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Ideal Protein Recipes

We have hundreds of the best free Ideal Protein Recipes as well as a large selection of breakfast, dinner, dessert, and snack ideas for all phases.

Beef Sukiyaki

beef sukiyaki

Cut steak into thin diagonal slices. (For easier slicing, partially freeze first.) In large skillet, heat some oil. Add steak strips, a few at a time. Brown on both sides. Remove and set aside. Add celery and leeks to skillet. Saute for 3 minutes... Read More…

Healthy Breakfast Hash

breakfast hash

Heat a small non-stick skillet over medium heat. Spray with cooking spray and add the shredded zucchini. Leave them alone while you chop all the other ingredients for at least 5 minutes before you flip. This will defrost and start to brown the... Read More…

Chocolate Mousse

chocolate mousse

Place the following ingredients in a shaker in this order: Splenda or Stevia, coffee, cocoa powder and chocolate pudding packet. Add water and shake vigorously. Let the shaker sit for 5-10 minutes to absorb the water and enjoy! It should be very... Read More…

Lemon Garlic Chicken Kabobs (All Phases of IP)

Garlic Chicken Kabobs

1) To prepare chicken: In a bowl, whisk together olive oil, lemon zest, garlic, parsley, salt and pepper. Add chicken and stir to combine. Cover bowl with plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least 2 hours or up to 8 hours.
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Maple Mustard Roasted Chicken and Vegetables

Maple Mustard Roasted Chicken and Veg

Preheat your oven to 375 degrees.
Pat the chicken with paper towels or a dish towel and sprinkle with the salt and pepper.
Roast in the oven at 375 degrees for 30-40 minutes until the skin is beginning to turn a light golden color.... Read More…

Tangy Shrimp & scallops

shrimp scallop

1. Place shrimp and scallops in a large resealable plastic bag. In a microwave-safe bowl, combine the oil, lemon juice, Worcestershire sauce, garlic powder and paprika. Microwave at 50% power for 1-1/2 minute. Stir to blend; set aside 1/3 cup for... Read More…

Chili Stuffed Zuccini

chili stuffed zuccini

Cut Zucchini in half, and leave slightly hollowed out portion face up in baking dish.
Slowly pre-cook the Chili till fully hydrated on stove. Fill hollowed out portions of Zucchini and bake in the oven at 350 till Zucchini is soft.

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Bulgogi (Korean Barbecue)


Slice the beef as thinly as possible against the grain. It should be in very thin slices, but not falling apart. Mix all of the remaining ingredients except the lettuce. Pour over the meat and marinate at least 1 hour, the longer the better. I... Read More…

Chocolate Brownies


Mix all ingredients together thoroughly in a bowl.
Pour 1/2 of batter into a parchment lined 9" x 9" baking pan.
Drizzle some Walden Farms caramel syrup then add the remainder of the brownie batter over top.
Bake at 350 degrees... Read More…

Slow Cooker Teriyaki Steak

Teriyaki Steak

Cut steak into 1/8" thick slices. Combine remaining ingredients in bowl. Place meat in slow cooker, pour over sauce and stir. Cover and cook low heat 8 hours. Top with green onions. Serve over cauliflower rice, or wrap in a lettuce wrap.

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Spinach Salad

spinach salad

Combine all of the above ingredients together in a bowl, wash the amount of spinach you want to eat, add fresh chopped mushrooms, red onions and two hard boiled eggs chopped into a bowl, drizzle two tablespoons of dressing over salad and mix... Read More…

Shrimp, Scallops & Asparagus

shrimp asparagus

In a large frying pan or wok, heat coconut oil and garlic, add asparagus cook till still firm, add shrimp and or scallops cook until done. Add lemon juice, salt, splenda, seasonings and soy sauce stir well and enjoy!

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Mustard Glazed Salmon Steaks

mustard glazed salmon steaks

1. Heat oven to 425º F. Line a rimmed baking sheet with nonstick foil. Place salmon steaks on top.
2. Whisk brown sugar and mustard in small bowl until blended. Evenly divide on top of each salmon steak, spreading to cover.
3. Bake 15... Read More…

Banana Chocolate Loaf

Banana Chocolate Loaf

Makes one mini loaf, or 2 muffins. You can have half (or one) for breakfast, then the other half (or one) for lunch.

Pour all contents into the mini loaf and bake at 350 degrees for about 15 minutes. Yields 2 non-restricted products.

I make it in to 2 muffins so I can save one for later. Very Yummy!

