Featured Pinterest Board: Tacos, Burritos, Enchiladas – All Things Mexican

Having lived in the Dominican Republic and Texas for years, I have a special appreciation and appetite for Mexican food.  It's one of my first picks when we go out to eat which isn't often, so I've learned to make my own. Take a look at some of my favorite Mexican recipes... TexMex Restaurant Style Rice Mushroom Fajita Enchiladas (vegetarian) Cast Iron Chicken … [Read more...]

Featured Pinterest Board: Green Summer Veggies


  I love all the varieties of fresh, green summer veggies this time of the year. Take advantage of all the cheap prices and in season veggies this summer. Make sure you freeze or can extras to be enjoyed all winter long. I have a lot of recipes to share with you today! Take a look at some of my favorite Green Summer Veggies... Vegetarian Enchilada Stuffed … [Read more...]

Featured Pinterest Board: Summer Food

Sloppy Hot Dogs

Summer is well underway and sometimes that means I do not want to turn on the oven. There are times when I do not even want to cook a meal that takes a lot of prep or stove top time. I do love summer meals that can be put together with little effort! Some of our favorites include sandwiches, salad, cool and cold meals and using the outdoor grill or campfire. There are a lot … [Read more...]

Featured Pinterest Board: Chilled Drinks & Smoothies

Carrot Juice Smoothies

Summer is here and chilled drinks and smoothies will be made all season long. Cool refreshing drinks are perfect for all of our summer parties. One of our favorite drinks to serve at get togethers is this easy-to-make and refreshing Cherry Limeade Punch. When it comes to smoothies, I love tossing in fruits and veggies for the boys. Smoothies are a great way to get in those … [Read more...]

Featured Pinterest Board: Favorite Fish Recipes

Favorite Fish Recipes from 5DollarDinnerscom

Cooking and serving seafood can be intimidating to families, but it doesn't have to be complicated.  Whether you are throwing some fish on the grill, baking in the oven, or roasting in a pan, seafood is a great way to get healthy nutrients and expand your family's taste buds!   A helpful tip to offset the cost of seafood is to serve it with inexpensive sides like fresh veggies, … [Read more...]