Slow Cooker!

 

 

Sweet and Sour Crockpot Pork 

Print Friendly 

Description:
I love sweet and sour anything, and when you can get this fabulous flavor in a crock-pot/ slow cooker meal and it's good for you too - well, make this recipe soon.
Pineapple is loaded with vitamins and minerals. The obvious benefits of pineapple are all the vitamins and minerals the fruit is loaded with. Its nutrients include calcium, potassium, fiber, and vitamin C. In addition it is low in fat and cholesterol.
Pineapple strengthens bones because they are rich in manganese, a trace mineral that is needed for your body to build bone and connective tissues.
Pineapple is Good for Colds and Coughs as the Bromelain, which is found in pineapples, has been found to help suppress coughs and loosen mucus.
The benefits of pineapple can be achieved through eating fresh, canned, or frozen pineapple or by drinking its juice.


Ingredients:
* 2 pounds boneless pork, cut into 1" chunks
* 2 teaspoons smoked paprika
* 1 teaspoon salt
* 1/4 teaspoon white pepper
* 2 tablespoons olive oil
* 1 tart cooking apple (Granny Smith) or any cooking apple)
* 2 onions, sliced
* 2 green bell peppers, cut into chunks
* 16 ounce bag baby carrots
* (13 ounce) fresh or 2 cans pineapple chunks
* a handful of Raisin
* 1/2 cup of shredded coconut
* 1/3 cup vinegar
* 1/4 cup sugar
* 3 tablespoons cornstarch
* 1 tablespoon soy sauce
* 1/2 cup reserved pineapple juice

Serve over rice or couscous


Directions:
Sprinkle pork with paprika, salt, and pepper. In heavy skillet heat olive oil and brown pork, stirring frequently, for about 4-5 minutes. Place onions, peppers, and carrots in 4-5 quart slow cooker and top with pork. Drain pineapple and reserve 1-1/2 cups juice. Pour 1 cup juice into crockpot and reserve 1/2 cup juice and the pineapple chunks. Cover and cook on low for 8-9 hours until vegetables and pork are cooked. In small bowl, combine vinegar, sugar, cornstarch, soy sauce, and 1/2 cup pineapple juice; mix well. Stir into crockpot along with pineapple chunks. Cook on high for 10-15 minutes until sauce is thickened.

Serve over rice or couscous.


Nutrient Information:
Calories: 350 Fat: 15 grams Sodium: 400 mg Vitamin A: 55% DV Vitamin C: 80% DV Thiamin: 120% DV


Special Diet: Low Fat, High Protein, Low Calorie


Category: Slow Cooker!

Submitted By: OK In Health



Previous 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Next
Connect with Us
facebook    twitter

St Patricks Ireland Vacation with Maria


Wellness Tip
The Link Between Smell and Food Choice
If you hold your nose while eating chocolate, you might have trouble identifying the chocolate flavor. This is because taste and smell are closely linked. Smell can account for up to 90% of your ability to detect the flavor of some foods. Those with a decline in the ability to smell due to allergies, medications or aging often eat foods containing higher amounts of salt or sugar. Consider using more spices like basil, cumin or chili powder to increase flavor and offset a decreased sense of smell.


St Patricks Ireland Vacation with Maria


Wellness Directory
Rise Wellness Centre with Naturopath Dr. Jese Wiens
Specialty: Naturopathic Doctors
Dr. Wiens has moved into her own clinic, Rise Wellness Centre. This beautiful healing space has the services you are looking for. Offering Natural Solutions for Radiant Health!
View Details


Float Body and Mind Wellness in Penticton


Event
Kelowna Wellness Fair 2017
Date: Nov 4, 2017
Location: Kelowna & Central Okanagan
This is the sister fair to the Vernon Body and Soul Wellness Fair. The Vernon event is beginning of March, the Kelowna event in October.
View Details


Kelowna Wellness Fair 2017


Article
Ancient Lemuria
The most important thing about you is who you are today. The energy of the planet is here to help you remember your spiritual wisdom, knowledge and purpose.
Full Article


Float Body and Mind Wellness in Penticton


Recipe
Cream of Wheat Muffins
Category: Breakfast
Description: There are so so so many things you can do with cream of wheat. Try this Cream of Wheat Muffins recipe.
Cream of Wheat is a decent source of some vitamins and iron, but it lacks the soluble fiber that’s so important for heart health. So add some bran to give you some extra fiber.
Full Recipe


Float Body and Mind Wellness in Penticton