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  1. Class #342 | Burritos With Homemade 12-Inch Flour Tortillas
  2. Class #341 | Pre-Gaming & Post-Gaming For Caloric Reduction
  3. Lesson #340 | Resistant Starch & Unforgettable Theme Fries
  4. Class #339 | Anticipation, Dopamine, & The Diet Struggle Reward Cycle
  5. Class 338 | Eliminating The Diet Struggle Reward Cycle
  6. Class #337 | Hamburger Pinwheels & Reducing Inflammation Not Cholesterol: A holistic approach to inflammatory disease remission
  7. Class #336 | Bring This To Thanksgiving
  8. Class #335 | Food Additives Inhibit The Microbiome: Clean-Eating Made Easy
  9. Class #334 | Vinegar Making Workshop
  10. Class #333 | Get Motivated With Exciting Goals
  11. Class #332 | Canning Whole Applesauce
  12. Class #331 | Top Cancer Protective Ingredients, Socializing Without Alcohol, and Preserving the Harvest
  13. Class #330 | Puffing Pita On The Grill with Quick Mix Tzatziki Sauce
  14. Class #329 | Soymilk & Active Meditation with Positive Self-talk
  15. Class #328 | Weight Loss Challenge and the Salad Crunch Wrap
  16. Class #327 | Binge Eating and The Butyrate Bath
  17. Class #326 | 45-Second Tortillas & Daily Diligence
  18. Class #325 | 3-Month Goal Challenge
  19. Class #324 | Get Shredded With Carrot Salad
  20. Class #323 | Seed to Harvest Hydroponics featuring Eggless Egg Salad Lettuce Wraps
  21. Class #322 | Baking Oatmeal Cookies & Fiber Fueled Microbes
  22. Class #321 | Slimdown & The Beauty Broth Hot Pot Demo 
  23. Class #320 | Beauty Broth Hot Pot Slim-down Support Challenge 
  24. Class #319 | Sip On Polyphenol Protection & Intro to Hydroponics
  25. Class 318 | Garden Confetti Bread Cooking Demonstration
  26. Class #317 | Walipini Field Trip, Watermellon Harvesting, and Seed Saving
  27. Class #316 | Seven-Day Sauerkraut: Preserve Your Harvest with Small Batch Fermentation
  28. Class #315 | 12 - Steps To Improve Your Metabolism
  29. Class #314 | Veg-it-Up with Zucchini and The 50/50 Bowl Balance
  30. Class #313 | Master Fasting - A Transitional Approach For Maximum Benefits
  31. Class #312 - Calling All Health Geeks & Health Enthusiasts
  32. Class #311 - Time-Sensitive Immune Boosting Benefits of Summer
  33. Class #310 - Using Bread Makers and Milling Whole Grains
  34. Class #309 - Get Excited and Get It Done
  35. Class #308 - Terminal Cancer Cure Part 2: How I Did It With An Anti-Cancer Diet
  36. Class #307 - Terminal Cancer Cure Part 1: Diagnosis Decisions
  37. Class #306 - A Deep Pantry Saves Us Money & Time While Improving Food Quality
  38. Class #305 - Protective Sprouts
  39. Class #304 - Personal Weight Loss Consultation
  40. Class #303 - ProtectiveDiet.com Tutorial
  41. Class #302 - Lifeline Recipe Good & Bad Actions Produce Results
  42. Class #301 – Kids’ Spaghetti Pasta-Bake Casserole and Demonstration featuring Melt and Bake Cheeze
  43. Class #300 | Okara Pie Crust Demonstration with a Happy Thanksgiving Pep Talk
  44. Class #299 | Making Organic Soymilk & Yogurt
  45. Class #298 | Stress Elimination Challenge
  46. Class #297 - Fall Harvest and Winter Food Storage
  47. Class #296 | Incorporating Dried Herbs for Flavor & Protection Incorporating Dried Herbs for Flavor and Protection and Tips to Resolve Binge Eating Cycles
  48. Class #295 | 48-Hour Fast: Day Two
  49. Class #294 | 48-Hour Fast: Day One Support
  50. Class #293 | 48-Hour Fast: Plan & Prep Guide
  51. Class #292 | Travel - Manifest - Peach Buckle
  52. Class #291 | July Garden Tour : Learn as we GROW with community support
  53. Class #290 | Fitness Support: High-Energy Fuel, Build Muscle, & Get Shredded Fast
  54. Class #289 | You Are Not a Victim of Osteoporosis - It's Reversible & Preventable
  55. Class #288 – Socializing & PD Living – a “This Is How We Do It” live broadcast
  56. Class #287 | Achieving A Pro Mindset
