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...]

31 Days of School Lunchbox Ideas: Day 31

31 Days of School Lunchbox Ideas - Day 31 | 5DollarDinners.com

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 with no sugar added or my new Whole Wheat … [Read more...]

31 Days of School Lunchbox Ideas: Day 30

31 Days of School Lunchbox Ideas - Day 30 | 5DollarDinners.com

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 Cheese Stick Grapes & Cherries Marinara Sauce for … [Read more...]

31 Days of School Lunchbox Ideas: Day 29

31 Days of School Lunchbox Ideas - Day 29 | 5DollarDinners.com

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 directions below) Sweet Peas Watermelon For the Cheesy Hot Dog … [Read more...]