Pork Tenderloin with Peach BBQ sauce

We recently went peach picking with the kids and picked two huge bags of peaches.  There was no way we were going to eat all of those peaches before they went bad if we just ate them as a snack out of the fridge. Therefore, I had to get a little creative in how to use them up.  Enter peach bbq sauce.  This BBQ sauce is very quick to make and does not use ketchup or added sugars.

I used this on a pork tenderloin but you could easily use this over any other type/cut of meat such as chicken or ribs.

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Memorial Day BBQ “Leftover Makeover” Pizza

recipe: barbecue BBQ leftovers Memorial Day pizzaI love the challenge of giving my leftovers a makeover. Not only does it make me feel great to not waste my leftovers but it’s also a time saver since most of food is already prepared.

For Memorial Day, I like to make a traditional barbecue of burgers/hot dogs and all the possible fixins (including sautéed mushroom, raw onion, tomatoes, cheese etc).  But since I never learn my  lesson on how much of the fixins to put out, I’m often left with a lot of raw onions, chopped tomatoes and sautéed mushrooms.

At first I thought I would make barbecue chicken pizza with caramelized onions but didn’t think the kids would go for that.  However, since the hubby and I loved that idea, I boiled 2 chicken breasts for 20 minutes. Once cooked, I shredded them and set them aside. I separated them and put half the shredded pieces with BBQ sauce and left the other half plain.  Continue reading