chicken

Slow Cooker Cheesy Chicken Sandwiches

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on October 8, 2014

Busy weeknight dinners just got a cheesy makeover! Not like a silly, cheesy makeover…complete with funny props and faces from a photo booth. Like a CHEESE-y makeover. As in queso blanco and cream cheese makeover. Start these in the morning before a busy day, then come home in time to shred the chicken, mix in […]

3 comments

Welcome to the first post in the “31 Days of Freezer Cooking Recipes” series! This is our 4th “31 Days” series and I love that we are going to share what feels like a bazillion recipes, concepts and ideas with you this month! I am a ‘freezer shopper’…meaning that I often times shop from my […]

11 comments

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

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on September 23, 2014

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 […]

0 comments

12 Best Chili Recipes

by Jenn K on September 18, 2014

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 […]

1 comment

5-Ingredient Slow Cooker Apricot Chicken

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on July 18, 2014

I have a problem. But I know it’s a problem and I’m working on it. Each week is different, some weeks better than others. Here is my problem: I bite off more than I can chew. (Not with food…with our schedule.) While I crave simplicity and flexibility, I also know that I don’t like to […]

2 comments

Slow Cooker Balsamic Chicken with Spring Vegetables

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on June 18, 2014

I rarely. I mean rarely. Like practically never. Ever. Maybe once every 2 years. Look at other cookbooks. I use my own all the time (for reference in baking or to check if I’ve done that recipe before or to replicate a flavor combination, but cook it differently.) A few weeks ago, I was clearing […]

4 comments

Simple. Who doesn’t love simple. I’m not sure such a tasty meal can be much simpler than this. Here’s what it looks like, getting ready to toss in the oven. Place chicken pieces into the baking dish(es). Slice up the zucchini and drain the tomatoes. Drop around the chicken pieces. Drizzle olive oil over everything. […]

4 comments

BBQ Chicken Street Tacos

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on May 9, 2014

This recipe is featured in the 21 Freezer Cooking Recipes from Costco Meal Plan #5. This recipe is part of the latest 21 Gluten Free Meals from Costco Plan. Please note the following about the way that the recipe is written below and how it is written in the plan. The recipe below is written […]

5 comments

4-Ingredient Salsa Verde Chicken Enchiladas

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on April 28, 2014

Cinco de Mayo is right around the corner…and you know what that means… Tex-Mex food abounds at our house. All.week.long. There are many reasons that we moved our family from Ohio to Texas in 2012. And I’m beginning to think that one of the sub-conscience reasons for moving was to be back in the land […]

1 comment

Featured Pinterest Board: Chicken Recipes

by Jenn K on April 17, 2014

“Winner winner chicken dinner!” Chicken really is the winner in many kitchens as a main staple.  Not only is it relatively inexpensive, but it’s a high quality protein that is simple to stretch in meals, is adaptable in so many different kinds of recipes, and is very easy to cook whether on the stove, oven, […]

1 comment