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March 21, 2020 at 6:00 AM | Posted in Kitchen Hints | Leave a comment
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Pork Tenderloin……………….

Pork tenderloin packs big nutrients in every lean serving. At just 120 calories, a 3-ounce portion of tenderloin is an “excellent” source of protein, thiamin, vitamin B6, phosphorous and niacin and a “good” source of potassium, riboflavin and zinc yet accounts for only 6 percent of the calories in a 2,000-calorie diet.

Sunday’s Pork Roast Dinner Recipe – Stuffed Pork Tenderloin with Collard Greens

February 2, 2020 at 6:02 AM | Posted in Diabetes Self Management, Sunday’s Pork Roast Dinner Recipe | Leave a comment
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This week’s Sunday’s Pork Roast Dinner Recipe is a Stuffed pork tenderloin with collard greens. A Stuffed Pork Roast with Collard Greens, hurry up Dinner! To make this Recipe you’ll need a 1 pound Lean Pork Tenderloin, Dried Apricot halves, Black Pepper, Onion Powder, Oregano, Collard Greens, Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Onion, Garlic, and Salt. This one should be one Delicious Meal! The recipe is from the Diabetes Self Management website where you can find a huge selection of Diabetic Friendly Recipes, Diabetes News, Diabetes Management Tips, and more! You can also subscribe to the Diabetes Self Management Magazine. Each issue is packed with Diabetes News and Diabetic Friendly Recipes. I’ve left a link to subscribe at the end of the post. Enjoy and Eat Healthy in 2020! https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/

Stuffed pork tenderloin with collard greens

Ingredients
Preparation time: 15 minutes
Cooking time: 50 minutes

1 pound lean pork tenderloin
12 dried apricot halves (about 1/2 cup)
1 teaspoon black pepper
1 teaspoon onion powder
1 teaspoon oregano
1 pound collard greens, stemmed, washed, and drained, but not dry
1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
3/4 cup diced onion
1 clove garlic, minced
2 dashes salt

Directions
Yield:
4 servings

Serving size:
3 ounces of meat and 1 cup of greens

1 – Heat oven to 400°F. Line a baking pan with nonstick aluminum foil (or use regular aluminum foil sprayed with nonfat cooking spray). Place tenderloin on a cutting board, and use a slightly oiled (olive oil) sharpening steel or boning knife to make a hole in the center of the tenderloin all the way through. Stuff dried apricots into the cavity, working from one end at a time and making sure to stuff them all the way into the middle. Place tenderloin in pan and sprinkle with black pepper, onion powder, and oregano. Cook for 45 minutes, or until a meat thermometer reads at least 160°F. If you prefer your pork well done, cook until thermometer reads 170°F. Remove and let rest 5 minutes before slicing.

2 – While meat is resting, roll a collard leaf into a tight roll. Using a sharp slicing knife, slice into thin strips. Repeat until all of the greens resemble green ribbons. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat and add onion and garlic. Cook until onions are almost transparent. Add greens (which should still be damp) and sauté, moving rapidly until greens have relaxed and deepened in color, 2–3 minutes. If mixture starts to stick to the pan, add 1 tablespoon water. Remove greens from heat. To serve, place approximately 1 cup of greens on a dinner plate. Cut tenderloin into 1 1/2-inch slices. Place meat slices on top of greens.

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 297 calories, Carbohydrates: 19 g, Protein: 35 g, Fat: 9 g, Saturated Fat: 2 g, Cholesterol: 90 mg, Sodium: 89 mg, Fiber: 6 g
https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/recipes/main-dishes/stuffed-pork-tenderloin-with-collard-greens/

 

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Sunday’s Pork Roast Dinner Recipe – Stuffed Pork Tenderloin

January 26, 2020 at 6:02 AM | Posted in Diabetes Self Management, Sunday’s Pork Roast Dinner Recipe | 1 Comment
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This week’s Sunday’s Pork Roast Dinner Recipe is a Stuffed Pork Tenderloin. This looks and sounds like one Delicious Pork Dish! Made using a 1 pound Pork Tenderloin, Wild Rice, Baby Carrots, Mushrooms, Oregano, and Garlic Powder. This recipe is from the Diabetes Self Management website where you’ll find a fantastic selection of Diabetic Friendly Recipes along with Diabetes News, Diabetes Management Tips, and more! you can also subscribe to one of my favorite Magazines, the Diabetes Self Management Magazine. I’ve left a link to subscribe at the end of the post. Enjoy and Eat Healthy in 2020! https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/

Stuffed Pork Tenderloin
Ingredients
Preparation time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: 40 minutes.

