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TAYros – Tay’s Pork Gyros with Roasted Sweet N Spicy Butternut Squash

The Gyro Marinade is AMAZING! 

I loved school’s Butternut Squash, so I tried to copy it. I didn’t have Honey, so improvised with Maple Syrup and it was AMAZING!

2 med. Pork Chops or Steaks (Double Marinade, if more)
2T Olive Oil
2T Worcestershire
2T White Wine Vinegar
a lil shy of 1/2T Garlic Clove, minced
1.5T Dried Oregano
1tsp Pepper (Or to taste)
1 Beef Cube, crushed
1/2tsp Onion Powder
1/2tsp Garlic Powder
1/4tsp Sea Salt

Premix Marinade. Pour over Pork. Marinade 1 hour, then, cut up, and marinade another hour. Fry in skillet, cooking down juices. Top onto Pita Bread with Tomatoes, Onions, Lettuce, and this EASY Cream Cheese Tzatziki:
1/2c Cream Cheese, slightly softened (Sour Cream can be used)
1/2 Cucumber, grated
1/2tsp White Vinegar
1tsp Lemon Juice
1/2tsp Pepper
1/2tsp Garlic Powder
1/2tsp Dill Weed, or to taste
1/4tsp Salt
Soften Cream Cheese. Add everything. Stir well. Allow to cool. Spread onto Gyro.

Roasted Sweet and Spicy Butternut Squash:
1 Butternut Squash, cubed and skin cut off
Pinch Sea Salt
Olive Oil, brushed pan
2T Maple Syrup (Homemade) (Honey can be used)
2tsp Sriracha
1/2tsp Lemon Juice
1/8tsp Brown Sugar

Cut and remove skin. Brush pan with Oil, toss around Butternut Squash to lightly coat. Season with Salt and Pepper. Toss, again. Cook uncovered, single layered, at 400 for about 40 minutes, or until soft. Mix with Sauce. Bake about 5 more minutes. Allow to set some to cool.


Tay’s Sweet and Spicy Chicken with AMAZING Cucumber Tzatziki Wrap


EASY to Make! LOW CALORIES LOW CARBOHYDRATES Sweet and Spicy Chicken Wraps with a Delicious Cucumber Tzatziki Sauce. Healthier never tasted so good!


Tay’s EASY Sweet and Spicy Grilled Chicken:
Chicken Marinade (ONE HOUR! That’s it!):
About 1/3c White Vinegar
About 1T McCormick’s Montreal Steak Seasoning

Chicken Sauce (To toss cooked Chicken):
1 part Sweet Thai Chili Sauce (Asian aisle. I did about 1/3c)
1 part Louisiana Hot Sauce (I did about 1/3c)


Tzatziki Sauce:
1/2c Sour Cream
2T Mayo
1T Grated Parmasen Cheese
1tsp Lemon Juice (100% fridge kind)
1c Cucumber, peeled, seeded, grated
1/4tsp Garlic Powder
1/2tsp McCormick’s Gourmet Greek Seasoning
1/4tsp Dill Weed
1/8tsp Mustard Powder
1/8tsp Sea Salt

Toppings: Lettuce, Tomatoes, Red Onions, Italian Shredd. Cheese
Flatbread/Wrap of Choice (I used Joseph’s Flaxseed Flatbreads)

Marinade thawed Chicken Breasts 1 hour, mixing around every so often. (Great time to make Tzatziki Sauce.). This Chicken is BEST ON CHARCOAL GRILL!!! Cook Chicken. Once cooked, cut into strips. Toss Chicken with Sauce IMMEDIATELY.
Top Flatbread/Wrap of choice with Tzatziki, Chicken, Lettuce, Tomatoes, Onions, Cheese

Optional to use Breaded/Fried Chicken to toss with Sauce, instead.


Served with Quick Grilled Potatoes:
Potatoes (Stab w/fork. Microwave about 3minutes)
Butter Flavor Cooking Spray
McCormick’s Herb Garlic Seasoning
Butter Flavor Seasoning
Green Onions

Microwave Potatoes, covered (Cuts cooking time). Then, halve then. Butter flavor cooking spray them. Sprinkle, WELL, with Herb Garlic Seasoning and Pepper. Add Green Onions. Wrap in Foil. Grill.