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...]

12 Best Chili Recipes

12 Best Chili Recipes from 5DollarDinners.com

There is nothing that celebrates the taste of fall more to me than a good bowl of chili.  Even though we do eat chili year-round, there is something special about a steaming hot bowl of chili with brisk temperatures outside.  In honor of nearing that lovely time of year, we've gathered up the 12 Best Chili Recipes on $5 Dinners (although you can actually find a dozen more if … [Read more...]