Oven Roasted Garlic Green Beans – Grow. Eat. $ave.

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on August 24, 2011

If vegetables could be candy…these would be it!


This is a simple and very tasty pantry meal made free of the top 8 allergens!


Find out what I did to the batter to give these gluten free pancakes a little extra “fluff”…


Natural & Organic Deals for May

by Dana S on May 3, 2011

Spend less on the latest organic, natural, gluten free and dairy free products…check out the latest deals and coupons!


Spicy Chorizo and Lentil Soup

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on March 30, 2011

Splurge Alert! Over the summer I’d stop at the local traveling farmer’s market in my town.  It comes through every Thursday through the summer, and I look for the sign every week (as I can’t remember when it starts back up.  May, likely?!) on Thursdays when I take Charlie to school. There are many days […]


Gluten Free Oat Chocolate Chip Mini Muffins

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on March 10, 2011

Here’s a simple Gluten Free breakfast muffin for you…with a little chocolate-y surprise! They call for brown rice flour, and GF certified oats…both of which I had stashed on the gluten free shelf in my pantry. Stir in a few chocolate chips (here are my favorite allergy free chocolate chips), and you’ve got a lovely […]


Cinnamon Walnut Quinoa with Raisins – Breakfast Week

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on March 8, 2011

Meet the new porridge! Goldilocks is sure to eat all three bowls of this delicious “dressed up oatmeal”! Except it’s not oatmeal!!! This gluten-free breakfast is sure to please the entire family, not just those who need to eat sans gluten. It’s cooked quinoa with a little sweetness and cinnamon, then topped with walnuts and […]


About a year ago, I was introduced to “chocomole” by Katie from Kitchen Stewardship. She included a link to a recipe in one of her e-books, “Healthy Snacks To Go” and I was intrigued. So intrigued that I made in the next week. I could not believe it.  I still can’t believe it. It’s a […]


Food Allergies on a Budget – Part 1

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on February 15, 2011

Welcome to Part 1, of what I think is going to be, a 3 part series on dealing with food allergies without burning a larger hole in your pocket.


Red Beans and Rice

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on December 20, 2010

I turned to the one and only Emeril for a little inspiration and guidance in making these Louisiana style Red Beans and Rice…