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.
Protective Diet saved my life. Baked chips entered my kitchen in May 2013 when Julie suggested I try baking my own from a vegan weight loss group. In June 2013 I went 95% Protective Diet. I had considered my diet healthy as a 14 year vegan and gluten free for the past 5. I wasn’t… Read more or comment “Marci L”
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”
It has been years since I have done PD 100%. I never really left completely. Even when I went off plan there were recipes that I just loved. Today is my 30 days on PD again and for the last time. I have felt so good. All my inflammation and always feeling tired is gone.… Read more or comment “30 days on PD (again)”
Even since discovering PD a few years ago, I’ve been all over the place with diets and uncontrolled blood sugar, and recently – scary high tricycerides and cholesterol. I don’t know why it took me so long to realize that this is the best, healthiest way for my body. My blood sugar has NEVER been… Read more or comment “Finally!”
Today is my 2nd PD-versary — I think. I didn’t pay much attention to the actual day because I didn’t really believe I’d ever need to reference it! I know I would not have started on my birthday, so I am going with the day after. I lost 30 pounds the first year, and maybe… Read more or comment “All The Don’ts PD Has Brought Me”
Since Aug ’13 Protective Diet (PD) has saved my life. PD has made it fun and easy to prepare food. Even when I’m tired, I get such joy from making dinner and lunch for the next day. My grocery bills have dropped $40/week. I especially like that PD is environmentally amazing: no palm oil, less… Read more or comment “Marci R.”
My mother’s cancer diagnosis was a real turning point in my life. I guess like most younger folks, up until then, I thought I was invincible. But after watching my mom’s struggle, I knew I had to change, I knew I was not healthy. My research brought me to a plant-based diet. I read every… Read more or comment “Optimal Health on a Protective Diet”