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Ideal Protein Recipes

Ideally You has hundreds of free Ideal Protein Recipes as well as a large selection of breakfast, dinner, dessert, and snack ideas for all phases.

Halibut With Picante Sauce-(Phases 1-4)

Halibut With Picante Sauce

Preparation Time: 15 minutes
Cooking Time: About 10 minutes
Servings: 4

Per Serving:
Calories: 254
Fat: 8
Protein: 34
Carbohydrates: 8
(There is a...

Mix cucumbers, radishes, tomatoes, sweet pepper, onion, Tabasco, salt and lemon juice in a
small bowl. Roast fish on oiled baking sheet (about 5 minutes on each side at 375 degrees
Fahreinheit/190 degress Celsius) or on barbeque, over... Read More…

Tandoori-Style Chicken (BBQ)-(Phases 1-4)

Preparation: 15 minutes
Marinating Time: 24 hours
Cooking: 45 to 60 minutes
Servings: 6

For the marinade: in a medium bowl, whisk together all marinade ingredients. Rinse chicken and
pat dry. Place chicken pieces in a Ziploc bag set into a deep bowl. Pour marinade over chicken
and close bag. Marinate in the refrigerator... Read More…

Key Lime Tarts

(Maple Oatmeal)
Equivalent to 2 Ideal Protein servings
Makes approximately 6 tarts

Filling: dissolve True Lime flavoring in water. Add a little Stevia or Splenda to taste. The taste
should be sweet but tart. Add the contents of one Ideal Protein Vanilla pudding and mix well
until smooth. No lumps. The consistency... Read More…

Spicy Garlic Lime Chicken

In a small bowl, mix together first 8 ingredients. Sprinkle the mix generously on both sides of the chicken. Heat olive oil in a large heavy skillet over medium heat. Saute chicken until golden brown (about 6 minutes on each side). Sprinkle with... Read More…

Herb-Stuffed Zucchini

Herb-Stuffed Zucchini

Prep Time: 5 min
Prep Time: -- Cook Time:30 min

1. Split 2 medium zucchini and scoop out the seeds;
season with salt.
2. Add ¼- ½ cup Go Veggie Cheddar Shreds
3. 1/3 cup crushed White Cheddar Ridges
4. 1 chopped tomato (small or 4 cherry tomatoes)
5. 1/4 cup mixed... Read More…

IP Rotini

IP Rotini

Cook Pasta for 12-15 miuntes
In small skillet add olive oil on medium heat, add in mushrooms, onions and spinach leaves, cook and stir until mushrooms and spinach are tender, add stewed tomatoes and basil simmer for 5-10 minutes.
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Spicy Beef Flank Steak With Fresh Cucumber Salad (Phase 1-4)

Spicy Beef Flank Steak With Fresh Cucumber Salad

Preparation: 20 minutes
Marinating Time: 2 hours
Cooking: 10 minutes
Servings: 6

In a large Ziploc bag, mix all marinade ingredients and set aside. Make shallow incisions in the
steak so the marinade penetrates more. Let marinate in the refrigerator for at least 2 hours. In a
large salad bowl, mix all cucumber... Read More…

Garlic Halibut Skewers

Garlic Halibut Skewers

Combine garlic & olive oil in a bowl. Place halibut in the bowl and combine. Marinate for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.

Preheat a broiler, coat a broiler pan with cooking spray & arrange pan about 4 inches from heating element... Read More…

Egg Cups

Preheat oven to 350. Spray muffin tin with olive oil.
Break an egg in each cup of the tin! If you like you can stir each egg to make it scrambled.
Add a few of the veggies to each cup and lightly season with garlic powder, onion... Read More…

Chicken Poppers

Adapted from a delicious recipe from another low carb diet, if you love regular chicken poppers this is a fantastic healthy substitute. If you do not like zucchini let us know in the comments what...

Toss chicken with zucchini, green onion, cilantro, garlic, salt, and pepper (and cumin, if using). Mixture will be quite wet.
To cook on the stovetop:
Heat a drizzle of olive oil in a medium pan over medium heat. Use a small scoop or... Read More…

IP Pepper Nachos

Pepper Nachos IP Recipe

Easy to make and delicious pepper nachos for Ideal Protein or low carb diets.

Heat ground beef, garlic, and other spices in a pan over medium-high heat. Cook until meat is no longer pink and then let simmer for a few minutes.