  57. Class #286 - Our New Workplace for Wellness
  58. Class #285 Protective Kimchi 101
  59. Class #284 – House Hunting Travel Meals & a Personal Jump Start with Bill
  60. Class #283 - Melt & Bake Cheeze Pro Tips
  61. Class #282 | Become Vanilla Rich with Bean Saving Bonus Batches
  62. Class #281 | Making Perfect Yogurt and Including Soy On An Anti-Angiogenic Diet to Prevent Cancer
  63. Class #280 | Corn Crisps, PD Success, & The 50/50 Plate Practice
  64. Class #279 | Nutty Butter & The Noodle Bowl
  65. Class #278 | Winter 2020 - Fresh Produce Restock and Enjoying Indian Food
  66. Class #277 Holiday Special – Gingerbread Cookies & Sugar-Free Royal Icing
  67. Class #276 Mastering PD Cooking Techniques featuring Plant-Based Stroganoff
  68. Class #275 Thanksgiving Preparation Tips & Eliminating Social Media Conflict
  69. Class #274 - Road Trip Travel
  70. Class #273 - Mexican Sweet Corn Cakes, Red Lentil Chili & Apple Pie Filling
  71. Class #272 - Allergies and the Microbiome
  72. Class #271 - You Can’t Outrun an Unhealthy Diet
  73. Class #270 - Protective Diet Pro Tips
  74. Class #269 - Getting Comfortable Enjoying Delicious Food
  75. Free Class #268 – Mind Games: Self Awareness & Celebrating Success
  76. Class #267 – Finger Salad, Chips & Dip for Dinner featuring Refrigerator Tacos
  77. Class #266 - Homemade Tortillas & Pro Tips for Perfect Chips
  78. Class #265 - What's Your Food Mood
  79. Class #264 – Two Years Day Fasting on a Protective Diet
  80. Class #263 – Bag of Questions
  81. Class #262 - Rebuilding Our Immune System is our Social Responsibility
  82. Class #261 - Eliminate Produce Waste & Shopping Trips
  83. Free Class #260 - Day One On a Protective Diet
  84. Class #259 - Oil-Free Garlic Naan in my Workplace for Wellness
  85. Class #258 - Pandemic Pantry
  86. Class #257 – How the Gut Microbiota Influences Our Behavior & Controls Our Wellbeing
  87. Class #256 – Cornflakes & Cholesterol
  88. Class #255 – Baking Bread & Following Through on a Protective Diet
  89. Class #254 - Taquitos & Living In the Moment to Reduce Stress
  90. Class #253 – Benefits of Nutritional Yeast and Making Cheez-It Crackers
  91. Class #252 - Making MoJos - New Year New You
  92. PD-Ed Class #251 - Nice Cream Sandwiches & Building a Strong Immune System
  93. Class #250 – Instant Vanilla Extract
  94. Class #249 – Paralyzed By Stress
  95. Class #248 – Self Awareness Training – Not Hungry, but I’m Eating
  96. Class #247 – Intro to Indian
  97. Class #246 – The Instant Pot Advantage: Pro Tips, Tricks & Accessories
  98. Class #245 – Promoting Autophagy While We Eat, Sleep And Play
  99. Class #244 – Back To The Basics 2019
  100. Class #243 – Health Benefits of Spicy Food
  101. Class #242 – Tips From The Pros Weekend
  102. Class #241 – Increase Protective Lycopene with Fermented Salsa
  103. Class #240 – All Natural Beauty
  104. Class #239 – Tweak Your Physique
  105. Class #238 – Protective Beverages
  106. Class #237 – What I Eat In A Day Spring 2019
  107. Class #236 – Weeknight Setup SUS
  108. Class #235 – The Benefits of Sulforaphane & Co-Cooking Egg Rolls
  109. Class #234 – Know Your Fast Five
  110. Class #233 – Biology of Burning Body Fat
  111. Class #232 – Fermentation Techniques & Tools Part 3 – Probiotic Pickles
  112. Class #231 – Enjoying Fermented Food featuring The Pro Bowl
  113. Class #230 – Fermentation Techniques & Tools Part 2 – Dry Brining & Blending Fermented Hot Sauce
  114. Class #229 – Fermentation Techniques & Tools Part 1 – Water Brining
  115. Class #228 - Benefits of Fermented Food
  116. Class #227 - Navigating ProtectiveDiet.com
  117. Class #226 - New Year/New You
  118. Class #225 - Dementia Defense
  119. Class #224 – Sweet Action Rituals & Routines for a Better Life Experience
  120. Class #223 – Call To Action
  121. Class #222 – Pep Talk with Mexican Pizza Shortcut Techniques