1 pound pork tenderloin
1/2 cup cooked wild rice
5 baby carrots, finely chopped
1/2 cup chopped mushrooms
1/2 teaspoon oregano
1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
Nonstick cooking spray

Directions
Yield: 4 servings
Serving size: 4 ounces

Preheat oven to 375˚F. Cut tenderloin down the long side approximately 2/3 way through and spread open (butterfly style). Combine wild rice, carrots, mushrooms, oregano, and garlic powder in a small bowl. Spoon mixture into cut seam, then fold over to close. Seal with small skewers or tie with string (about 5 ties should do). Spray baking pan with nonstick cooking spray and add meat. Cook 30–40 minutes until meat reaches 160˚F when tested with a meat thermometer. Let rest 10 minutes before slicing.

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 176 calories, Carbohydrates: 5 g, Protein: 03 g, Fat: 4 g, Saturated Fat: 1 g, Cholesterol: 83 mg, Sodium: 76 mg, Fiber: 1 g
https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/recipes/main-dishes/stuffed-pork-tenderloin/

 

 

 


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Healthy Pork Roast Recipes

November 24, 2019 at 6:01 AM | Posted in Eating Well | Leave a comment
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From the EatingWell website and Magazine its Healthy Pork Roast Recipes. Delicious and Healthy Pork Roast Recipes with recipes like Chili-Glazed Pork Roast, Pork Primavera Sandwiches, and Pork Tenderloin Stuffed with Porcini Mushrooms. Take your Pork Roasts to another flavor level with these recipes! Enjoy and Make 2019 a Healthy One! http://www.eatingwell.com/


Healthy Pork Roast Recipes
Find healthy, delicious pork roast recipes including boneless, shoulder and crockpot pork roast. Healthier recipes, from the food and nutrition experts at EatingWell.

Chili-Glazed Pork Roast
A simple brown sugar and spice rub gives this pork dinner an intense flavor. The sugar caramelizes during roasting to create a delicious glaze……….

Pork Primavera Sandwiches
To keep this slow cooker pork sandwich recipe heart-healthy, look for a barbecue sauce that’s low in fat and sodium……………..

Pork Tenderloin Stuffed with Porcini Mushrooms
Stuffing this lean pork with mushrooms adds not only elegance but also flavor and juiciness………

* Click the link below to get all the Healthy Pork Roast Recipes
http://www.eatingwell.com/recipes/19278/ingredients/meat-poultry/pork/roast/

Diabetic Dish of the Week – Rosemary Roast Pork Tenderloin and Vegetables

November 5, 2019 at 6:02 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetes Self Management, Diabetic Dish of the Week | Leave a comment
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This week’s Diabetic Dish of the Week is – Rosemary Roast Pork Tenderloin and Vegetables. Your Comfort Food Pork is here with this week’s recipe of Rosemary Roast Pork Tenderloin and Vegetables. You’ll need 2 small Pork Tenderloins, Reduced-Sodium Chicken Broth, Parsnips, Baby Carrots, Red Bell Pepper, Yellow Onion, and Seasoning. Keep everybody coming back for more with this dish! You can this recipe at the Diabetes Self Management website where you’ll find a huge selection of Diabetes Friendly Recipes, Diabetes Management Tips, Diabetes News and more so be sure to check it out soon. You can also subscribe to the Diabetes Self Management Magazine, one of my favorites. In fact I just received the latest issue and it was packed with great Holiday Recipes. I’ve left a link at the end of the post where you can subscribe to it. So Enjoy and Make 2019 a Healthy One! https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/

Rosemary Roast Pork Tenderloin and Vegetables
This roast pork tenderloin is the perfect weeknight dinner. Not only is it delicious, but the whole meal is cooked in one pan so you’ll have less cleanup and more time to unwind afterward.

