Ideal Protein Pork Loin w/ “Apple” Mirliton and Roasted Cabbage is a Phase 1 Weight Loss Meal
The Ideal Protein Pork Loin w/ “Apple” Mirliton and Roasted Cabbage meal has 2 cups of select vegetables, 2 tbsp of Walden Farms product and no oil used. This is a delicious weight loss meal. If you’re craving something savory and sweet, this is the meal for you all while sticking to your IP diet! Tender pork loin topped with mirlitons simmered in a Walden Farms apple spread served with a side of roasted green and purple cabbage.
Benefits of Mirlitons:
Mirliton is a vegetable from the same category as squash, pumpkin, and cucumber. It is a pear shaped vegetable that can be eaten raw or cooked with skin included. It contains many health benefits. With so much talk about improving your immune system in the wake of the Covid virus, mirlitons contain some key vitamins knows to improve the immune system.
A serving of mirliton contains 26% of your daily recommended allowance of vitamin C. For B9 or folate it contains 47% and for vitamin K, 10%. It also contains 19% of the daily allowance of manganese, 10% for zinc, 6% for magnesium and 7% for potassium. And here’s the best part, it’s a low calorie and low carb vegetable. So, portion control, although always a factor in meal planning, is less important with a vegetable like mirlitons compared to high carb vegetables like sweet potatoes. So, eat up!