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THERE IS NO GOOD TIME TO LOSE WEIGHT … there will always be a holiday, birthday, anniversary, vacation, business trip, blah blah blah! The biggest point I can stress to anyone looking to lose weight, is to know, understand and accept that life will happen.  The world doesn’t stop, people don’t stop making cookies, going…

Mac & Cheeseburger Pie

Recipe by Janeva Eickhoff Ingredients: 1 IP Macaroni & Cheese 8 oz. lean ground beef (or turkey or chicken) ½ tsp. onion powder 1 10 oz. can diced tomatoes and green chiles, drained (I use Rotel brand) 4 eggs 1/3 C. liquid egg whites Salt & pepper, to taste Cooking spray Directions: 1. Preheat oven…

Pear & White Balsamic Slaw

This a sweet and salty slaw, using the red and green cabbage it presents an eye appealing dish as well. Top with the BBQ Crisps, BBQ Soy Nuts or the Trail Mix for added crunch. *1 unrestricted + 2 C. veggies – recipe in the files. You may sub the WF Pear & White Balsamic…

Rotini Salad

IP Rotini tossed with lettuce greens, red onion, heirloom baby tomatoes; drizzle with WF or IP balsamic dressing; season with salt and pepper. *1 unrestricted + 2 C. veggies Shared from Janeva’s Ideal Recipes Facebook Group

Coconut Macaroon Shake w/fresh Spinach

Add about 6 oz. water + 1 C. ice + 1 C. fresh spinach to the IP vanilla drink mix along with 1/2 tsp coconut macaroon extract; blend well. 1 unrestricted Shared from Janeva’s Ideal Recipes Facebook Group

Coffee House Iced Latte

If you’re on the go and want to stop at a Starbuck’s or other coffee shop, ask for a doppio (2 shots espresso) in a Venti (large) cup with ice. Add 1 IP premade shake (vanilla, chocolate or cappuccino). Stir and drink up. Latte = 1 unrestricted Shared from: Janeva’s Ideal Recipes Facebook Group

Almond Joy Hot Chocolate

Recipe by Janeva Eickhoff Tastes like an Almond Joy candy bar! Ingredients: 1 IP Chocolate Drink mix 8 oz. water 1/8 tsp. coconut extract (or to taste) 1/8 tsp. almond extract (or to taste) Walden Farms Marshmallow dip, optional Directions: 1. Place ingredients in a bullet or ninja and blend. 2. Pour into a mug…

Caramel Fried Apples

Ingredients: 4 C. chayote squash, peeled and cut into small cubes 2 tsp. olive oil 3 T. Splenda 4 T. water 1 tsp. lemon juice 1 tsp. cinnamon (or apple pie spice or pumpkin pie spice) 2 T. Walden Farms caramel syrup 2 T. Walden Farms apple butter (or WF pancake syrup) Directions: 1. Place…

Cajun Cauliflower Egg Muffins

Recipe by Janeva Eickhoff Ingredients: 6.5 oz. cauliflower florets (cut in bite sized chunks) 2 T. chopped green onions 1 Fine herbs cheese omelet mix Cajun or Creole seasoning, to taste Olive oil cooking spray Directions: 1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees. 2. Spray coat a baking sheet with olive oil spray and lay cauliflower…

Salmon with Cherry Tomato Salsa and Roasted Asparagus

Salmon  4 wild salmon fillets, skin-on; 2 cloves garlic, minced; 1/2 tsp sea salt; 1/2 tsp freshly ground black pepper; 1/2 tsp paprika; 1 tsp lemon zest; 1 tsp fresh lemon juice; 1 tbsp olive oil; Set your oven to broil. In a small bowl, combine the garlic, salt, pepper, paprika, lemon zest, lemon juice…