boneless skinless chicken breast

Chicken Rigatoni al Fresco – $5 Dinner Challenge

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on September 14, 2009

Rigatoni pasta “baked” in the microwave with diced chicken and garden fresh tomatoes, onions, basil and parsley.

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Chicken Pasta Primavera – $5 Dinner Challenge

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on September 8, 2009

Delicious pasta dish loaded with diced chicken, zucchini, squash, carrots, broccoli, garden fresh tomatoes…tossed in a parmesan cheese sauce!

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Fettucini Alfredo

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

Ingredients 1 lb. fettucini noodles ($1.14) 2 chicken breasts, sliced ($1.66) 4 Tbsp butter ($.40) 6 Tbsp flour ($.05) 3 cups of milk ($.30) 1/4 cup parmesan cheese ($.25) 1 cup frozen peas ($.44) 2 sweet potatoes ($.99) On sale for $.88/lb this week! Directions 1. In medium saucepan, cook fettucini noodles as directed on […]

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Ginger Sweet Potato Chicken Bake

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

The ginger, pineapple and sweet potato flavors mingle in this delightful chicken bake. Your mouth will not be disappointed!!!

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Chicken and Rice Salad

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

I made this last week and it was yummy! But didn’t post the recipe because we were a little cranky that night. And by we, I mean the kiddos. (And maybe me too. But just a “smidge” cranky!) I like this dish because I start it when the kids are eating lunch, finish it just […]

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Ginger Chicken Stirfry

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

This recipe can now be found exclusively in The $5 Dinner Mom Cookbook.

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Mango Chicken

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on November 11, 2008

Welcome to the $5 Dinners Kitchen! Kate from A Simple Walk has asked me to share 7 of my favorite things about my kitchen…so come on in! My “Cookbook Nook”…can you find the post-its…that’s my current method of organizing my GF baking recipes! I am finding that it is cheaper to bake goodies than to […]

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White Chicken Chili

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on November 6, 2008

This recipe can now be found exclusively in The $5 Dinner Mom Cookbook.

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Roasted Bell Pepper Rotini

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on October 1, 2008

I’ve been holding onto summer. It has been warm and still very much feels like summer! Until today! The high is only 68. Fall is upon us! I’ve just got to make one last pasta salad! Ingredients 8 oz Rotini ($.50) 2 Chicken Breasts ($2) 1/2 cup mozzarella cheese ($.41) 1 green pepper, roasted ($.79) […]

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Quesadillas with Corn Black Bean Salsa

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on August 27, 2008

Anytime I can, I try to use fresh ingredients! Especially from my (little) garden! I have dreams of a large bountiful garden…and years to make that dream come true! Ingredients 1 bag tortillas ($1.29) 2 chicken breasts, cooked and shredded (or leftover chicken from crockpot meal) ($2 or free!) 1 cup cheese, shredded ($.83) 2 […]

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