Beef

Salsa Verde Beef Street Tacos with Cilantro Slaw

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on April 14, 2014

Well, I’m officially on a salsa verde shredded meat kick. Last week, it was pork tacos with salsa verde and some chopped jalapenos. This week, it’s this shredded beef with an simple cilantro slaw on top. Both meats were cooked in the slow cooker. (Because I NEED my slow cooker these days…here’s why. After this […]

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Chili Pasta Bake

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

Our church is experiencing a flurry of new babies and I’m on the team that delivers meals to new mamas! I adore getting to see the tiny humans when I drop off the meal and I LOVE getting to serve new moms in this way. A few weeks ago, I had the privilege of taking […]

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Spaghetti Squash & Meatballs

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on February 19, 2014

Supercalifragilis-delicious. That’s what I’m calling this one. Recently, we switched our oldest son back onto a gluten free diet to see if it helps with his SPD and attention troubles. I thought it would be like pulling teeth to get him to avoid many of the things he loves, but it’s not been so terrible. […]

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Slopp-Cheesy Joe Sliders

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on February 17, 2014

We are huge sloppy joe fans. Definitely one of those meals that I know all the plates on the table will be polished clean. This meal could easily be slipped into the First Costco Meal Plan, or the Second Costco Meal Plan. It uses ground beef, dinner rolls and frozen veggies…each of which are on […]

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Magda’s Moroccan Homemade Hamburger Helper

by Jenn K on December 17, 2013

The other day, I had a delicious lamb tagine. It was a lovingly made, braised dish that took the chef hours to prepare. Though I generally dislike lamb, the chef used Australian lamb (which is a bit less game) and added enough wonderful Moroccan flavours, that I thoroughly enjoyed the dish. Regardless of how delicious […]

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Chili with Caramelized Onion Cornbread

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on October 28, 2013

I heart caramelized onions. I adore the flavor and I especially love the way they make the house smell when they are caramelizing. Its a tossup between caramelizing onions and roasting garlic. Jury is still out on that one. So I’m teaming up with Formula 409 and their ‘America’s Love Affair with Grease’ campaign…helping home chefs […]

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10 Fall Comfort Meals in the Slow Cooker

by Jenn K on October 25, 2013

Fall is the perfect time of year to utilize your slow cooker and start making some comfort food! There are so many wonderful recipes that you can create inside your slow cooker with little to no prep work on your part.  Get creative and try out these 10 Fall Comfort Meals in the Slow Cooker […]

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Merissa’s Simple Meatballs

by Merissa on October 24, 2013

Here’s a great quick and easy recipe for Simple Meatballs! The reason this recipe is excellent is because it uses so few ingredients and it’s easy to fit into a special diet such as paleo or a gluten free diet. Simple Meatballs Yield – 4 servings Preparation Time – 10 minutes Cooking Time – 25 […]

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Save $1 off any Laura’s Lean Beef products with the printable coupon above!  I just priced them at my Kroger and they are $5.99/lb, so only $4.99 for 1 lb after the coupon!  It’s a great way to save on healthier organic meat! A few of our Favorite Ground Beef Recipes: Sweet n Sour Beef […]

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Sweet n Sour Beef n Cabbage Tacos

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on October 7, 2013

Holy delicious…that’s what my husband exclaimed upon first bite. He’s been my food critic all along this crazy blogging adventures, and every now and again we hit a winner. And he wasn’t the only one raving about these. Just looking at the photo now and remembering how much I enjoyed them is making my salivate. […]

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