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Grilled Pork Salad

This tasted equally as good all nestled inside a wrap for easy portability…what a great brown bag lunch !

Grilled Pork Salad
Grilled Pork Salad

4 servings
400 calories per serving

¼ c oil
2 T lime juice
1 T Dijon mustard
½ t salt
1 lb. pork tenderloin
Raspberry Vinaigrette
3 bunches watercress torn into pieces
1 small peach, cut into ½ inch pieces
½ c raspberries

Mix oil, lime, mustard, and salt in a zip loc bag and add pork. Mix up and refrigerate in the sealed bag at least 1 hour. Heat grill and cook pork 10 minutes each side or until done. Cut diagonally into ¼ inch slices and set ½ of it aside for another meal. Arrange meat on watercress pieces and drizzle with vinaigrette then garnish with fruit.

¼ c oil
2 T raspberry vinegar
1 t honey
½ t salt
½ t ground mustard

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Open Faced Egg and Bacon Sandwich

This is a great take on a bacon and egg sandwich – the addition of the mustard and mayo give it a great extra zing and the watercress adds a great dimension not usually found in a sandwich like this.

Open Faced Egg and Bacon Sandwich
Open Faced Egg and Bacon Sandwich

1 serving
297 calories per serving

Bottom half of a hoagie roll
1 t whole grain mustard
1 t light mayonnaise
2 slices bacon, cooked
1 egg, cooked over easy in a skillet sprayed with Pam
1 handful watercress, stems removed
Coarse salt

Spread roll with mustard and mayo and then layer with bacon, watercress and egg. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Serve open faced.

Apple Salad

A sophisticated blend of endive, watercress and apple that cures boring salads !

Apple Salad
Apple Salad

4 servings
132 calories per serving

2 T oil
1 T cider vinegar
1 t sugar free maple syrup
2 t Dijon mustard
Salt and pepper to taste

2 heads endive
1 bunch watercress
4 stalks celery
1 apple

Mix dressing. Core and slice endive. Remove thick stems from watercress. Slice celery and apple thinly. Mix together and add dressing. Add 2 T crumbled goat cheese for only 40 calories more.

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