As I was getting ready to make my breakfast casserole, I suddenly had the impulse to make it healthier by adding vegetables. I asked my kids what vegetable they thought I should add and my oldest son replied “BACON!” My son’s transcripts from college indicate that he is quite bright, so I am pretty sure […]

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Ham and Cheese Frittata

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on December 23, 2009

Still looking for that perfect Christmas morning recipe…or the morning after Christmas recipe?!? If you’ve got some diced ham in the freezer, go get it out now to thaw! And use it on Christmas morning to make this for brunch! If you’re having ham for your Christmas dinner and need a way to use up […]


Pasta with White Beans and Broccoli

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

A big thanks to Justine for sharing this recipe with me! I tossed in some diced ham I had in the freezer. Easy. Quick. Delicious! And by quick.  I mean less than 15 minutes quick!  Just get the pasta boiling and work on the rest while the pasta is cooking.  15 minutes.  That’s it!!!! This […]

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