  122. Class #221 – Day Fast and Feast
  123. Class #220 | Day Fast & Feast Guide
  124. Class #219 - Day Fasting on a Plant Based Diet
  125. Class #218 - The Hideous Truth of Opioid Addiction
  126. Class #217 - Baby Jack Ribs BBQ or Baked
  127. Class #216 – I Lost My Way
  128. Class #215 – Glamping On A Protective Diet
  129. Class #214 – In Flight Travel Meal Made Easy
  130. Class #213 – Healthiest Summer Kick-off Challenge
  131. Class #212 - Fat Reception Review & Cheezecake Workplace For Wellness Demonstration
  132. Class #211 - Weighing the Risks of Cancer Screening
  133. Class #210 - Easy Bake Loaf Bread
  134. Class #209 - Soup for One
  135. Class #208 - Workplace for Wellness - Pressure Cooked Frittata
  136. Class # 207 - The Need To Feed
  137. Class #206 - Tea Ritual & Spices for Protection
  138. Class #205 - Celebrating Spring With Carrot Cake Frosting Techniques - Workplace For Wellness Demonstration
  139. Class # 204 - Body Management & Understanding Cancer
  140. Size 22 to a Size 2
  141. Class #203 - Workplace For Wellness - Glazed Cinnamon Rolls
  142. Class #202 - PD Progress Challenge & Favorite Fries Cooking Technique
  143. Class #201 - Kitchen Peptalk
  144. Class #200 - Stop The Snacks Challenge
  145. Class #199 - Organic Co-Op Shopping Tour
  146. Class #198 - Grocery Store Restock
  147. Class #197 - Costco Run
  148. Class #196 - International Market Tour
  149. Class #195 - Navigating Holiday Dinners
  150. Class #194 - Co-Cooking Cherry Cheeze Danish
  151. Class #193 - Co-Cooking A Taste of Thanksgiving
  152. Class #192 - Co-Cooking Sauerkraut
  153. Class #191 - Healthy Halloween Treats & Co-Cooking Cinnamon Swirled Sweet Potato Bread
  154. Class #190 - Cancer & Angiogenesis Inhibitors
  155. Class #189 - Co-Cooking Egg-less Omelet
  156. Class #188 - Co-Cooking Apple Fritter Cake
  157. Class #187 - The PD Groove
  158. Class #186 - Co-cooking Flatbread Pizza
  159. Class #185 - Picnic with Julie Marie
  160. Class #184 - Dinner Party with Julie Marie
  161. Class #183 - Batch Cooking Can Stall Weight Loss
  162. Class #182 - A Summer Day Eating PD
  163. Class #181 - Keep It Out & Keep It Off
  164. Class #180 - Co-cooking Italian "Sausage" and Sweet Peppers
  165. Class #179 - Weekend of Wellness
  166. Class #178 - All Natural Cleaning
  167. Class #177 - Annual Halftime Checkin
  168. Class #176 - PD Picnic Packing
  169. Class #175 - Mastering Oil-free Grilled Pizza
  170. Class #174 - Downsizing Daily Salads
  171. Class #173 - Fat-Free Salad Dressing 101
  172. Class #172 - Falafel Party & Protective Spices
  173. Class #171 - The Burden Of Thin
  174. Class #170 - Slimming Down With Biscuits & Gravy
  175. Class #169 - Cutting Ripe Jackfruit & Cultural Adventure At International Markets
  176. Class #168 - Making Quick-Mix Pizza
  177. Class #167 - Opiods Causing More Pain Than Surgery
  178. Class #166 - A Winter Day Eating PD
  179. Class #165 - Rolling Sushi & Gimbop
  180. Class #164 - Eliminate, Heal and Achieve Optimal Health
  181. Class #163 - Handicapping The Binge
  182. Class #162 - Emergency Hospital Prep
  183. Class #161 - Tips For Limiting Stress In Challenging Times
  184. Class #160 - Feeling Anxious About Greens
  185. Class #159 - Sweet Action Saturday
  186. Class #158 - Be The Boss Of Your Body
  187. Class #157 - Preparing To Be Away
  188. Class #156 - Calendar of Achievements
  189. Class #155 - Cancer Prevention & Regression on a Protective Diet
  190. Class #154 – Daily Application
  191. Class #153 - Essential Oil Basics: Topical Applications, Oral Dosing & Diffusing
  192. Class 152 - Packing Travel Meals, Taking PD to the Party, Healthy Makeup & Hair Loss
  193. Class #151 - Hosting House Guests Protective Diet Style
  194. Class #150 - Complimentary Video Coaching Hour
  195. Class 149 - Video Coaching Hour
