Weekly Menu Plan + Top 5 “Stock Up and Save”


Real Food Menu Plan for July 10-July 16: Easy and delicious meal ideas that the whole family will love. Posted every Friday at Thriving Home.

Summer activities keeping you busy? We get it! From vacations to baseball games to pool parties, time in the kitchen can be limited. Even with limited time, you can still plan great meals…all while staying on a budget. Just follow along with us. Each week we offer real food, kid friendly meals that the entire family will enjoy. Happy Summer!

P.S. Did you know we have a cookbook coming out? Click here to learn more about From Freezer to Table!  Make sure to check out the special gifts for those who pre-order. 

Sponsored by Hy-Vee (Columbia)

Monday: Fried Rice with Sweet Soy Sauce, Banana Split Power Smoothie, Mandarins

Tuesday: Southwest Grilled Chicken, Corn Salad, Oven Roasted Broccoli, Grapes

Wednesday: Use up fridge leftovers or use a freezer meal.

Thursday: Savory Breakfast Muffins, Summer Peach Smoothie, Cherries

Friday: Sweet and Savory Salmon, Roasted Carrots, Crowd Pleaser Green Beans, Sliced Bananas

Saturday: Grilled Pork Tenderloin, Oven Roasted Vegetables, Jane’s Grilled Peaches, Sweet Potato Quick Biscuits

Sunday: Slow Cooker Chicken Parmesan Sliders, Caesar Salad, Cantaloupe

 

(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.

Note: These menu plans are focused around Hy-Vee sale items to help our local readers save money.

Fried Rice with Sweet Soy Sauce

banana split smoothie

  • Mandarins

Hy-Vee Sale Items (through 7/11/17):

  • $1.97 Birds Eye Steamfresh Vegetables select varieties, 9.5 to 16 oz.
  • $1.68 Hy-Vee Thai, Sweet & Sour or Stir Fry Sauce 12.25 or 12.5 fl. oz.
  • 69¢ Hy-Vee Grade A Fresh Large Eggs 12 ct.
  • $2.98 Land O’Lakes Cottage Cheese select varieties, 24 oz., earn 1¢ off per gallon w/purchase
  • 2 for $5 Hy-Vee Strawberries or Mango 16 oz., earn 2¢ a gallon w/purchase of 2, save 1¢ a gallon w/each item purchased
  • $3.99 Fairlife Milk Super Kids select varieties, 52 fl. oz.
  • $6.99 Minion Sweet Mandarins 3 lb. pkg.

For juicy, tender bite-sized chicken that will please a crowd try these Southwest Grilled Chicken Kabobs.

  • Grapes

Hy-Vee Sale Items (through 7/11/17):

    • $3.99 per pound Hy-Vee Boneless Skinless Chicken Breast buy 1, get 1 FREE, equal or lesser value, 100% natural, lb.
    • 98¢ Del Monte Vegetables select varieties, 11 to 15.25 oz.
    • $2.99 NatureSweet Glorys, Yellow Sunbursts or Jubilees Tomatoes, 10.5 oz. or 5 ct.earn 1¢ off per gallon w/purchase
    • 89¢ Organic Green Onions bunch
    • 2 for $5 Dole Broccoli or Cauliflower bunch or each
    • $1.98 Green Seedless Grapes from California, lb

Savory Breakfast Muffins

      • Cherries

Hy-Vee Sale Items (through 7/11/17):

    • $2.99 Bob Evans Sausage select varieties, 12 to 20 oz.
    • $1.88 Ripe N Ready Peaches or Nectarines lb.
    • $4.99 per pound Organic Stemilt Artisan Red Cherries from Washington, lb.

 

Freezer Friendly Sweet and Savory Salmon Recipe

  • Sliced Bananas

Hy-Vee Sale Items (through 7/11/17):

  • $17.99 Wild Alaska Sockeye Salmon Fillets Responsible Choice, lb.
  • 2 for $3 Grimmway Farms Baby Carrots 1 lb. pkg.earn 4¢ a gallon w/purchase of 2, save 2¢ a gallon w/each item purchased

A foil pack makes for easy cooking and clean up and perfectly grilled or baked Roasted Root Vegetables!

Sweet Potato Quick Biscuits

Hy-Vee Sale Items (through 7/11/17):

  • $1.58 per pound Boneless Pork Loin Hormel Always Tender, cut and wrapped free!, lb.
  • 2 for $3 Grimmway Farms Baby Carrots 1 lb. pkg.earn 4¢ a gallon w/purchase of 2, save 2¢ a gallon w/each item purchased
  • $1.88 per pound Ripe N Ready Peaches or Nectarines lb.
  • $2.99 BelGioioso Shredded or Crumbled Cheese select varieties, 5 oz.

slow cooker parmesan sliders

      • Caesar Salad
      • Cantaloupe

Hy-Vee Sale Items (through 7/11/17):

  • $3.99 per pound Hy-Vee Boneless Skinless Chicken Breast buy 1, get 1 FREE, equal or lesser value, 100% natural, lb.
  • $2.99 Hy-Vee Select Shredded Cheese Cup select varieties, 5 oz.
  • $2.99 Slider Buns bakery fresh, white or wheat, 12 ct.earn 5¢ off per gallon w/purchase
  • $2.99 Organic Earthbound Farm Romaine Hearts 3 ct.
  • 2 for $6 Bertolli Rustic Cut or Organic Pasta Sauce select varieties, 23 or 24 oz.
  • $2.99 Cabot Cheese select varieties, 6 or 8 oz.
  • $2.99 Jumbo Kandy Cantaloupe buy 1, get 1 FREE, each

 

Shopping for “real food” in bulk and utilizing the freezer or pantry for storage is another super smart way to save money and eat healthier! Simply fill your cart with these Top 5 “Stock Up & Save” Deals from Hy-Vee while the price is hot, then store and use later. We’ve even given you ideas of how to store and use each of them.

1. Hy-Vee Boneless Skinless Chicken Breast (sale ends 7/11/2017)

2. Hy-Vee Grade A Fresh Large Eggs 12 ct.(sale ends 7/11/2017)

3. Ripe N Ready Peaches, lb. (sale ends 7/11/2017)

4. Bertolli Rustic Cut or Organic Pasta Sauce, select varieties, 23 or 24 oz. (sale ends 7/11/2017)

5. Hy-Vee Strawberries or Mango 16 oz.(sale ends 7/11/2017)

 

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…

<

For a step-by-step tutorial, read Polly’s post about using Hy-Vee’s Aisles Online. It’s so easy!

Learn more about our cookbook, From Freezer to Table, and all of our fabulous pre-order gifts.

Here’s an easy way to get started on saving money and eating healthier–download our free printable menu planner!

 


Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *