Kristy's Zumba in Lebanon 

Serves: 4          Hands-on Time: 15 mins             Total Time: 20 mins
1/2 tsp dried thyme
1/2 tsp onion powder
1/4 tsp sea salt
1/4 tsp ground black pepper
1 tsp safflower oil (I used pam)
4 bone-in pork chops, trimmed of visible fat
1 tsp ground cinnamon
4 tsp raisin, cut in half
2 small red delicious apples, halved, cored and skin pierced several times
1/4 cup chopped unsalted pecan pieces, toasted
2 tsp raw honey
1/2 tsp pur vanilla extract
2 packets stevia (I used raw sugar)
Pinch sea salt

Prepare pork: in a small bowl, combine thyme, onion powder, salt & pepper.  Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet on med-high.  Tilt skillet to coat bottom lightly.  Season both sides of pork chops with spice mixture and cook in skillet for 4-5 mins per side or until barely pink in center.
Two: Meanwhile, prepare apples: in a small bowl, whisk together 2 tbsp water and cinnamon and pour into medium nonstick skillet.  Sprinkle raisins evenly over top, then place apples, cut sides down, in skillet.  bring to a boil over med-high heat, then reduce heat, cover and simmer for 4 mins or until apples are just tender when pierced with a fork.
Three: Remove only apples from skillet and place cut sides up, on a serving platter.  Stir pecans, honey, vanilla, stevia (sugar) and salt into skillet and spoon mixture over top of each apple half, dividing evenly.  Serve with pork chops.

Serving Size: 3 oz pork chop, 1/2 apple, 2 tbsp topping
Cals: 320        Total Fat: 13g       Sat Fat: 3g            Monounsat Fat: 6g              Polyunsat Fat: 2g           Carbs: 18g
Fiber: 3g               Sugars: 11g          Protein: 32g              Sodium: 206mg            Cholesterol: 79mg

I used raw sugar (looks brown) and I didn't use raisins.  I used pam instead of safflower oil.   I also doubled the "rub" mixture for the pork chops...didn't seem like enough. 
We made mashed potatoes and steamed green beans with this meal.

Reviews:  WOW!!!  It was soooo good!  You must try it if you like pork.  The apples were sweet and the pork chops were a great compliment.  YUM!
BF Review:  The best clean eating recipe I've made (he helped too!).  He loved it!

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