My Go-To Dinner Lately


Here’s a quick and easy dish that’s been my fresh, go-to dinner lately. It’s healthy, fairly cheap, and tasty too! Even the kids like them. Aside from heating the chicken, it’s a mostly no-cook meal which is great for hot, summer days or queasy mothers in their first trimester.

Greek Sandwiches

  • 2 Cans Chicken (or about 3 cups of shredded, cooked chicken)
  • Ranch or Caesar dressing
  • Salt, Pepper, Garlic Salt
  • 8 Pita Halves
  • Tomato Slices
  • Onions (I prefer Red Onions, but White can be used)
  • Cilantro

1) Heat the chicken over the stove or in the microwave and mix with a dollop of dressing to taste. Sprinkle a bit of salt, pepper, and garlic salt in as well. It’s hard to go wrong. Just sprinkle and taste as you go if you’re unsure of the amount.

2) Spoon the chicken mixture into the pita halves and top with tomato slices, red onions, and sprigs of cilantro. If you’re not a cilantro fan, you can replace it with some green lettuce. Serves 4-6 people (depending on whether they’re adults or little people). We like to serve it alongside some homemade garlic hummus and chips.

Honestly, I never even liked hummus until I came across this recipe. Now it’s one of my go-to snacks. If you’re a garlic fan, you’ve got to try it! Eat it with broccoli, carrots, celery, or chips.

Homemade Garlic Hummus

  • 2 cans of chick peas, undrained
  • 3 Tbl butter
  • 2 Tbl coconut oil
  • 1 HEAD garlic (this makes for very garlicky hummus. You can go more lightly if a full head scares you and just use 5-6 cloves)
  • 1 ½ tsp salt
  • ½ cup lemon juice
  • ¾ cup olive oil

Cook chick peas, butter, and coconut oil over the stove for about 20 minutes until chick peas are softened. Meanwhile, peel the garlic cloves.

Toss cooked chick pea mixture into a large blender and combine with other ingredients until smooth. Pour into a bowl or Tupperware with a lid and store in the fridge until hardened. This makes a great healthy and high-protein snack. One recipe usually lasts about a week around here.

Happy cooking!

8 thoughts on “My Go-To Dinner Lately

  1. Vikki says:

    That looks and sounds Yummy!!! Thanks for sharing it! 🙂

  2. Libby says:

    Mmmm I like this meal! 🙂

  3. We are obsessed with hummus at my house right now. My husband had never ate it before I made him try it on our honeymoon and is now addicted. I will have to try making our own at home!

  4. tami says:

    my mother in love suggested wating hummus with cucumber slices, I never liked it with pita chips etc but the cucumbers r great and i dont salt the cucumbers like i would if i were eating them alone!

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