Vegetarian Bean & Corn with Salsa Soup

Vegetarian Bean & Corn with Salsa Soup | 5DollarDinners.com

Last winter, I made this soup nearly every other day because it's THAT good.  So easy and healthy and yummy! Because everything is already cooked, the heating option depends on the time you have before dinner. It heats in the microwave, on the stove, or in a slow cooker. It's so versatile, you can serve it with quesadillas, rice or just about anything else. One more … [Read more...]

Chunky Cucumber Salsa

Chunky Cucumber Salsa | 5DollarDinners.com

With half of the country basically buried in snow, I thought I'd share a bright and tasty dip with you this week. Spring is coming...it really is! I know that's hard for my northern friends to believe that, but it really will come! This fantastic clean eating, paleo/whole30 friendly recipe for chunky cucumber salsa will bring a burst of flavor and freshness to your taste … [Read more...]

Edamame Coconut Curry {Vegetarian & Gluten Free}

Vegetarian Edamame Coconut Curry

Today is Chinese New Year! And as you know because you are an amazing super-deal-shopper, when a holiday comes around, the sales are good. Right now, soybeans called edamame, coconut milk, and other Asian flavors are readily available at awesome prices! Here's one of our favorite Asian recipes that is gluten free, dairy free, and vegetarian. It's easy and fast. It's a … [Read more...]

Italian Salad with Homemade Balsamic Dressing

Homemade Balsamic Dressing | 5DollarDinners.com

I love me some balsamic vinaigrette dressing. It's a RARE occasion that I don't order it with a salad when out for dinner. And I LOVE to make it at home for my lunch salads. {More on my recent 'saladforlunch-atarian' confession.} I think balsamic vinaigrette 'goes' on just about any salad, but it's especially delicious on this Italian inspired salad. Toss this gluten free … [Read more...]

Chicken Pineapple Curry

Chicken Pineapple Curry

Right before Christmas, Cuatro and I flew up to Pittsburgh to spend the week with my sister, niece and brand spanking new nephew. I was there to help her entertain my niece, so she could nap. And to get some meals into her freezer. And just be there for moral support while her husband was busy working strange shifts at the hospital. And to help with the middle of the night … [Read more...]