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Slow Cooker Beef and Vegetable Soup

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on November 24, 2010

I love my slow cooker. I don’t use it near as much as I should. A beef and vegetable soup in the slow cooker…just for you!

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Brown Rice with Black-eyed Peas and Greens

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on November 12, 2010

So black-eyed peas…they’re kinda plain. It’s like they’re crying out for help!  Crying out for zest and zip!!! And what better ingredients to help than mustard greens and some zesty jalapeno diced tomatoes! You’d never have known these were black eyed peas in this dish! Let me show you how it’s made. Serve it over […]

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Bacon, Broccoli and Tomato Pasta Salad

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on May 12, 2010

Pictured above: the mixins. This is a quick and easy pasta salad. And quite refreshing too. (Too bad, it’s cool and wet outside today!) Bacon, Broccoli and Tomato Pasta Salad Yield – 4 servings Preparation Time – 10 minutes Cooking Time – 15 minutes Ingredients 2 cups elbows or penne pasta noodles ($.50) Almost out […]

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Beef Roast for Company

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on February 16, 2010

Company is coming for dinner.  And all you can think about is…do I have enough $$$ in this week’s budget to make a nice meal for our dinner guests??!!?? If you’re on a tight budget, but want to splurge a bit…to make a nice meal for your friends…but not without compromising your budget!  Here you […]

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