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


Real Food Menu Plan for January 22 to January 28: Easy and delicious meal ideas that the whole family will love. Posted every Friday at Thriving Home. Easy and delicious meal ideas that the whole family will love. Posted every Friday at Thriving Home.

 

For our menu plan this week, we’ve highlighted several recipes from them. Grab some ideas below and plan with us. You’ll be amazed at the amount of time, money, and sanity you’ll save with a little bit of planning.

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Monday: Enchiladas Casserole with Jalapeno Cream Sauce, Steamed Broccoli, Cantaloupe

Tuesday: Lasagna Soup, Tossed Salad with Balsamic Parmesan Dressing, Strawberries

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

Thursday: Ham, Egg and Hashbrown Casserole, Banana Pumpkin Muffins, Oranges

Friday: Creamy Parmesan Garlic ChickenSweet and Savory Roasted Carrots, Peas, Pineapple

Saturday: Pan-Fried Catfish, Oven Fries, Green Beans, Apples

Sunday: Instant Pot Shredded Beef Fajitas, Avocado Lime Salsa with Tortilla Chips, Blueberries

(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.

  • Steamed Broccoli
  • Cantaloupe

Hy-Vee Sale Items (through 1/23/18):

  • $8.49 Kraft Athenos or Classico Olive Oil 25.3 fl. oz.
  • 3 for $4 Hy-Vee Cream Cheese Bars select varieties, 8 oz. 
  • $1.99 Yellow Onions Midwest grown, 3 lb. bagearn 2¢ off per gallon w/purchase
  • 2 for $3 Red, Yellow, or Orange Peppers Greenhouse grown, each
  • 5 for $5 Bush’s Best Beans select varieties, 15 to 16 oz.
  • $1.38 Old El Paso Shells, Sauce, Beans or Chilies select varieties, 4.7 to 16 oz.
  • 3 for $5 Hy-Vee Tortillas select varieties, 14 or 17 oz.earn 3¢ a gallon w/purchase of 3, save 1¢ a gallon w/each item purchased
  • 5 for $5 Birds Eye Vegetables select varieties, 10 to 16 oz.
  • 2 for $5 Jumbo Cantaloupe each

 

homemade balsamic salad dressing

  • Strawberries

Hy-Vee Sale Items (through 1/23/18):

  • $6.99 Strauss Grass Fed Fresh Ground Beef 85% lean, 15% fat, 16 oz.
  • $1.99 Yellow Onions Midwest grown, 3 lb. bagearn 2¢ off per gallon w/purchase
  • 2 for $5 Pacific Organic Soup or Broth select varieties, 8 to 32 fl. oz.earn 2¢ a gallon w/purchase of 2, save 1¢ a gallon w/each item purchased
  • 4 for $3 Hy-Vee Canned Tomatoes select varieties, 14.5 oz.
  • 88¢ Hy-Vee Pasta select varieties, 12 or 16 oz.
  • $3.48 Hy-Vee Shredded Cheese Cup select varieties, 5 oz.
  • $3.99 Hy-Vee Natural Cheese Chunks select varieties, 16 oz.
  • 2 for $5 Hy-Vee Organic Salad Mixes select varieties, 5 oz.earn 2¢ a gallon w/purchase of 2, save 1¢ a gallon w/each item purchased
  • $8.49 Kraft Athenos or Classico Olive Oil 25.3 fl. oz.
  • $2.99 Red Ripe Strawberries 1 lb.

  • Oranges

Hy-Vee Sale Items (through 1/23/18):

  • $2.28 Hy-Vee Frozen Potatoes select varieties, 19 to 32 oz.
  • $4.99 Frick’s Bone-In Ham Steak 16 oz.earn 3¢ off per gallon w/purchase
  • $3.99 Hy-Vee Natural Cheese Chunks select varieties, 16 oz.
  • 29¢ (with fuel saver + perks card) Hy-Vee Large Eggs limit 1 per card, dozen
  • $1.99 Hy-Vee Almond Milk select varieties, 64 fl. oz.
  • 79¢ per pound Dole Organic Bananas lb.
  • $4.99 Chobani Greek Yogurt select varieties, 32 oz.
  • 58¢ per pound Zeal Jumbo Navel Oranges lb.

