Moroccan Beef Stew ~ New 31 Days of Freezer Friendly Recipe!

Moroccan Beef Stew

It's time to kick the flavor up a couple notches in your next stew. This is a really interesting stew with a whole lot going on in the flavor department. You have the beef with the chickpeas...that soak up the cumin and cinnamon flavors. Then there's the sweetness from the golden raisins and the salt-y zip from the kalamata olives. This stew is seriously a party on your … [Read more...]

Tater Tot Shepherd’s Pie ~ NEW 31 Days of Freezer Cooking Recipe!

Lazy Mom's Shepherd's Pie

It's often joked in the mom circles that you lose brain cells with each kid you have. So I wonder if that means that I've have 4x less than I had before the little dudes showed up. And I wonder if I get an 'all-boy-handicap' of sorts. Because oh-my-holy-guacamole...they make me crazy sometimes. For the most part I'm used to their level of busy-ness and movement, but … [Read more...]

31 Days of Freezer Cooking Recipes: Beef & Butternut Squash Stew

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Ever since starting this little food blog a few years back, I've been on a mission. Not only to help people to spend less $$ on groceries, but also to help you learn to love new meals and try new foods (maybe that you were afraid to buy because you didn't know what to do with them). Butternut squash is one of those items that people are afraid to buy because they don't want it … [Read more...]

Enchilada Meatloaf ~ 31 Days of Freezer Cooking Recipes

Freezer Friendly Enchilada Meatloaf Recipe  5DollarDinners.com

Mix up your next meatloaf night with this delicious Enchilada Meatloaf and it's surprise ingredient. This recipe makes 2 meatloaves...one for dinner, one for the freezer. I created it this way so that you can win at least 1 weeknight dinner coming up! It's just comforting to know that you have dinner ready to pop in the oven. Nothing to mix together, just drop it right from … [Read more...]

Shredded Beef Tacos with Pineapple-Pepper Salsa

Shredded Beef Tacos with Pineapple-Pepper Salsa

I'm often asked why I share so many taco recipes...and there are 3 reasons. One, my boys love them. Two, I live in the land of ridiculously cheap corn and flour tortillas...where the grocery stores have in-store tortilla making presses. And three, because I'm trying to pretend that my kitchen is like a taco truck, specifically Torchey's Tacos. (Last ate at one in … [Read more...]