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


quiche, cranberry chicken, sweet potato stuffed peppers, soup

Welcome to our weekly menu plan. We’re so glad you’re here, whether you’re a frequent visitor or this is your first visit. Around here, we are all about helping households thrive and one of the best ways we thrive is through a weekly menu plan. As an added bonus, we’ll highlight sales at our local grocery story (If you happen to be lucky enough to have a Hy-Vee in your area, jump on board!) and give you options for freezer friendly foods…all while helping you get a real food meal on your table. We are so glad you’re here!

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Monday: Pressure Cooker Cashew Butternut Squash Soup, Healthy Homemade Whole Wheat Bread, Honeydew Melon

Tuesday: Tilapia Tacos, Avocado Lime Salsa with Tortilla Chips, Watermelon

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

Thursday: Veggie Quiche with Hashbrown Crust, Greek Yogurt with Blueberries

Friday: Cranberry Balsamic Baked Chicken, Brown Rice, Red Pear Slices

Saturday: Great Ribs in the Oven, Cheesy Sweet Potato Stuffed Pepper, Steamed Broccoli, Grapes

Sunday: Crockpot Beef Stroganoff, Steamed Peas and Carrots, Apples

(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.

homemade wheat sandwich bread

  • Honeydew Melon

Hy-Vee Sale Items (through 2/28/18):

  • $5.49 Pompeian Olive Oil select varieties, 16 fl. oz.earn 2¢ off per gallon w/purchase
  • $1.98 Swanson Broth or Stock select varieties, 32 fl. oz.
  • 2 for $4 Silk, So Delicious or Horizon Milk select varieties, 32 fl. oz.earn 2¢ a gallon w/purchase of 2, save 1¢ a gallon w/each item purchased
  • $4.99 Hy-Vee Almonds or Cashews select varieties, 8 to 9 oz.earn 3¢ off per gallon w/purchase
  • $2.99 Fresh Honeydew Melons each

 

  • Watermelon

Hy-Vee Sale Items (through 2/28/18):

  • $7.99 Hy-Vee Tilapia Responsible Choice, 24 oz. pkg.earn 5¢ off per gallon w/purchase
  • 2 for $4 Chi-Chi’s Tortillas select varieties, 8 or 10 ct.earn 2¢ a gallon w/purchase of 2, save 1¢ a gallon w/each item purchased
  • 3 for $3 Red Peppers each
  • $3.49 NatureSweet Glorys Red or Sunbursts Yellow Tomatoes, 10.5 oz. pkg.
  • 2 for $5 Full Circle Organic Tortilla Chips, HealthMarket Veggie Chips or Sticks, select varieties, 7 or 12 oz.
  • $3.88 Mini Seedless Watermelon eachearn 2¢ off per gallon w/purchase

  • Greek Yogurt with Blueberries

Hy-Vee Sale Items (through 2/28/18):

  • $2.48 Green Giant Potatoes from Idaho 5 lb.
  • 3 for $3 Red Peppers each
  • $1.88 Monterey Sliced White Mushrooms 8 oz. pkg.
  • $5.77 Hormel Black Label Bacon select varieties, 12 or 16 oz.
  • 2 for $4 Silk, So Delicious or Horizon Milk select varieties, 32 fl. oz.earn 2¢ a gallon w/purchase of 2, save 1¢ a gallon w/each item purchased
  • $6.49 Fage Greek Yogurt select varieties, 35.3 oz.earn 1¢ off per gallon w/purchase
  • $3.88 Driscoll’s Family Sized Blueberries or Blackberries, 12 oz. pkg.

  • Brown Rice
  • Red Pear Slices

Hy-Vee Sale Items (through 2/28/18):

  • $4.97 per pound Hy-Vee True Chicken Boneless Breasts lb.
  • $5.49 Pompeian Olive Oil select varieties, 16 fl. oz.earn 2¢ off per gallon w/purchase
  • $1.58 per pound Anjou, Bosc or Red Pears from Washington, lb.

  • Steamed Broccoli
  • Grapes

Hy-Vee Sale Items (through 2/28/18):

  • $1.99 per pound Pork Spare Ribs Hormel Always Tender, lb.
  • 2 for $4 Heinz Tomato Ketchup, Mustard or BBQ Sauce select varieties, 18.7 to 21.4 oz.earn 2¢ a gallon w/purchase of 2, save 1¢ a gallon w/each item purchased
  • $1.98 Cookies BBQ Sauce select varieties, 18 to 20 oz.
  • 99¢ That’s Smart! Brown or Powdered Sugar 2 lb.
  • 3 for $3 Red Peppers each
  • $5.49 Pompeian Olive Oil select varieties, 16 fl. oz.earn 2¢ off per gallon w/purchase
  • 4 for $5 Hy-Vee Frozen Vegetables select varieties, 10 to 16 oz.earn 4¢ a gallon w/purchase of 4, save 1¢ a gallon w/each item purchased
  • $5.99 Hy-Vee Chunk Natural Cheese select varieties, 24 oz.earn 2¢ off per gallon w/purchase
  • 2 for $5 Green Giant Broccoli Florets 12 oz. pkg.
  • $2.48 per pound Red Seedless Grapes lb.

  • Steamed Peas and Carrots
  • Apples

Hy-Vee Sale Items (through 2/28/18):

  • $3.99 per pound Beef Boneless Bottom Round Roast Hy-Vee Choice Reserve, USDA Choice, lb.
  • $1.98 Swanson Broth or Stock select varieties, 32 fl. oz.
  • $1.88 Monterey Sliced White Mushrooms 8 oz. pkg.
  • 99¢ Daisy Sour Cream select varieties, 8 oz.
  • $1.18 Barilla Pasta select varieties, 12 or 16 oz.
  • 4 for $5 Hy-Vee Frozen Vegetables select varieties, 10 to 16 oz.earn 4¢ a gallon w/ purchase of 4, save 1¢ a gallon w/each item purchased
  • $1.49 per pound Braeburn or Gala Apples from Washington, lb.

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 Chili Beans or Kidney Beans select varieties, 15 oz. (sale ends 2/28/2018)

2. Red Peppers each (sale ends 2/28/2018)

3. Hy-Vee 100% Natural Fresh Split Chicken Breasts value pack, lb. (sale ends 2/28/2018)

4. Hy-Vee Dried Fruit select varieties, 4.5 to 6 oz. (sale ends 3/4/2018)

5. Smucker’s Natural Peanut Butter creamy or crunchy, 16 oz. (sale ends 2/28/2018)

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!

 


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