Pulled Pork Tenderloin Sandwich – a Healthier Choice!

pulled pork sandwich served with side order of steamed veggies

Speaking with a friend who toldpulled pork sadwich me about this recipe, I took her word for the fact that she said, “pulled pork tenderloin is to die for…” and decided to make this for a lunch when first impressions meant everything.

I purchased two pieces of frozen pork tenderloin that was on special at NoFrills for $2.99 a pound. Each piece was $1.99, so together they were just over a pound. I slightly defrosted both pieces in my microwave oven so that I could cut them in half, in order to fit them in my crock pot (slow cooker).

Here’s my recipe:

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Making Wienerschnitzel the easy way!

my wienerschnitzel on a small plate

Lightly coated pork tenderloin medallions – this is a favourite of mine and SO easy to make. Great when cold too!

Ingredients:
One pork tenderloin
3/4 – 1 cup grape seed oil
3 sleeves of Premium unsalted crackers
4 egg
Salt & pepper (optional)
Homemade apple sauce

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My Dog Was Shivering… Sometimes Uncontrollably. Why?

a photo of Nugget taken in 2010

My precious Nugget was diagnosed with kidney problems. For several years, he was vomiting once every so many months, then all of a sudden his vomiting became nightly. After a few days of trying different things (including changing his diet), I took him to his doctor and had his blood tested.

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Rescuing a Recipe Gone Bad…

recycle logo used as a header image

Being only about 16 years of age at the time, my mother let me go ahead and mix up a BIG batch of Banana Bread… which I had done on several occasions. So much so that this recipe became one of my “specialties”… I loved to bake!

Having several mouths to feed and raising a rather large family on one income, my parents resorted to cost cutting measures such as purchasing things like every day baking products in bulk. My father re-modelled a cabinet to fit a small hallway just off the cooking kitchen. This cabinet had two large bins in it, one which held a large bag of flour, the other held a large bag of icing sugar and brown sugar.

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