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

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 Rice Mushroom Fajita Enchiladas (vegetarian) Cast Iron Chicken … [Read more...]

Slow Cooker Carne Asada

Slow Cooker Carne Asada Recipe | 5DollarDinners.com

One afternoon every week, my husband and I do a kid swap in the late afternoon for one of my son's weekly eye therapy appointments. Because I'd rather not sit in the waiting room with 3 squirrely little boys, he swings by after he leaves work and picks them up and takes them home. On those afternoons, I generally leave the slow cooker running so that when I get home from the … [Read more...]

12 Best Chili Recipes

12 Best Chili Recipes from 5DollarDinners.com

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 Chili Recipes on $5 Dinners (although you can actually find a dozen more if … [Read more...]

Slow Cooker Ride ‘Em Cowboy Beef

Slow Cooker Ride 'Em Cowboy Beef | 5DollarDinners.com

Can you see the beef peeking out from underneath the mountain of beans, corn and zesty tomatoes?!!? This is the perfect 'clear out the pantry' meal...and the perfect 'I'm rushing out the door and don't have time to make dinner' meal. Because the hands on time on this is about 4 minutes. Minute One. Place beef roast in the slow cooker. Minute Two. Add seasoning to the … [Read more...]

Shredded Beef Tacos with Mango-Avocado Salsa

Shredded Beef Tacos with Mango Avocado Salsa Recipe | 5DollarDinners.com

This is not the first time that I've shared a recipe with the mango-avocado combination and it probably won't be the last. There's the Grilled Chicken with Mango-Avocado Salsa. There's the salad version with goat cheese and vinaigrette (which I have for lunch several days a week!). And there's the pasta version, with Orzo too. It might because all 4 of the boys will eat … [Read more...]