Everyone will be smitten when juicy pork tenderloin, sweet potatoes and green beans – all made on the same sheet pan – are on the menu. With a meal that’s healthy, full of flavor and so simple, it’s easy to adore staying home for Valentine’s Day this year. Pork tenderloin has a mild flavor, so it’s especially delicious when prepared with an added spice rub, marinade, stuffing or flavorful sauce. To keep the tenderloin juicy, cook to an internal cooking temperature of between 145 degrees F followed by a 5-minute rest, so the juices re-absorb back into the pork. Find the recipe here.
Love Notes: Pork is an excellent source of nutrients important to our health such as thiamin, niacin, vitamin B-6, phosphorus and protein and a good source of zinc, riboflavin and potassium. For example, thiamin is a vital nutrient for the metabolism of carbohydrates, protein and fats! Find more facts and recipes from the Iowa Pork Producers Association.
Sheet Pan Miso Glazed Salmon
This recipe covers every love language of food – a delectable, sheet pan recipe made with less than 10 ingredients and ready in 25 minutes. The salmon is moist and flavorful and features a sweet-savory sticky glaze. Miso is a soybean fermented paste that is often called bean paste. It adds delicious salty flavor and is traditionally used in Japanese dishes. Lighter-colored miso is often used in light sauces, soups and glazes, while darker-colored miso is used in more decadent dishes. Miso is packed with nutrients and beneficial for digestion. Find the recipe here.
Love Notes: Soyfoods are made from soybeans, which are an excellent source of high-quality protein. Soyfoods are filled with B vitamins, iron, zinc, potassium and an array of antioxidants. In addition, they contain healthy fats and have been linked to lowering cholesterol and the risk of cardiovascular disease. Find more facts and recipes from The Soyfoods Council.