Slow Cooker Cheesy Chicken Sandwiches

Slow Cooker Cheesy Chicken Sandwiches | 5DollarDinners.com

Busy weeknight dinners just got a cheesy makeover! Not like a silly, cheesy makeover...complete with funny props and faces from a photo booth. Like a CHEESE-y makeover. As in queso blanco and cream cheese makeover. Start these in the morning before a busy day, then come home in time to shred the chicken, mix in the cheese and serve them up...then sit back, relax and watch … [Read more...]

Pasta Salad with Artichokes, Olives, and Feta

artichoke pasta salad

I love how the Mediterranean flavors whisk me away to another place. I'm not sure that other flavors do that...but these flavors put images of far away places into my mind. A friend recently visited Cinque Terre in Italy and boy-oh-boy were her photos beautiful. Perhaps one day. One day. But for now, I'll keep enjoying these flavors of the region! This pasta salad … [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...]

Hatch Green Chile Grilled Cheese

Hatch Chile Grilled Cheese Recipe

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 as Cleveland, OH. So....LOOK for them. And then buy a bunch and roast them. … [Read more...]