Why I Keep My Kitchen Counters Clutter-Free

Why I Keep My Kitchen Decluttered

Yes, this is what my kitchen looks like at the end of every day. Every now and again, I'll get a question/email about my kitchen being so clean and I wanted to share how and why I keep my counters cleared off and decluttered. Let's start with the why.  Have you ever cleaned up/out your kiddos play space and then just sat and watched them play afterwards? The play is calm … [Read more...]

The Sprinkle-Sprinkle Ahoy!Wich {Plus How to Make the Perfect Ice Cream Sandwich!}

The Sprinkles Ahoywich_

Who knew making a homemade ice cream sandwich could be so simple! I've teamed up with Dollar General and CHIPS AHOY! to show you just how easy it is to make your own ice cream sandwiches at home! It's time we take chocolate chip cookies to a new level of summer-food fun! It looks like this... CHIPS AHOY! Chocolate Chip Cookie Vanilla Ice Cream CHIPS AHOY! Chocolate … [Read more...]

Lemon Steamed Broccoli ~ An Easter Side Dish

Steamed Lemon Broccoli Recipe

If you're planning on having broccoli at your Easter dinner, I beg of you to make it like this. All you need (besides the broccoli!) is 2 lemons. It'll work with 1 lemon, but 2 is just right. It's super simple...you squeeze some of the lemon into the water that will steam the broccoli. Then you add zest from the lemons in with the broccoli heads while it's steaming. It's … [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...]

Homemade Naan

Homemade Naan | 5DollarDinners.com

A couple of weeks (months probably...where does the time go?!?), we shared a Naan Pizza with Olives and Feta recipe and we had quite a few requests for a homemade naan bread recipe. So. Here it is! Crazy delicious, perfectly smooth and soft. And be warned...you take one bite, you'll eat several pieces! Homemade Naan Yield - 16 servings Preparation Time -  2 … [Read more...]