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Chili-Rubbed Pork Tenderloin with Apricot Glaze

Pork tenderloin is a dish that I always seem to forget about, but then when I do remember to include it in my meal plan and discover a delicious recipe like this one, I wonder how I can forget about this great protein option. This version includes a spicy rub and a sweet-spicy glaze, and it is very much a keeper. Not only is this pork full of flavor, it is also easy enough to prepare on a weeknight. You do have to plan ahead, as it requires at least 2 hours of marinating time with the spice rub, but other than that it comes together really easily. This meal was a big hit with the kids too- I just removed a little of the outer meat with the spice rub before serving it to them so it ... [Continue Reading]

Brown Sugar Spiced Pork Loin

Brown Sugar Spiced Pork Loin

This pork tenderloin is a great fall or winter dish. Served with a vegetable and mashed potatoes, or this healthy sweet potato casserole, it makes a comforting and nutritious meal. The pork is quick and easy to put together and turns out tender and flavorful thanks to a spice rub. The flavor of the pork is further enhanced with a sweet and spicy glaze.  (The recipe below uses half the amount of glaze as in the original recipe. This is what I'll follow the next time I make this pork, because there was a bit too much glaze for my tastes when I followed the full recipe.) Perfect for entertaining or a family meal at home, Brown Sugar Spiced Pork Loin is sure to become a new favorite in your ... [Continue Reading]