Favorite Banana Recipes + Savings

by Jenn K on June 5, 2014

New coupons have been added to the free coupon app, Checkout 51, including savings on bananas! Banana Stuffed French Toast Cream Cheese Stuffed French Toast Red, White, & Blue Smoothies Check out the free grocery app, Favado, to see where bananas are on sale for you to save this week! Additional Checkout 51 coupon offers […]


5 Ways to Use Brown Bananas – Guest Post

by tdomf_91172 on August 13, 2010

The amount of produce that is wasted in America each year is staggering, which means that millions of dollars in food is wasted each year, both by manufacturers who have surplus crops and homeowners who purchase food that goes bad. But if you’ve got a few brown bananas lying around, bringing them to the local […]


Peanut Butter Rollups and Pumpkin Applesauce

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on October 23, 2009

Sharing two of our favorite lunch and snack items today! If you’ve got little people around, check these out!


Banana, Strawberry, Peach Smoothie

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on July 27, 2009

This is my new favorite smoothie!  The boys and I usually having a smoothie with lunch and this has been a hit for the past few weeks.  I will say that it tastes different each time, probably depending on how ripe and sweet the peach is…and of course, how much sweetener is added!  I find […]


July 4th Smoothie

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on July 2, 2009

A Red, White and Blue Smoothie for you to enjoy this weekend!


Spinach and Bacon Frittata

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on June 18, 2009

A DELICIOUS breakfast for dinner using spinach from the garden.


Tasty Summer Treats – Guest Post

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on June 17, 2009

Carrie from Pocket Your Dollars shares 2 quick and easy recipes for some delicious summertime treats!


Cream Cheese Stuffed French Toast

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on April 13, 2009

This is the perfect dish to prepare right after breakfast and pop in the fridge. Before dinner, throw it in the oven and dinner’s ready in 30 minutes!


Fruit Bowl Centerpiece

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on January 20, 2009

Last week a bowl of fruit inadvertently ended up on my dinner table. It’s been lurking around there ever since. I don’t really have a “winter” centerpiece that I use. Christmas centerpiece has been put away and I just can’t seem to get my spring stuff out yet! So the bowl of fruit it will […]


Banana Stuffed French Toast

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on December 2, 2008

So I’m doing a little research today. I wanted to see how the really “dry” GF bread would do as “stuffed french toast”…This recipe is gluten free, casien free, and soy free. (I have added in parenthesis the options using milk and wheat bread.) We’ll see how the boys like it for breakfast tomorrow! This […]