Layered Hummus with Roasted Red Peppers and Feta Cheese

LAYERED HUMMUS DIP - Homemeade Hummus topped with Kalamata olives, cucumbers, roasted red peppers, feta cheese and pine nuts #hummus #healthy #chickpeas #tahini #happilyunprocessed

Homemade velvety hummus made with chickpeas, tahini, garlic, lemon and salt is layered with sliced Kalamata olives, diced cucumbers, roasted red peppers, feta cheese and pine nuts.  It's a meal unto itself !Have you ever made hummus before?  I have a few hummus recipes on this site and while I … [Continue reading]

How to Make the World’s Best Homemade Tzatziki Sauce


Tzatziki sauce is a beautifully refreshing Middle Eastern dip using Greek yogurt, fresh cucumbers, oil, vinegar, lemon and dill.  It is one of the most versatile sauces ever created.WHAT IS TZATZIKI SAUCE? For those of us who are not Middle Eastern, Greek or Lebanese and did not grow up in that … [Continue reading]

Delicious Greek Salad w/ Homemade Dressing

HEALTHY GREEK SALAD with Kalamata olives, cucumber, red onion, feta cheese and tomatoes #greek #greeksalad #healthy #sidedish #lunch #happilyunprocessed

Greek salad is full of fresh veggies like cucumbers, ripe tomatoes, onions, etc. in a light dressing for a perfect side dish or addition to a … [Continue reading]

Grilled Greek Chicken Kebabs (Souvlaki) w/ Hummus & Tzatziki

GREEK CHICKEN KEBABS with layered hummus, tzatziki sauce, greek salad #greekplatter #tahini #chickpeas #hummus #healthy #souvlaki #happilyunprocessed

Boneless skinless chicken breasts that have been bathed in a thick marinade of Greek yogurt, oil, lemon, garlic and spices, then threaded on skewers … [Continue reading]

Easy Homemade Naan Bread (That YOU can make!)

HOMEMADE NAAN BREAD #homemadebread #naan #happilyunprocessed

Homemade soft Naan bread is easier to make than you may think and is simply irresistible when its warm and freshly made.  It is perfect to scoop … [Continue reading]

Mouthwatering Chicken Burgers with Spinach, Avocado & Gruyere

CHICKEN BURGERS WITH AVOCADO AND GRUYERE CHEESE - packed with flavor, moist and a great burger #chicken #burgers #grill #summer #weeknightdinner

These ground chicken burgers are anything but dry!  They get their flavor from the seasonings, Gruyere cheese, spinach and avocado.  But the clincher … [Continue reading]

Rigatoni with Sun Dried Tomatoes, Basil & Mascarpone Sauce

RIGATONI w SUNDRIED TOMATOES, BASIL and MASCARPONE - perfect weeknight meal so full of flavor and big rigatoni noodles so the sauce can get all up inside #pasta #sauce #dinner #healthy #happilyunprocessed

This pasta sauce doesn't use regular tomatoes, its flavor is intensified with sundried tomatoes, fresh garlic and basil and combined with mascarpone … [Continue reading]

Hash Brown Wrapped Vegetarian Omelet

Hash Brown Wrapped Vegetarian Omelet - crispy golden hash browns form a perfect shell to wrap an omelet on the inside #breakfastfood #eggs #potatoes #hashbrowns

Crispy golden hash browns wrap an omelet with onions, peppers, broccoli and cheese and then it is folded over for a crispy crunchy outside and a … [Continue reading]

Garlic & Herb Bowtie Pasta

GARLIC AND HERB BOWTIE PASTA SIDEDISH - Homemade seasonings with garlic and herbs make this an easy weeknight sidedish #knorr #pasta #sidedish #healthy #happilyunprocessed

Creamy garlic and herb bow-tie pasta that is cooked in one pot and ready in 15 minutes!  Without question, the side dish section of our blog … [Continue reading]

Best Grilled Chicken Marinade

This basic marinade for chicken is completely foolproof!  Its been a staple in our house since I began cooking.  Olive oil, apple cider vinegar, … [Continue reading]

Blackened Shrimp Tacos with Slaw & Sriracha Sauce

BLACKENED SPICY SHRIMP TACOS W/ SLAW AND SRIRACHA SAUCE - a healthy twist to Taco Tuesdays #shrimptacos #healthy #weeknight dinner #happilyunprocessed

These blackened shrimp tacos are an easy, healthy weeknight dinner and a twist on your regular Taco Tuesday.These spicy blackened shrimp, along … [Continue reading]

Sweet Potato Stackers w/ Gruyere, Parmesan Cheese & Thyme

SWEET POTATO STACKERS WITH GRUYERE, PARMESAN & THYME #sidedish #potatoes #happilyunprocessed

Thinly sliced sweet potatoes are stacked and baked in a muffin tin along with caramelized onions, gruyere & parmesan cheeses and fresh thyme. … [Continue reading]