Shepherd’s Pie Recipe – Low Carb with Mashed Cauliflower

Shepherd’s Pie Recipe – Low Carb with Mashed Cauliflower

Okay, so I know most of the time I start out with some kind of blurb about how great this dish is – well – let's not break protocol – this low carb Shepherd's Pie is so tasty – if I do say so myself.  It's actually now one of my favorites that I will probably make each week if not every other week.

It will also freeze well so you can make easily make a head of time and place in the freezer. (more…)

Ideal Protein Omelet Recipe

Ideal Protein Omelet Recipe

This is definitely one of my favorite meals on the Ideal Protein protocol diet.  It's very filling and full of veggies – then I top it off with some Tabasco.

It's so versatile – you can add any two cups of vegetables that you'd like with different seasonings.

For this omelet I made it with two cups of mushrooms, asparagus, celery and spinach. (more…)

Cauliflower Pizza Crust Recipe

Cauliflower Pizza Crust Recipe

In my ongoing quest to take foods I love and make it into a healthy option – I discovered cauliflower pizza crust.

It's seriously good and such a healthy way to have your pizza any way you like it.  It doesn't taste doughy of course like regular pizza, but it's pretty darn close to the overall flavor and you don't taste cauliflower.

It's a pretty simple recipe to prep and cook and the plus side – you don't have to wait for your dough to rise! (more…)

Chicken and Shrimp Dirty Cauliflower Rice Recipe

Chicken and Shrimp Dirty Cauliflower Rice Recipe

Now this is one of my all time favorite recipes for several reasons.

It's packed full of flavor with a Cajun flair with chili powder, cumin, green and red peppers, and celery.

Riced cauliflower instead of actual rice makes this recipe a low-carb, healthy alternative that doesn't sacrifice on the flavor.

It's easy to make and doesn't take that long to cook.  While your letting all the flavors simmer together for 30 minutes, you can clean up the dishes, read a book, review your Facebook account and – well you get the idea. (more…)

Ideal Protein Broccoli Cheese Soup Recipe

Ideal Protein Broccoli Cheese Soup Recipe

Ideal Protein has a Broccoli Cheese Soup meal packet that is pretty good on it's own; however if you want to boost the flavor and get your two cups of vegetables in at the same time – then you'll want to try this recipe.

Adding mushrooms, celery and garlic to most of the soups makes for an excellent addition to pump up the volume and flavor. (more…)

Lettuce Wrap Turkey Tacos

Lettuce Wrap Turkey Tacos

Mexican food on a diet, especially a lower carb diet is difficult.  I never realized how carbed-up Mexican food is – ha – no wonder I love it so much!

Since starting the Ideal Protein Diet I've been able to experiment with so many foods and learning how to alter my favorite recipes to be a low-carb solution.

Mexican food has been a difficult one to tackle, but my creative juices are flowing.   (more…)

Chicken Salsa Verde Recipe – Low Carb and Ideal Protein Compatible

Chicken Salsa Verde Recipe – Low Carb and Ideal Protein Compatible

Craving Mexican food?  You'll be delighted with this aromatic Chicken Salsa Verde recipe that's packed with all the flavors that come with Mexican food like cumin, cilantro, and verde salsa.

It's low carb and compatible with Ideal Protein Diet phases.  Also, I use the Misto Oil Atomizer to spray the pan and chicken with olive oil to reduce the amount of oil used during cooking. (more…)