Honey Glazed Pork Chops with Sweet Potatoes & Apples

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  • 6 boneless pork chops
  • 3 sweet potatoes, peeled, cut into cubes
  • 2 red apples, cored, sliced
  • 2 tablespoons oil
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 2 teaspoons thyme
  • 2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper


  1. Preheat oven to 375ºF. Spray a baking sheet with non-stick cooking spray or spritz with olive oil spray.
  2. In a large bowl, whisk together oil, honey, thyme, garlic powder, and salt/pepper. Add in pork chops and sweet potatoes. Toss until all ingredients are evenly coated with glaze.
  3. Spread sweet potatoes and pork chops on a baking sheet. Add apples and bake for 25-30 minutes or until sweet potatoes are tender, and pork is thoroughly cooked to 145ºF.
  4. Dig in!

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: 1 pork chop
Calories: 570
Total Fat: 26g
Saturated Fat: 6g
Trans Fat: 0g
Cholesterol: 170mg
Sodium: 240mg
Total Carbohydrate: 27g
Dietary Fiber: 4g
Total Sugars: 16g

Recipe provided by Bryanna Grandall, Clinical Dietitian at BRMH

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Makes 16 servings (½ Cup)
Light and fluffy – sure to be the refreshing star of your holiday menu!

Light Whipped Topping Option
• Calories – 100
• Total Fat – 3g with Walnuts
• Total Carbohydrate – 18g
Greek Yogurt Option
• Calories – 98
• Total Fat – 1.5g
• Total Carbohydrate – 20g

• 3 Cups Fresh or 12oz. Bag Frozen Cranberries, thawed and coarsely chopped Large Apples
• 1 Can (20oz) Unsweetened Crushed Pineapple, drained very well
• 3 Medium Apples, chopped coarsely
• ½ Cup Sugar or Granular Sugar-Free Sweetner (Sucralose)
• 1 Carton (8oz) Light Whipped Topping or Vanilla Greek Yogurt
• ¼ Cup Walnuts, chopped - OPTIONAL

• Stir together cranberries, pineapple, apples and sugar.
• Just before serving, stir in the whipped topping and walnuts.

Photography and video editing by Katie Schmidt.

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Makes 2 servings (12 chips).
These sweet but tart treats are bursting with cinnamon flavor!

Calories – 110
Total Fat – 0g
Total Carbohydrate – 31g
Dietary Fiber – 4g
Protein – 0g

• 2 Large Apples
• ½ Cup Lemon Juice
• 2 Tbsp. Granulated Sugar (or substitute)
• 1 tsp. Cinnamon
• ½ tsp. Nutmeg

• Rinse and cut apples into thin slices. Aim for about 1/8-inch-thick slices. The thinner you cut the slices, the crunchier they will be. Remove seeds/core after cutting.
• Toss the apple slices in lemon juice.
• Lay slices close together but not overlapping on a parchment paper lined baking sheet.
• Sprinkle lightly with cinnamon sugar mixture.
• Option 1: Bake at 200°F for about 2 hours or until apples are dry and crisp. Flip the slices after baking for 1 hour.
• Option 2: Bake apples in a food dehydrator until dry and crisp.
• Store in an airtight container for up to 3 days.

Note: Crisp apples, such as Ambrosia, Honeycrisp, Fuji, Pink Lady, or Gala, work best for this recipe.

Photography and video editing by Katie Schmidt.

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Makes 6, ½ Cup servings.
You’ll forget salsa in the jar with this simple and refreshing salsa. All you need is six ingredients!

Calories – 35
Total Fat – 2.5g
Total Carbohydrate – 3g
Protein – 0g

• 1 ½ Cups Tomatoes (about 3), diced (Plum, Roma or other variety)
• 4 Tbsp. Onion, diced (white or red)
• 1 Jalapeño Pepper, seeds removed and finely minced
• 2 Tbsp. Cilantro, chopped
• 2 Tbsp. Lime Juice
• 1 Tbsp. Olive Oil
• OPTIONAL – Pinch of Salt
• OPTIONAL – Splash of Hot Sauce

• Cut tomatoes in half and squeeze them to remove the seeds. Discard seeds and dice the tomatoes.
• Gently mix all ingredients in a bowl.

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This salsa goes great with scrambled eggs.

Photography and Video Editing by Katie Schmidt.
This recipe is adapted from “I Heart Vegetables,” page 56

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Makes 4-6, ½ Cup servings.
Serve this powerhouse of flavor, color and nutrition chilled with salad greens or as a warm side dish.

