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Pasta e Ceci Stew (pronounced pasta e chech-ie) This classic Roman chickpea soup eats like a stew. It is traditionally prepared all in one pot, simmered, and served… Continue Reading
Plant-Based Zuppa Toscana Soup Premium PD Recipe This health-promoting vegan remake of Olive Garden’s Zuppa Toscana soup is legit! I hit healthy out of the park for… Continue Reading
Spaghetti Salad Premium PD Recipe This popular American summer salad needed a healthy makeover, so I vegged it up and slimmed it down with Protective… Continue Reading
Vegged-Up Cornbread Salad Premium PD Recipe This Southern starch-based salad satisfies making us cheer, “let’s enjoy salad month all year!” I boosted the flavors and texture… Continue Reading
Southern Black-Eyed Peas Premium PD Recipe Black-eyed peas, also known as cowpeas, are a common legume cultivated around the globe. Despite their name, black-eyed peas are… Continue Reading
Rhubarb Crumble Premium PD Recipe If you aren’t one already, this ruby-red, oat-topped, sugar-free dessert will make you a rhubarb person. If you don’t know… Continue Reading
Healthy Valley Ranch Premium PD Recipe This slimmed-down, blender-free ranch is a quick-mix-low-cal-dairy-free-protective favorite. This is a perfect salad dressing or dip for nut-free, plant-based purists… Continue Reading
Perfectly Cooked Brown Rice Premium PD Recipe Electric pressure cookers, like the Instant Pot, have made cooking rice easy. On a Protective Diet we adore brown rice's… Continue Reading
50/50 Salad Stuffed Potato Bowl Premium PD Recipe In the winter when I want to veg it up with salad, I pair it with hot starch to stay… Continue Reading
Creamy Mashed Potatoes by the Pound Premium PD Recipe Our satisfaction and nutritional mastery are evident as we enjoy creamy mashed potatoes to maintain a noticeably lean and healthy… Continue Reading
Mock Artichoke Dip Premium PD Recipe This additive-free plant-based remake of cheesy spinach artichoke dip is fat-free and elevated with a replacement for chemical-coated artichoke hearts.… Continue Reading
Organic Soymilk Premium PD Recipe Due to shortages, I created this easy-to-follow method to make a creamy quart of organic cancer protection for fifty-five cents.… Continue Reading
Fat-Free Brown Rice Risotto Premium PD Recipe Traditional risotto is slowly simmered and stirred with broth additions to produce tender rice surrounded with a comforting creamy sauce.… Continue Reading
Summer Spaghetti Premium PD Recipe No one will guess this fat-free yet creamy and quick-to-the-table Instant Pot recipe was made by stirring zucchini, veggie broth… Continue Reading
Miso Healthy Rice Bowl Premium PD Recipe Miso offers rice a creamy texture and outstanding umami flavor. Miso paste is packed with savory toasted salty-sweet notes. It… Continue Reading
Plant Based Carnitas Premium PD Recipe This popular dish originated in Mexico in the state of Michoacan. Carnitas means “little meats,” traditionally made with pork and… Continue Reading
Melt & Bake Cheeze Premium PD Recipe This quick-prep oil-free cheeze has been in the Protective Diet Test Kitchen longer than any recipe. As I tested ideas… Continue Reading
Caraway Coffee Premium PD Recipe This calorie-free robust roast will promote comforting mood-boosting feelings of euphoria as your healthy gut microbiota communicates with your brain.… Continue Reading
Instant Vanilla Extract Premium PD Recipe We can make gourmet-quality vanilla extract using our Instant Pot. I’m thrilled to share this cost-cutting, time-saving method that has… Continue Reading
Fat-Free Nutty Noodle Salad Premium PD Recipe Pantry-handy and perfect for personalized packed lunches, parties, potlucks and picnics. This recipe includes options for a fuss-free nutty noodle… Continue Reading
Cinnamon Toast Crunchies Premium PD Recipe Sugary cereal packed with chemical additives is one of the most expensive contributors to childhood obesity. Protective Diet has created… Continue Reading
