BEEF GYROS WITH CUCUMBER TZATZIKI SAUCE

This year I have had a bumper crop of cucumbers, and after making several batches of dill pickles and selling an abundance at the Skandia Farmers Market, I have been coming up with different ways to eat cucumbers. One of my favorite ways to enjoy their refreshing flavor is in a homemade Mediterranean tzatziki sauce. While I enjoy using it as a dip for vegetables and in a sandwich wrap, I thought I would try my hand at a marinated beef gyro. When I posted a photo on my personal social media account of my food experiment, several friends asked me for the recipe. A couple mentioned that they loved the flavors of a gyro, but felt an aversion to eating lamb. If you do not eat beef, you could use chicken and if you do not eat meat you could substitute large portabella mushrooms or eggplant. If you are watching your intake of bread, you can leave off the pita and turn it into a gyro salad. … More BEEF GYROS WITH CUCUMBER TZATZIKI SAUCE

Mediterranean Wrap with Greek Olives & Tzatziki Sauce

“You have power over your mind – not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength.” ― Marcus Aurelius, Meditations  Since I try to fully embrace a healthy lifestyle, I do wait until the beginning of month to start new if I have slipped up. I truly believe that each day presents an opportunity … More Mediterranean Wrap with Greek Olives & Tzatziki Sauce