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Monthly Ingredient Challenge: Apples {Slow Cooked Pork & Apple Salad and Apple Pie Ice Cream}

I’ve recently joined a group of fellow food bloggers who do a monthly recipe challenge.

What fun – I’m so excited to be doing my first one!

The ingredient to use was apples…

I decided to do 2 dishes, because you just HAVE to have a sweet apple dish in the mix.

My slow-cooked pork & apple salad is so versatile, you can have the salad version in summer {or whenever you feel like salad} or have just the pork with apples as a hot dish!

I decided to also make an ice cream, because it’s just been SO hot lately {Summer in SA} and nothing beats ice cream.

Being a ‘low-carber’, the ingredient was a bit of a challenge, because apples are fruit {duh} and they’re quite high in sugar {naturally}. However, they are allowed and you should just then keep an eye on the rest of your hidden carbs for the day – and definitely not eat more fruit that day!

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  • katjeter
    February 25, 2015 at 4:27 pm

    OK, you win the prize for using apples in the most ways! Ice cream…I’m impressed! πŸ™‚ Looks delicious.

  • Emily @ Table & Hearth
    February 26, 2015 at 1:54 am

    Two unique dishes, wow!! Both look absolutely delish πŸ™‚

  • Roxanne
    February 26, 2015 at 4:15 am

    Wow, both look amazing!

  • lindivs
    February 26, 2015 at 4:36 am

    Yumm!! I have a nice cream maker and this makes me want to pull it out right now! So glad you joined us for this challenge!

  • Sarah@ Whole and Heavenly Oven
    February 27, 2015 at 3:13 pm

    Wow! Both the pork and the ice cream sound absolutely amazing! You’ve got me craving both of these right now they sound so good!

  • Meaghan | Cook. Craft. Love.
    February 27, 2015 at 5:48 pm

    I can’t decide which one I want to eat first. This looks so delicious!

  • leiabushman
    March 1, 2015 at 1:19 am

    Yum! Way to go making two dishes, I’m impressed. Both sound delicious!