Zoodles!

If you don’t already have a spiralizer in your home, you need one! I can not tell you how many times a week I make zoodles. It can be an excellent spaghetti replacement and it has also been an addition to a nice cold “pasta” salad” recently. quick recipe: 2 zucchinis 1-2 tsp olive oil…

Zucchini Chips-my new obsession

These are so tasty and incredibly simple to make INGREDIENTS 2¬†large zucchinis Olive oil spray Kosher salt/pepper/garlic powder etc INSTRUCTIONS Preheat oven to 225 degrees Fahrenheit. Line two large baking sheets with parchment paper. Slice your zucchini into super thin slices with a knife or mandolin. After you slice your zucchini, place the slices on…

One Week down of the “Revamp”

So checking in since it has been one week since I decided to do a revamp of protocol eating and wanted to drop some excess weight. Since last week I have dropped 6.6 pounds, 3 inches and I am feeling better physically, which is the most important thing to me. What I have found that…

Knowing when its time to reboot

Hello lovelies…Its been a little while since my last post because of a myriad of reasons, but the bottom line is, its time for a reboot. As I write this, Andrew and I are returning from our two-week honeymoon where we let go completely. I’d like to write and say we enjoyed every moment of…

Every day I’m Shuffling

Life is the bay area is fast paced and busy. I currently work two jobs which take me into four different settings, enjoying newly wedded life, studying for licensing exams, friend to many, and doggy and kitty mommy to two. Having phased off of Ideal Protein in August of last year, making sure I maintain…

A woman with a plan

I am a person who likes to write everything down; shopping lists, client assignments for the day, favorite band names, and what I’m eating. I have found when I am most successful with following a plan is when I write down all the food I plan to eat for the day, first thing in the…

Sometimes it is moment to moment

I have been lucky enough to travel a lot over the last several months for various reasons. While I have enjoyed the adventures and experiences immensely, my resolve and dedication definitely slipped. I find myself up in weight, my clothes fitting more tightly than I would like them to, and overall a feeling of malaise….

Make a list!

I like goals and lists; I always have. I am the person who writes a 100 list of experiences I want to have in a 1 year period. Writing things down is a way for me to make a written commitment to myself and to the goals I am laying out and my health goals…

Rewards!

I don’t know about you, but being rewarded with food was normal for me. Whether it was myself or from someone else, frozen yogurt, a candy bar, or a nice meal out for an achievement were common. After doing this program for about a year, my mindset has shifted. No longer am I rewarding myself…

Stuffed Mushrooms Recipe

Ingredients: 20-30¬†crimini or white button mushrooms 1/2 pound extra mushrooms or a pack of pre sliced mushrooms 1 IP mushroom soup mix packet 1 IP Southwestern Cheese puffs, crushed Garlic powder onion powder salt/pepper Olive oil spray Directions: Preheat oven to 350 Destem the mushrooms and set the caps aside. Place sliced mushrooms into a…

Review: Sweet Chili Dorados

Holy IP food batman! The moment I had seen the advertisement for these chips I could barely contain my excitement as I had been craving something new in the savory department. Yesterday, as soon as I heard they had arrived, I rushed over to the clinic and met Judy to pick up my box. Ladies…

A year ago…

December 28, 2015 I was on a train ride from London to Paris to continue a few days of holiday indulgence. Nearly 80 pounds heavier, I had made the decision as soon as I was home from Europe to start the Ideal Protein program, hopping on the computer, and signed up, post haste. That decision…