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Greek Pita

Keeping up with healthy eating is not an easy task. We have been eating reasonably well, but it is tough to break old habits. I caved once in the past bit and grabbed Burger King for dinner for the family. This past Friday evening was beautiful and I really didn't feel like attempting some big meal. I had already had thawed some boneless, skinless chicken breast and thought that some sort of sandwich would be ideal. We had all the fixin's for a Greek Pita so that's what I did.
I love my Wolfgang Puck Panini Maker and use it for almost everything including to grill chicken. I didn't add any seasoning... just threw them on two at a time.

I got together all of the ingredients: Whole Wheat Pita Pockets, diced onion & tomato, sliced black olives, feta cheese and lettuce. For lettuce I always use my lettuce spinner that I bought at Costco some time ago. Christian absolutely loves when I call him to spin the lettuce out. It's like a toy to him. I also used Cesar Dressing in mine & Millard's, but Christian, as usual, didn't want any sauces or dressings on his.
When everything was prepped and ready to go I called Christian to come and build his own. He put a little of everything into the bowl (except for onion & dressing) and tossed it around with the tongs. Then he helped me stuff the pita which was easier said than done! I am not sure if it was the brand name that I bought or if it had anything to do with the fact that they were whole wheat, but they were very thin. Even though I was very delicate when opening the pocket they still tore easier than usual.
The greek pita made for a good meal. Normally I would stick fries in the oven to accompany it, but this time I didn't. We ate the pitas and they filled us up! We'll do these again another time for sure. Apart from eating it, Christian's favorite part was tossing it in the bowl.


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