Posts Tagged: “menu plans”

  • "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

    “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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  • "Real Food Meets Reality" Menu Plan

    “Real Food Meets Reality” Menu Plan: February 15-21

    Sponsored by Hy-Vee (Columbia) One of the advantages of being in a Freezer Club for so long was that our family got to enjoy a variety of meals each week–from vegetarian to Asian to seafood to Italian. Over the years, this helped expand our palettes and now my kids (although

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  • "Real Food Meets Reality" Menu Plan

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

    Sponsored by Hy-Vee (Columbia) Someday I look forward to trying new and exciting dishes and having more time in the kitchen. But, the reality is I have two jobs, three somewhat picky kids, and quite a bit of running around to do after school each day. So, the necessary grid I

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  • "Real Food Meets Reality" Menu Plan

    “Real Food Meets Reality” Menu Plan: January 25-31

    Sponsored by Hy-Vee (Columbia) Next week I’m bringing back an old favorite that I used to make for my husband and me during the pre-kid days called Asian Lettuce Wraps. They are inspired by the P.F. Chang’s recipe and are lip-smacking good (and good for you.) The filling also freezes great!

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  • "Real Food Meets Reality" Menu Plan

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

    Sponsored by Hy-Vee (Columbia) Even though my kids will never tire of our dinner staples like Oven Fried Parmesan Chicken Tenders, Herb Roasted Pork Tenderloin, and Baked Italian Meatballs, I am ready to try some new recipes in the New Year! So, this week and next, I’m trying out a few recipes I’ve

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  • "Real Food Meets Reality" Menu Plan

    “Real Food Meets Reality” Menu Plan: November 16-22

    Sponsored by Hy-Vee Columbia Weekly meal planning is hands-down one of the best ways to save time, money, and to eat healthier. Here’s why. Check back every Friday for healthy and easy recipes that your whole family will enjoy. Weekly Menu Plan (FF) = Indicates a freezer-friendly recipe. Save time

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  • "Real Food Meets Reality" Menu Plan

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

    Sponsored by Hy-Vee Columbia Weekly meal planning is hands-down one of the best ways to save time, money, and to eat healthier. Here’s why. Check back every Friday for healthy and easy recipes that your whole family will enjoy. Weekly Menu Plan (FF) = Indicates a freezer-friendly recipe. Save time

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  • "Real Food Meets Reality" Menu Plan

    “Real Food Meets Reality” Menu Plan: October 26-November 1

    Sponsored by Hy-Vee Columbia Weekly meal planning is hands-down one of the best ways to save time, money, and to eat healthier. Here’s why. Check back every Wednesday for healthy and easy recipes that your whole family will enjoy. Weekly Menu Plan (FF) = Indicates a freezer-friendly recipe. Save time and

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  • "Real Food Meets Reality" Menu Plan

    “Real Food Meets Reality” Menu Plan: April 19-25

    A major key to eating healthier and saving money is meal planning. When I plan my meals, I feel less stress throughout the week, spend less time and money at the grocery store, and usually serve my family a fairly well-rounded diet throughout the week. My hope is that my

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  • "Real Food Meets Reality" Menu Plan

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

    A major key to eating healthier and saving money is meal planning. When I plan my meals, I feel less stress throughout the week, spend less time and money at the grocery store, and usually serve my family a fairly well-rounded diet throughout the week.My hope is that my mostly

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  • "Real Food Meets Reality" Menu Plan

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

    A major key to eating healthier and saving money is meal planning. When I plan my meals, I feel less stress throughout the week, spend less time and money at the grocery store, and usually serve my family a fairly well-rounded diet throughout the week. My hope is that my

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  • "Real Food Meets Reality" Menu Plan

    “Real Food Meets Reality” Menu Plan: January 25-31

    A major key to eating healthier and saving money is meal planning. When I plan my meals, I feel less stress throughout the week, spend less time and money at the grocery store, and usually serve my family a fairly well-rounded diet throughout the week. My hope is that my

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  • Real Food Menu: September 7-14

    Real Food Menu Plan: October 26-November 1

      Dinner Sunday: Salmon and Sweet Potato Cakes (a new recipe from Rachael Ray) (Note: I just made these with a few tweaks, and they are delicious!!) Monday: Mini Italian Burgers, Oven Fries, green salad Tuesday: leftovers/clean out fridge or freezer Wednesday: Pizzadillas Thursday: Brown Rice Bowls (rice + black

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