green beans

Denise’s Easy One Skillet Chicken Dinner

by Denise on May 12, 2011

It’s always nice when you don’t have to dirty a bunch of dishes to make supper, and even better yet when you can put a lid on, walk away and let dinner cook itself…


Angie from VivoBello shares a favorite of her Big Meals, Little Budget recipes…Cheesy Pork Chops!


Simple Pasta with Sauteed Tomatoes – $5 Dinner Challenge

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on September 13, 2010

If you need a “mild”…ease back into eating type of meal, here you go!


Angie from Vivo Bello is sharing a fantastic recipe that feeds her family of 7 for less than $8.50!


Chicken Wraps with Balsam-melized Red Onions

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on September 1, 2010

Caramelizing Red Onions in Balsamic Vinegar…gives these ordinary chicken wraps an amazing flavor!!!


Green Beans – Grow. Eat. Save.

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

Looking for ways to use up the green beans that are taking over your garden? Perhaps Grow. Eat. $ave. can help!


Garden Trick for Green Beans – Snap as You Pick

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

So the green beans are coming at a “you better pick these daily” rate at this point.  So we’re having them with either lunch or dinner everyday!  I couldn’t be happier…I think green beans are one of the best garden investments in terms of seed cost and green bean yield…you get a TON from a […]


Stuffed Green Chile Chicken

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on August 18, 2010

So I grabbed some green chilies a few weeks ago when I was stocking up (and going over-budget, sigh!)…and I had plans to make a green chile chicken in the slow cooker…but decided to pound out the chicken and roll it around the green chilies instead.  I paired this with brown rice, corn kernels and […]


Mediterranean Chicken Quinoa

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on August 11, 2010

(Please pardon the iPhone photo. Dead camera battery.) I went out yesterday morning to survey the garden…and to make sure it survived our weekend away. I was pleasantly surprised to find lots of red grape-roma tomatoes, and a meal’s worth of green beans!  I picked some basil, parsley and oregano and then got to work. […]


Teriyaki Chicken Kebabs

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on June 8, 2010

Twitter knows everything. It even knows what you’re having for dinner tonight. (Well, only if you ask.) It really does. It’s never let me down. A recent tweet of mine: “Looking for a dinner idea for tonight that involves chicken and a grill…anyone?” And I liked Carrie‘s idea best. Teriyaki Chicken Kebabs it is! Would […]