Calories – 60
Total Fat – 5g
Total Carbohydrate – 5g
Fiber – 2g
Protein – 1g

• 2 Tbsp. Olive Oil
• 2-3 Zucchini, sliced
• 3-4 Large, Bell Peppers, sliced (sweet red, yellow, orange or green)
• 1 Cup Red Cabbage, sliced
• 4 tsp. Apple Cider Vinegar (or other variety)
• Salt to taste
• Pepper to taste
• 1 Tbsp. Fresh Herbs, chopped (Basil or Thyme)
• OPTIONAL SPICY KICK – 2 tsp. Thai Curry Paste (green or red)

• In a large skillet, heat the olive oil until hot.
• Add in the sliced zucchini and peppers.
• Cook over medium heat, occasionally stirring for about 5 minutes.
• Add in the cabbage, apple cider vinegar, salt and pepper.
• Continue to cook for about 5 minutes longer or until the vegetables become tender, crisp.
• If desired, add in the fresh herbs and/or the curry paste.

Photography and Video Editing by Katie Schmidt.

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Makes 6 servings.
This colorful salad is crisp and delicious. It’s the perfect summer salad with local garden green beans.

Calories – 90
Total Fat – 7g
Total Carbohydrate – 6g
Protein – 2g

• 2/3 lb. Green Beans, cut into 1-inch pieces
• 1/3 Cup Sliced Almonds
• 8 Cherry Tomatoes, halved
• ¼ Cup Red Onion, sliced
• 1 Tbsp. Fresh Basil (or ½ tsp. Dried Basil)
• 2 Tbsp. Olive Oil
• 2 tsp. French Style Mustard (Dijon)
• Juice from 1 Lemon
• 1 tsp. Salt
• ½ tsp. Paprika
• ½ tsp. Dried Parsley (or 1 Tbsp. Fresh Parsley)

• Clean and snip ends of fresh beans. Cut into 1-inch pieces.
• Cook beans in water until tender crisp. Chill in ice water.
• Drain the beans and add the remaining ingredients.
• Serve with the mustard dressing.

Photography by Barb Brower.
Video Editing by Katie Schmidt.

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Makes 8 servings.
This rainbow-bright salad is bursting with good nutrition and fresh flavor. Add a protein such as grilled chicken or salmon for a perfect meal.

Amount per 1 cup serving.
Calories – 150
Total Fat – 11g
Total Carbohydrate – 10g
Dietary Fiber – 2g
Protein – 4g

• 8 oz. of Spinach or Mixed Greens
• 1 Cup Strawberries, sliced
• ½ Cup Fresh Blueberries
• ½ Cup Mandarin Oranges
• ¼ Cup Almonds, sliced
• ¼ Cup Pecans
• 3 oz. Crumbled Feta, Goat or Gorgonzola Cheese
• 2 Tbsp Green Onions, chopped
• ½ Cup Orange Juice
• 3 Tbsp Olive Oil
• 2 Tbsp Apple Cider (or White) Vinegar
• ½ Tbsp Honey
• ¼ tsp Salt
• 1/8 tsp Pepper

• Combine all salad ingredients into a large bowl and set aside.
• In a medium bowl, combine all dressing ingredients.
• Whisk dressing ingredients together until fully combined.
• Pour dressing over salad. Toss to combine.

Photography by Barb Brower.
Video Editing by Katie Schmidt.

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Makes 4 servings.

Amount per 1 cup serving.
Calories – 140
Total Fat – 2g
Saturated Fat – 0g
Trans Fat – 0g
Cholesterol – 0mg
Sodium – 30mg
Total Carbohydrate – 30g
Dietary Fiber – 5g
Total Sugars – 20g (Includes 0g Added Sugars)
Protein – 3g
Vitamin D – 0mcg
Calcium – 53mg
Iron – 1mg
Potassium – 353mg

• 2 Bananas, ripe and peeled
• 2 Apples, peeled and cores removed
• 2 Cups Spinach Leaves
• ½ Cup Orange Juice
• ½ Cup Low-fat Milk
• 2 Tbsp Ground Flax Seed
• 12 Ice Cubes

• Put all ingredients into a blender.
• Blend until smooth, scraping down the sides as necessary.
• Drink immediately or refrigerate and consume within 24 hours.

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Delicious morsels made with healthful fats (avocado) versus heavy cream. Serves 18.

• 1 Ripe Avocado
• 5 oz. Dark Chocolate or Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips
• 2 Tbsp Creamy Peanut Butter (or shredded coconut)
• 2 Tbsp Brown Sugar
• 1/4 tsp Vanilla Extract
• 1/8 tsp Salt
• 2-1/2 Tbsp Unsweetened Cocoa Powder (separated)

• Cut avocado, remove pit and mash the flesh with a fork until completely smooth and lump free.
• Add to melted chocolate (melt slowly either in the microwave or on the stove, taking care not to burn it.)
• Stir in peanut butter, brown sugar, vanilla, salt and half of the cocoa powder.
• Mix together.
• Refrigerate for 30-45 minutes.
• Scoop into rounds or form balls with your hands.
• Roll each ball in the remaining cocoa powder until it is coated completely.

Substitute 2 Tbsp peanut butter with fine minced almonds or other nuts.

The word “truffle” originates from the Latin word meaning “lump.” They resemble the gourmet mushrooms (truffles).

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