Gluten Free Peanut Butter and Jelly Grilled Sandwich

Have you ever been to Disneyland and eaten dinner at Goofy’s Kitchen? One of the items they have on their buffet menu line is PB&J Pizza. While my kids and I couldn’t eat it I made it at home on Udi’s Pizza Crust. It was really good! Warm, melty goodness! And this is coming from someone who really isn’t a big fan of PB&J sandwiches.

Now fast forward a year and a half… I was making everyone roast beef sandwiches except for one of the kids they wanted a PB&J sandwich instead. I took out the panini grill so I could make the Roast beef sandwiches and then said, “Can I put your PB&J on the panini grill, also?” and my kid was like, “Sure.”

Well the other two kids seemed to be jealous and all I could hear was, “Can I have a bite to try your sandwich?” “This is sooooooo good!”

Anyhow, a new sandwich was born in our home, LOL.

Peanut Butter and Jelly Panini Sandwich

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Crockpot Turkey Tenderloin with a sweet red plum sauce

Crockpot Turkey Tenderloin with an sweet red plum sauce | Small Town Living in Nevada

This sauce is sweet and pairs well with the turkey! And of course I love capers so it is a win win kind of dinner for my family!

Crockpot Turkey Tenderloin with an sweet red plum sauce

Serves 5

1/2 cup Red Plum Jam
1/2 cup packed brown sugar
1/2 cup Marin Wine
1/3 Cup Olive Oil
1/3 cup red wine vinegar
1/4 cup capers with juice
2 tablespoons garlic, minced
1 pound Turkey Tenderloin


Cooked Rice
Cooked diced zucchini


Place first eight ingredients in a crockpot and cook 2.5 hours on high. Anything longer and it will dry out the turkey.

Once cooked cut turkey into cubes. Place a nice helping of rice topped with Turkey and Zucchini then ladle Plum sauce over top.

Plum Jelly

I was going through the fridge and tossing questionable containers when I came across several baggies of Chinese Plums. TheyIMG_7957 had been sitting in the refrigerator since we picked them weeks ago. It was either toss them, too, or make something immediately with them.

I love Plum Jam and was — yeah I can do that. So I had a little over a pound of plumbs. The kids and I had already pitted them, so all I needed to do was chop them up.

Unfortunately – I made a HUGE mess of the kitchen with this little batch of Jam. I placed them in the food processor, yet it didn’t chop as fine as I wanted. Next I pulled out the Blender and pureed them instead. Perfect!

When I tossed the pureed fruit, water and sugar in the pot and started to boil — I noticed there was what looked like nuts in the mixture floating to the top. AGH! There must had been a pit in one of the plums that we missed — so now I had to get out the sieve to retrieve the pit particles. Unfortunately that meant my jam will now be less chunky as well. Oh well, it will still be really tasty nevertheless!

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