Ideal Protein Phase 4 Recipes

Chimichurri Rack of Lamb

I mentioned in my last post that I have started to take the easy way out when it comes to my cooking.  But taking the easy way out doesn’t have to mean bland and boring.  I never thought I was capable of making something as extravagant as rack of lamb at home.  I mean, that’s […]

The Game Changer

I’m a bit embarrassed to admit it, but I am sort of in a creative food funk.  I guess I got lazy.  Here’s why… When I started this blog, I often asked my clients if they made any of the recipes I posted.  Very few people made them.  Most people didn’t have time.  After a […]

Buffalo Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Every year I personally revisit the Ideal Protein Weight Loss Protocol just to keep things in check.  Some people think I’m crazy, but having the knowledge and experience that I do, I see things differently.  The way I see it, if I gain 5-7 pounds in a year, why not take care of it when […]

Fresh Quinoa Salad

This salad makes a great, light addition to your meal.  You can either have it on the side, or add your protein to it. Just a little tip about quinoa before I get into this delicious recipe: if it makes you gassy, rinse it for a few minutes before you cook it.  The grains are […]

Healthy Chicken Posole

Did you ever start a project, and then realize months later that you were so caught up with life that you forgot all about it? That happened with this recipe, and as a result I’m sharing a soup recipe just as the weather is starting to change.  Who wants to eat soup when it’s 80 […]

MOM! THE MEATLOAF!

You may be wondering why my title is screaming at you.  Well, whenever I think of meatloaf, I can’t help but think of Will Ferrell in Wedding Crashers.  If you aren’t familiar with this funny scene, here it is.  Warning: there are a few f-bombs in this clip. Now we have the perfect Ideal Protein […]

Mmm… Pancakes!

This is by no means a recipe, but I made it last week and loved it!  I wanted to share it here as a reminder that we don’t have to deprive ourselves of everything when we’re trying to lose weight.  These must be cooked a certain way for good results, so read carefully! Ideal Protein […]

Low Maintenance Kale Chips

Kale chips are everywhere these days, and for good reason.  They are healthy and taste great.  They’re so good that it’s easy to forget you are eating a vegetable while you are inhaling eating them.  About a year ago, I tried making kale chips for the first time and loved them.  While the recipe was […]

Roasted Kabocha Squash Soup

Did you know that most roasted squash soups have cream in them?  If you ask me, that’s a total waste of fat and calories.  I’m about to share with you a fabulous soup that doesn’t need the cream.  I would bet anyone who tries this won’t miss the dairy one bit.  Squash is creamy enough […]

Chicken and Vegetable Stir-Fry

If you want to duplicate that silky sauce found in Chinese restaurants, corn starch is the key.  But what if you can’t eat corn starch?  If you’re on Ideal Protein Phases 1, 2, and 3, you can’t.  But I have found a great alternative.  It’s called Konjac Glucomannan Powder and is sold by the awesome […]

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