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Ideal Protein Recipes

Find hundreds of the best recipes and meal ideas for all phases of the Ideal Protein diet.

Oven Roasted Broccoli

Roasted Broccoli

In a large bowl, toss broccoli, red pepper, garlic, oil, salt, pepper and cayenne pepper.
Spread on foil lined baking sheet. Roast in 450 degree oven until broccoli is tender crisp. 10-
15 min. Add sea salt if needed. Eat with grilled... Read More…

Oatmeal Zucchini Muffins

oatmeal zucchini muffins

Makes 3 regular muffins or 12-bite size

Beat the egg in a bowl. Add Maple Oatmeal, baking powder, salt, Sucralose, cinnamon, and zucchini. Mix and gradually add water until you have a good batter. Bake at 385°F (200°C) for 20 minutes.

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Mustard Vinegrette Dressing

Mustard Vinegrette Dressing

Makes 1 serving - multiply for multiple servings

Mix ingredients together.

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Mashed "Potatoes" (cauliflower)

mashed cauliflower

Steam (preferred) or boil the cauliflower until it is very, very soft. Drain the water (if boiled). Add the seasonings (be creative) and add Oil and mash well - serve steaming hot.

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Low Fat frozen yogurt and fruit

frozen yogurt

Here is a quick healthy snack that taks a little bit of pre-planning..

Put fruit in yogurt and placed in the freezer. Get it good and chilled to eat it with a spoon or freeze it all the way if you want a yogurtsicle (just be careful not to keep it frozen too long).

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Lettuce Wraps

lettuce wrap

Lettuce for wraps (romaine for boats or iceberg to wrap) Chop chicken breast small (pea
size), bring oil to high heat and cook meat, set aside to cool. Keep oil in pan and add rest of
ingredients. Use Special Sauce or Stir Fry Sauce... Read More…

Ideal Breakfast Burritos for Four

breakfast burrito

STEP 1: Make one package of the Ideal Plain Crepe. Set aside
STEP 2: Make one package of the Vegetable Chili using only ½ of the water required. Set
STEP 3: Mix one package of the Fine Herb & Cheese Omelette.
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Hot spicy shrimp salad

shrimp salad

Take olive oil add to frying pan and cook shrimp, red pepper, zucchini, mushrooms until
shrimp are done and vegetables are the consistency you like. Add hot sauce to taste and stir
around the frying pan coating shrimp and vegetables.... Read More…

Homemade Granola Bar

granola bar

** Note this recipe is not Ideal Protein Friendly **

1) Preheat the oven to 350, In a mixing bowl cream together butter and sugars, add in vanilla, agave, egg replacer, and applesauce.

2) Add in the remaining ingredients including add ins and continue to mix to ensure all ingredients are wet... Read More…

Healthy Granola Squares

healthy square

First layer:
All the above can be mixed in an oblong pan 9x13". Spread and bake at 350F for 10 minutes.

Second Layer:
Add rolled oats and sesame seeds to second layer. Spread second layer ingredients on first layer ingredients... Read More…

Fake Crab (pollock) and Veggies

fake crab

Less of a recipe and more of a snack idea. This is a healthy snack idea for non IP-dieters. There are so many great options if you have a taste for pollock. Try it with sliced cucumbers and tomato... Read More…

Crispy Chicken Fingers

Crispy Chicken Finger Recipe

Preheat oven to 375. Line cookie sheet or jelly roll pan with foil. Coat chicken in egg. Then, roll chicken in crushed garlic chips. Place chicken on foil-lined pan. Cook for 15-18 minutes. Last minute, select "broil" this seals the chips to be... Read More…

Chicken Ceasar Salad

Chicken Ceasar Salad

Cook and season chicken.
When cooked, cut into pieces and put in lettuce. Pour caesar dressing on salad, put half of the bag of Dill Pickle Zippers on the salad and voila!
Thank you to our visitor DeAnne for the recipe!

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Cappuccino Shake

Cappuccino shake

Perfect summer drink.


