Cheesy Chicken, Broccoli & Rice Skillet Dinner ~ NEW 31 Days of Skillet Dinner Recipes

Cheesy Chicken, Broccoli & Rice Skillet Dinner-13

It's Monday afternoon and I'm back with another new recipe in this month's 31 Days of Skillet Dinner Recipes! This time it's the skillet version of the crazy popular Cheesy Chicken, Broccoli & Rice Casserole. Minus the canned cream of soup (which you can totally use, I just don't because of the dairy allergy/intolerances in the family!) It's super easy to make your own … [Read more...]

Dilled Tomato Sauce over Rice & White Beans {Vegetarian}

Dilled Tomato Sauce over Rice and White Beans | 5DollarDinners.com

How does your family feel about tomato sauce? I mean, we all know pasta is the greatest thing since sliced bread. But the love of the sauce is important here. Because this recipe is a Mediterranean twist on tomato sauce and is served over rice. A couple of tricks to make this recipe super easy for you: If your family isn't particularly fond of the tough skin on grape … [Read more...]

Hoppin’ John Recipe for a Hoppin’ New Year

Hoppin' John Recipe

Black eyed peas make me think of two things. Well, three really. 1. The band. What fun music they produce! {bustin' out the dance moves} 2. My grandfather. He passed away many years ago, but I remember going to visit him in Houston when I was a kid. We'd eat at one of two restaurants near his home. I preferred 'The Black Eyed Pea,' right on I-10. It's long gone now, but … [Read more...]

Vegetarian Slow Cooker Split Peas and Brown Rice ~ Freezer Friendly

Slow Cooker Split Peas and Brown Rice Recipe | 5DollarDinners.com

Could this possibly be easier or more yummy? Three ingredients in your slow cooker means a hearty, warm, freezer-friendly dinner can be ready with only 5 minutes of effort. My family boycotts the kitchen when we run out of a few items. Bananas are one. And split peas are another. I'm glad something so popular is easy to make and freezes well. Unlike other legumes and beans, … [Read more...]

15 Scrumptious Ways to Transform Thanksgiving Leftovers

15 Ways to Transform Thanksgiving Leftovers | 5DollarDinners.com

It's pretty much tradition to enjoy a break from the kitchen after Thanksgiving due to the large amount of leftovers that can be thrown at hungry family members.  But what do you do when you are sick of reheated turkey and stuffing?  You add a few new ingredients and spices and remake those boring leftovers into new delicious meals that keeps everyone happy while not wasting … [Read more...]