Breakfast Enchiladas (plus we’re moving!)

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on July 18, 2012

Yet another enchiladas recipe for you. I’m starting to think I need to create a special enchilada section on the site! We just can’t seem to get enough enchiladas these days. This is actually one of the first meals I’ve cooked from start to finish since coming out of the “blechs,” mainly because it didn’t […]


Smucker’s Breakfast Solutions – Plus $4.50 in Printable Coupons

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on July 2, 2012

A couple of weeks ago, I spent a few days out in LA…working on a couple of different projects. This being one. (Behind the Scenes – Other Side of the Camera photo) My friends at Smucker’s kindly asked if I’d help them with their new Breakfast Solutions campaign and of course, I said yes! Now, […]


Spinach Mushroom Quiche Recipe

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on May 18, 2012

Breakfast for dinner…yes, please! Light and tasty summer dinner…yes, please! Powerful flavors in a simple dish…yes, please! This is actually one of my favorite quiches, that I usually make with ground sausage…but I swapped out the sausage for mushrooms…and the result was amazing! (Find a slew of mushroom recipes and “swapability ideas” on the Mushroom […]


Magda’s Cherry Bread Pudding

by Jenn K on May 9, 2012

This is a wonderful dessert that is somewhat healthier than traditional bread pudding because of the substitution of the evaporated milk and low-fat milk for the cream and full-fat milk that are usually called for. This would make a lovely special occasion breakfast or brunch. Yum! You can substitute any kind of fresh or canned […]


Angie’s Scrambled Egg Pockets

by Angie on May 3, 2012

The scrambled egg pockets have a unique twist to traditional eggs and the ingredients are healthy, so I feel good giving it to my family for dinner.


Dana’s Healthy Breakfast Burritos

by Dana S on April 17, 2012

One easy way to sneak in an extra serving of veggies is with these vegetable filled breakfast burritos.


Pizza Frittata {}

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on March 22, 2012

I always thought eating cold pizza was cool. But I’ve always felt guilty about eating pizza for breakfast. Three times as many calories as I’m used to having for breakfast? Is this really cool? Or is that just how I can justify the fact that I can’t resist eating this right now? Guilt, no more! […]


Fun Food Ideas for Valentine’s Day – New on

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on February 13, 2012

I’ve shared this past week on some simple and easy ways to make Valentine’s Day special without having to spend “extra money” or “extra time”…two things we don’t seem to have a whole lotta these days! LOVEly Brownies Hearty Pop-Eyes What do you call these? Eggs in a Nest? Toad in a Hole? I’m […]

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Convenient Cinnamon Rolls

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on February 2, 2012

Mom on a Mission’s sharing some great tips for making convenient cinnamon rolls that are easily portable…and giftable! (Is ‘giftable’ a word?) Enjoy!  


Ham and Potatoes with Baked Eggs – $5 Dinner Challenge

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on January 23, 2012

Not sure you can make a meal for your family for $5 or less?! Have you thought about challenging yourself?!