butternut squash

Baked Italian Chicken

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on October 6, 2009

How much do you feed your kids? How much do they eat? I’ve got answers…in the form of pictures!!! For dinner tonight…Baked Italian Chicken with Brown Rice, Peas and Squash.

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Beefy Mac Soup – $5 Dinner Challenge

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

Warm up your tummy with this simple and hearty soup! Just toss it all into a pot and simmer!

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Cinnamon Butternut Squash Muffins

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on September 21, 2009

A light and delicious muffin…perfect for a snack or breakfast on the go!

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How to Bake Butternut Squash

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

A quick guide to the best baked butternut squash ever!

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Homemade Macaroni and Cheese

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on October 29, 2008

Stouffer’s has nothing on this yummy homemade favorite! Ingredients 1 box elbow noodles ($.97), use rice pasta for GF variety 3 T butter ($.25) 3 T flour ($.02) 1-2 cups milk ($.35) 1-2 cups shredded cheddar cheese ($1.25) Salt and pepper Leftover butternut squash, cooked and mashed (Free!) 1 large zucchini ($.09) Catch that! $.09 […]

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Creamy Butternut Squash Soup and Baked Chicken

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

A delicious and nutritious fall soup! I borrowed and slightly modified this recipe! I added apple juice in with the broth and it gave the soup just enough extra sweetness! Ingredients 1 lb Chicken Thighs ($1.85) 1/8 cup Olive Oil Dressing ($.10) 1 large Butternut Squash ($.69) Thanks Aldi! 2 T butter ($.10) 1 small […]

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Tomato Roasted Pork with Orzo and Squash

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on October 16, 2008

READER QUESTIONS How do you plan a menu a month ahead and still get all the deals on those foods-don’t ads come out a week at a time? Stockpile! I have a freezer stocked full of meat, chicken and pork that I have bought at its lowest price. Example: I bought 4 packages of boneless, […]

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Beef Roast with Potatoes, Butternut Squash

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on October 9, 2008

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

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Blueberry Wild Rice and Butternut Squash

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

I’m not sure why wild rice makes me think of fall…so here’s a yummy recipe for you all as we enter into a season of unending beauty (and leaf raking!)… Ingredients 1 cup cooked and shredded chicken (leftover from the crockpot would be perfect!) ($1 or less!) 1 cup wild rice ($1.50) 3/4 cup blueberries […]

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