The Very Best White Mexican Cheese or Queso Blanco Dip ~ Viva Fiesta!

White Mexican Cheese Dip Recipe - Queso Blanco Dip

This is the part where I'm going to embarrass myself. But in the process, I think I'll find a new tribe of queso-lovers. This goes back 2 months, let me tell the story... Back in early February, I met some girlfriends for dinner at a new restaurant in San Antonio called Tacos and Tequila. It's a joint out of Austin and they are expanding into other cities and I'm so glad … [Read more...]

Amish Baked Oatmeal ~ New 31 Days of Breakfasts Recipe!

Amish Baked Oatmeal

Yes, I realize this is the gazillionth baked oatmeal recipe that I've shared this month as part of the 31 Days of Breakfasts series. AND...I have another one to share on the Tuesday! At the rate we're going with baked oatmeal, I might be able to apply for a world record..."Food blog with most # of baked oatmeal recipes" - lol! Surely that's a valid category! Ok, so....I'm … [Read more...]

Pear & Blue Cheese Salad

Pear Blue Cheese Salad

Did.Someone.Say.Bacon. Bacon Vinaigrette. Yes, yes I did say that. And if you haven't ever made a warm bacon vinaigrette and poured it over a salad that is packed full of other powerful and complementary flavors, you are missing out on an important thing in life. Warm bacon vinaigrette over a spinach salad should definitely be on your food bucket list. And you should … [Read more...]

VIDEO: Price Comparison of New Gluten Free Instant Oatmeal Packets vs. DIY Packets

Gluten Free Instant Oatmeal Packets: Store Bought vs Homemade | 5DollarDinners.com

{Subscribe to my YouTube Channel!} So here is the first in a series of 'grocery hacks' or price comparisons for buying a convenience product vs. making it yourself. I'm totally not surprised at who won this 'price comparison' and 'grocery hack' competition. I'm just surprised at by how much they won! And by how it didn't take that long to pull the DIY packets together! I … [Read more...]

Italian Salad with Homemade Balsamic Dressing

Homemade Balsamic Dressing | 5DollarDinners.com

I love me some balsamic vinaigrette dressing. It's a RARE occasion that I don't order it with a salad when out for dinner. And I LOVE to make it at home for my lunch salads. {More on my recent 'saladforlunch-atarian' confession.} I think balsamic vinaigrette 'goes' on just about any salad, but it's especially delicious on this Italian inspired salad. Toss this gluten free … [Read more...]