Are you looking for an Ideal Protein- friendly Thanksgiving menu?
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Ideal Protein Recipe Section
Looking for some variation in your Ideal Protein Diet? Try some of these delicious recipes!
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Here are a few just to get you started. Enjoy!
Ideal Protein Recipes
Ideal Protein Soups.pdf
Are you still looking for more variety? Here are some additional recipes we've received over time. Do you have a favorite recipe that you'd like to share? Please send it to us and we'll do our best to include it for the benefit of our successful Ideal Protein dieters!
Dijon Mushroom Pork Chops
6 – 1in. thick pork chops
1 lb. baby Portobelllo mushrooms slice
2 Tbl olive oil
1 Tbl Dijon mustard
Salt and pepper
Brown pork chops in olive oil. Remove from pan, stir in Dijon mustard to pan drippings. Add mushrooms to Dijon mixture in pan. Saute for a few more minutes and top with pork chops. Cover and put on low heat in oven for an additional 20 minutes.
This recipe could also be used with chicken.
Mashed ‘Potatoes’ (Phase 1 Compatible)
- 1 head of fresh cauliflower
- Onion powder
- Garlic powder
- Sea salt, to taste
- ½ to 1 packet of Ideal Protein Diet Leek soup or Ideal Protein Diet Chicken soup
Boil the cauliflower until it is very, very soft. Drain the water. Add the seasonings and ½ of any of the soup mixes, or more, to taste. Mash well and serve steaming hot.
Oatmeal Biscuits (Phase 1 Compatible)
(Equivalent to 2 Ideal Protein Diet foods. Yield: approx. 12 biscuits)
- 2 packets of Ideal Protein Diet Maple Oatmeal
- 1 large egg white
- 1-2 ounces of water
Beat egg then stir into oatmeal until mixed thoroughly. Add water to thin batter until spoon-able – but not runny. Spoon onto non-stick baking sheet and bake about 10 minutes at 400°F (205°C) or until golden
Vegetarian Florets (Phase 1 Compatible)
(Equivalent to 1 Ideal Protein Diet food. Yield: 1 serving)
- ½ cup of leeks sliced in thin circles
- 1/2 cup (125 ml) broccoli florets
- 1/2 cup (125 ml) cauliflower florets
- 1 small onion, chopped
- 1 Ideal Protein Diet Leek Soup
Sauté the leeks 2 to 3 minutes in a drizzle of olive oil over medium heat in a non-stick pan. Add the broccoli and cauliflower florets and continue to sauté 3 to 5 minutes. Mix the leek soup into a 1/2 cup of water, room temperature. Dissolve any lumps before adding to the vegetables. Simmer for 2 minutes and serve.
Chinese Pancakes (Phase 1 Compatible)
- Ideal Protein Omelet packet
- Favorite veggies (Bok Choy, Broccoli, Cabbage, zucchini, etc)
- 1 clove garlic
- 1 inch piece ginger, grated
- Fennel seed
- Soy bean sprouts
- Pre-cooked salad shrimp
- Tamari sauce
Chop and combine veggies, ginger and shrimp in a ziploc steamer bag, steam for a minute or two. Prepare Omelet packet and either: Option 1: add garlic to pan and make very thin, crepe-like omelets, spoon the veggies onto, roll, and drizzle with tamari Option 2: put steamed veggies into a bowl, add the Omelet mixture (may need to add a few egg whites), lightly sauté the garlic, and add mixture, (all of it if cooking for 1, or may divide into smaller, pancake-size portions (if you have omelet rings as mentioned). Drizzle with Tamari.