Cracked Slaw

Absolutely delicious! This “Crack Slaw” is from Janeve’s Ideal Recipe book. Stop by the office and pick up a copy for more Phase 1 ideas. I added some Chinese five spice, a pinch of red pepper flakes and thin sliced red bell peppers, then topped with fresh cilantro and scallions to spice it up a bit. SERVINGS: 2 – 8oz. … Read More

Get to Know Your Ideal Protein Compliant Vegetables

Did you know June was National Fresh Fruit and Vegetable month? (No fruit if you are on Phase 1 or 2) As a kid, you were told, “ eat your vegetables” because “they’re good for you!”.  As adults, we understand the nutritional value and its importance to our health. The critical thing to understand, however, is that the most important … Read More

Fitness Tracker

You all know how important I think fitness and activity are in maintaining healthy weight.  It is amusing to me that traditional thought says that the reason we have the current obesity epidemic is because we don’t get enough exercise — I don’t necessarily disagree; sitting all day is NOT good for a lot of reasons.  It’s just that the … Read More

Childhood Obesity

September, being Childhood Obesity Awareness month, has me thinking about our young people.  According to The Trust for America’s Health, by 2030, if obesity trends continue, 13 states (including the state of Maryland) will have a prevalence of obesity of 60% or more. Let’s look at it another way.  My daughter is 15.  In 2030, she and all her friends … Read More

Banana Chocolate Chips Muffins

Recipe by Janeva Eickhoff Ingredients: 1 IP *banana pudding mix (dry) – *Or try with vanilla pudding for a different flavor 1 IP chocolate chip pancake mix (dry) 1 tsp. baking powder 1 tsp. sugar free sweetener, granular 1/3 C. liquid egg whites 1 ½ tsp. olive oil ½ tsp. vanilla extract 4 T. water Cooking spray Directions: Preheat oven to 350 … Read More

Phase 1 Vanilla Almond Raspberry Yogurt Sorbet

Ingredients 1 bottle Ideal Protein Vanilla Almond Yogurt Drink 1 packet of Raspberry Mousse Mix 2 ounce of water – Or more if you want more diluted.   1.     Pour vanilla almond drink in bullet or blender. 2.     Fill bottle with 2 ounces water and shake. 3.     Pour water from bottle into blender. 4.     Pour dry raspberry mousse mix into … Read More

Omelette Cakes – Phase 1 Recipes

Serves one person 4 eggs, whisked 1/2 cup leeks, chopped 1/2 cup mushrooms 1/2 cup green onions 1/2 cup tomatoes, sliced 1/2 tsp paprika 1/2 tsp cumin 1/4 tsp grape seed oil sea salt & pepper to taste Cooking Directions: Preheat the oven at 375°F. In a hot non-stick pan with grapeseed oil, add mushrooms, leeks, sea salt and pepper; … Read More

Cherry Raspberry Delight

Cherry Gelatin Preparation: Pour 5 fl oz (150 ml) of very hot water into a bowl. Add the contents of one packet and stir until dissolved. Pour the dissolved mix into two cups (fill only half of the cup). Refrigerate for 30 to 45 minutes until firm. Once the gelatin is ready, follow the steps below. Raspberry Mousse Preparation: Pour … Read More

Love is in the Air!!

As we approach cupid’s sacred day, let’s talk about love. Thought for the week: You don’t have to lose weight to love yourself; you have to love yourself to lose weight. While eating my lunch the other day, I saw a young mother cleaning up her table. As she walked toward the trash can with the leftovers of her toddler’s … Read More