Are you looking for recipes to stretch your food dollar? How about a cookbook with 200 recipes, none costing more than $5 to make?
“The $5 Dinner Mom Cookbook” by Erin Chase, a MyBlogSpark member and creator of 5DollarDinners.com, prepared her first $5 dinner in August 2008.
She turned it into a three-fold mission:
• To make dinner for my family every night for $5 or less!
• To prepare healthy meals using natural and wholesome ingredients!
• To encourage and inspire others to do the same!
In addition to 200 economical recipes each with a Frugal Fact, she offers suggestions for making the most of grocery shopping and couponing. Her tips on meal planning include sample menus and ideas for using leftovers. Her recipes feed a family of four and list the approximate cost of the ingredients. Here’s a recipe Erin suggests to get you started.
Pssst… will give away an autographed copy of Erin’s cookbook to each of 100 lucky members in a sweepstakes drawing. Pssst… members may enter the sweepstakes here for a chance to win a cookbook. Go to official rules to learn more. “The $5 Dinner Mom Cookbook” is available at Amazon.com, Barnes & Noble, Borders, Overstock and Walmart.
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