  • Peas
  • Pineapple

Hy-Vee Sale Items (through 1/23/18):

  • $3.77 Hellmann’s Mayonnaise select varieties, 20 or 30 fl. oz.
  • 2 for $1 Fresh Lemons or Limes each
  • $3.48 Hy-Vee Shredded Cheese Cup select varieties, 5 oz.
  • $4.99 per pound Hy-Vee True Chicken Boneless Breasts lb.
  • 29¢ (with fuel saver + perks card) Hy-Vee Large Eggs limit 1 per card, dozen
  • 5 for $5 Birds Eye Vegetables select varieties, 10 to 16 oz.
  • 2 for $3 Misfits Pineapple each

Pan-Fried Catfish is cheap, kid-friendly, and so tasty.

Oven Fries Recipe

  • Green Beans
  • Apples

Hy-Vee Sale Items (through 1/23/18):

  • $7.99 per pound Catfish Fillets fresh farm raised, lb.
  • 29¢ (with fuel saver + perks card) Hy-Vee Large Eggs limit 1 per card, dozen
  • 2 for $1 Fresh Lemons or Limes each
  • $1.99 Hy-Vee One Step Russet Potatoes 5 lb. pkg.
  • 5 for $5 Birds Eye Vegetables select varieties, 10 to 16 oz.
  • $1.88 per pound Stemilt Artisan Organic Gala or Fuji Apples lb.

  • Blueberries

Hy-Vee Sale Items (through 1/23/18):

  • $1.99 Yellow Onions Midwest grown, 3 lb. bagearn 2¢ off per gallon w/purchase
  • 2 for $3 Red, Yellow, or Orange Peppers Greenhouse grown, each
  • 4 for $3 Hy-Vee Canned Tomatoes select varieties, 14.5 oz.
  • 2 for $5 Pacific Organic Soup or Broth select varieties, 8 to 32 fl. oz.earn 2¢ a gallon w/purchase of 2, save 1¢ a gallon w/each item purchased
  • $2.99 per pound Boneless Beef Top Round Roast Hy-Vee Angus Reserve, 100% natural, lb.
  • 3 for $5 Hy-Vee Tortillas select varieties, 14 or 17 oz.earn 3¢ a gallon w/purchase of 3, save 1¢ a gallon w/each item purchased
  • 2 for $1 Fresh Lemons or Limes each
  • 2 for $5 Hy-Vee HealthMarket or Full Circle Organic Tortilla Chips, select varieties, 12 oz.earn 2¢ off per gallon w/purchase
  • $2.99 Organic Blueberries 6 oz. pkg.

 

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 Large Eggs limit 1 per card, dozen (sale ends 1/23/2018)

2. Zeal Jumbo Navel Oranges lb. (sale ends 1/23/2018)

  • Deal: 58¢ per lb.
  • How to Store: In the fridge for up to three weeks
  • Ways to Use This Item: As a snack or as a side for breakfast, lunch or dinner

3. Red Delicious Apples from Washington lb. (sale ends 1/15/2018)

4. Boneless Beef New York Strip Steak Hy-Vee Choice Reserve, USDA Choice, 8 oz.(sale ends 1/23/2018)

5. Hy-Vee Pasta select varieties, 12 or 16 oz. (sale ends 1/31/2018)

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…

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

Take a 60 second peek inside our cookbook, From Freezer to Table.

 

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

We hope you enjoy this week’s menu plan!

Real Food Menu Plan for January 22 to January 28: Easy and delicious meal ideas that the whole family will love. Posted every Friday at Thriving Home. Easy and delicious meal ideas that the whole family will love. Posted every Friday at Thriving Home.


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