  196. Class #148 - Sulforaphane Protection: Sprouting, Chopping & Maximizing Protection On A Protective Diet
  197. Class #147 - Pressure Cooker Stir Fry
  198. Class #146 - Video Coaching Hour
  199. Class #145 - Cutting Food Costs & Improving Food Quality
  200. Class #144 - Mastering Mindful Eating Part 2: Following Through
  201. Class #143 - Mastering Mindful Eating Part 1: 21 Meal Challenge
  202. Class #142 - Video Coaching Hour
  203. Waking Up In America radio interview
  204. Class #141 - Maintaining A Healthy Weight & Vitality
  205. Class #140 - Video Coaching Hour
  206. Class #139 - Satisfying Salads - Building a Salad with Flavor, Texture and Nutrition
  207. Class #138 – Oil-Free Grilling Techniques Part 3 - Potatoes and Beets
  208. Class #137 – Oil-Free Grilling Techniques Part 2 Pizza 101 Grilled & Baked
  209. Class #136 - Oil-Free Grilling Techniques Part 1
  210. Class #135 - Packing a PD Picnic or Water Park Tailgate
  211. Class #134 - Tea Party Sipping on Liquid Antioxidants
  212. Class #133 - Spices and Aromatic Herbs
  213. Class #132 - Making Cutlets
  214. Class 131 - Video Coaching Hour #1
  215. Class #130 - Yogurt & Notzzarella Cheeze
  216. Class #129 - Daily Actions to Eliminate Stress
  217. Class #128 - Vitamins, Sunscreen and How They Work
  218. Class #127 – Kitchen Tools – Efficiency & Fun
  219. Class #126 - Cancer: The Protective Diet Advantage
  220. Class #125 - Kitchen Tools - Beginner Essentials
  221. Class #124 - Pick a Positive Proactive Partner
  222. Class #123 - Set It & Forget It Meals
  223. Class #122 - Freedom To Succeed
  224. Class #121 - Enjoying Cruciferous Vegetables
  225. Class #120 - Seven Steps to Overcoming Self Doubt
  226. Class #119 - Chili Cook-Off on Game-Day
  227. Class #118 - SUS - Set-Up For Success
  228. Class #117 - Fresh Restock
  229. Class #116 - Becoming A Plant-Based Chef/No Experience Necessary
  230. Class #115 - Rice Dishes From Around the World
  231. Class #114 - Kicking off the New Year
  232. Class #113 - Authentic Salsa
  233. Class #112 - Daily Spa Rituals
  234. Class #111 - Coffee and Diet Soda
  235. Class #110 - PD Holiday Mock-Tail Party
  236. Class #109 - Protection For Our Planet
  237. Class #108 - Whole Food Detox and Taste-bud Reprogram
  238. Class #107 - ProtectiveDiet.com User Guide
  239. Class #106 - Holiday Stress
  240. Class #105 - Commitment Class Kick Off
  241. Class #104 - KP Duty
  242. Class #103 - Learn Tips From A Minimalist
  243. Class #102 - Planning For Success
  244. Class #101 - Soup Month
  245. Class #100 - Eating A Diet In Perfect Balance
  246. Class #099 - Visualize Optimal Health
  247. Class #098 - Set Up Sunday
  248. Class #097 - 21 Meals to PD Mastery
  249. Class #096 - Kitchen Set-Up for Efficiency
  250. Class #095 - Back to school lunch packing Protective Diet Style
  251. Class #094 - Getting Back On Track
  252. Class #093 - Micro Goals
  253. Class #092 - Food Anxiety
  254. Class #091 - Transitioning to a Plant-Based Household
  255. Class #090 - Pizza Party
  256. Class #089 - Goal Setting
  257. Class #088 - Summer Holidays Protective Diet Style
  258. Class #087 - Pantry Par Stocking System
  259. Class #086 - Sugar In Health Food Camouflage
  260. Class #085 - Simplicity & Meal Satisfaction
  261. Class #084 - Steps for Replacing Self Judgement with Appreciation and Love
  262. Class #083 - Sip on this
  263. Class #082 - Mastering Label Reading & Understanding Food Additives
  264. Class #081 - Your Body's Sweet Spot
  265. Class #080 - Shift from Deprivation to Privilege
  266. Class #079 - Dining Out Protective Diet Style
  267. Class #078 - Checkup Follow up visit
  268. Class #077 - Spectacular Salads - PD salad prep 101
  269. Class #076 - The Three Phases Of Recovery & Following Through
  270. Class #075 - Spring Cleaning
  271. Class #074 - Oven Tips and Tricks
  272. Class #073 - Super Tasters and Taste Bud Evolution
