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The most Recent Recipes from Erin and the $5 Dinners Team are found below. You can browse the complete alphabetized Recipe Index, or perhaps you'd like to Search by Ingredient.

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Pumpkin Cinnamon Biscuits with Browned Butter Frosting ~ 31 Days of Breakfast Recipes

Pumpkin Cinnamon Biscuits with Browned Butter Frosting | 5DollarDinners.com

All the amazing flavor and yum-ilicious-ness of cinnamon rolls, in a fraction of the time! There's a reason that I stock up and hold onto cans of pumpkin during the fall and winter....so that I can make these pumpkin cinnamon biscuits any time of the year! Check out how easy these are and get them onto your meal plan soon! See the complete recipe for Pumpkin Cinnamon … [Read more...]

Cinnamon Roll Baked Oatmeal ~ NEW 31 Days of Breakfast Recipes

Cinnamon Roll Baked Oatmeal Recipe

I think we should call this one 'break-ssert' because it's part breakfast, part dessert. I've been dying to share this for a few weeks...I let the $5 Meal Plan members have a sneak peek. And here it finally is! This baked oatmeal is crazy-ridiculously delicious. It's more of a dessert really. Or a weekend breakfast...perhaps a breakfast before a morning of basketball games … [Read more...]

A Brief Survey (& 2 Exciting Announcements!)

Monkey Breakfast Salad on 5DollarDInners.com

My friend. I've got a big favor to ask. I'm putting the final touches on the next meal plan in the 20 Meals from Costco for $150 series...it'll be ready in a about a week. (Wahoo!) But before I share it with you, I wanted to get your input. Can you take a minute or two to help me out? I've got a short survey, and I'd really appreciate your thoughts! Take the … [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...]