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 any day of the week and all year long. It’s easily assembled in minutes using protective plant-based pantry and freezer staples. Do not be intimidated by its jaw-dropping appearance. I am directing Instant Pot enthusiasts to utilize their one-pot energy-saving electric tool for quick-prep show-stopping desserts. This cake presents like you made massive culinary efforts in the kitchen, so don’t tell your valentine how simple it was to not bake unless they are offering to make it for you.
I can’t thank you enough Julie for all of the information you have given me. I am even more excited about my decision to eat a plant-based diet. It just feels like the best thing I have done for myself in a very long time. I made Julie’s Creamy Potato and Kale Soup along with… Read more or comment “Kathryn J”
When I was 379 pounds, I never even considered exercising let alone buying a propelled kayak. But my kayak is on layaway and I am so excited for spring 2019 to get out on our beautiful lakes in North Idaho. I’ll be paddling and rowing, taking in the scenery from a whole different perspective. Another… Read more or comment “February will be four years on Protective Diet!”
I have to admit when my mother suggested this idea of no meats, dairy, oils, etc. I was highly skeptical. Those are all the things I love about food! Then we made some of the recipes, starting with sauces like the sweet mustard dressing, ketchup, etc. I loved them. We then moved on to snacks… Read more or comment “I was skeptical… at first!”
Autophagy (cellular recycling) is happening on the inside and outside of my body. Yesterday’s lounging post-workout pictures. My first day in the sun 2019 getting some vitamin D on my lunch break. My skin is as white as it gets after the cold months of winter. Winter white legs always meant my spider veins and… Read more or comment “Goodbye spider veins, cellulite & sun damage!”
I have lost 75lbs since starting the Protective Diet (PD) in July ‘13. My total weight loss has been 100Lb since becoming vegan in Nov. ‘12. Before PD I was pre-diabetic, had a high liver count, high cholesterol and acid reflex. I was on medicine for acid reflex and my doctor wanted to put me… Read more or comment “Maria A.”
Protective Diet saved my life. Baked chips entered my kitchen in March 2013 when Julie, the creator of the Protective Diet, suggested I try baking my own from a vegan weight loss group. In May 2013 I went 95% Protective Diet. I had considered my diet healthy as a 14 year vegan and gluten-free for… Read more or comment “PD for Life!”
Thirty days ago today I had an appointment with my primary care physician. During this visit I told her I wanted to get off so many meds. Why am I taking an ulcer med when I’ve never been tested for an ulcer? Also taking heartburn med. Blood pressure, cholesterol and depression, incontinence, bladder control. OTC… Read more or comment “Thirty days ago today…”