Freezer Friendly Slow Cooker Lentil Recipes

2 Slow Cooker Lentil Recipes | 5DollarDinners.com

Here’s how this time of year goes: You’re so busy doing the fun stuff, you’d prefer dinner to cook itself. But then, you remember all the treats you have been snacking on at work or all the icing you and the kids ingested making cookies or the thousands of calories you inhaled at the Thanksgiving table, and your stomach doesn’t feel like eating at all. Sound … [Read more...]

Slow Cooker Cheesy Chicken Sandwiches

Slow Cooker Cheesy Chicken Sandwiches | 5DollarDinners.com

Busy weeknight dinners just got a cheesy makeover! Not like a silly, cheesy makeover...complete with funny props and faces from a photo booth. Like a CHEESE-y makeover. As in queso blanco and cream cheese makeover. Start these in the morning before a busy day, then come home in time to shred the chicken, mix in the cheese and serve them up...then sit back, relax and watch … [Read more...]

How to Cook a Whole Chicken in the Slow Cooker ~ New Recipe in 31 Days of Freezer Cooking

How to Cook a Whole Chicken in a Slow Cooker 2

Welcome to the first post in the "31 Days of Freezer Cooking Recipes" series! This is our 4th "31 Days" series and I love that we are going to share what feels like a bazillion recipes, concepts and ideas with you this month! I am a 'freezer shopper'...meaning that I often times shop from my freezer when it comes time to prepare dinner. I am quite the bargain grocery shopper … [Read more...]

Shredded Beef Tacos with Pineapple-Pepper Salsa

Shredded Beef Tacos with Pineapple-Pepper Salsa

I'm often asked why I share so many taco recipes...and there are 3 reasons. One, my boys love them. Two, I live in the land of ridiculously cheap corn and flour tortillas...where the grocery stores have in-store tortilla making presses. And three, because I'm trying to pretend that my kitchen is like a taco truck, specifically Torchey's Tacos. (Last ate at one in … [Read more...]

Slow Cooker Carne Asada

Slow Cooker Carne Asada Recipe | 5DollarDinners.com

One afternoon every week, my husband and I do a kid swap in the late afternoon for one of my son's weekly eye therapy appointments. Because I'd rather not sit in the waiting room with 3 squirrely little boys, he swings by after he leaves work and picks them up and takes them home. On those afternoons, I generally leave the slow cooker running so that when I get home from the … [Read more...]