Vegetarian Bean & Corn with Salsa Soup

Vegetarian Bean & Corn with Salsa Soup | 5DollarDinners.com

Last winter, I made this soup nearly every other day because it's THAT good.  So easy and healthy and yummy! Because everything is already cooked, the heating option depends on the time you have before dinner. It heats in the microwave, on the stove, or in a slow cooker. It's so versatile, you can serve it with quesadillas, rice or just about anything else. One more … [Read more...]

Chili Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

Chili Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

Please pardon the iphone photo above. I did what I could with it in my photo editing software, but it's still an iphone photo! ;) I've done a number of stuffed potatoes and sweet potatoes on the site over the years, but never these. I love them because they are a great way to use up leftover chili. In your week's menu, you can schedule a chili meal, perhaps with some … [Read more...]

Sloppy Joe Bites

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When I saw these little gems on my friend Shelley's website, I knew we had to have them...that the boys would love them...and that they would make it on the regular rotation! Our family pretty much loves anything sloppy joe related, these included. Instead of dropping these onto a bun, you bake the meat into biscuit dough. You can totally make your own biscuit dough if … [Read more...]

February is Pantry Challenge Month! {Will I Make It Through the Entire 4 Weeks?!}

So friend...it's time for another Pantry Challenge MONTH in my kitchen. Actually, it's been quite a while since I've done an entire month on a pantry challenge, but it's time because the pantry is stocked, the freezers are both pretty full, and there is plenty to eat around here! Perhaps you're in need of a pantry challenge too?! One of the reasons that the pantry is … [Read more...]

Enchilada Meatloaf ~ 31 Days of Freezer Cooking Recipes

Freezer Friendly Enchilada Meatloaf Recipe  5DollarDinners.com

Mix up your next meatloaf night with this delicious Enchilada Meatloaf and it's surprise ingredient. This recipe makes 2 meatloaves...one for dinner, one for the freezer. I created it this way so that you can win at least 1 weeknight dinner coming up! It's just comforting to know that you have dinner ready to pop in the oven. Nothing to mix together, just drop it right from … [Read more...]