Beans

Do you consider cornbread and chili a comfort food? As we move into the chillier months of autumn and feel better about turning on our ovens, do you get almost giddy about anything resembling a savory pie with a crusty top and steamy filling? Here’s a perfect compilation for bridging end-of-season tomatoes into a one-dish meal […]

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Featured Pinterest Board: Tacos, Burritos, Enchiladas – All Things Mexican

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on September 23, 2014

Having lived in the Dominican Republic and Texas for years, I have a special appreciation and appetite for Mexican food.  It’s one of my first picks when we go out to eat which isn’t often, so I’ve learned to make my own. Take a look at some of my favorite Mexican recipes… TexMex Restaurant Style […]

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12 Best Chili Recipes

by Jenn K on September 18, 2014

There is nothing that celebrates the taste of fall more to me than a good bowl of chili.  Even though we do eat chili year-round, there is something special about a steaming hot bowl of chili with brisk temperatures outside.  In honor of nearing that lovely time of year, we’ve gathered up the 12 Best […]

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Slow Cooker Sweet Potato & Chickpea Curry

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on September 15, 2014

This right there y’all…is what you call a delicious, hearty, filling vegetarian dish that even meat lovers will love! I prepped this in the slow cooker because I wanted the chickpeas and the sweet potatoes to soak for a long time in the curried broth. And boy, oh boy…my tastebuds are grateful that I slow […]

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Vegetable Pizza Burritos ~ Vegetarian Recipe

by Amanda Martin on September 11, 2014

Pizza? Burritos? I find that both of these meals win me big smiles from the family come dinner time. So I decided there was no reason not to combo them! This is a one-pot meal. (Yeah for fewer dishes!) Plus if you wrap the burritos individually in parchment and then in a plastic zip-top bag, you get […]

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Slow Cooker Black Bean & Corn Enchiladas {Vegetarian}

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on July 31, 2014

This is our final recipe in the 31 Days of Slow Cooker Meals…you can find the complete list here! I will be compiling all of the recipes featured in the series plus a few others and giving it away as a free e-cookbook soon! I ran errands yesterday morning…lots of errands…then I took a friend […]

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  This is the next recipe in the 31 Days of Slow Cooker Meals series. I may or may not have a little tex-mex food problem. Evidence here. And here. Oh, and over here. That was just in the last few weeks during all my conference travels. Two of those outings were a day apart […]

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Cumin Pork Roast with Black Beans

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on June 23, 2014

I have a kid who doesn’t like beans. He’ll eat a few bites, but with hesitation! The other three kiddos have no issues with beans…in fact, last night the baby (toddler, really!) had beans and bean juice all over him. It was on his chin, his chest, his arms, his legs. He had a bib […]

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Honey Mustard Lentils & Rice Casserole

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on June 2, 2014

What’s with the crazy half-fluffed photo, Erin? I know that’s what your thinking. I haven’t lost my mind. Well…since this cooking method is probably a new concept for many of you, I decided to just fluff half of the dish before snapping the photo so that you can see what it will look like when […]

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Handmade Clay Pot from Hurst Beans ~ Giveaway

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on April 10, 2014

If you’re afraid to cook beans, don’t be. At least you won’t have to if you win this one of a kind clay pot from Hurst Beans. Each one is handmade and designed specifically to cook beans to perfection. Simple. We’ve got one to giveaway this month, thanks to the generosity of the folks at […]

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