sweet pork nachos

Who doesn’t love nachos?!

This was a delicious and easy alternative to our typical comfort food! Regular nachos= carbs on carbs on fat on fake cheese. Not filling, and 0% percent nutritious. My version is obviously a lot more fiber, and less cheese- but filling and so tasty!

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It’s a combination of a few different ideas I’ve seen, so you may play around with your recipe (I’m not that great of a cook, I “clean up” other peoples’ recipes and they usually turn out pretty good).

I used a serving of the Late July chips from Costco. They’re definitely a healthier chip option than most- with some extra protein and whole grains.81osCIK4-0L._SL1500_

For the sweet pork, I followed this recipe:

1/2 cup tomato sauce (no sugar added)

1/2 TBSP onion powder

1/2 TBSP garlic powder

1 tsp cumin

1/2 tsp cinnamon

1/2 tsp chili powder

pinch of cayenne

2 packets stevia

brown sugar bourbon seasoning, to taste (maybe 1/2 TBSP… yes this has trace amounts of sugar. No biggie).

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(I would have added hot sauce, but since my kids were eating it, I did not).

I put this lean pork tenderloin in the crock pot with the sauce, till cooked through.13386211

I just layered chips, low fat cheese, the pork, corn, tomatoes, and jalapeños on a parchment paper-lined cooke sheet, then drizzled with this dressing and S&P. Cilantro would be pretty and tasty on top too!

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Healthy eating, friends, does not mean skipping out on your favorite comfort foods. You simply have to find a more nutritious way to enjoy it =)

 

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