Cut baby peppers in half length-wise and cut out the middle (clearly by the picture I wasn'... Read More…

Roasted Cabbage Wedges

Roasted Cabbage Wedges

1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
2. Brush a rimmed baking sheet with 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil.
3. Place 1 medium head green cabbage, cut into 1 inch thick rounds in a single layer on sheet and
brush with 1 tablespoons... Read More…

Buffalo Chicken Meatballs

Buffalo Chicken Meatballs

Preheat oven to 350°F.
In a large bowl, combine chicken, vegetables, spices beaten egg whites and 2 tsp wing sauce. Gently mix by hand the ingredients. Do not squeeze or over mix.
Spray a baking sheet with olive oil cooking spray.... Read More…

BABY MUSHROOM PIZZA BITES

BABY MUSHROOM PIZZA BITES

Pre-heat Grill.
Wipe down your mushrooms and remove stems. Then place them stem side up on a plate.
Throw your Italian chicken sausage in a bowl along with your egg white. Use your hands to combine it all together.
Then make... Read More…

SLOW COOKER GROUND MEAT NOODLE CASSEROLE

SLOW COOKER GROUND MEAT NOODLE CASSEROLE

Cook beef and onion over medium heat until meat is no longer pink.
Drain, and transfer to slow cooker.
Top with pepper and mushrooms.
Sprinkle with salt and pepper.
Pour Walden Farms tomato and basil sauce and Alfredo... Read More…

Ideal Protein Custard

Ideal Protein Custard

Mix 2 IP butterscotch puddings and 2 IP vanilla pudding mixes, two egg whites and some sea salt, pumpkin pie spice and nutmeg. Put in oven and bake at 350 for 20 minutes and then chill

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Slow Cooker Chili Verde

Slow Cooker Chili Verde

Saute garlic and zucchini in grape seed oil and brown meet into vegetables. Add to crock pot with Tomatillos, green chilies, onions and spices. Cook on low for 4 hours. Very filling and a great way to get those veggies in!! You may also add some... Read More…

Asparagus Guacamole

Asparagus Guacamole

Blend or puree to desired consistency

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Ram Jam Chicken

Ram Jam Chicken

In a large, resealable plastic bag, combine the first 8 ingredients. Place chicken in the bag and seal the bag. Leave the chicken in the refrigerator for at least 3 hours or overnight. Saute or grill.

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Crispy Rutabaga Fries

Preheat oven to 425° F
Place two egg whites in bowl, and whisk briskly, add onion powder & garlic powder and whisk again. Pour contents into large plastic zip lock bag.
Placed peeled and sliced rutabaga into bag toss together... Read More…

PORK MEDALLION WITH A RUB OF CHIPOTLE & LIME

Rub pork medallions with chipotle and lime spices. In a hot non-stick, add oil and pork; let sear.

When the pork is well seared, set aside.

Now, add mushrooms, sea salt, pepper, tomatoes, lime zest and garlic; let cook for a couple... Read More…

Baked Cauliflower & Asparagus

For Cauliflower: Mist with Olive oil. Add seasonings of your choice. Bake @ 400 degrees for about 20 min
For Asparagus: Spread asparagus on cookie sheet in single layer. Mist with olive oil. Salt & pepper. Bake @ 400 for about 15... Read More…

Homemade Ketchup

Homemade Ketchup

Mix well and refrigerate.

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GRAPE CREAM SHAKE/SLUSH

Shake up everything in the shaker, pour over ice and enjoy!!! tastes just like those frozen
grape popsicles with ice cream in the middle
*note* I used 1 tsp of real full-sugar Jello. It contains about 1 carb per teaspoon and is purely... Read More…

Cereal Pancakes

Cereal Pancakes

Crush Cereal. Mix egg whites, water, salt, stevia, cinnamon and vanilla together and add
crushed cereal. Cook as pancake in non-stick pan.
I made pancakes out of the Crispy Cereal packet by adding 2 egg whites, 1/4 tsp baking
... Read More…

Yummy Cupcakes-(Phases 3-4)

Yummy Cupcake

Mix the ingredients into a bowl with cold water. Bake at 325 F for 20 minutes.

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Smashed Zucchini Paste

Smashed Zucchini Paste

Put 1/2 of the olive oil in a non-stick pan and fry your garlic and chilies for a couple of
minutes. Throw in the zucchini and stir them around to coat. Turn the heat down slightly and
put a lid on the pan. Give the pan a shake and... Read More…

Maple Dressing

Maple Dressing Ideally You

In a blender, mix all ingredients together. Slowly drizzle in the oil, blending constantly, until
thickened. Adjust the seasonings to taste. Serve maple vinaigrette at room temperature.

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Light Dressing

Light Dressing Ideally You

In a small bowl, whisk together water, vinegar, garlic, mustard, salt and pepper; gradually
whisk in olive oil. Makes about 1/3 cup.

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Creamed Cabbage

Creamed Cabbage

Sauté garlic until lightly golden. Add shredded red cabbage. Cover and cook over medium
heat until the cabbage is tender and has deepened in color. Remove from heat. Dissolve IP
Leek Soup completely until smooth. Warm it up on the... Read More…

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