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Overnight Granola ~ New Recipe in 31 Days of Breakfasts Series

Overnight Granola Recipe | 5DollarDinners.com

Granola is a fantastic and tasty breakfast...but I prefer to make it myself for a couple reasons. It's cheaper. I can control the flavor I'm gonna share 2 secrets with you today that will help you make THE PERFECT GRANOLA. (I'm not exaggerating. I'm also not shouting, I'm just really excited because it really is the perfect stuff!) These are 2 tips that I've never shared on … [Read more...]

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...]

Sausage Potato Breakfast Taquitos ~ New Recipe 31 Days of Breakfasts

Sausage Potato Breakfast Taquitos | 5DollarDinners.com

Taquito. Taquito. Taquito. Say that fast five times. You need to get these on your weekend breakfast menu...STAT! They are so tasty...and way cheaper than grabbing them from a TexMex joint. You're also going to want to dip these babies in some salsa or guacamole too. Oh, and they're freezer friendly too. Bake an extra batch, let it cool and then drop them into a … [Read more...]

Egg McMuffin Casserole ~ New Recipe for 31 Days of Breakfasts

Egg McMuffin Casserole Recipe

This is the classic sausage-egg-mcmuffin in casserole form. It's just like any other egg casserole, except you use English muffins instead of bread for the base of the egg casserole. I know, so simple and easy. And different. This one happened by accident when I went to make an egg casserole and we were out of bread...but had English muffins. Problem solved. And easy to … [Read more...]

Breakfast Enchiladas ~ 31 Days of Breakfast Recipes

breakfast-enchiladas

Enchiladas for brekkie, yessem! These babies are so delicious! Scramble some eggs, mix in some ham, or sausage, or peppers, or whatever you like in an omelet. Roll up the eggs & goodies in corn tortilla, douse in red enchilada sauce (homemade or store-bought) and sprinkle a smidge of shredded cheese on top. Ka-bam! Simple, tasty breakfast! And yes, these are … [Read more...]