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Ranch Chicken Dippers

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on March 27, 2013

Kids love chicken nuggets. (Most kids anyways.) I really don’t know or understand the appeal of chicken nuggets, but I’m sure I loved them as a kid (mom?) and my kids love them too. We don’t eat them at home often…when we do, they are homemade. These ranch flavored chicken nuggets, dipped in marinara sauce […]

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Cheddar Chicken BLTs

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on March 22, 2013

Alrighty y’all…I’ve got another great sandwich idea and Kraft Fresh Take recipe idea to share this afternoon. I’ve been challenged by Kraft to come up with a recipe using the Cheddar and Bacon variety. I’ve had it on my list to make some kind of cheesy BLT for quite some time, so that’s what I […]

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Magda’s Chicken Noodle Vegetable Stoup

by Jenn K on March 21, 2013

While there is a list of ingredients with this soup that is as thick as stew (hence the name stoup), you can substitute whatever you have in the fridge.  In Czech, this kind of dish is called “co dům dal” or “what the house gave” and its intent is to clean out your fridge of […]

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Roasted Maple Mustard Chicken

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on March 20, 2013

  {Repin It!} So here’s the conundrum that I face with chicken breasts. 2 isn’t enough for our growing brood (it used to be plenty!)…but 3 is too many. (Unless all 3 boys are in a growth spurt at the same time, and that doesn’t happen often.) So 2 and 1/2 is perfect for our […]

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Grocery Store Shortcuts for Homemade Meals

by Denise on March 14, 2013

I really prefer to feed my family home cooked meals, but some days that just isn’t as easy as others. For example, I like to prepare pizza dough ahead of time and keep it in the freezer for future meals, however there are days that the family wants pizza but I completely forget to take […]

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Slow Cooker Cilantro-Lime Shredded Chicken

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on March 11, 2013

We love shredded chicken…I will often make large batches of it and freeze in meal size portions. This makes “Mexican StackEs,” chicken tacos and other favorite chicken meals all that much faster to get on the table. (More on how to cook a whole chicken.) For this chicken, I used what I had on hand […]

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Tricia’s Slow Cooker Sloppy Chicken Recipe

by Tricia H on February 28, 2013

I love those recipes that don’t require much thought. This is a simple and easy twist on my Slow Cooker Barbecue Chicken. Just put your chicken in the slow cooker, add the sloppy sauce and cook. It’s a crowd-pleasing meal with little effort. Slow Cooker Sloppy Chicken Adapted from Slow Cooker Barbecue Chicken Yield – […]

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Slow Cooker Saucy Chicken and Rice

by Jenn K on February 18, 2013

Thanks so much to Melissa Earl from Living a Frugal Life for sharing this great recipe with us. I’m still on “leave,” enjoying my time with new baby and settling into life as a family of 6. I’m so grateful for the help and support of my fellow bloggers during this time! ~Erin Crock pot […]

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Chicken & Penne Pasta with Creamy Vodka Sauce

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on February 11, 2013

Thanks so much to Mindi from Moms Need to Know for sharing this great recipe with us. I’m still on “leave,” enjoying my time with new baby and settling into life as a family of 6. I’m so grateful for the help and support of my fellow bloggers during this time! ~Erin My children go […]

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Fiesta Ranch Chicken Quesadillas – Super Super Bowl Grub

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on February 1, 2013

Football food. Party food. Flavor explosions. That’s what these Fiesta Ranch Quesadillas are all about. Fun. Food. Flavor. Spicy Ranch dressing on the bottom tortilla. Spread it around… Zesty chicken and peppers saute. Flavorful Colby Jack on the top side of the quesadillas. Zippy, dippy dip. Flavorful. Fun. Enjoy! Fiesta Ranch Chicken Quesadillas Yield – […]

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