  273. Class #072 - The PD-Practice Check-Up
  274. Class #071 - The power of the imagination
  275. Class #070 - Eliminating Doubt
  276. Class #069 - Entertaining with a Protective Diet Style Dinner Party
  277. Class #068 - Beans, Beans, Beans
  278. Class #067 - The Practice Of Gratitude
  279. Class #066 - Checking Into Your Healthy Life
  280. Class #065 - Kitchen Spa
  281. Class #064 - Secure Your Own Mask First
  282. Class #063 - Stove Top Tips & Tricks
  283. Class #062 - New Year! New Resolution
  284. Class #061 - Enjoying Your Journey to Goal
  285. Class #060 - Simple Meal Planning
  286. Class #059 - Encouraging and Coaching
  287. Class #058 - Improving Knife Skills
  288. Class #057 - Optimal Outlook
  289. Class #056 - Protective Diet & The Holidays
  290. Class #055 - Traveling Protective Diet Style
  291. Class #054 - Excuses Are Just Excuses
  292. Class #053 - Garlic Party
  293. Class #052 - Microwave...Yea or Nay
  294. Class #051 - We're Talking Tofu
  295. Class #050 - Let’s Talk & Cook Potatoes
  296. Class #048 - Greens and their importance in a Protective Diet
  297. Class #047 - Chopping, dicing, slicing and shredding
  298. Class #046 - Type I & Type II Diabetes
  299. Class #045 - Weight loss average on a Protective Diet
  300. Class #044 - Fundamentals
  301. Class #043 - Are some grains better than others?
  302. Class #042 - Protection For Human Health, The Animals & Planet Earth
  303. Class #041 - Veggie Gardens, Growing Potted Herbs or Sprouting
  304. Class #040 - Recipes for Success
  305. Class #039 - Lunch Packing
  306. Class #038 - Cooking with Kids
  307. Class #037 - Sleeping Like A Rock
  308. Class #036 - Nuts
  309. Class #035 - Search Box Dinners & Meals Without Planning
  310. Class #034 – Stocking Your Kitchen For Efficiency and Savings Part 3 – Refrigerator and Freezer Staples
  311. Class #033 - Stocking Your Kitchen For Efficiency and Savings Part 2 - Spices, Vinegars, Extracts and More
  312. Class #032 - Stocking Your Kitchen For Efficiency and Savings Part 1 – Pantry Staples
  313. Class #031 - Indigestion and Digestive Issues
  314. Class #030 - Workouts and Weight Loss
  315. Class #029 - Why am I sick?
  316. Class #028 - Inner Child Frame of Mind
  317. Class #027 - Being Challenged By Diet Trends
  318. Class #026 - Outdated recommendations in the Health Care System
  319. Class #024 - Food Obsessions
  320. Bonus - Grocery Store Tour of Costco
  321. Class #025 - Accepting and Loving The New Healthy You
  322. Class #023 - Remembering the Reasons You Began this Journey to Optimal Health
  323. Class #022 - All On or All Off, Starving or Bingeing, Perfection or Disaster
  324. Class #021 - Emotional Eating
  325. Class #020 - Food Additives & Code Names
  326. Class #019 - Kitchen Tools
  327. Class #018 - Raw vs. Cooked
  328. Class #017 - How to travel on a Protective Diet
  329. Class #016 - Inflammatory Disease - Acidic & Alkaline Foods
  330. Class #015 - GMOs & Non-Organics
  331. Class #014 - Acknowledging Your Achievements
  332. Class #013 - Pressure Cooking, Slow Cooking, Batch Cooking & Freezing
  333. Class #012 - How To Identify and Eliminate Emotional Eating
  334. Class #011 - Pantry Staples & Refridgerator Stocking
  335. Class #010 - Greens Discussion
  336. Class #009 - Alcoholic Beverages
  337. Class #008 - Understanding Cholesterol
  338. Class #007 - Understanding the Endothelium
  339. Class #006 - Taste bud reprogramming and eliminating food cravings
  340. Class #005 - Vitamin supplementation
  341. Class #004 - Lead By Example & Walk The Walk
  342. Class #003 - Protein sources & ideal amounts
  343. Class #002 - Identify true hunger, food cravings and emotional eating
  344. Class #001 - Starting a Protective Diet
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Class #267 – Finger Salad, Chips & Dip for Dinner featuring Refrigerator Tacos

