Healthy Recipes

Mediterranean-grilled Pork Chops
dashed separator
Servings: 2
Ingredients and Preparation
Ingredients Measures
Brown sugar 1 teaspoon
Fennel seeds, crushed slightly with the side of a large knife 1 teaspoon
Paprika ¾ teaspoon
Garlic powder ¾ teaspoon
Freshly ground black pepper to taste
Salt ¼ teaspoon
Boneless pork loin chops, visible fat trimmed 2 (6-ounce)
Canola oil 1 teaspoon

  1. Combine brown sugar, fennel, paprika, garlic, pepper, and salt in a small bowl. Drizzle pork with oil and rub with spice mixture. Set aside.
  2. Prepare grill. Grill pork about 3-4 minutes on each side, or until cooked through.

5 lean meats; 0.5 fat

Side Suggestions: Cherry Tomato Salad
Combine 1 cup quartered cherry tomatoes, 2 tablespoons diced red onion, and 1 tablespoon capers in a medium bowl. Toss with 2 teaspoons olive oil, 1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice, and season with ¼ teaspoon salt and freshly ground pepper to taste. Nutrition Info (for ½ of recipe): 60 calories; 5 g carbohydrate; 1 g protein; 5 g fat (0.5 g sat); 1 g fiber; 425 mg sodium. Exchanges: 1 vegetable; 1 fat. Couscous.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size ½ of recipe
Calories 301
Total Fat 16.5 g
Saturated Fat 5 g
Sodium 407 mg
Total Carbohydrate 3 g
Dietary Fiber 0.5 g
Protein 33 g
dashed separator
healthy living calculator
Current Research From Top Journals

Music May Improve Sleep Quality in Adults with Insomnia
October 2015

Insomnia can make your days miserable and a cure can be hard to find. There are some medications but there is some worry with side effects and the potential for addiction. Music is side effect free and according to this study may help you find sleep.

dot separator
previous editions

CPAP May Help Older Adults with Obstructive Sleep Apnea
September 2015

Water Before Meals May Promote Weight Loss
August 2015

Fecal Transplants Induce Ulcerative Colitis Remission
July 2015

dashed separator


Our Free Newsletter
click here to see all of our uplifting newsletters »