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Spaghetti

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on December 17, 2008

A kid favorite! I was recently asked how the boys were liking all these fun and different meals! They do a good job I’d say! My little guy will eat just about anything. Although you wouldn’t know it because he’s a skinny little guy (inherited his daddy’s metabolism!). My big guy is a little more […]

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Honey Dijon Fish

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on December 2, 2008

“A Month of Meals” Ebook Winner… Here are your random numbers:66 Timestamp: 2008-12-02 22:16:13 UTC #66 – Ranae is the winner of the ebook. Ranae is a SAHM with 7 “constantly moving, constantly hungry grasshoppers”! Congratulations! A big thanks to Jamie for giving away a copy of her ebook. Didn’t win? You can buy one […]

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Pork Roast with Apples and Pears

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on November 7, 2008

I started making this meal on the news set at Fox 45 this morning and thought…I might as well finish cooking it up! A perfect fall dish for a beautiful fall day! The colors seemed to really have popped here in the last few days, despite the Indian Summer Days! Ingredients 1 pork roast ($1.84) […]

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White Chicken Chili

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on November 6, 2008

This recipe can now be found exclusively in The $5 Dinner Mom Cookbook.

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Cream of Broccoli Soup and Baked Chicken

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on November 5, 2008

This recipe can now be found exclusively in The $5 Dinner Mom Cookbook.

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Shepherd’s Pie and Acorn Squash

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on November 1, 2008

Ingredients 6 white potatoes ($1) 2 T butter ($.10) 1 cup milk ($.17 ) Salt and Pepper 1/2 lb ground beef ($.75) 1 15 oz can diced tomatoes ($.23) There’s another coupon for these to load on your Kroger card at Shortcuts 1 cup frozen corn and peas ($.25) 1 cup cheese ($.75) 1 acorn […]

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Tuna Melts

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on October 31, 2008

  Photo Credit: Hubs! He did a good job! Fries were still in the oven! Easy Weeknight Tuna Melts Yield – 4 servings Preparation Time – 15 minutes Cooking Time – 5-6 minutes Ingredients 2 cans of tuna, drained about 3 Tbsp sandwich spread or mayonnaise 8 slices of bread 2 Tbsp butter 4 slices […]

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Creamy Butternut Squash Soup and Baked Chicken

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on October 27, 2008

A delicious and nutritious fall soup! I borrowed and slightly modified this recipe! I added apple juice in with the broth and it gave the soup just enough extra sweetness! Ingredients 1 lb Chicken Thighs ($1.85) 1/8 cup Olive Oil Dressing ($.10) 1 large Butternut Squash ($.69) Thanks Aldi! 2 T butter ($.10) 1 small […]

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Provolone Wrapped Chicken

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on October 24, 2008

A very kid friendly meal…and more great recipes coming this weekend…Corn and Salsa Soup and then Mexican Lasagna on Sunday!   Ingredients 3 chicken breasts ($2.25) 2 T extra virgin olive oil ($.10) Salt/Pepper 4 slices provolone cheese ($.84) Homemade rolls ($.48) 1 cup frozen peas ($.25) Directions 1. Cut chicken breasts into strips. Drizzle […]

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Creamy Tortellini

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on September 24, 2008

This meal is inspired by my favorite “American” restaurant in the Dominican Republic. Whenever we were stretched and feeling culture shock at its worst, we’d go to eat at the “Pasta House”. This was my favorite dish and here is the $5 version! Ingredients 1 Package Tortellini ($1.99) White Sauce – Butter, Flour, Milk ($.50) […]

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