green beans

Alea’s Mexican Cocoa Fudge

by Alea on November 26, 2013

Have you ever had Mexican Cocoa? It is a delightful combination of dark chocolate and cinnamon with just a tiny bite to it from cayenne pepper. If you haven’t had it, you must try it when you have a chance. In the mean time you can enjoy this spicy cinnamon chocolate fudge recipe which has […]


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. […]