Italian Salad with Homemade Balsamic Dressing

Homemade Balsamic Dressing | 5DollarDinners.com

I love me some balsamic vinaigrette dressing. It's a RARE occasion that I don't order it with a salad when out for dinner. And I LOVE to make it at home for my lunch salads. {More on my recent 'saladforlunch-atarian' confession.} I think balsamic vinaigrette 'goes' on just about any salad, but it's especially delicious on this Italian inspired salad. Toss this gluten free … [Read more...]

Homemade Naan

Homemade Naan | 5DollarDinners.com

A couple of weeks (months probably...where does the time go?!?), we shared a Naan Pizza with Olives and Feta recipe and we had quite a few requests for a homemade naan bread recipe. So. Here it is! Crazy delicious, perfectly smooth and soft. And be warned...you take one bite, you'll eat several pieces! Homemade Naan Yield - 16 servings Preparation Time -  2 … [Read more...]

NEW Recipe! Homemade Cream of Mushroom Soup

Creamy Ranch Chicken Skillet Recipe-8

Homemade 'cream of soup' sauce are a bazillion times better than the canned version. Because they taste better...fresher...and because you know exactly the ingredients that were added to the sauce. You can pronounce them all. And then there's the you can season it as you like. Give it some garlic flare. Or a punch of onion flavor. I began making homemade 'cream of soup' … [Read more...]

Naan Pizza with Olives & Feta

Naan Pizza with Olives & Feta | 5DollarDinners.com

Can we talk for a minute about naan? I kinda love naan. And I don't cook with it nearly enough. Maybe that's because it's like the Thin Mint cookies of bread, or something. Like, I take one bite and I can't stop eating it. Just like I eat one Thin Mint and next thing I know, the entire sleeve is missing and I'm debating whether or not to run a half marathon to burn off … [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...]