cilantro lime marinade and chicken breasts in a sealed freezer bag

Cilantro Lime Chicken Marinade

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Cilantro, lime, garlic and more marry together to create this fresh, citrusy Cilantro Lime Chicken Marinade. According to Epicurious (and our readers' comments over the years), "cilantro's flavor…

Weekly Menu Plan + Top Hy-Vee Sales (7.8.20)

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Our free Weekly Menu Plan is here to help you save time and money, eat healthier, and bring your family together around the table. Even if you don’t live near a Hy-Vee, you can still use our plan for…

Our Favorite Family Games

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Between our two families, we have gone through A LOT of board games and yard games over the years. Here is a quick round-up of some of our personal favorites! Disclaimer: Some of the links in this…

Honey Dijon Vinaigrette Salad Dressing

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With only 5 simple ingredients, you can have this tangy, sweet honey dijon salad dressing ready to go! I love homemade salad dressings. They are just so easy to make and you can adjust them…
chicken breasts in freezer bag with lemon garlic marinade

Lemon Garlic Chicken Marinade

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Thanks to fresh lemon, garlic, thyme, and more, this bright and flavorful marinade completely transforms any cut of chicken. Ingredients in Lemon Garlic Chicken Marinade Marinating chicken is…

Weekly Menu Plan + Top Hy-Vee Sales (7.1.20)

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Our free Weekly Menu Plan is here to help you save time and money, eat healthier, and bring your family together around the table. Even if you don’t live near a Hy-Vee, you can still use our plan for…

80+ Easy Freezer Meals for 1 or 2 People

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A common question we get about freezer cooking is, "What are some easy freezer meals for 1 or 2 people?" We've compiled over 80 make ahead recipe ideas from our website and first cookbooks that work to…
how to freeze shredded cheese

Can You Freeze Cheese?

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As cookbook authors with hungry kiddos, cheese is a staple ingredient in many of our most popular recipes. We always seem to have several varieties on hand! Yet, we often have a wedge of this or package…

Weekly Menu Plan + Top Hy-Vee Sales (6.24.20)

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6 mason jars with various overnight oats in them

7 Overnight Oats Recipes

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Learn how to save time and money and eat healthier by prepping Overnight Oats ahead of time for the week. Use our 7 different delicious overnight oats recipes to start filling your fridge today.

Instant Pot BBQ Pulled Pork

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It's hard to mess up a pork shoulder recipe in the Instant Pot. In fact, it's one of my favorite cuts of meat to cook in electric pressure cookers! Coming from someone who has tested hundreds (yes,…

Weekly Menu Plan + Top Hy-Vee Sales (6.17.20)

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chunks of butter in flour

Can You Freeze Butter?

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Butter makes everything better, amiright? That’s why it’s so smart to buy butter in bulk when it’s on sale, especially right before the holidays. As cookbook authors and freezer cooking experts,…
Freezer bags with freezer meals

10+ Freezer Meals to Take on Vacation

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Ready to save money and time in the kitchen while on vacation? Freezer meals are the answer! I've rounded up the best freezer meals to take on vacation, as well as expert tips for prepping and transporting…
oats, peanut butter, chocolate chips, and bananas in mason jar on a counter

Peanut Butter Cup Overnight Oats

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Peanut butter and chocolate star in this delicious, make-ahead Peanut Butter Cup Overnight Oats recipe that takes minutes to put together. You'll think it's dessert but it's really a hearty, healthy breakfast! We…

Weekly Menu Plan + Top Hy-Vee Sales (6.10.20)

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Our free Weekly Menu Plan is here to help you save time and money, eat healthier, and bring your family together around the table. Even if you don’t live near a Hy-Vee, you can still use our plan for…

Father's Day Gift Guide

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A good daddy deserves a good Father's Day gift. But, dads sure are hard to buy for, aren't they? Every year was a struggle to find a gift my dad would like and now I have to find one that my husband will…

How to Get 3 Free Audiobooks

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Audiobooks have changed my life. I'm not exaggerating! The ability to listen to books while I drive, mow, walk, or even clean has given me the chance to "read" so many more books than I ever would…

Weekly Menu Plan + Top Hy-Vee Sales (6.5.20)

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Raspberry Lemon Overnight Oats in a mason jar

Raspberry Lemon Overnight Oats

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Raspberries and lemon zest star in this delicious, make-ahead Raspberry Overnight Oats recipe that takes just minutes to put together. Whip up a few batches when fresh raspberries are in season or make…

Slow Cooker BBQ Pulled Pork

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Who doesn’t love a simple BBQ Pulled Pork sandwich with moist shredded meat? After a day in the slow cooker, this shredded pork is a total crowd pleaser. Not only is it an easy dump and go meal for…

Weekly Menu Plan + Top Hy-Vee Sales (5.29.20)

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Our free Weekly Menu Plan is here to help you save time and money, eat healthier, and bring your family together around the table. Even if you don’t live near a Hy-Vee, you can still use our plan for…

20+ Summer Boredom Busters (Screen-Free!)

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Home with kids and in need of screen-free activity ideas? We've got you covered. This list of 20 summer boredom busters will keep kids of all ages busy in a meaningful and fun way. Before you jot…

Asian Slaw

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This light, flavorful Asian slaw is a delicious, healthy side dish that is perfect for the spring and summer months. Serve it with some grilled chicken, corn on the cob, and watermelon and you have…