Julie Marie July 21, 2020

Protective Diet Class #267 Notes:

Finger Salad, Chips & Dip for Dinner featuring Refrigerator Tacos

In this class I prepare two fun & simple summertime meals starting with a starch and adding bits and pieces from my kitchen for layers of plant diversity. Merging nutritional science with culinary trends, a Protective Diet creates delicious excitement on your plate, meanwhile promoting the gut microbiome and strengthening the immune system for superior endothelial protection.

Announcements

  • Julie shares Jane’s testimonial about her unexpectedly delicious 1st experience with PD Probiotic Pickled Onions.
  • Submit testimonials of ALL successes on a Protective Diet (health gains, weight loss, recipe successes, etc.).
  • Facebook groups: Protective Diet Living (PDL) is opened to all who are interested in following along. Protective Diet Education supports Premium Programming (live PD-Ed Classes, Chats and Coaching Hour).
  • Premium Members can email [email protected] with questions about access, navigation, etc.
  • PD Class Notes cannot capture the excitement of being in class. Join us live.
  • Post pictures of your Finger Salads and Refrigerator Tacos in PDL.

Vocabulary

SustainablePlant DiversityGut MicrobiomeProbiotic
Nutritional ScienceAngiogenesis InhibitorEndotheliumSulforaphane
Culinary TrendsAnthocyanin50/50 PlatePhytonutrient

Action Steps for Keeping PD Simple, Exciting and Diverse

  • Build Your Meal Around a Starch
  • We have nearly 600 Recipes, which makes eating this way totally sustainable.
  • Remove meal plan overwhelm: choose a starch to build your meal around.
  • Possibilities: Tortillas, rice, pasta, oats, corn, potatoes, crackers, chips, bread, quinoa, etc.
  • We tend to repeatedly gravitate toward the same starches (corn tortillas for Julie and pasta for Jerry).
  • Our gut microbes appreciate a variety of different plant fibers, so change it up/diversify your starches.
  • Julie’s personal rule: 1 starch per meal “because otherwise I eat more starch than salad” & that means less diversity.
  • Make it 50/50
  • Decide what vegetables to have with your starch: A salad? A cooked vegetable?
  • The goal is to build a 50/50 plate featuring half vegetables/half starch.
  • Starch offers protection, but this is a way to get more protection into your diet.
  • It’s not what we ADD to our diet; it’s what we REMOVE that initially allows our body to heal from disease & disfunction.
  • Then adding colorful fruits and vegetables can offer us serious DNA protection.
  • Add Plant Diversity
  • Set up your kitchen to support adding plant diversity to your meals effortless.
  • Cut vegetables the night before and store in containers with a little water to keep crisp.
  • Keep a variety of blended flours: lentil, split pea, brown rice, oat, quinoa
  • End meals in the summer with a variety of fresh or frozen fruit (3 berry blend for more diversity).
  • Keep an Herb Box to easily add parsley, cilantro, green onion, etc. to your meals.
  • Vary the Beverages that accompany your meals. Have a shelf for loose teas and an area in the fridge to chill brewed drinks.
  • Fermented foods are an easy, fun way to add plant diversity while adding healthy microbes to the gut that send feel-good neurotransmitters directly to the brain. Over time, as you turn over your gut microbiota, they will influence your food choices by making you feel good when you think about, look at and eat beneficial plant fiber.
  • Plant diversity promotes healthy microbes and benefits you with the unique phytonutrients each plant offers.

