 32 fl. oz.
  • $3.99 Organic Full Circle Yellow Onions 3 lb. bagearn 2¢ off per gallon w/ purchase
  • $1.28 Hy-Vee Tomato Sauce or Tomatoes select varieties, 28 or 29 oz.
  • $3.98 Oscar Mayer Beef Hot Dogs select varieties, 14 to 16 oz.
Tuesday

Baked Cheesy Spinach Tortellini

  • Peas
  • Cantaloupe
  • $6.49 Hy-Vee Select Tortellini or Ravioli 42 or 48 oz.
  • $2.88 Organic Hy-Vee HealthMarket Spinach select varieties, 5 oz.
  • 3 for $5.00 Hy-Vee Shredded Natural Cheese select varieties, 6 to 8 oz.
  • 2 for $5.00 Jumbo Kandy Cantaloupe each earn 8¢ a gallon w/purchase of 2, save 4¢ a gallon w/ each item purchased
  • 2 for $3.00 Hy-Vee Frozen Vegetables select varieties, 16 oz.earn 2¢ a gallon w/purchase of 2, save 1¢ a gallon w/each item purchased
Wednesday

(Leftovers)

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

(BREAKFAST FOR DINNER)

starbucks breakfast sandwich recipe

Green Smoothie Recipe

  • 98¢ Hy-Vee Grade A Fresh Large Eggs 18 ct.
  • $4.99 per lb. Hy-Vee Quality Thin Sliced Ham select varieties, lb.
  • $2.50 Kraft Sliced Natural Cheese select varieties, 7 to 8 oz.
  • $2.88 Organic Hy-Vee HealthMarket Spinach select varieties, 5 oz.

 

 

 

Friday

roasted chicken and vegetables recipe

  • Pear slices 
  • 99¢ per lb, Hy-Vee Whole Chicken 100% natural
  • 2 for $1.00 Fresh Lemons each
  • 99¢ Hy-Vee One Step Russet Potatoes 5 lb. bag
  • $1.28 Grimmway Farms Baby Carrots 16 oz.
  • $1.69 per lb. Stemilt Pears from Washington, lb.
Saturday

This Herb Roasted Pork Tenderloin is a lean, flavor-packed, crowd-pleaser. It's been part of our family dinner rotation for years. #freezermeal #realfood

Sweet Potato Quick Biscuits

  • Side salad with favorite dressing

 

  • $3.99 per lb. Boneless Pork Tenderloin Hormel Always Tender, lb. earn 2¢ off per gallon w/each lb. purchased, minimum 1 lb. purchase
  • 99¢ per lb. Bland Farms Golden Sweet Potatoes or Sweet Onions lb.
  • $2.88 Organic Hy-Vee HealthMarket Salad select varieties, 5 oz.
Sunday

(Slow cooker)

pulled pork sandwich recipe

simple blender hummus recipe

  • Grapes

 

  • $1.59 per lb. Boneless Whole Pork LoinHormel Always Tender, lb. (through 10/28 only) OR $3.99 per lb. Boneless Pork Tenderloin Hormel Always Tender, lb.earn 2¢ off per gallon w/each lb. purchased, minimum 1 lb. purchase
  • $1.28 Grimmway Farms Baby Carrots 16 oz.
  • $2.49 per lb. Columbine Vineyards Autumn King Green Seedless Grapes, lb.

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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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