Thanksgiving Rice Pilaf Premium PD Recipe Freeze November’s harvest of cranberries and pomegranates and be thankful for their protection year-round in this toasted rice classic with… Continue Reading
Mexican Sweet Corn Cakes Premium PD Recipe Savory steam-baked corn cakes have the consistency of moist spoon bread. They are served as a side dish at Chevy’s… Continue Reading
Dry Steamed Kale Free PD Recipe Retain the nutrition and integrity of protective kale, collards, and chard with my one-minute dry steam method using your Instant… Continue Reading
Green Bean Scramble – Plant-Based Ejotes con Huevo Premium PD Recipe Ejotes con Huevo served with warm Corn Tortillas and creamy beans is a Mexican home-cooked tradition. Protective Diet is keeping… Continue Reading
Smoke House Potato Salad Premium PD Recipe No bones about it, this creamy plant-based potato salad is going to become a backyard BBQ favorite. Potatoes, warm or… Continue Reading
Egg Roll Bowl Premium PD Recipe When my fresh veg is down to cabbage and a carrot, I think egg rolls and celebrate my Protective Diet… Continue Reading
Pressure-Cooked Chickpeas Premium PD Recipe I love the convenience of organic BPA-free canned chickpeas, but when I am using two cans in a recipe, I… Continue Reading
Julie’s Beans Premium PD Recipe This creamy Instant Pot bean recipe is packed with protective neutral spices, making it a perfect meal starter. The first… Continue Reading
Mix & Mac Premium PD Recipe This vegan macaroni and cheese will please the entire family while keeping you light on your feet and skipping through… Continue Reading
Arrabbiata Pasta Dinner Premium PD Recipe My favorite perfectly cooked fuss-free all-in-one-pot pasta dinner is prepped first thing in the morning, eliminating the stress of cooking… Continue Reading
Ah-Ha Poke Bowl Premium PD Recipe Pronounced “Poh-keh,” meaning cut into chunks. Originally made by Hawaiian fishermen as a seasoned raw fish snack over rice. With… Continue Reading
Cornbread Under Pressure Premium PD Recipe Keep the kitchen cool this summer with this innovative, quick-prep, whole-grain pressure cooker recipe for the best looking and tasting… Continue Reading
No-Bake Strawberry Shortcake Premium PD Recipe Mother’s Day is our reminder that strawberries are in their natural growing season. April through June they burst with amazing… Continue Reading
Toasting Grains & Blending Flour Premium PD Recipe This cooking technique adds a layer of nutty toasted flavor to oil-free and nut-free whole grain plant-based recipes. If you… Continue Reading
Pro Bowl Premium PD Recipe Colorful probiotic garnished grain bowls assemble mindlessly without measurement. Created for the Protective Diet Pro that understands the mood-lifting, anti-agingContinue Reading
Chocolate Covered Cherry Cake Premium PD Recipe With this one-pot health-promoting sugar-free fat-free Valentine’s Day themed cake recipe, I am happy to treat my sweetie and me… Continue Reading
Pressure Cooked Chocolate Cake Premium PD Recipe This sugar-free cake recipe was designed for the health-focused chocolate cake lover who is in need of a perfectly cooked… Continue Reading
No-Bake Pineapple Upside Down Cake Premium PD Recipe Protective Diet has created the next evolution of the most popular cake in American history. It was originally made in… Continue Reading
Pumpkin Cheeze Cake Premium PD Recipe A fall favorite easy-prep dessert, satisfying the urge to pumpkin spice everything, while honoring your one and only body on… Continue Reading
Mediterranean Lemon & Rice Soup Premium PD Recipe Avgolemono soup is a classic in Greek restaurants. It’s traditionally made with chicken broth, whipped egg whites, long-grain rice, lemon… Continue Reading
Protective Spiced Cider Premium PD Recipe Feel fantastic with a hot cup of Protective Spiced Cider! This comforting fall favorite will warm your pipes, sooth your… Continue Reading
Zesty Noodle Bowl Premium PD Recipe The excitement I found in a carryout box of zesty Pan-Asian noodles with chopsticks has danced through my food memories… Continue Reading
