Entrees, High Protein, pork

Cast Iron Pork Loin with Raspberry habanero glaze


Simple but so delicious is this stovetop/oven roast.  its a great option for work nights because it cooks up super fast and yummy.

  • Pork loin roast
  • olive oil
  • cast iron skillet ( seasoned preferably)

sauce -mix in a small bowl


  • 2 TBS  Raspberry habanero jam
  • 2 TBS Brown Mustard
  • 2 TBS Soy sauce
  • 2 TBS Brown Sugar
  • 1 TBS Weber roasted garlic herb rub
  • extra heat tsp chili flakes optional

preheat over to 375

sear pork loin in hot skillet with oil on all sides

pour glaze over the meat in the hot skillet.

cover tightly with foil- very hot so carefully and place in oven 30-40 minutes or until roast reaches 165 degrees.  Don’t overcook.

Remove meat from pan and allow to rest for 10 minutes before slicing.

reserve Drippings for added sauce to drizzle over meat, rice , potatoes or just to dip your bread into.  So good.






Grilled Fish Street Tacos with sweet onion slaw

Grilled Tilapia

Simple and oh so good is this dinner favorite at my house. Chopping up a simple slaw and grilling fat fillets under 10 minutes makes a bright healthy option for summertime dinner. I always have a nice mango salsa on hand in the pantry and a few lime wedges top it all off well.

Marinade for tilapia

•olive oil to cover fish

•herb citrus rub/specialized for fish


•light sprinkle cayenne pepper

•1/2 tsp cumin

Marinade thawed fish at room temp 10 min. As you prep slaw.

Fine shred cleaned Brussels sprouts about a cup

Fin shred cabbage about a cup

Fine shreaded carrot


Mason jar or bowl

2 Tbs mayonnaise

Tbs apple cider

Tbs yellow mustard

Finely chopped 1/2 small or blended sweet onion

Tsp onion salt

Tsp honey

Blend and lightly toss on slaw.

Heat grill on high heat. Quick wipe with oil or cook on foil with nostick.

3 min each side.


I serve my tacos on mini whole wheat soft shells with lime and avacado and topped with spicy mango salsa.