Sausage Jambalaya with Salad – Guest Post

by tdomf_91172 on March 31, 2010

I love cooking from scratch when I can, but there are some days when quick and easy is a must. Zatarain’s jambalaya mix is delicious right out of the box, and when it goes on sale I stock up for this quick and frugal meal. Pair it with a green salad for a perfect dinner! […]

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3 Recipes That Use Leftover Easter Ham

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on March 31, 2010

Easter. The Cross. The Resurrection. Family. Worship. Celebration. Food. Ham. Potatoes. Asparagus. Carrots. Pies. Puddings. Cheesecake. I can almost taste that delicious, sweet, salty, perfectly baked ham.  Can’t you? I love gathering around the table. I love gathering around the table with family. I love gathering around the table with family and catching up, telling […]

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The Mom Creative’s Baked Spinach Pasta

by tdomf_91172 on March 30, 2010

Greetings from my kitchen in Nashville! I’m Jessica from The Mom Creative and I am so honored to be sharing one of my favorite recipes, Baked Spinach Pasta, here on $5 Dinners. Erin has been a huge influence on me – in the ways that I shop for my family’s food and how I cook. […]

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This Week’s Shopping Trip – The Online Version

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on March 30, 2010

No “in-store” shopping trip for me this week! We were away for a few days at the past weekend, so we still have quite a bit left in the fridge.  I’m not normally one for online shopping, but I thought I’d use this week’s grocery budget money to shop from a few cool sites.  I […]

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Ginger Beef and Rice Noodles – $5 Dinner Challenge

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on March 29, 2010

Tonight’s $5 Dinner Challenge Recipe comes from Cari, the Chief Recipe Wrangler at Can I Get the Recipe! Ingredients 1 (8 ounce) package rice thin noodles (dry) 2 tsp grape seed or vegetable oil 1 pound flank steak, cut into thin strips* 1 small red bell pepper, cut into thin strips 1 small yellow bell […]

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Printable Coupons & Freebies

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on March 29, 2010

COUPONS Here are some of the latest and hottest printable coupons: $.50/1 Sargento Cheese $3/1 Huggies (still available, not reset…print before the end of the month…as they might disappear in April!) $2/1 Nivea Body Wash $1/1 Windex cleaner $1/2 boxes Uncle Bens Rice $1/1 Bagel Crisps Snacks Be sure to check out all the printable […]

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Menu Plan Monday

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on March 28, 2010

Another Monday…another meal plan! Check out what we’ll be having this week!!!

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Sunday Coupon Preview – March 28

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on March 26, 2010

Want a sneak peak at what coupons are in this Sunday’s paper? It’s a “thick” week this week…4 inserts…2 Smart Source, 1 Red Plum and 1 P&G.  Also, please note that there will be no inserts over the Easter holiday weekend. Check out this week’s Coupon Preview! Now why would I want to know what […]

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Omelet Made Easy – Guest Post

by tdomf_91172 on March 25, 2010

I’m thrilled to be guest posting for Erin today, especially after having had the honor of meeting her in person recently. If you’ve never had the pleasure and wonder what she’s like, I have to tell you she is every bit as sweet and fun as she seems and then some! My only complaint is […]

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Coupons, Freebies and a Sweet Sweepstakes

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on March 25, 2010

SWEEPS Enter to win a Kitchen Appliance Makeover and Mexican Getaway at EverythingMom.com! New kitchen appliances…a trip to Mexico. Yes, please. COUPONS Here are some of the latest and hottest printable coupons: Nature’s Peak Frozen Fruit (available in most regions) $1/1 Rice Works chips (Thanks Free Stuff 4 Free!) $2/1 Dove deodorant coupon $1/1 Lysol […]

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