Freezer Friendly

This super simple recipe for Chicken Pesto with Bowtie Pasta made in a slow cooker is a great way to cook once and eat many times!

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No Boil Mac n Cheese Bake – Freezer Friendly

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on January 4, 2012

I’m tempted to dub this first week of the year, “Mac n Cheese Week.” But I won’t. Today, I’m sending over to check out this recipe for No Boil Mac n Cheese Bake from Mom on a Mission. And on Friday, I’ll be sharing another awesome way to cook mac n cheese. And likely what […]

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Chicken and Spinach Enchiladas – $5 Dinner Challenge

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

I made these enchilada gems for my husband and his dude friends…just before Christmas. We hosted a guys night and I made 2 pans of these for the guys to snack on. (And I may have had a few…in the name of quality control!) The recipe is written for 2 pans…but you could easily half […]

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No Boil Freezer Manicotti – Guest Post

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on November 16, 2011

Do you want to make a casserole without a bowl, a spoon or a pot? You do? Then this is the casserole for you. I make this often and double to have extra in my freezer to give away to a friend in need, or for a busy weeknight meal. You DO NOT cook the manicotti prior […]

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Tricia’s October Potatofest Recipes

by Tricia H on October 27, 2011

Our feeding the larger family ways will help you feed a crowd and take a break during the holidays!

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Apple Crisp – Freezer, Slow Cooker, Oven and Campfire {Guest Post}

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on October 26, 2011

I like to make several kits in batches and freeze the crumb topping with it. This is a fantastic way to preserve the “not so perfect apple” and prevent waste…

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In an attempt to keep my guys from having to go out to eat every night while I’m gone, I’ve put together some meal options for them.

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Make Ahead Freezer Smoothies

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on September 13, 2011

Here’s one for all you Type-As, Type-A-wannabes, or Type-Bs who love smoothies!

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Angie’s Egg Biscuits

by Angie on September 1, 2011

I’ve even tossed one out the door at a child who “didn’t have time to eat!”

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Whole Wheat Banana Strawberry Crumb Muffins (with no sugar!)

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on August 29, 2011

Since I gave up processed sugar and white flours this month, I’ve had to get creative with baking…

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