Weekly Menu Plan + Top 5 Hy-Vee Sale Items (9.28.18)


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 5 Weekly Sales: Don’t waste time scouring the sales. We’ve done it for you! Our menu plan is based around the Top 5 real food (no junk!) sale items we find at Hy-Vee that week, so you can save money by shopping smartly. If you don’t have a Hy-Vee, no sweat. Our plan will still work great!
  • Stock Up and Save: To save even more money, stock up on those Top 5 hot Hy-Vee deals and store them for later using our instructions.

Sponsored by Hy-Vee (Columbia)

All sales run through 10.2.18 unless otherwise specified. 

1. Hy-Vee One Step Russet Potatoes, $.88/5 lb bag
Stock Up and Save: Store in a well-ventilated, cool, dark place for a few weeks. (source)

2. Boneless Skinless Lean Chicken Breast, $3.88/lb. (Found in service case)
  Stock Up and Save: Wrap tightly and for 3-6 months.

3. Bottom Round Roast, $4.99/lb
Stock Up and Save: Wrap tightly and freeze for 6-12 months.

4. Naval Oranges, 2/$1.00
  Stock Up and Save: Store in fruit drawer in the fridge for 3-4 weeks.

5. Hy-Vee Organic Ground Beef, $6.99/lb
Stock Up and Save: Wrap one pound portions tightly and store in the freezer for 3-6 months.

Monday: Have a lighter dinner with our Autumn Chopped Salad and Slow Cooker Baked Potatoes with favorite toppings. Serve with St. James Winery Apple Pie Wine because...yum! (Available at Hy-Vee for a limited time.)

Tuesday: Cilantro Lime Chicken is one of our easiest cookbook freezer meals. Make sure to double the recipe. Serve in a wrap, burrito bowl, or on salad.

Wednesday: Baked Penne Pasta is a huge recipe. I almost always split it between two dishes and freeze one for later. It's a great meal for large groups as well.  

Thursday: Need a one-pot-wonder meal that's done when you come home from work? Our Slow Cooker Pot Roast is your answer. 

FridayTwo surprising kid favorites in my home are Creamy Citrus Pasta and Oven Roasted Broccoli. Easy, cheap, and delicious.

Saturday: With the beautiful weather, I'm in the mood to grill. Try these Pesto Burgers with our Grilled Corn on the Cob. 

Sunday: Pulling some Baked Italian Meatballs from the freezer to make Meatballs Subs.  

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