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Cauliflower with WF topping

Steam Cauliflower. Drain well. Place in dish for toaster oven. Preheat at 325. Dribble
Walden Farms Honey Dijon or Creamy Bacon over cauliflower. Follow serving size on WF
label. Place in toaster oven & heat for a few minutes... Read More…

Bell Pepper-Cauliflower Soup

Bell Pepper Cauliflower Soup

Phase 1 compatible. Each serving has the oil, salt and veggies required for phase 1.
Serves 4
Serving size: 1.5 cups

1. Preheat broiler to high. Arrange bell peppers skin side up on baking sheet. Broil until skins are blackened, about 10 minutes. Remove peppers from oven and let cool. Peel over a bowl to collect juices; set peppers and juices aside.
2. In... Read More…

Asian Slaw

Asian Slaw Recipe

Pre-mix olive oil, vinegar, soy sauce, stevia, garlic powder, and onion powder in a small container.

Mix all salad ingredients in a bowl and toss with dressing.

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Apples and squeezed lemon

apples and lemons

Just sliced apples with fresh lemon squeezed over top.
The sweet & sour work great together and really make for a wonderful combination. Pink ladies are the best apples to use, but...

squirt lemon over apples

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barbecue spicy shrimp

spicy shrimp

In a large bowl, toss together the shrimp with the olive oil, Cajun seasoning, splenda and chopped chipotles in adobo sauce, and mix well to fully coat the shrimp. Cover and refrigerate for 30-60 minutes.
Barbecue shrimp until they curl up... Read More…

Lemon Pepper Oven Fried Basa

oven fried basa

Nutritional Info
Servings Per Recipe: 1
Amount Per Serving
Calories: 391.9
Total Fat: 5.2 g
Cholesterol: 42.3 mg
Sodium: 284.9 mg
Total Carbs: 13.1 g...

1. Place flour, lemon pepper and pepper in a freezer bag, shake to combine
2. Add fillet of basa, inflate bag and twist to seal
3. Toss til fillet covered evenly
4. Remove fillet and lightly spray both sides with the olive oil... Read More…

Portabella Mushroom Burgers

portabella mushroom

Wash and dry large (hamburger bun size) Portabella Mushrooms
Grill on the BBQ until semi-shrunk to dry up a lot of the moisture inside, season with sea salt & pepper and complaint seasonings you like
Serve your very lean hamburger... Read More…

Seafood Soup

seafood soup

Cut lobster tail in half lengthwise, leaving shell intact, then cut into 1-inch pieces (still with shell on). Scrub mussels, remove beard. Shell and devein shrimp, leaving tails intact (or seafood of choice). In pan, bring water to a boil, add... Read More…

Asian-Style Kale

asian kale recipe

Wash the kale thoroughly to remove all grit. Discard the tough ribs, and coarsely chop the kale leaves. In a large skillet or heavy wok, heat the sesame oil over medium heat. Add the garlic and ginger root and cook for about 1 minute to release... Read More…

Egg-Crusted Pizza With Cauliflower

egg crusted pizza

Put skillet on stovetop and heat on medium. Add 1/2 tsp oil. Whisk together egg & egg whites until frothy. Add seasonings of choice into egg mixture, cauliflower & pour into heated pan. Cover and let cook for approx 3.5 minutes. Flip out... Read More…

Oatmeal Cookies

oatmeal cookies

Combine all of the dry ingredients, then add the last 3 liquid ingredients to reach a cookie dough texture. Spray cookie sheet lightly with Pam olive oil spray and place cookies on sheet. Bake at 325 degrees Fahrenheit for 5-10 minutes or until... Read More…

Turkey Meatballs and vegetables

turkey meatball

Mix evenly and create balls. Bake for 18-20 minutes at 425 on a non-stick cookie sheet

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Apricot Pork Roast

apricot pork roast

Place pork roast in slow cooker. In a small bowl combine apricot fruit spread, broth, mustard and leek pieces, stirring well. Add to slow cooker pouring over top of roast. Cover and cook on low for 10-12 hours or on high for 5-6 hours.
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Grilled Salmon Skewers

grilled salmon skewers

Soak skewers in water
Prep salmon & remove skin.
Rub with olive oil, add salt & pepper if you like.
Rub on rosemary
Squeeze lemon juice over the salmon and let it sit for 20 minutes or more.
Prep and cube... Read More…

Roasted Tomatoes

roasted tomatoes

Cut the tomatoes in half lengthwise. Drizzle with oil. Sprinkle with salt and pepper and top with garlic. Broil until hot and the top is sizzling.

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Oriental Beef Salad

oriental beef salad

Mix Tamari sauce, Splenda, oil, coriander, black pepper and anise. Keep half the mixture as dressing. Brush steak with the other half. In a large skillet or on the barbecue, grill steak over medium-high heat, 2 to 4 min each side for a perfect... Read More…