Grilled Pineapple Orange Chicken

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

There is just something about grilled chicken. It’s so…. What is it?  It’s so…. Tender on the inside, and a bit crisp on the outside. It’s so……perfect. This is a simple marinade for any kind of chicken. It gave the chicken a lovely, sorta sweet, flavor! Ingredients 3 large or 4 small chicken breasts (about […]


Almond Vanilla French Toast

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on December 3, 2009

Simply add some vanilla, ground almonds and maple syrup to the eggs and milk when making french toast…a delicious combination!


How to Select and Cut a Pineapple

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on April 2, 2009

Learn what to look for when selecting a pineapple, how to take off the “pineapple hat” and how to cut your pineapple to get the most fruit possible!


Broccoli Topped Potatoes

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on November 23, 2008

This made for a perfect after church meal. Quick and easy…well, only if you bake the potatoes before you leave for church! Leftovers tonight. Ingredients 6-8 medium white potatoes ($.75) Potatoes are cheap everywhere right now! 2-4 T butter ($.35) Salt and pepper 2 heads of broccoli ($1) 2 cups cheese ($1.22) There is a […]