Homemade Freezer Friendly Whole Wheat Pizza Crust

Homemade Whole Wheat Pizza Recipe on 5DollarDinners.com

Our family loves pizza. Even the dairy free kids. (They get special cheese.) There is just something about pizza. The crust, the sweeter sauce, the cheese, the flavor explosions from the toppings. Or maybe this Americanized Italian food somehow transports us to a world across the ocean to the boot shaped country...and we dream and long for a vacation or trip there. {Oh … [Read more...]

How to Cook a Whole Chicken in the Slow Cooker ~ New Recipe in 31 Days of Freezer Cooking

How to Cook a Whole Chicken in a Slow Cooker 2

Welcome to the first post in the "31 Days of Freezer Cooking Recipes" series! This is our 4th "31 Days" series and I love that we are going to share what feels like a bazillion recipes, concepts and ideas with you this month! I am a 'freezer shopper'...meaning that I often times shop from my freezer when it comes time to prepare dinner. I am quite the bargain grocery shopper … [Read more...]

Featured Pinterest Board: Tacos, Burritos, Enchiladas – All Things Mexican

Having lived in the Dominican Republic and Texas for years, I have a special appreciation and appetite for Mexican food.  It's one of my first picks when we go out to eat which isn't often, so I've learned to make my own. Take a look at some of my favorite Mexican recipes... TexMex Restaurant Style Rice Mushroom Fajita Enchiladas (vegetarian) Cast Iron Chicken … [Read more...]

Homemade Spiced Pumpkin Latte

Homemade Pumpkin Spice Latte

It's BACK. The "PSL"...but you don't have to drop $5 a pop...you can make your own! And FWIW - I'm in the "SCM" camp. Hence all the salted caramel recipes. Salted Caramel Mocha Fudge Salted Caramel Brownie Parfait (And a Salted Caramel Mocha Brownie recipe coming next week!) Are you in the PSL group or the SCM group?!  Spiced Pumpkin Latte Yield - 2 large … [Read more...]

How to Roast Hatch Chiles

How to Roast Hatch Chiles | 5DollarDinners.com

My trip to the grocery store last week almost brought me to tears. An old friend caught my eye as I entered the store. The beautiful, glossy green pepper I look forward to every year was back. I knew that my weekend would revolve around roasting and enjoying these deliciously warm, smoky, and mildly hot Hatch chiles. If you’re new to Hatch green chile peppers then let me … [Read more...]