– Blue corn tortillas offer anthocyanins

– Broccoli provides protective Sulforaphane

Soymilk, tofu, edamame and plant based yogurt are angiogenesis inhibitors

Finger Salad, Chips & DipRefrigerator Tacos
Arrange on a platter/board/lazy susan:Layer on individual plates:
  Variety of sliced Bell Peppers, Green Beans, Carrots, Celery, Kohlrabi, Broccoli, Cucumber, Romaine Lettuce,    Cherry Tomatoes Grilled Green Onion Dip (9+) Fermented Salsa (5+) Plant Based Yogurt  Fresh Corn Tortillas (3) Probiotic Pickled Onions Ruby Raw Kraut Pickled Pepper Rings (3+) Probiotic Pepper Sauce (3+)  Escabeche (5+) Tomatoes Cilantro Lettuce Plant Based Yogurt
Serve with a variety of Baked Tortilla Chips (3) 
Spices and Herbs Crackers in a bowl (15+)Optional: Julie’s Beans (9+)
Protective Beverage (2+)Protective Beverage (2+)
Dessert: Watermelon, peach, kiwiDessert: Mini Yogi Bowl with cacao nibs(5+)
Plant Diversity Score = 48+Plant Diversity Score = 36+
Fun Factor = incalculableVariations = endless

Cooking Tips

  • If you are going to bake PD Corn Tortillas into chips don’t wrap them. Cool before cutting into chips & baking.
  • After the second chip rotation, turn off the oven, open the door and leave them there to crisp up.
  • Yogurt builds and thickens as you use yogurt for your next starter instead of powdered starter packets.
  • Spices and Herb Crackers are better with air exposure and Quarantine Crackers are better capped.
  • If you are having challenges with ice cream maker not working, make sure your bowl is frozen solid (at least 48 hours chill time).
  • Tofu is a bean. It has a lot of fiber. When eating tofu-based crumbles, cutlets, dips & sauces, don’t eat beans also.
  • Ferment your peppers for Probiotic Pepper Sauce & put them in the fridge. Blend when your current bottle of sauce is gone.
  • Brew beverages in the morning so they are nice and cold. Add Pellegrino to Flower Water or African Red for a red wine spritzer.
  • Bake crackers in the morning so your starch component is ready for lunch or dinner.

Student Q&A

Q: Do beans count as starch?

Q: Is Apple Pie considered a starch?

Q: Would you keep green onions in a separate container from your other herbs?

Q: When ferments are in the fridge is it okay if vegetables rise above the brine line?

Encouragement

  • I want this to be a place where you can come and play and eat dip. You have so much to look forward to on a PD.
  • I encourage you to take all the positive action you can, so you are not living in fear and panic, and have fun.
  • We are doing this because it’s delicious. Not because you have to remember what angiogenesis inhibitors are.

“When I eat dip for dinner, I feel like it’s a party.”

Recommended Recipes

Probiotic Pickled OnionsBuffalo Potato WedgesGround CrumblesYogi Bowl
EscabecheGrilled Green Onion DipGreek CutletsFermented Salsa
Ruby Raw KrautCorn TortillasFrench Onion DipPlant Based Yogurt
Oil Free Garlic NaanSpinach DipReal Plant Based MayoSpices and Herb Crackers
Loaded NachosSeasoned FlatbreadPlant Based EtouffeeHoppin John
Mock Tuna SaladEpic Eggless SaladQuarantine CrackersFat Free Fredo
Perfect Pesto PastaApple CrumbleProbiotic Hot SauceStove Top Granola
Toasted GrainsThin Mint Nice CreamAfrican RedFlower Water

Recommended Classes

#266 Homemade Tortillas#035 Search Box Dinners#260 Day One on a Protective Diet
#243 Health Benefits of Spicy Food#234 Know Your Fast Five#263 Bag of Questions
#257 The Gut Microbiome#238 Protective Beverages#262 Rebuilding Our Immune System
#265 What’s Your Food Mood#164 Eliminate, Heal & Achieve#126 The Protective Diet Advantage
#253 Benefits of Nutritional Yeast & Cheez-It Crackers#190 Cancer & Angiogenesis Inhibitors#072 PD Practice Check Up 50/50 Plate



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    Class Description:

    In this class I prepare two fun & simple summertime meals starting with a starch and adding bits and pieces from my kitchen for layers of plant diversity. Merging nutritional science with culinary trends, a Protective Diet creates delicious excitement on your plate, meanwhile promoting the gut microbiome and strengthening the immune system for superior endothelial protection.

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