Breakfast

Red, White & Blue Pancakes

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on June 25, 2014

I love festive food on holidays. I love celebrating our country’s independence with lots of red, white and blue foods…and in this case it’s pancakes for breakfast with strawberries, blueberries and ground almonds. Red. White. Blue. BOOM. I plan on making these again in a few weeks when we celebrate our Independence Day here in the […]

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Five 5-­Minute Breakfast Recipes {Guest Post}

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on June 13, 2014

This is a guest post by Amanda Martin from Full Plate Living. Are you excited for the slower schedules that come with summer days? If you’ve got little ones like Erin and I do, the days still stay pretty full. And my family wakes up starving! So I’ve had to come up with meals that […]

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Overnight Slow Cooker Baked Oatmeal

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on June 11, 2014

I really wasn’t sure if this was going to work. I’ve been wanting to try it for some time. I read on my friend Stephanie’s blog that she made it and it worked. I read her advice and tips and decided to go for the ‘overnight’ concept. Because I wanted it nice and warm in […]

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Fruit & Yogurt Rollups ~ Real Food Breakfast on the Go

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on April 4, 2014

How do you handle those mornings when you are 18 minutes later than you’d hoped to be, but you’re craving a delicious and portable breakfast option that will leave you satisfied until lunch? With the ingredients positioned in the right place, you can have this one ready and be headed out the door in less […]

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Ham and Cheese Breakfast Egg-Tacos

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

Having a mixed bag of food allergies and intolerances in our family makes certain dinner ideas and concepts a challenge…but what I love about this one…it easily catered to my egg-free child and my gluten-free child, both of whom happen to be dairy free as well. Ryan enjoyed this ham and egg rollup that you […]

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Banana Breakfast Split

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on February 7, 2014

Put a new spin on your yogurt, granola and fruit breakfasts…this also makes for a fantastic, filling and uber healthy after school snack. (Ask me how I know!) I saw this on Pinterest and knew it would be an instant hit with this crowd. For my dairy-free little people, I dropped a small scoop of […]

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Salsa Verde Breakfast Tacos

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

Okay y’all…first of all…these breakfast tacos are AMAZING. My husband, who has become quite the “taste tester” over the years, went on and on and on and on about these being the best breakfast tacos. BUT…this meal wasn’t without incident. After dinner, I noticed that Tyler had developed a rash on his chin and by […]

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Christmas Day Brunch Recipe Round-Up

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on December 19, 2013

Ahhh, Christmas morning. The excitement, the fun, the “wow, I love it!” exclamations, the tearing of paper, the mess, the noise, the utter bliss with your family. Until. The tummies start grumbling and cries of “What’s for breakfast?” start to be heard. Everyone does Christmas breakfast/brunch a little differently. Some like quick meals that were […]

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Orange Cardamom Blueberry Crostada

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on December 6, 2013

  When was the last time that you had one of those super small world connections that sent chills down your spine and made the hair on your arms stand up? For me it was a few weeks ago when I was in Vegas. I hopped into an elevator, headed down for a seminar the […]

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Gingerbread Baked Oatmeal

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on November 15, 2013

This baked oatmeal caused a bit of a stir in my kitchen. I set it out on the counter to cool just about the same time that I had dinner getting on the table. My oldest bounced through getting the cups and silverware onto the table and got so excited that I made brownies for […]

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