Ingredients
1/4 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth
1 tablespoon olive or vegetable oil
3 large parsnips, peeled and cut diagonally into 1/2-inch slices
2 cups baby carrots
1 red bell pepper, cut into 3/4-inch pieces
1 medium sweet or yellow onion, cut into wedges
2 small pork tenderloins (12 ounces each)
2 tablespoons Dijon or spicy Dijon mustard
2 teaspoons dried rosemary
3/4 teaspoon salt (optional)
1/2 teaspoon black pepper

Directions
1 – Preheat oven to 400°F. Spray large shallow roasting pan or jelly-roll pan with nonstick cooking spray.

2 – Combine broth and oil in small bowl. Combine parsnips, carrots, and 3 tablespoons broth mixture in prepared pan; toss to coat. Roast vegetables 10 minutes.

3 – Add bell pepper, onion, and remaining broth mixture to pan; toss to coat. Push vegetables to edges of pan. Place pork in center of pan; spread with mustard. Sprinkle pork and vegetables with rosemary, salt, if desired, and black pepper.

4 – Roast 25 to 30 minutes or until vegetables are tender and internal temperature of pork reaches 155°F. Transfer pork to cutting board; tent with foil and let stand 5 minutes. Cut pork crosswise into 1/2-inch slices; serve with vegetables and any juices from pan.

Yield: 6 servings.

Serving size: 3 ounces pork plus 2/3 cup vegetables.

Nutrition Facts Per Serving:
Calories: 218 calories, Carbohydrates: 14 g, Protein: 25 g, Fat: 6 g, Saturated Fat: 2 g, Cholesterol: 73 mg, Sodium: 202 mg, Fiber: 3 g
https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/recipes/main-dishes/rosemary-roast-pork-tenderloin-and-vegetables/

 

 


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Cumin Spiced Pork Tenderloin Fillet w/ Golden Hominy and Cut Green Beans

October 6, 2019 at 6:37 PM | Posted in pork tenderloin, spices and herbs | Leave a comment
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Today’s Menu: Cumin Spiced Pork Tenderloin Fillet w/ Golden Hominy and Cut Green Beans

 

 

To start my morning off I had a cup of Bigelow Decaf Green Tea. 77degrees and cloudy with some light rain, a little more humid out today. Went to Kroger after Breakfast, just needed a couple of items. Back home did some laundry and light cleaning. Later I got the leaf blower out and cleaned off the deck and driveway areas. Spent the rest of the afternoon watching Football. For Dinner tonight I prepared a Cumin Spiced Pork Tenderloin Fillet w/ Golden Hominy and Cut Green Beans.

 

 

 

I bought a Pork Tenderloin while at Kroger along with some Chicken Thighs. I’m having the Pork Tenderloin for Dinner tonight. To make the dish I’ll need; 1 tablespoon Extra Virgin Olive Oil, 1 pork Tenderloin, 1 tbsp Roasted Cumin, 1 tsp Garlic Powder, 1 tsp Chili Powder, 1 teaspoon Sea Salt, 1/2 teaspoon Hungarian Paprika, 2 teaspoons Dried Oregano, and 1/4 teaspoon Black Pepper. To prepare it preheat oven to 350°. Combine all the ingredients; rub it all over the pork. Let stand 20 minutes. Heat the oil in a Cast Iron Skillet over medium-high heat. Add pork to pan; cook 4 minutes, browning on all sides. From the stove to the oven; Bake at 400° for 10 minutes or until a thermometer registers 155° (slightly pink), turning after 7 minutes. Remove from the skillet into a platter or dish and let stand 10 minutes before slicing. Then get ready to enjoy one delicious Pork Tenderloin! Fantastic combo of Spices, which makes one incredible Crust on the Pork with the inside being tender and moist! This is my favorite Pork Recipe by far!

