Turkey Tacos: Bargain Meal of the Week

For great meals for less you can purchase at your local store visit $5 Dinner's new feature, Bargain Meal of the Week. Bloggers around the country create a bargain meal based on their local store sales. If you shop at the commissary you probably know their prices change every two weeks. Not only do sales run on a two week basis, but many of their everyday low prices change as well. Each Monday … [Read more...]

Shepherd’s Pie: Commissary Bargain Meal of the Week

This week's bargain meal is shepherd's pie. Shepherd's Pie Ground turkey $1.00 a pound Betty Crocker Mashed Potato Mix $.90 Pic Sweet Frozen Corn $.90 for 16 oz bag Kraft Shredded Cheese $1 for 1 cup Brown the turkey and make the potatoes according to directions. Spray baking dish with nonstick. Spread cooked ground turkey on the bottom of the dish. Sprinkle with corn. Then spread … [Read more...]

Turkey Tacos

Many people have asked about the turkey tacos which are on my 30 Days of Meals plan. Turkey tacos are very simple and cheaper than tacos made with ground beef. PrintTurkey TacosAuthor Toni Anderson Ingredients1 pound ground turkey1 cup shredded Monterey jack cheese1/2 cup sour creamtaco seasoning (make your own with this recipe)chopped lettuce1/2 cup salsatortillas (make your own with this … [Read more...]

Baked Ziti

Many times I will take a recipe and adapt it for my family. I will omit ingredients we don't like or that are expensive. I also try to find ways to make a recipe easier to make since I always seem pressed for time in the evenings. My sister made this baked ziti recipe she found on All Recipes. It was a big hit with my family and they requested it when I was menu planning this week. After looking … [Read more...]

Welcome $5 Dinner Readers!

Hello everyone from $5 Dinners, feel free to take a look around. I love to write about saving money, military life, homeschooling, big families, recycling and healthy eating (although you wouldn't know that from my menu this week). I am a Navy wife and a mom to six, soon to be seven children. Welcome! For my regular readers I am guest posting today at $5 Dinners. If you haven't been to … [Read more...]