Monday, July 27, 2009

Menu Plan Monday

Angel Hair pasta with alfredo sauce
Garlic bread
Green salad
peanut butter cookies (FHE treat)

Greek Chicken Pitas


Hawaiian Haystacks

Date Night! The honey better take me out.

Saturday, July 25, 2009

Greek Chicken Stuffed Pitas

From Tasty Sensations

Read entire recipe before preparing! It's delicious and the leftovers are just as good!

Package of Whole Wheat Pitas (or use white)
6 chicken breasts
1/8 c. olive oil
1/8 c. lemon juice
1 clove smashed garlic
dash of Mrs. dash
1/4 tsp. fresh ground pepper
1/2 tsp. salt
1/4 tsp. oregano

Marinate chicken in sauce overnight (or in fridge all day). Bake for 25 min. or until juices run clear at 350.While chicken is baking, prepare Greek Salad:

Greek Salad
Peel & seed 1 small cucumber, dice to small pieces
Dice 2 large tomatoes
3 stalks of finely chopped green onion
Mix in bowl w/ 1/8 c. balsamic vinegar and 1/4 c. crumbled feta

When chicken is done, cut into cubes or slices and stuff inside pita with Greek Salad.Top with Tzatziki Sauce.

Tzatziki Sauce:
1 container of plain yogurt
1/2 finely shredded cucumber (drain juice)
1 Tbs. lemon juice
1/2 tsp. salt
1/4 tsp. pepper
1 tsp. of crushed garlic

Mix well and chill in fridge.

The Greek Salad is also great alone or served with french bread like a bruschetta.

Oreo Truffles

1 pkg. oreos
1 pkg. cream cheese
dipping chocolate or chocolate bark

Crush all the Oreos in blender, food processor, etc. Then mix with the pkg. of cream cheese.

Roll them into nickel sized balls (they will nearly double in size).

Put on wax paper and put in freezer for 1/2 hour.

Then dip in melted chocolate. Put back into freezer to harden.

Remove from freezer 1/2 hour before serving.
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