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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.


Magda’s Sesame Pork Roast

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on February 8, 2012

This Sesame Pork Roast recipe is inexpensive (with a sale especially!), is easy, and you can marinate the pork before putting it into the freezer for a quick meal when you are ready!


12 in ’12 – Meal Ministry Ideas

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on January 16, 2012

There are many times throughout the year that we are called on to make a meal for someone we know and love…


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!


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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!