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“Rice” Pudding

rice pudding

Mix gelatine with water, add pudding, cauliflower and flavourings (you could use any extract flavourings you like, maple, orange, strawberry) – mix well and put in refrigerator till set. Top with Walden Farms caramel sauce, strawberry spread or... Read More…

Wildberry Muffins

berry muffins

- Preheat oven to 350°F. Spray a standard sized muffin tin with olive oil spray.
- Before opening packet, crush IP Crispy Cereal until fine (powder consistency.)
- In a medium bowl, mix beaten eggs, ground cinnamon, Splenda/Stevia,... Read More…

Luxuriously Vanilla Italian Cream Soda

Vanilla Italian Cream Soda

Luxuriously Vanilla Italian Cream Soda recipe. Mix the first three ingredients in a tall glass. Add enough ice to fill the glass.

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Grilled steak with spicy green salsa

grilled steak green salsa

Mix the chilli powder, oregano, cumin, salt, and pepper. Rub mixture on the steak. Pour about 2 Tbsp olive oil over the steak and rub it in. Let sit for 10 minutes. Grill to your desired doneness, let rest for 5 minutes

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Red and Green Salad


Per serving: Calories: 89, Fat: 3 grams, Protein: 5 gram, Carbohydrates: 6 grams

In a small bowl, mix dressing ingredients together. In a salad bowl, combine lettuce, onion, radishes, cucumber and celery. Add dressing to salad and toss to coat all ingredients. Serve immediately.

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Lime Grilled Haddock

lime grilled haddock

Preheat grill. In a small bowl, whisk together the lime juice, olive oil, garlic, soy sauce, optional ginger root, mustard, salt, and pepper. Brush the haddock steak with about one-third of the dressing and reserve the rest. Place haddock steaks... Read More…

Quick and Delicious Quesadillas

quesadillas ready

*note this recipe is not Ideal Protein compliant using Tortilla's
However, you could sub with IPCrepes to make it compliant!

Heat ground beef with chopped onions until browned and set aside.
Place first pita in the pan and add ground beef.
Sprinkle a small amount of grated cheese.
Place 2nd pita on top and press down with a spatula or pan lid.
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Green Beans Braised with Shitake Mushrooms

green beans shiitake mushrooms

Put the mushrooms in a bowl; add 1 cup boiling water. Cover the bowl with plastic wrap and let stand 5 minutes. Remove the mushrooms and reserve the liquid. When the mushrooms have cooled, remove the tough stems and dice the caps. Strain the... Read More…

Spice it up!!!


Tired of the same old meat, try a new seasoning, here are a couple of our favourites
Barbecue Rub, Jerk Seasoning, Cajun Seasoning,and Taco Seasoning

Barbecue Rub
Combine everything, stir well and store in a shaker. Sprinkle over pork, beef and chicken.
Yield: Makes approx 2/3 cup

Jerk Seasoning
Combine all ingredients, and store in an airtight container.
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Racheal Ray - Hot or Cold Sesame Noodles Recipe

sesame noodles

I had to adapt this recipe to make it phase 1 compliant so it is not the original recipe she did on her show, but super Yummy!

Open bag of Miracle Noodles into a colander and rinse with cold water for a couple of minutes and boil for one minute, pat dry with a paper towel or small hand towel. Cut noodles with scissors to make smaller pieces. In the bottom of a large bowl... Read More…

Sheppard’s Pie

sheppards pie

Mix pkg IP soup with 100 ml water only & pour over mashed cauliflower. Blend well & set aside.

Cook turkey/chicken with garlic, leeks, sea salt, rosemary & optional tomatoes until browned. Place mixture in bottom of a baking... Read More…

Devilled Eggs

devilled eggs

Cut Eggs in half
Mix the yokes with Walden Farms – Mayo or Olive/Grape seed Oil, Redmond’s Onion Salt and Mustard (To Taste). Mix and spoon back into the egg halves.
Optional – Garnish with a sprinkle of Paprika

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Gingered Turnips

gingered turnips

Combine all ingredients in a saucepan, simmer until turnips are tender (15 minutes). Drain, mash until fluffy, adding cooking liquid as needed for desired consistency.

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Home Style Chicken

home style chicken

Put 1 breast in the center of each piece of foil. Season both sides of the meat. Cover with the vegetables; season to taste. Drizzle oil on top of the vegetables. Fold up the foil to form packets, leaving room for circulation. Bake at 450º, 20-24... Read More…

Pita Wedges or Pizza Crust

pita wedges

Mix crepe mix with water so it is thick add herbs & spices of choosing.
Spread thinly on cookie sheet and sprinkle sea salt over the top
Bake 350 degrees until edges are brown & crispy.
Remove from oven & spray top... Read More…