Ideal Protein Dinner Recipes

We love our dieters, so in honor of love this month, we’ve put together a Special Sweetheart menu for you and your loved one to enjoy. We’d love to hear how you like our Ideal Protein dinner recipes so definitely let your coach know what you thought! Enjoy!

Adapted from Janeva’s Ideal Recipesbigstock--147706604

Servings Size: 2 servings of protein

Ingredients

  • 1 lbs of lean pork tenderloin
  • ¼ cup low sodium soy sauce
  • 1 ½ Tbsp Dijon mustard
  • 4 tsp olive
  • 3 Tbsp Walden Farms maple syrup
  • 1 Tbsp = 1 ½ tsp of dried minced onions
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1 ½ tsp garlic powder

Instructions

In a medium mixing bowl combine all ingredients except pork. Stir to mix. Place pork tenderloin in crock pot. Pour marinade over pork. Cook on low for 5 hours turning tenderloin once during cooking. Slice and serve pouring desired amount of marinade over the pork. Goes well with roasted green beans or asparagus!

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  • 2 packets of IP Chocolate Drink
  • 1 Packet of Dark Chocolate Pudding Mix
  • 2 tsp Unsweetened Cocoa or Dark Chocolate Cocoa (no sugar in the dark cocoa)
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • 4 Tbsp skim milk
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil or grapeseed oil1 whole egg + 1 egg white
  • ½ tsp vanilla extract

Instructions

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Lightly grease a mini loaf pan with olive oi. Set aside 1 packet of IP chocolate drink mix for the frosting. Mix all the remaining dry ingredients in bowl, including 1 IP dark chocolate pudding and 1 IP chocolate drink mix. Beat eggs in a separate bowl and then add milk, oil and vanilla. Add dry ingredients to the bowl with the wet ingredients and mix well. Spoon batter into the prepared pan with a lightly greased (olive oil) spatula and spread evenly. Bake for 10-15 minutes. Check frequently.

Frosting

While cake is baking, empty the remaining IP chocolate drink mix in to a bowl. Add just enough water (1 Tbsp at a time) to make it the consistency of frosting. Once the cake is done you can spread the frosting on the cake immediately. For a special treat, sprinkle some crushed chocolate or peanut butter puffs or even shavings from our chocolatey raspberry bar!

This is 3 Non-restricted Ideal Protein Servings so slice the cake into 3 equal parts.