Monthly Archive: October 2011

Quick & Easy Turkey Gyros

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A little internet research revealed that Gyros (prounced yeer-oh) can also be made from chicken or pork. Generally to make Gyros, meat is placed on a vertical spit that turns in front of a heat source. When cooked, the meat is thinly sliced off and served in a warm piece of pita bread with greens, …

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Quick & Easy Turkey Gyros

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One day last week I was reading the Cooking Light message boards and this recipe for quick and easy Turkey Gyros (pronounced yeer-oh) was getting rave reviews from people saying it was one of their favorite “go to” recipes for rushed week days meals. Well I have to tell you that I have never tried …

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Garden Chicken Cacciatore over Polenta – Slow Cooker WWPP 4

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The sauce is a nice balance of tomato, bell pepper, onion, mushrooms, carrots and celery. Using canned tomatoes that are already seasoned with basil, oregano and garlic cuts down on the amount of seasoning required. Red wine and balsamic vinegar add depth of flavor which you sometimes need in a slow cooker recipe. The herbs …

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Garden Chicken Cacciatore over Polenta – Slow Cooker WWPP4

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Recently I have been getting cooking inspiration from some of my favorite bloggers! One day last week I went over to Renee’s blog My Kitchen Adventures and saw her post for this chicken recipe made in the slow cooker. Renee and I seem to share the same taste in food so when she said this …

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Oatmeal Spice Breakfast Cookie

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These cookies are something I have been making for years. It was inspired by a Cooking Light recipe that I have adapted, using less sugar and substituting healthier ingredients. Each cookie is filled with goodness like ┬ácholesterol lowering oats, whole wheat pastry flour, dried cranberries, baby food prunes, coconut butter and just the right amount …

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