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Chicken Enchilada Chili

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on October 6, 2010

A melt in your mouth chicken chili…can chili melt in your mouth?! I think so…


Grilled BBQ Chicken Quesadillas

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on June 15, 2010

I’m loving the grill this summer.  Last summer I didn’t do much of the grilling…I left that up to Steve.  But this summer, the grill has taken on a whole role in my cooking. Ingredients 2 chicken breasts, diced and coated in BBQ sauce ($1.66) 1/2 cup BBQ sauce ($.25) 8 tortillas ($1) 1-4 cups […]


Grilled Balsamic Chicken

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on May 26, 2010

So it’s almost 90 today here in Ohio. I’m sure it’s some sort of heat record. And if it’s not it should be. It’s making me tired. And cranky. And the bazillion little cottonwood seeds drifting through the air, and some other pollen are wrecking havoc on my allergies.  (I just took a Benadryl, so if […]


Baked Black Bean and Salsa Chicken

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on April 28, 2010

See that corn up there?!?  The “summer price” of $.25/ear is here a bit early this year!  I couldn’t help myself and snagged a few for this week.  The boys L-O-V-E corn and I love watching them munch it off the corn.  It’s sorta cute! This *might* just become my new “go-to” meal.  It’s way […]


Grilled Eggplant Panini with Rosemary-Garlic Aioli

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

I SO wish my stomach was larger…because I seriously would have eaten 4 of these…they were just THAT de-li-cious!


Taco Salad

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

I do believe I’ll be eating this for lunch tomorrow…as there is just enough leftover!!! This was T-A-S-T-Y!


Taco Pasta

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

We polished off this pasta dish…and clean up was a snap because it just uses 1 skillet!


Spicy Bean Cakes

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on August 11, 2009

Spicy Bean Cakes. Never made them, but they sounded great! Paired with corn and sweet potato circles. A fabulous and tasteful meal!


Eggplant Penne Pasta with How to Prepare Eggplant

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

A “2 for 1″ eggplant and pasta dinner! Meatless or vegetarian…you decide!


Slow Cooker Black Beans and Rice

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

Can never go wrong with rice and beans!!! They are cheap, delicious and nutritious!!!