 

For one side dish I opened up a can of one of my favorite side dishes, Kroger Brand Golden Hominy. For those that has never had or heard of Hominy; Hominy is a food made from kernels of corn which are soaked in an alkali solution of either lime or lye. The corrosive nature of the solution removes the hull and germ of the corn and causes the grain itself to puff up to about twice its normal size. There is White and Golden Hominy, my favorite is the Golden Hominy. If you’ve never tried it do, makes a delicious side dish!

 

 

 

 

Then I also heated up a can of Del Monte Cut Green Beans. Just empty the can into a sauce pan and heat until heated through. I just love Green Beans, all Beans! For Dessert/Snack later a bowl of Skinny Pop – Pop Corn along with a Sprite Zero to drink.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Pork Facts….
One serving of pork is 3 ounces, or about the size of a deck of cards, according to the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute. An image of the portion size is important because a thick pork chop can be twice that size and without realizing it you can eat double the calories. You’ll get 137 calories and 4 grams of fat from a 3-ounce pork chop. Pork is similar to chicken, with 3 ounces of chicken breast containing 140 calories and 3 grams of fat. A pork chop has 65 milligrams of cholesterol, compared to 72 grams in chicken breast, but they both have just 1 gram of saturated fat.

Diabetic Pork Recipes

October 1, 2019 at 6:01 AM | Posted in Eating Well | Leave a comment
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From the EatingWell website and Magazine its Diabetic Pork Recipes. Find Delicious and Diabetic Pork Recipes with recipes including; Maple-Mustard Pork with Roasted Sweet Potatoes and Cauliflower, Pork Skewers with Fruit Glaze, and Grilled Pork Tenderloin with Sweet and Sour Rhubarb Chutney. Find these recipes and more all at the EatingWell website. Also don’t forget to subscribe to one of my favorite Food Magazines, the EatingWell Magazine. Enjoy and Make 2019 a Healthy One! http://www.eatingwell.com/

Diabetic Pork Recipes
Find healthy, delicious diabetic pork recipes, from the food and nutrition experts at EatingWell.

Maple-Mustard Pork with Roasted Sweet Potatoes and Cauliflower
The combination of sweet maple syrup and tangy mustard makes a flavorful marinade for quick-cooking pork loin chops in this healthy dinner recipe. Serve with roasted sweet potatoes and cauliflower for an easy, tasty meal that’s ready in under a half an hour (if you marinate the pork ahead of time)…………………….

Pork Skewers with Fruit Glaze
Here’s a quick and easy entree for six—chunks of succulent pork loin and red and green bell peppers are threaded onto skewers and grilled with a sweet fruit glaze. Choose your favorite fruit preserve for the glaze, like apricot, red raspberry, or strawberry……………

Grilled Pork Tenderloin with Sweet and Sour Rhubarb Chutney
For this healthy grilled pork tenderloin recipe, we’ve paired the meat with a zesty sweet and sour rhubarb chutney for a classic flavor combo. Add a big green salad and grill-roasted potatoes for a quick and elegant dinner………………

* Click the link below to get all the Diabetic Pork Recipes
http://www.eatingwell.com/recipes/23000/health-condition/diabetic/dinner/meats/pork/

Diabetic Pork Recipes

July 10, 2019 at 6:01 AM | Posted in Eating Well | Leave a comment
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From the EatingWell website and Magazine its Diabetic Pork Recipes. Delicious and Healthy Diabetic Pork Recipes. Find recipes like; Pork Skewers with Fruit Glaze, Slow-Cooked Pork Tacos with Chipotle Aioli, and Italian Pork with Mashed Sweet Potatoes. Find these recipes and much more all at the EatingWell website. Enjoy and Make 2019 a Healthy One! http://www.eatingwell.com/

Diabetic Pork Recipes
Find healthy, delicious diabetic pork recipes, from the food and nutrition experts at EatingWell.

Pork Skewers with Fruit Glaze
Here’s a quick and easy entree for six—chunks of succulent pork loin and red and green bell peppers are threaded onto skewers and grilled with a sweet fruit glaze. Choose your favorite fruit preserve for the glaze, like apricot, red raspberry, or strawberry………………

Slow-Cooked Pork Tacos with Chipotle Aioli
Follow this pork taco recipe as is to serve four and you’ll have enough shredded pork leftover to make it again next week. It’s so good, however, that we recommend doubling the rest of the ingredients and inviting over four more friends to enjoy everything right away!………….

