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Pork Chops and Fried Apples

Ingredients
  

  • For the chops:
  • 4 thick-cut pork chops
  • 6 Tbs coconut oil
  • 1 Tbs coconut sugar
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp ginger
  • 1/8 tsp nutmeg
  • For the baked apples:
  • 3 Granny Smith apples peeled, cored and sliced (1/4'' slices)
  • 2 Tbs coconut oil
  • 2 Tbs coconut sugar
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp salt

Instructions
 

  • For the pork chops:
  • 1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.
  • 2. Melt 4 Tbs of coconut oil in a small pot.
  • 3. Grease a 13X9 baking dish with the remaining 2 Tbs of coconut oil.
  • 4. When the coconut oil in the pot has melted, add the coconut sugar, salt, ginger, cinnamon and nutmeg to make the glaze and stir to combine.
  • 5. Place the pork chops in the baking dish and puncture them repeatedly with a fork.
  • 6. Pour the glaze over the pork chops, flipping them after pouring half of the glaze so that both sides are glazed.
  • 7. Bake for 40-45 minutes.
  • For the baked apples:
  • 1. Melt the coconut oil in a large pot.
  • 2. Add the apples and let them fry until they begin to soften.
  • 3. Add the remaining ingredients and stir until the apples are well coated.
  • 4. Cook the apples over medium heat until they are soft. (About 20-25 minutes)