Phasing off Ideal Protein

So, the day has come and I am in the process of phasing off of the Ideal Protein diet. A lot of factors went into my decision:

  • I have been on the diet for a while now…over 3 years.
  • The cost associated with it wasn’t fitting into my budget (hello new HVAC system.)
  • I need a minute to reflect back on what I have learned and how my life has changed.

Because of all of this I have decided that stepping back for a minute is what is best for me. So, with the help of my Ideal Protein coaches, I am in the process of just maintaining my weight loss.

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How to Cook for Two, When Only One of you is Low Carb

Lately, I have been on a mission to cook food at home instead of going out. It’s cheaper, I really like cooking, and it can be way better for you.

However, going out works better for me and my boyfriend because we have two very different diets. I am on Ideal Protein – a high protein, low carb/fat diet…my boyfriend on the other hands eats all the carbs!

So, when it comes to meal planning for the week I have been trying really hard to find meals that can serve double duty. It has been a challenge and I thought I would share it with everyone since I am sure some of you out there might be having the same problem. Here are the recipes I have been working with lately!

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Burgers with Everything Cauliflower Buns (No Flour Added!)

I consume so much cauliflower…I think I might become cauliflower one day! It’s just so versatile and when it comes already riced in the frozen food section it saves me time!

So, this time around I decided to make cauliflower burger buns. Not just any burger buns, EVERYTHING buns! The salty bagel deliciousness with a juicy burger is exactly what I was in the mood for this week!

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