Italian Pork with Mashed Sweet Potatoes
This simple Italian-inspired recipe combines pork shoulder with aromatic fennel. As the pork cooks, its juices drip down to flavor the sweet potatoes that are nestled in the bottom of the slow cooker. Serve with steamed green beans for a complete meal………….

* Click the link below to get all the Diabetic Pork Recipes
http://www.eatingwell.com/recipes/23000/health-condition/diabetic/dinner/meats/pork/

Cumin Spiced Pork Tenderloin w/ Roasted Butternut Squash and Golden Hominy

April 29, 2019 at 6:38 PM | Posted in Pork, pork tenderloin | Leave a comment
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Today’s Menu: Cumin Spiced Pork Tenderloin w/Roasted Butternut Squash and Golden Hominy

 

 

To start my morning off I prepared Turkey Goetta, Hash Browns, and Toast. For the Turkey Goetta I used Glier’s Turkey Goetta, best by far! I just sliced a few slices off and lightly fried them in Extra Light Olive Oil. Then I also prepared some Simply Potatoes Shredded Hash Browns. I also toasted a slice of Aunt Millie’s Light Whole Grain Bread that I topped with some Smucker’s Sugar Free Blackberry Jam. I also had a cup of Bigelow Decaf Green Tea. After Breakfast I did a couple of loads of laundry. Then after Lunch I took my car up and had it washed and I vacuumed the inside. Then went to the ATM and then dropped off a few letters at the Post Office. For Dinner tonight I prepared a Cumin Spiced Pork Tenderloin w/ Roasted Butternut Squash and Golden Hominy.

 

 

 

 

I purchased the Simple Truth Pork Tenderloin from Kroger yesterday, just over 1 1/2 lbs. To make the dish I’ll need; 1 tablespoon Extra Virgin Olive Oil, 1 pork Tenderloin, 1 tbsp Roasted Cumin, 1 tsp Garlic Powder, 1 tsp Chili Powder, 1 teaspoon Sea Salt, 1/2 teaspoon Hungarian Paprika, 2 teaspoons Dried Oregano, and 1/4 teaspoon Black Pepper. To prepare it preheat oven to 350°. Combine all the ingredients; rub it all over the pork. Let stand 20 minutes. Heat the oil in a Cast Iron Skillet over medium-high heat. Add pork to pan; cook 4 minutes, browning on all sides. From the stove to the oven; Bake at 400° for 10 minutes or until a thermometer registers 155° (slightly pink), turning after 7 minutes. Remove from the skillet into a platter or dish and let stand 10 minutes before slicing. Then get ready to enjoy one delicious Pork Tenderloin! Fantastic combo of Spices, which makes one incredible Crust on the Pork with the inside being tender and moist! This is my favorite Pork Recipe by far!

 

 

 

Then for one side I prepared some Roasted Butternut Squash, easy recipe for some delicious Butternut Squash! I purchased 1 small package of Diced Butternut Squash at Kroger. They sell packages of it that they dice up. This is a lot easier than peeling and seeding one yourself, especially if you don’t have a good knife to cut it. I’ll need; 1 package of Diced Butternut Squash, Walnut Pieces, 1 tablespoons Extra Light Olive Oil, 1 1/2 teaspoons McCormick Grinder Sea Salt, and 1 teaspoon McCormick Grinder Peppercorn Medley.

 

 

 

 

 

To prepare it; Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F. Place the Squash on a sheet pan and drizzle with the Olive Oil, add the Walnut Pieces, Salt, and Peppercorn and toss well. Arrange the squash in one layer and roast for 25 to 30 minutes, until the Squash is tender, turning once with a spatula. And done, very easy to prepare. With the small amount of Seasoning and Olive Oil, it really brings out the flavor of Butternut Squash! The Walnuts work perfect with the Squash. I really love Butternut Squash!