Julie’s Baby Jack Ribs Premium PD Recipe Julie’s Baby Jack Ribs with sugar-free Sweet & Spicy BBQ Sauce, complete with cinnamon bones, are a gluten-free easy-prep recipe… Continue Reading
Instant Pot Kids’ Spaghetti PD Premium Recipe My pantry is always stocked with the three main ingredients to make Kids’ Spaghetti. This kid-approved, fast-to-the-table, pressure-cooked, one-pot mildly… Continue Reading
Quickie Cream of Veggie Soup Premium PD Recipe Serve family style as a savory meal starter, or enjoy as a main dish for two with starch energy add-ins.… Continue Reading
Cilantro Lime Rice Premium PD Recipe Layer this oil-free quick-prep and seasoned perfectly cooked brown rice into a plant-based burrito, lunchtime Taco Salad, or enjoy as… Continue Reading
Pressure Cooked Cheeze Cake Premium PD Recipe This textually divine dairy-free cheesecake with notes of lemon and a kiss of vanilla is a protective treat on a… Continue Reading
Frittata Premium PD Recipe Our plant-based veggie-filled pressure cooked Frittata will protect humans, animals and our planet while making you feel like a gourmet… Continue Reading
Quinoa & Preserved Lemon Salad Premium PD Recipe Perfect oil-free picnic salad, or pack into daily lunch box servings for plant-based freshness that will turn heads in the… Continue Reading
Carrot Cake with Cream Cheeze Frosting Premium PD Recipe Pressure cooked plant-based Carrot Cake, spiced with protective ingredients and topped with dreamy Protective Diet Sugar-Free Cream Cheeze Frosting, is… Continue Reading
Tapioca Pudding Premium PD Recipe This fast prep sugar-free Tapioca Pudding is packed with plant-based palate pleasing pearls. Tapioca, from the root of the cassava… Continue Reading
Pasta with Garlic and Preserved Lemons Premium PD Recipe This quick-prep no-cook toss-it-on sauce is loaded with DNA protection with bright and bold gourmet flavors. Armed with the Pressure… Continue Reading
Favorite Fries Premium PD Recipe Skip the air fryer for a big party tray of perfectly cooked hand-cut skinny, crinkle cut or steak fries. This… Continue Reading
Pressure Cooked Pasta Premium PD Recipe Just when you thought dinner prep couldn’t get easier, you are given this recipe to eliminate the overcooked, boil over… Continue Reading
Chocolate Cream Pudding Premium PD Recipe Enjoy a high-energy, high-fiber, hearty serving of Protective Diet Chocolate Cream Pudding for breakfast, or pack a daily pudding cup… Continue Reading
Quick-Mix Pizza Crust Premium PD Recipe The best whole grain oil-free thin crust is also the easiest and fastest to make and bake. Zero rise time… Continue Reading
Veggie Sushi Rolls Premium PD Recipe Sushi in Japanese means vinegar rice. Short grain sticky rice holds veggies together or can be wrapped with nori to… Continue Reading
Sticky Brown Sushi Rice Premium PD Recipe Sticky white rice is traditionally used to make Japanese sushi or Korean Gimbop rolls. A Protective Diet offers innovative recipe… Continue Reading
Dill Rice Premium PD Recipe This Persian style rice is one of my favorite dishes alongside Protective Diet Falafel, Hummus, Fattoush Salad or Tabouli Salad.… Continue Reading
Smash Browns Premium PD Recipe Hot handheld potato breakfast patties can be custom seasoned or topped with your favorite Protective Diet topping, sauce, salsa or… Continue Reading
Farro and Kale Soup Premium PD Recipe This classic, colorful, hearty Italian soup loaded with health-promoting high-energy whole grains and protective white beans with greens was just… Continue Reading
chili-mac 2 - © ProtectiveDiet.com Chili Mac Premium PD Recipe I call my electric pressure cooker the Life Changer. Chili Mac is an easy-to-follow recipe perfect after a busy day.… Continue Reading
Sweet & Sour Cabbage Premium PD Recipe Rotkohl, or German style braised red cabbage, is a delicious way to enjoy Fall’s powerfully protective harvest. Fill your plate… Continue Reading
