Slow Cooker Paella-Style Quinoa and Peas {Gluten Free & Freezer Friendly}

Slow Cooker Paella-Style Quinoa and Peas | 5DollarDinners.com

Quintessential paella has the following key ingredients: green peas, aromatic saffron, and the Latino all-purpose seasoning, Adobo. Don’t skip this recipe if you don’t have adobo in your pantry. The first time I heard of adobo seasoning, I asked a friend to show me her bottle. The main ingredients were salt, black pepper, garlic powder, dried oregano, and tumeric. So if you … [Read more...]

4-Ingredient Shredded Hawaiian Chicken Sandwiches

Shredded Hawaiian Chicken Sandwiches

Slow Cooker. 4-Ingredients. 5 minutes prep. I think we might just start eating these every day, forever. Because "easy-easy-easy." Couple notes: I don't count the salt and pepper in the ingredients. Or the sides/buns. So don't send me hate email. ;)  There are 3 or 4 ingredients that go into the slow cooker to cook. And that's it. So simple. You could cook … [Read more...]

Tired of Planning & Making Dinner Every Night? I Can Help with the New 6-Week Slow Cooker Menu Plan!!!

6-Week Slow Cooker Menu Plan

We have a brand spankin' new menu plan available for you...and it's not quite like all the others we have available. This is the plan for all you exhausted, overworked, stressed moms and dads who are just trying to get dinner on the table. While it might sound crazy to have a slow cooker meal for dinner every night, it's really not. It's actually quite genius if you ask … [Read more...]

Gluten Free Vegetable and Bean Gumbo ~ Vegetarian & Freezer Friendly

Gluten Free Vegetable and Bean Gumbo ~ freezer friendly! | 5DollarDinners.com

My husband has begged for me to make this simple recipe since his mother made it over the summer. Now that it's winter, I really see the need to humor him. Blended okra (or sliced if you like the flavor and texture) thickens the gumbo. Corn starch is an acceptable alternative if okra isn't available in your grocer's freezer. Speaking of the freezer, this meal is freezable … [Read more...]

Slow Cooker Smoky Brisket & Cajun 15 Bean Soup – Big Flavor for the Big Game!

Brisket & 15 Bean Soup Recipe

Oh my smoky good-gracious-ness. Please, take a spoon and reach through the screen for a bite. I picked up half a pound of brisket from a nearby BBQ joint and dropped into the slow cooker with a bag of beans and other pantry staples...and WOW-WY! This is a fantastic way to use up any leftover BBQ meat...or you could just order extra next time you go out! I love pairing … [Read more...]