 

 

 

 

 

For another side dish I opened up a can of one of my favorite side dishes, Kroger Brand Golden Hominy, and its been a while since I’ve any. For those that has never had or heard of Hominy; Hominy is a food made from kernels of corn which are soaked in an alkali solution of either lime or lye. The corrosive nature of the solution removes the hull and germ of the corn and causes the grain itself to puff up to about twice its normal size. There is White and Golden Hominy, my favorite is the Golden Hominy. If you’ve never tried it do, makes a delicious side dish! For Dessert/Snack later a bowl of Skinny Pop – Pop Corn and a Coke zero to drink.

 

 

 

 

 

Natural Pork TenderloinNatural Pork Tenderloin
Simple Truth Natural Pork comes from pigs raised humanely on family farms, and fed an all-vegetarian diet as nature intended. This results in pork that is tender and flavorful — the way pork should taste.
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http://www.simpletruth.com/products/meat/pork/natural-pork-tender

Cumin Spiced Pork Tenderloin Fillet w/ Golden Hominy and Cut Green Beans

March 20, 2019 at 6:35 PM | Posted in Pork | Leave a comment
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Today’s Menu: Cumin Spiced Pork Tenderloin Fillet w/ Golden Hominy and Cut Green Beans

 

 

To start my morning off toasted a couple Nutri Grain Eggos and had a cup of Bigelow Decaf Green Tea. 60 degrees and cloudy out today. Did some light cleaning around the house and then a load of laundry. Later on got the Hand-Vac out vacuumed my car insides and the got Mom’s car for her and cleaned the windows inside and out on both cars. That was about it for the day. For Dinner tonight I prepared a Cumin Spiced Pork Tenderloin Fillet w/ Golden Hominy and Cut Green Beans.

 

 

 

 

 

I had no clue what to have for Dinner so I did some digging into the freezer. I came across a Meijer Pork Tenderloin Fillet and I had my Dinner, Cumin Spiced Pork Tenderloin. I sat it in the fridge to thaw overnight.To make the dish I’ll need; 1 tablespoon Extra Virgin Olive Oil, 1 pork Tenderloin, 1 tbsp Roasted Cumin, 1 tsp Garlic Powder, 1 tsp Chili Powder, 1 teaspoon Sea Salt, 1/2 teaspoon Hungarian Paprika, 2 teaspoons Dried Oregano, and 1/4 teaspoon Black Pepper. To prepare it preheat oven to 350°. Combine all the ingredients; rub it all over the pork. Let stand 20 minutes. Heat the oil in a Cast Iron Skillet over medium-high heat. Add pork to pan; cook 4 minutes, browning on all sides. From the stove to the oven; Bake at 400° for 10 minutes or until a thermometer registers 155° (slightly pink), turning after 7 minutes. Remove from the skillet into a platter or dish and let stand 10 minutes before slicing. Then get ready to enjoy one delicious Pork Tenderloin! Fantastic combo of Spices, which makes one incredible Crust on the Pork with the inside being tender and moist! This is my favorite Pork Recipe by far!

 

 

 

For one side dish I opened up a can of one of my favorite side dishes, Kroger Brand Golden Hominy. For those that has never had or heard of Hominy; Hominy is a food made from kernels of corn which are soaked in an alkali solution of either lime or lye. The corrosive nature of the solution removes the hull and germ of the corn and causes the grain itself to puff up to about twice its normal size. There is White and Golden Hominy, my favorite is the Golden Hominy. If you’ve never tried it do, makes a delicious side dish!

 

 

 

 

 

Then I also heated up a can of Del Monte Cut Green Beans. Just empty the can into a sauce pan and heat until heated through. I just love Green Beans, all Beans! For Dessert/Snack later a bowl of Skinny Pop – Pop Corn along with a Diet Peach Snapple to drink.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Pork Facts….
One serving of pork is 3 ounces, or about the size of a deck of cards, according to the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute. An image of the portion size is important because a thick pork chop can be twice that size and without realizing it you can eat double the calories. You’ll get 137 calories and 4 grams of fat from a 3-ounce pork chop. Pork is similar to chicken, with 3 ounces of chicken breast containing 140 calories and 3 grams of fat. A pork chop has 65 milligrams of cholesterol, compared to 72 grams in chicken breast, but they both have just 1 gram of saturated fat.

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