Pressure Cooking Vegetables Guide Premium PD Recipe Enjoying steamed veggies plain or with your favorite Protective Diet dip, dressing or sauce is a fantastic way to bump… Continue Reading
Indian Spice Rice Premium PD Recipe Expand your palate with the addition of powerfully protective, antioxidant rich aromatic spices in their beautiful whole form. Most spices… Continue Reading
Pintos & Cheeze Premium PD Recipe A popular fast food taco place put this creamy cup of beans topped with flavorful Taco Sauce, melted yellow cheese,… Continue Reading
Lentil & Rice One-Pot - © ProtectiveDiet.com Lentil & Rice One-Pot Premium PD Recipe This quick-prep one-pot stick-to-your-ribs recipe is designed to offer your body protection and starch energy, satisfying the entire family with… Continue Reading
American Potato Salad Premium PD Recipe This potato salad was inspired in my early childhood watching Justin Wilson's Southern cooking show on PBS. He gave many… Continue Reading
Chorizo Hash - © ProtectiveDiet.com Chorizo Hash Premium PD Recipe Leftover Protective Diet Chorizo Tacos can become a gourmet Mexican Breakfast. When you have overnight guests or a special weekend… Continue Reading
Quinoa3 - © ProtectiveDiet.com Perfectly Cooked Quinoa Premium PD Recipe I enjoy quinoa regularly since perfecting how to properly and quickly cook these tiny but hearty little seeds. Quinoa is… Continue Reading
Patatas Bravas Featured Image - © ProtectiveDiet.com Patatas Bravas Premium PD Recipe This popular dish is famous in Spain's Tapas Bars. Tapas is a style of small bites of food served to… Continue Reading
Puerto Rican Rice and Peas - © ProtectiveDiet.com Puerto Rican Rice with Pigeon Peas – Arroz con Gandules Premium PD Recipe Puerto Rican rice with peas is made using homemade sofrito and a famous seasoning packet found in every Puerto Rican… Continue Reading
Rice and Beans Featured Image - © ProtectiveDiet.com Beans and Rice Premium PD Recipe This recipe is designed for ease in preparation of the energy-packed starch component of a Protective Diet 50/50 Burrito Bowl.… Continue Reading
Hoppin Jon Featured Image - © ProtectiveDiet.com Hoppin’ John Premium PD Recipe This classic dish from the Carolinas is enjoyed year-round, but traditionally served and celebrated throughout the South on New Year's… Continue Reading
Tamale Featured Image - © ProtectiveDiet.com Tamales Premium PD Recipe I have simplified the technique, eliminated the pork lard, and reduced the cook time using a pressure cooker to allow… Continue Reading
Cuban Black Bean Soup - © ProtectiveDiet.com Cuban Black Bean Soup Premium PD Recipe This is a perfect go-to, one-pot, grain included, quick-prep recipe that only takes 15 minutes to toss together. Morning set-it-and-forget-it… Continue Reading
Annato Rice - © ProtectiveDiet.com Annatto Rice Premium PD Recipe Annatto is a popular spice used in Central and South America. It complements dishes with its beautiful rich deep orange… Continue Reading
Grilled Steak Fries - © ProtectiveDiet.com Grilled Steak Fries Premium PD Recipe I've had the pleasure of using a steam oven during in-home cooking lessons. These are the latest and greatest appliances… Continue Reading
Speedy Steak Fries Featured Image - © ProtectiveDiet.com Speedy Steak Fries Premium PD Recipe I've had the pleasure of using a steam oven during in-home cooking lessons. These are the latest and greatest appliances… Continue Reading
Cheater Baked Potatoes - © ProtectiveDiet.com Cheater Baked Potatoes Premium PD Recipe I grew up before microwaves in a time when baked potatoes were slow baked in the oven. My mother's potatoes… Continue Reading
German Potato Salad - © ProtectiveDiet.com German Potato Salad Premium PD Recipe This warm potato salad was a specialty of my mother’s. It may have been the bacon rich recipe that started… Continue Reading
Summertime Slow Cooker BBQ Beans Featured Image - © ProtectiveDiet.com Summertime Slow Cooker BBQ Beans Premium PD Recipe These aren't ordinary open the can and warm um up style baked beans. They have gourmet Foodie appeal along with… Continue Reading
