Lunch

Buffalo Chicken Grilled Cheese

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on November 5, 2014

Can I share something personal with you? Like…one of those things that I don’t care to admit publicly. But I will anyways. Because I know I’m not alone in this. At least I hope I’m not!  Pretzel rolls. I can totally binge on them. Not I can. But I do. They are one of the […]

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Pumpkin Turkey Open Face Sandwiches

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on November 3, 2014

Pin this one to your Thanksgiving Leftovers board my friend! English muffin – pumpkin puree – turkey – cranberries and cheese! Kaboom! So delicious, so simple! Pumpkin Turkey Open Face Sandwiches Yield – 2 servings Preparation Time – 5 minutes Cooking Time – 3 minutes Ingredients 1 pumpkin spice English muffin 2 tablespoons of pumpkin puree 1/2 […]

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Cheddar Apple Bacon Bites with Rosemary Dressing

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on September 17, 2014

If you’re interested in a throwing party for your taste buds, try these. I used a tart granny smith apple…because I wanted the tart flavor, but I think a sweeter variety could work with these too. Plus, bacon. BACON. Bacon + cheese + apple + garlic rosemary spread + pretzel bun. Excuse me while I […]

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15+ Nut-Free School Snack Ideas

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on September 4, 2014

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 […]

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Hatch Green Chile Grilled Cheese

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on September 3, 2014

Ok. Please stop what it is you are doing right now. Get off your phone or computer. Go find your shopping list. And add ‘Hatch Chiles’ to the list. While I thought these peppers were just sold in stores in the southwest, I have heard and seen reports of them being found as far away […]

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31 Days of School Lunchbox Ideas: Day 31

by Jenn K on August 31, 2014

I can’t believe it’s the last day in our series for school lunchbox ideas! I hope that you’ve gotten some helpful ideas to inspire you this school year. Make sure you check out ALL of our lunchbox ideas below! What’s In Today′s Lunchbox?! Whole Wheat Muffins (Try my recipes for Whole Wheat Banana Strawberry Crumb Muffins […]

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31 Days of School Lunchbox Ideas: Day 30

by Jenn K on August 30, 2014

I know how busy and intense the transition from lazy summer days at the pool to adjusting back to the 6:30 am wake up calls can be…so I thought I’d help out by sharing a different lunchbox idea each day this month. What’s In Today′s Lunchbox?! Pizza Pockets (try my homemade Grilled Pizza Pockets) Horizon Organic […]

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31 Days of School Lunchbox Ideas: Day 29

by Jenn K on August 29, 2014

I know how busy and intense the transition from lazy summer days at the pool to adjusting back to the 6:30 am wake up calls can be…so I thought I’d help out by sharing a different lunchbox idea each day this month. What’s In Today′s Lunchbox?! Cheesy Hot Dog Wraps with Horizon Organic Cheese Sticks (see […]

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31 Days of School Lunchbox Ideas: Day 28

by Jenn K on August 28, 2014

I know how busy and intense the transition from lazy summer days at the pool to adjusting back to the 6:30 am wake up calls can be…so I thought I’d help out by sharing a different lunchbox idea each day this month. What’s In Today′s Lunchbox?! Apple Chips Nectarine Almonds Breakfast Bar (like Nutri-grain) Horizon Cheddar […]

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31 Days of School Lunchbox Ideas: Day 27

by Jenn K on August 27, 2014

I know how busy and intense the transition from lazy summer days at the pool to adjusting back to the 6:30 am wake up calls can be…so I thought I’d help out by sharing a different lunchbox idea each day this month. What’s In Today′s Lunchbox?! Corndog Muffins – send them heated up in a food […]

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