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Rolled Pizza Bread

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on January 26, 2011

When you can’t have pizza on a regular basis, you have to get creative when you get those pizza cravings! I’ve got some dairy free and soy free mozzarella cheese and I figured there would be no way that I could cover an entire pizza with it, and keep it under $5! I recalled a […]

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Rigatoni with Italian Sausage and Red Peppers

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

Super expensive, all natural sausage from the farmer’s market is the star of this meal…but it costs almost $5 itself! Find out how much this dish ended up costing…

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Green Pepper Chili – $5 Dinner Challenge

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

Not sure you can make a meal for your family for $5 or less?! Have you thought about challenging yourself?!

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One downside to gardening is that supply sometimes exceeds demand, especially with yellow squash and zucchini. Find out how Alea “hides it” in plain sight!!!

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Double Bean Stuffed Green Peppers

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on July 27, 2010

Thought I’d replace the traditional beef in Stuffed Green Peppers with some black and red kidney beans instead.  And I’m glad I did!  The “filling” is so delicious and fresh…and it be great rolled up in a tortilla for lunch. (That’s what I’ll be having for lunch tomorrow.) Ingredients 1 cup brown rice ($.40) 1 […]

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Beef and Mushroom Kebabs – $5 Dinner Challenge

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

I made these the other night…I made an extra trip to the store to get the ingredients needed for this morning’s news segment…and spotted some $.99 whole mushrooms.  I see them often for $.99 in the mark down basket in the produce section. I found more this morning…sliced this time. I don’t typically buy extra […]

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How to Cut a Green Pepper {Video}

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on July 23, 2010

Learn the right, or rebellious, way to cut a green pepper. A video tutorial.

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Red Quinoa with Avocado, Black Beans and Corn

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on June 9, 2010

For a while now, I’ve been toying with the idea of putting myself on a Gluten Free diet. No real reason really. Just want to see if I feel any different when eliminating gluten. And here is a recipe that will be on the menu when (if ever) I decide to make that leap. Red […]

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Sweet and Sour Chicken

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on October 15, 2009

A most delicious sweet and sour chicken recipe from Carrie’s Cooking! A must try!!!

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Tomato Black Bean Barley Soup

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on September 24, 2009

A delicious combination of barley, tomatoes, black beans and green peppers make up this perfect “early fall” soup!

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