boneless skinless chicken breast

Grilled Chicken Spinach Pesto Pasta

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on April 13, 2010

I’ve been waiting. And waiting. And waiting…to try this pasta!  I l-o-n-g time ago, I made some Spinach Pesto from the garden.  And it’s been patiently waiting in the freezer for me.  To eat it! *I wish I had not waited until now!* The  reason I’ve been waiting…I didn’t think the boys would go for […]


Balsamic Chicken with Onions

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on December 9, 2009

Pour some of the juices from the pan over the chicken after you serve it on each plate.  And YUM! Ingredients 1/4 cup olive oil ($.50) 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar ($.35) Salt and pepper 3 medium or 4 small boneless skinless chicken breasts, about 1.3 pounds ($2.58) 1 yellow onion, sliced ($.30) 1 cup white […]


Slow Cooker Chicken Parmesan

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on November 10, 2009

This recipe is from the fabulous Stephanie O’Dea’s Make it Fast, Cook it Slow Cookbook. I just can’t get enough of her recipes!  If you don’t own this book, you should! Ingredients 1 Tbsp olive oil ($.10) 1 beaten egg ($.10) 3 large boneless, skinless chicken breasts ($2.31) 1/2 cup bread crumbs ($.20) 1/4 cup […]


Slow Cooker Apricot Chicken

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on November 3, 2009

I found a jar of apricot preserves in my pantry.  And there’s not a better way to use it up than this! I used the Apricot Chicken recipe from the Make it Fast, Cook it Slow Cookbook! Hello, delicious. Ingredients 3 large or 4 small chicken breasts ($2.57) About 2/3 cup apricot preserves ($.75) 1 tsp dried […]


Balsamic Chicken with Caramelized Onions

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on October 28, 2009

So many colors and so many flavors in this meal…we really enjoyed this dinner!!!


Sweet and Sour Chicken

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on October 15, 2009

A most delicious sweet and sour chicken recipe from Carrie’s Cooking! A must try!!!


Slow Cooker Applesauce Chicken

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

Tonight we had Slow Cooker Applesauce Chicken from A Year of Slow Cooking, in honor of the release of Stephanie’s cookbook, Make it Fast, Cook it Slow!


Lemon Pepper Chicken – $5 Dinner Challenge

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on September 28, 2009

A simple lemon pepper marinade on chicken breasts…cooked up on the grill…served with green beans and homemade rolls.


Baked Chicken Spaghetti

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on September 25, 2009

A simple dish turned into a bit of an experiment! Diced chicken with tomatoes, green tomatoes, eggplant, Cubanelle peppers and some spices…tossed with spaghetti and topped with mozzarella cheese!


Sweet Asian Chicken Salad Sandwiches

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on September 16, 2009

Shredded chicken, mandarin oranges, chopped peanuts and celery tossed in a sweet asian dressing!