Easy Tzatziki Dip

Easy Tzatziki Dip | 5DollarDinners.com

If you want a quick escape to the Greek isles, then whip up this dip, take a few bites and whisk away in your imagination. Visualize the picturesque blue turquoise ocean, the brilliant sun shining all around, as you enjoy this creamy and delightful snack! Use a low fat/low cal Greek yogurt to keep the calories down on this one...you're going to want to because it's … [Read more...]

Coconut Key Lime Bread

Coconut Key Lime Bread

Last week a dream came true for me. This dream has been 2 years in the making. Not long after I found out I was pregnant with Cuatro in the summer of 2012, a terrible longing for the beach came over me. Like, a crazy longing. To be at the beach, by myself...with my girlfriends. (My husband is a mountain guy, so a beach vacation with him might be a bad idea!) When you have … [Read more...]

Berry Cherry Jubilee ~ Green Smoothie Recipe

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This summer, I had the pleasure of meeting the duo behind the very popular Simple Green Smoothies. I drool over their Instagram feed every day. And often end up making something similar to what they posted for my morning smoothie. (Or my lunch smoothie, when I have 'those' mornings and I can't get to blending my morning smoothie!) Their hearts are so big and they are … [Read more...]

15+ Nut-Free School Snack Ideas

Nut-Free School Snack Ideas from 5DollarDinners.com

Well, I'm not sure about you and your kids, but all 3 of my school aged boys get to take snacks this year. (And by get to, I mean 'have to'...because they eat a very early breakfast (6:30 am!) and have a late lunch (11:45 am!)...that's a long time to go without food for little people! I understand that as many as 90% of schools in the US are nut-free, so when Stacy asked me … [Read more...]

Whole Wheat Zucchini Chocolate Chip Muffins

Whole Wheat Zucchini Chocolate Chip Muffins | 5DollarDinners.com

Ok, friend. You have to make these. They are one of my kids' most popular requests for lunch boxes...and I saved them for the end of our 31 Days of School Lunchbox Ideas. I sent them on their first day of school this week. I had stashed a few in the very back of the freezer, so they would actually make it to the first day of school. I dropped 2 into each lunch box and sent them … [Read more...]