Posts Tagged: “menu plans”

  • Weekly Menu Plan + Top 5 Hy-Vee Sales (2.8.19)

    Our free Weekly Menu Plan is here to help you save time and money, eat healthier, and bring your family together around the table. Here’s what you’ll find… Recipes You’ll Love: Our family-friendly recipes are simple and made with recognizable, real food ingredients. Pick and choose what works for you. Top

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  • Weekly Menu Plan + Top 5 Hy-Vee Sales (1.4.18)

    Our free Weekly Menu Plan is here to help you save time and money, eat healthier, and bring your family together around the table. Here’s what you’ll find… Recipes You’ll Love: Our family-friendly recipes are simple and made with recognizable, real food ingredients. Pick and choose what works for you. Top

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  • Real Food Menu Plan: September 12-18--Easy, delicious, and healthy recipes for the whole week!

    “Real Food Meets Reality” Menu Plan: September 12-18

    Sponsored by Hy-Vee (Columbia) Fall is here, and Football Sundays have started around this house. The Slow Cooker Turkey Chili with Black Beans and Sweet Potatoes for Sunday’s menu may sound a little off the beaten path but I assure you it is awesome–a definite family favorite! In other news, if you want

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  • "Real Food Meets Reality" Menu Plan

    “Real Food Meets Reality” Menu Plan: August 22-28

    Sponsored by Hy-Vee (Columbia) With soccer and baseball practices already in full swing for fall, I’m whipping up quick week night meals like Baked Nachos, Ham and Cheese Sliders, and make-ahead Bacon and Spinach Quiche. And, then, I’m taking it somewhat easy this weekend by utilizing the grill, some leftovers,

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  • "Real Food Meets Reality" Menu Plan

    “Real Food Meets Reality” Menu Plan: August 8-14

    Sponsored by Hy-Vee (Columbia) For our last week before school starts, I wanted to hit some home runs at home around the dinner table. Each night represents a family member’s favorite meal. It’s a hard call, but if you try just one, I’d say give the Baked Oatmeal a try.

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  • "Real Food Meets Reality" Menu Plan

    “Real Food Meets Reality” Menu Plan: August 1-7

    Sponsored by Hy-Vee (Columbia) I apologize for saying this a lot, but my kids are going to love this line-up of meals for next week. If you haven’t tried our healthier mac and cheese, the peanut butter banana baked oatmeal, mini chicken burgers, or the baked meatballs, test them out on

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  • "Real Food Meets Reality" Menu Plan

    “Real Food Meets Reality” Menu Plan: June 6-12

    Sponsored by Hy-Vee (Columbia) Want to eat healthier, save time and money, and spend more time around the dinner table together? Yeah, me too. That’s why we’re such big fans of menu planning each week. It doesn’t take much time and it’s SO worth it in the end. Read more about

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  • "Real Food Meets Reality" Menu Plan

    “Real Food Meets Reality” Menu Plan: May 30 – June 5

    Sponsored by Hy-Vee (Columbia) Hip-hip hooray! It’s summer vacay! I’m ready for some pool time and relaxing with my kiddos. So this week I’m utilizing the grill a few different times and the slow cooker, of course. I’m most looking forward to the Asian Lettuce Wraps, which are a.maz.ing! P.S.

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  • "Real Food Meets Reality" Menu Plan

    “Real Food Meets Reality” Menu Plan: May 23-29

    Sponsored by Hy-Vee (Columbia) Since the weather has been so nice, I’m trying to grill at least once a weekend. This week I’m grilling up an oldie but goodie–Firecracker Salmon. It’s got great zip to it, but the kids still like it. P.S. Did you know you can have these menu

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  • "Real Food Meets Reality" Menu Plan

    “Real Food Meets Reality” Menu Plan: May 9-15

    Sponsored by Hy-Vee (Columbia) This past year has been the year of Thai food cravings for me. Apparently this happens at age 37. And, what’s fun is that my 7-year-old daughter (my little foodie in the family) is right there with me. So, this week I’m branching out to try

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  • "Real Food Meets Reality" Menu Plan

    “Real Food Meets Reality” Menu Plan: May 2-8

    Sponsored by Hy-Vee (Columbia) It’s sort of silly how much I enjoy scanning our own Recipe Index and my Pinterest boards each week as I prepare this menu plan. I know…#nerdalert. But, you know why? It’s because that’s where I’ve saved my favorite recipes. So I love to make them again

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    “Real Food Meets Reality” Menu Plan: April 18-24

    Sponsored by Hy-Vee (Columbia) Enjoy this week’s delicious and freezer-friendly meals. Remember, simply double the ones that have the (FF) symbol by them and freeze for later! By cooking at home most nights (and strategically using Freezer Cooking), you’ll be eating healthier and saving money. Snaps for that! P.S. Did

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  • "Real Food Meets Reality" Menu Plan

    “Real Food Meets Reality” Menu Plan: April 11-17

    Sponsored by Hy-Vee (Columbia) Family not crazy about seafood? I implore you to try our simple and delicious Mediterranean Shrimp Skewer recipe in this week’s menu. It’s made a believer out of my kids. With wild shrimp on sale, now’s the time to stock up on this healthy item. And, yes, meatballs

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  • "Real Food Meets Reality" Menu Plan

    “Real Food Meets Reality” Menu Plan: April 4-10

    Sponsored by Hy-Vee (Columbia) With grass-fed beef and loads of vegetables on sale this week, I’m cooking up freezer-friendly, veggie-rich dinners all week long. My husband’s and my favorite recipe on the docket is probably the Cancer Fighting Soup. The kids would vote for the Meatball Subs and Baked Nachos as their

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  • "Real Food Meets Reality" Menu Plan

    Real Food Meets Reality: Menu Plan (March 28-April 3)

    Sponsored by Hy-Vee (Columbia) This week it doesn’t get much easier than our 15 minute one-pot wonder Tortilla Soup on Monday night with all your favorite toppings. This quick and healthy soup makes for even better leftovers at lunch the next day. And, I’m definitely going to double and freeze batches of the

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  • "Real Food Meets Reality" Menu Plan

    “Real Food Meets Reality” Menu Plan: March 21-27

    Sponsored by Hy-Vee (Columbia) This week is packed with a few of my (Polly’s) favorite, go-to recipes. Between the pot roast, meatball subs and baked chicken fajitas, my crew is going to be happy around dinner time! I almost always double up on the meatballs when I make them because

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    “Real Food Meets Reality” Menu Plan: March 14-20

    Sponsored by Hy-Vee (Columbia) I’m trying a new dish next week called Chicken Mozzarella Pasta with Sun-Dried Tomatoes. Doesn’t that sound tasty? I’ll let you know if it’s a winner. Also notable is that I’m going to try to make a big batch of the Breakfast Sandwiches and freeze half of them

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  • "Real Food Meets Reality" Menu Plan

    “Real Food Meets Reality” Menu Plan: March 7-13

    Sponsored by Hy-Vee (Columbia) Wow, there’s so much great produce, meat, and other healthy foods on sale at Hy-Vee this week! I had a hard time deciding which recipes to choose. My kids are going to flip over the Baked Cheesy Spinach Tortellini and the Oatmeal Blueberry Pancakes, though. As for momma,

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