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]

Flank Steak Fajitas

FLANK STEAK FAJITAS - perfectly grilled strips of flank steak with onions and peppers served with fresh tortillas, sour cream, guacamole and salsa #fajitas #happilyunprocessed

The steak from fajitas typically comes from a tougher cut of beef often resulting in chewy and not very enjoyable fajitas.  Our Flank Steak recipe … [Continue reading]

Weeknight Marinated Flank Steak

MARINTED FLANK STEAK - easy weeknight steak #steak #dinner

There's a big price difference when it comes to different cuts of meat such as a cut of New York Strip, Tenderloin and Flank Steak.Why?Because … [Continue reading]

Shaved Brussel Sprout Salad with Honey Mustard & Apple Vinaigrette

SHAVED BRUSSEL SPROUT SALAD w HONEY MUSTARD & APPLE VINAIGRETTE #brusselsprouts #salad #healthy #sidedish

Shaved Brussel sprouts with bacon, apples, dried cranberries and nuts in a simple honey mustard and apple vinaigrette.Meet my latest obsession. … [Continue reading]

Chicken Francese

CHICKEN FRANCESE - thinly sliced chicken breasts are floured and egg dipped before sauteeing and simmering in a butter, lemon and wine sauce #chicken #francese #weeknightdinner #happilyunprocessed

This classic Italian-American dish is one of the simplest yet most rewarding in flavor.  Thinly sliced chicken breasts are floured and dipped in egg … [Continue reading]

Foolproof Braided Brioche Loaf

BRIOCHE BRAIDED LOAF - This bread is as easy to make as it is beautiful #brioche #hmemade bread #happilyunprocessed

This brioche bread is soft, buttery and fluffy.   We braided it and then placed in a loaf pan, topped it an egg wash and sesame seeds for a perfect … [Continue reading]

Chicken Thighs in a Creamy Dijon Mustard Sauce

CHICKEN THIGHS IN A CREAMY DIJON SAUCE #chickenthighs #dinner #happilyunprocessed

Chicken thighs are nestled in between onions and cooked until golden brown.  Then some white wine, crème fraiche and 2 types of mustard are added … [Continue reading]

Prosciutto Wrapped Asparagus with Garlic & Herb Cheese

PROSCIUTTO WRAPPED ASPARAGUS - Garlic and Herb cheese is spread over prosciutto and then wrapped around fresh asparagus and baked until tender #asparagus #prosciutto #appetizer #happilyunprocessed

This low carb appetizer uses fresh asparagus that is paired with a garlic and herb cream cheese and wrapped in salty prosciutto and baked until … [Continue reading]

Classic Bolognese Sauce with Tagliatelle (step by step)

CLASSIC BOLOGNESE SAUCE - An Italian Sunday dinner classic #bolognese #italian #pasta #happilyunprocessed

A slow simmered, full bodied Italian meat sauce that can be enjoyed on top of tagliatelle pasta or as the main sauce in lasagna alla Bolognese.  This … [Continue reading]

Easy Homemade Russian Dressing

HOMEMAD RUSSIAN DRESSING - spicy, tangy, sweet all in one. The perfect dressing for salad, to dip french fries, or on top of a Reuben #russiandressing #salad #healthy #happilyunprocessed

Creamy, tangy, sweet and perfectly balanced is what you will get when you make this homemade Russian dressing.  Perfect as a sandwich or salad topper. … [Continue reading]