Cream of Broccoli Soup - © ProtectiveDiet.com Cream of Broccoli Soup Premium PD Recipe This deceivingly indulgent, rich-tasting cream of broccoli soup is a perfect wintertime meal to keep you slim and slipping into… Continue Reading
Black Bean Chili - © ProtectiveDiet.com Black Bean Chili Premium PD Recipe This budget and time-saving recipe made with dried black beans is easy to toss together. Prepare it slow cooker-style without… Continue Reading
Pressure Cooker Pasta Featured Image - © ProtectiveDiet.com Pressure Cooker Pasta Dinner Premium PD Recipe This is a pressure cooking one pot dream come true. Your Protective Diet Pantry will have all the ingredients needed… Continue Reading
Onion Herb Smashed Potatoes - © ProtectiveDiet.com Onion & Herb Smashed Potatoes Premium PD Recipe Don’t bother making gravy for these bold mashed potatoes; they are awesome on their own. Use the slow cooker recipe… Continue Reading
Ministrone - © ProtectiveDiet.com Good ol’ Minestrone Soup Premium PD Recipe Minestrone in Italian means a big soup. A big pot of soup is perfect for stocking up your fridge and… Continue Reading
Vegetable Broth - © ProtectiveDiet.com Vegetable Broth Premium PD Recipe Homemade veggie broth is easy and has great rewards such as cutting costs, reducing package waste, using quality ingredients, eliminating… Continue Reading
Chicken less noodle soup - © ProtectiveDiet.com Chickenless Noodle Soup Premium PD Recipe How about a nice big pot of the most comforting soup known to man? This stove top or pressure cooker… Continue Reading
Mushroom Soup - © ProtectiveDiet.com Mushroom Soup Premium PD Recipe This hearty and thick mushroom soup is a stick to your ribs meal in itself. Its beautiful golden color with… Continue Reading
Spanish Rice - © ProtectiveDiet.com Spanish Rice Premium PD Recipe This traditional Mexican rice is perfectly prepared using my easy stove top method or a presser cooker. Server this heart… Continue Reading
Beefless Tacos - © ProtectiveDiet.com Beef-less Taco Filling Premium PD Recipe This hearty taco filling tastes like you used a store bought seasoning packet, but it’s free of MSG, additives and… Continue Reading
Potato Corn Chowder - © ProtectiveDiet.com Potato Corn Chowder Premium PD Recipe Thick and rich chowder with the sweetness of corn and heartiness of potatoes is easily prepared in a pressure cooker,… Continue Reading
Enchilada Soup - © ProtectiveDiet.com Enchilada Soup Premium PD Recipe This rich and hearty soup is filled with traditional Mexican enchilada ingredients. It has the simplicity and ease of a… Continue Reading
Creamy Mustard & Herb Potato SaladCreamy Mustard & Herb Potato Salad - © ProtectiveDiet.com Creamy Mustard & Herb Potato Salad Premium PD Recipe This is a summertime party favorite for all. It has the creamy texture of traditional potato salad without the fat… Continue Reading
Split Pea Soup - © ProtectiveDiet.com Split Pea Soup Free PD Recipe This recipe was created for all day simmering soup flavor. I nicknamed my electric pressure cooker "The Life Changer.” With… Continue Reading
Yellow Lentil Soup Yellow Lentil Soup Free PD Recipe This soup is a remake of my favorite Middle Eastern restaurant's house soup. It is bright in color and thick… Continue Reading
Lentil Stew - © ProtectiveDiet.com Lentil Stew Free PD Recipe This hearty lentil recipe was created for the electric pressure cooker. It's a nutrient dense one-pot time-saver with smoky warm… Continue Reading
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    1. On the Secura measure brown rice 1 cup and 1 1/4 cups water or broth. Increase up to 4 cups rice using these rice to liquid ratios Press rice and start with the pressure valve closed. Allow it to naturally release pressure and sit closed for 30 minutes.
      Second option with the Secura is to cook under pressure at a 15 minutes setting with the same measurement for brown rice 1 rice to 1 1/4 cups liquid.