Best Ideal Protein Foods
Are you frustrated with diets that leave you hungry and craving the foods you love? Try the Ideal Protein Diet and give your taste buds and waistline something to cheer about! Here are the best Ideal Protein foods partnered with an IP-friendly recipe sure to appease your appetite.
Ideal Protein Pancake Mix
Simply mix with water to create a delicious pancake batter. Pair with the IP Maple Syrup for a satisfying breakfast. Who says you have to eat pancakes for breakfast; incorporate your IP pancake mix into a one-of-a-kind chicken entree. See how here.
- 2 chicken breasts (cut into 2 inch strips or leave whole)
- 1 packet of Ideal Protein Pancake Mix
- 1 egg
- 1 lemon
- 1-2 cups of chicken broth
- 3-4 garlic cloves chopped fine
Preheat oven to 300°F. Coat casserole dish with olive oil spray. Dip chicken in egg, and then roll in IP Pancake Mix (shake in a bag or coat in a bowl). Brown chicken, add to casserole dish, then cover with chicken broth, lemon and garlic on top. Place in oven, bake on 300 for 20 mins. for strips, 40 mins, for whole breast.
Ideal Protein Chocolate Drink Mix
Satisfy your chocolate craving with a cold chocolate smoothie or heat it up for a warm and gratifying treat. If you’re feeling adventurous and want something out of the ordinary, try adding pureed vegetables for an added IP bonus. Sounds crazy, doesn’t it? See full recipe below.
Chocolate Zucchini Milkshake
Chop up whole, unpeeled zucchini and steam until soft. Puree in a blender without adding any liquid and freeze it in ice cube trays. To make the milkshake, add 7 frozen zucchini cubes (1 cup of frozen zucchini puree), half a cup of unsweetened almond milk, a heaping teaspoon of cocoa, 1/8 tsp of stevia, a packet of IP Chocolate Drink Mix, and 6oz. of water. (adjust the water to change the consistency if you like your shakes thick or thin).
Ideal Protein Mac and Cheese Mix
It’s the comfort food we all love, pasta. Ideal Protein has created a delicious cheddar and parmesan mac and cheese to keep you on track. Feeling creative? Add a few extra ingredients and you’ve got yourself a meal worth bragging about. Try the recipe here.
Baked Vegetable Mac and Cheese
- 1 packet Ideal Protein Macaroni and Cheese
- 1/4 c. broccoli
- 1/4 c. cauliflower
- 2 tbsp. egg whites
Prepare IP Mac and Cheese as directed. Lightly sauté vegetables. Mix vegetables into IP Mac and Cheese along with egg whites. Add to small baking dish. Bake at 375° for 15 minutes.
Did we make you hungry with the best Ideal Protein foods yet? It’s time to get cooking something delicious and nutritious the Ideal Protein way! Of course, check with your Ideal Protein coach to confirm recipes are complaint for your particular phase. For more IP friendly foods and recipes, visit Ideal Change and change the way you look and feel.
What are the best Ideal Protein foods in your opinion? Share them in the comments below!