Alea’s Cilantro-Lime Chicken Casserole

Cilantro Lime Chicken Casserole | 5DollarDinners.com

Do you ever start out to make one dish and then end up making something entirely different? I started out to make a lemon chicken casserole with green beans and new potatoes, but then remembered that I had used all the lemons making lemonade. I decided to substitute limes, but then that meant I had to change up the spices. Once I had changed the spices, I decided I needed to … [Read more...]

Alea’s Lemon Pasta with Chicken and Broccoli

Lemon Pasta with Chicken and Broccoli recipe (640x439)

I wanted a fast and easy recipe for Sunday dinner because the eclipse was going to occur right about the time we usually eat dinner. However, I only took into account the timing of the full eclipse and forgot that it would start 20 minutes before that time and last for quite awhile afterwards. Family kept wandering in and out of the house as they took turns looking at the … [Read more...]

Alea’s Asian Chicken Salad with Quinoa

Fast and Easy Asian Chicken Salad recipe  (640x442)

I love Asian chicken Salad. It is second only to chocolate on my list of favorites. I enjoy trying new variations and often experiment with it at home. When I discovered quinoa while going through my pantry, I knew I had to try it in an Asian Chicken Salad. Quinoa, with its nutty flavor and crunchy texture, is a natural addition to Asian Chicken Salad. In this easy recipe, I … [Read more...]

Lindsey’s Saucy Roast Beef

Roast Beef

When beef roasts go on sale I always make sure to pick one up to make this delicious roast. It's incredibly simple, allergy friendly, and sure to please your family. This recipe takes a little bit of forethought as it takes a few hours to roast, but it's worth it. As it cooks, it makes a lovely gravy that you can pour on some mashed potatoes when you serve up … [Read more...]

Toasty Coconut Nests, Allergy-Free!

Toasty Coconut Nests

  Easter and food allergies can be quite a conundrum. We want to fill those sweet baskets with goodies that are safe and fun. Here's a great recipe for an Easter celebration or for filling baskets. I love that this recipe is not overly sweet. Each nest is just about bite sized. It's free of all the top 8 allergens as well as gluten with only three ingredients. Kiddos … [Read more...]