Roasted Sweet Potato and Black Bean Chili


Before I dive into today's soul warming recipe I wanted to share with you a few things that have been going on behind the scenes at Happily Unprocessed.  1.  First off, I have (very slowly) been adding the NUTRITIONAL information to our recipes.  This is not an easy task and it's taken me most of … [Continue reading]

Lemon Quinoa


Happy January!  We have hit a deep freeze here in the Midwest.  The tree is down but the outside lights are still up.  I think they might be there until June. But I love January.  You know why?  Because 3/4 of the planet is trying to lose weight and eat better, which is great for me because I … [Continue reading]

White Bean and Ham Soup


From our humble hearts to yours, we hope you had a magical Christmas with love and laughter with family and friends. And ham.  We hope you had ham … [Continue reading]

8 of the Best Weight Loss Foods


  Everyone knows by now that 'You Are What You Eat', right? We all know this.  We've heard it a hundred times before. One of the biggest … [Continue reading]

Cheesy Au Gratin Potatoes


I don't think I've come across a potato recipe that I haven't fallen in love with.  Let's face it, it's very hard to destroy a potato.  But the … [Continue reading]

Some of my favorite things


I've been getting a few emails lately about the kitchen items I use when I am cooking.  So I thought I would update My Favorite Things link up above … [Continue reading]

Coconut Macaroons

coconut macaroon

After I posted the recipe for the Candied Pecans it got me to thinking (very prematurely I might add) about other Holiday Treats.  Let's face it, … [Continue reading]

5 Hard Lessons I Learned While Photographing Food

Zuchinni Bread

Let me start this by saying I do NOT consider myself a great, good, or even mediocre photographer of food.  I still, even 4 years later, consider … [Continue reading]

Creamy Lemon Chicken Piccata


This chicken piccata is a great weeknight go to recipe! Perfectly cooked chicken in a creamy lemon sauce that is on the table in 30 minutes! Serve … [Continue reading]

Tuna Cakes with Spicy Sriracha Aioli Sauce


I love crab cakes.  But I don't love the cost.  Real crab can be very expensive so when I was in the mood for them the other day, I decided to make … [Continue reading]

Candied Pecans


With the holidays coming up I am anticipating being ambushed at work with Holiday Cookie Exchanges in every department. I kind of like to go against … [Continue reading]

Chicken Marsala


Are you in need of another under 30 minute weeknight dinner?  I've got you covered my friends. Now I know there are either mushroom LOVERS or … [Continue reading]

Slow Cooker Chicken Fajita Soup


Hello friends!  I have a great soup for you all today that is super simple to make and packed full of flavor. This Chicken Fajita Soup has all the … [Continue reading]

The MOST Amazing Slow Cooker Pot Roast

slow cooker roast

Yay!  Slow cooker season is here!   Slow cookers are my Fall GO TO and they are PERFECT for roasts ! You all are going to absolutely L-O-V-E this … [Continue reading]

Paleo Beer Battered Fish

paleo beer battered fish

Well I have managed to make it through 2 weeks of my new job.  Things sure have changed in the working world since I left in 2008!  But I am … [Continue reading]