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Homemade Break ‘n Bake Cookies

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on October 19, 2012

Two cookie dough posts in one week. You’d think I was pregnant and craving cookies or something. (Oh wait.) Actually, I really should have included this in Monday’s How to Freeze Cookie Dough article, but we’ll let this one stand on its own. I love gifting people with homemade cookie dough. And this is a […]


Cuatro’s Stock the Freezer List

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on September 19, 2012

Well, I had some time on a recent flight to Los Angeles, so I started my list and now here it is! Cuatro (our 4th boy, due to arrive in January) will be joining our family before I know it and I want to be prepared. I won’t start on this list right away, but […]


Lunchbox Freezer Cooking: Frozen Fruit Cups

by Dana S on September 18, 2012

It’s only been two weeks into our school year and I am already finding myself in a lunchbox rut. Freezer cooking to the rescue! Every month, I plan to try a lunch box friendly recipe and share my results. This month I choose Frozen Fruit Cups to try. These healthy cups are full of fresh […]


Fill Your Freezer Up! – My 10 Favorite Freezer Meals

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on September 3, 2012

Happy Labor Day All! As we swing back into school and settle into routines and busy schedules, it’s also a time to be thinking about how to make busy weeknights a little easier to manage. If you’re wanting to do a little freezer cooking or batch cooking, I’ve shared a list of my favorite Freezer […]


Freezer Meals for Back to School Lunches

by Dana S on August 21, 2012

I cannot believe that it is already that time again! My oldest will be going to second grade with my two littles starting preschool. Time to pack my freezer with lunch items to make those rushed mornings easier. Here are some of the best school lunch friendly freezer food ideas from around the web: Erin’s Pizza Bread. […]


Denise’s Creamy Swiss Chicken Breasts

by Denise on July 12, 2012

This recipe is very easy to make, freezes well and the leftovers are even better the next day!


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.


The 67 cent Birthday Dinner

by Dana S on March 20, 2012

I am in the throws of planning an animal themed birthday party for my soon to be 7, 4 and 3 year old children (all of their birthdays fall within 1 week of each other).


Stromboli – A Kid Friendly, Freezer Friendly, Crowd Pleasing Food

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on March 2, 2012

If you are like I was about 5 years ago, you are wondering:  What in the world is stromboli? I am here to educate you!  Stromboli is sort of like a turn over, filled with meats, cheeses, and veggies.  It’s like a calzone only in a loaf form.  And once you embrace the idea of […]


The combination of bacon and cheese in these meatballs keeps them moist and makes them so flavorful that they’re perfect on their own, with pasta, or with dipping sauce as an appetizer.