Breakfast Enchiladas

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 […]


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 […]


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.


Denise’s Corn Soup Recipe

by Denise on April 12, 2012

We always loved this yummy Corn Soup recipe and it’s very easy to make, so I like to put it on the menu whenever we’re having stir fries or the like.


Three Cheese Spaghetti Bake – $5 Dinner Challenge

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on January 30, 2012

This is a classic example of being creative with ingredients you have on hand. I made this for us early last week…using up the tomatoes from Aldi from the week before, and the feta cheese from Monday’s shopping trip. Also, this is another example of a meal that uses an “expensive ingredient,” that is paired […]


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?!


Super easy lunch idea or light dinner option! Tuna Sandwiches with Hard Boiled Eggs and Carrots Yield – 4 servings Preparation Time – 5 minutes Cooking Time – 20 minutes (for hard boiled eggs) Ingredients 2 cans tuna, drained 3 Tbsp mayonnaise or sandwich spread Spices to taste – garlic salt, dill, curry powder 8 […]

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So I had every intention of making omelets with all the fixings you see here last night. Then I remembered…


Tomato Eggplant Frittata – Friday Night Bite

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on September 2, 2011

…the flavors were full, rich and complimented each other beautifully.