Pantry Staples

Buffalo Chicken Blue Cheese Enchiladas

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on February 3, 2012

I have distinct memories of blue cheese lingering on my taste buds. So I had to make these…

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Taco ‘Taters – $5 Dinner Challenge

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on September 19, 2011

To be honest, I wasn’t sure it was going to work. But…

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My Low-Spend Plan for July & The Summertime Pantry Challenge Gang

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on July 4, 2011

I take a look at my pantry and freezers as we go into July, it doesn’t take long that a pantry challenge is in order here at our house! We have stocked up on different things over the past few shopping trips and it’s time we put it all to good use. I’ve got lots […]

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Pasta with Kale, Lemon and Parmesan – Friday Night Bite

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on July 1, 2011

Light. Refreshing. Summer…

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Dana’s Santa Fe Chicken Pilaf

by Dana S on May 31, 2011

I adapted this recipe from the back of a Near East rice pilaf mix to supersize the veggies for more nutrients and fiber…

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Homemade Ranch Dressing Mix – Kitchen Shortcut

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on April 14, 2011

This homemade mix costs a fraction of what you would pay for a packet at the store, and makes twice as much!

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Curried Quinoa with Chicken and Peas – New on OneDishDinners.com

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on April 11, 2011

The curried quinoa that made Tyler try to lick his bowl. More than once! Check it out…

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A “new and improved” rice and beans burrito! Using not rice, but quinoa…

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Corn and Sausage Casserole – Vintage Recipe (with a modern twist!)

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on February 14, 2011

Or…Upside Down Cast Iron Skillet Pizza!

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Heat ‘N Sweet Chili

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on February 11, 2011

Ever since I scored that fabulous deal all those cans of tomatoes and diced tomatoes with green chilies, I can’t seem to stop making chili…

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