Homemade Mac & Cheese with Bacon and Spinach

Homemade Mac and Cheese with Bacon and Spinach | 5DollarDinners.com

Please pardon me while I wipe the cheese off my chin. Um, that was sorta embarrassing there...that cheese all over my chin. But you kinda don't care when your taste buds are bursting with joy and want to leap out of your mouth onto the spoon. It's the cream cheese in this recipe that works the magic. Well, that combined with the bacon. And the spinach, and the Italian … [Read more...]

Creamy Chicken, Sun-dried Tomatoes & Pasta Skillet Dinner ~ New 31 Days of Skillet Dinners Recipe!

Creamy Chicken, Sundried Tomato & Pasta Skillet Dinner 5DollarDinners.com

Holy flavor explosion. I made this two days in a row last week. Once for my husband and I (and the non-dairy allergic boy!)...and again for our neighbors because they had a recent surgery and needed a warm home cooked meal after a few days of hospital food! But I confess that the reason I made this for them is because I wanted to sneak a few bites, in the name of quality … [Read more...]

Weeknight Spinach Lasagna Skillet

Skillet Spinach Lasagna Dinner

Welp, I couldn't not include a skillet lasagna recipe in this month's 31 Days of Skillet Dinner series. So here it is. I adore lasagna. While my mom isn't known for her skills in the kitchen, she can make a mean lasagna! I adore her lasagna. I adore any lasagna. I should clarify...I adore the taste of lasagna. The pasta with the flavorful tomato sauce and richness and tang … [Read more...]

Skillet Macaroni with Swiss Chard ~ 31 Days of Skillet Dinner Recipes

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Don't think your family will eat chard? Then they haven't tried this skillet macaroni yet. (Seriously, you have to make them try it. Or if you think they will adamantly refuse, you can substitute spinach for the chard. And if they refuse that, then I can't help! ;) ) But I find masking it in a delicious pasta, topped with some Parmesan, shouldn't garner too many complaints. … [Read more...]

One-Dish Chili Mac

One-Dish Chili Mac Recipe on 5DollarDinners.com

Wanna know what your new family favorite recipe is going to be? Not only to make, but to eat too! This chili cooks all in the same pot...and if you toss in some chopped up carrots and/or spinach, it could be a complete meal in the one-dish. Talk about a winner! Our family loves this Chili Mac and I'm working on a slow cooker edition for it too...stay tuned... Oh, … [Read more...]