• zakarian greek yogurt pasta
    Dinner,  Lunch

    Zakarian’s Yogurt and Herb Pasta

    So, this may be the first time I got a real inspiration from watching the Kitchen on the Food Network. The best part of the show though is definitely Geoffrey Zakarian (just gonna call him GZ going forward). When he makes something on the show, its more often than involves proper technique and flavor pairings. This one actually caught my eye and made me go oooh! I would describe it as basically a Tzaziki Pasta, which just sounded awesome. What’s really great is that the only thing that you need to cook is the pasta. We did cook up some chicken pieces to provide protein but its not required. The…

  • Tzatziki
    Side Dish

    Tzatziki

    My husband’s family is of Greek decent, so he loves to experiment and make Greek dishes like Tzatziki.  Many of them are fairly simple (like this one), while others can be extremely complex (like pastitsio or spanikopita).  For Tzatziki, all you really need is garlic, cucumber, greek yogurt, lemon, and dill.  I always go with the fat free yogurt since it makes this a super healthy dip option.  The only prep work needed is to really mince the garlic and cucumber.  You can leave the cucumber a bit chunkier, but I prefer it a bit smoother. Tzatziki is one of the easiest recipes to throw together in a pinch and…