Creamy Potato and Kale Soup Free PD Recipe & Cooking Video

2013-04-11

This soup is a winner with kids and adults alike. Creamy Potato and Kale Soup is satisfyingly rich, and will leave many wondering if it’s fattening. It’s a great way to slip in more greens without any complaints from picky eaters.

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Comments (42)

  1. posted by Josée Bellerose on January 23, 2018

    This soup is excellent. Thank you

  2. posted by Jane Swart on January 22, 2018

    This was easy and delicious. I cooked it in the IP for 11 minutes. Next time I’ll add a lot more potato.

  3. posted by amyreedy on December 19, 2016

    this soup is easily modified to re-create olive gardens zuppa tuscano. I started with a leek and a sweet onion. Use Julies dry browning technique. Then add the 4 cups of vegetable broth to stop the browning and scrap the bits off the bottom. Slice potatoes – I used about 5 average size. Add the caraway seeds and the salt. Cook until the potatoes are tender. Then add a batch of modified ground crumbles (see that recipe for details). then add 4 cups of soy milk, and some red pepper flakes. Then add a whole box of baby kale. plus 3/4 cup nutritional yeast. taste and add more crushed red pepper flakes if needed. 🙂

    • posted by Marie Cayuela on January 19, 2018

      Great recipe Amy! Thanks.

  4. posted by veganinblack on July 5, 2016

    Cook once eat 2, maybe 3 times…A Protective Diet classic, Creamy Potato and Kale soup. Yes I eat hot soup in the summer. Its so good all year long. Dinner was a big bowl of soup and a few slices of Ezekiel bread. Lunch today was a side size organic salad of chopped baby greens, tomatoes, peas. corn and greens onions, dressed with PD Asian vinaigrette. I always add more water to thin out the boxed veggie broth and add lots more of the listed veggies in the recipe, this time I did also add broccoli to use it up. I do use my immersion blender on this one. Don’t forget the caraway seeds, i think this is the 1st time i added them and its magic. I also really like caraway seeds

  5. posted by dianeb on July 2, 2016

    Is the nutritional yeast really needed to flavor this soup or can I omit it without compromising the flavor? I just cannot being myself to like it….

    • posted by MariLou Conner on August 27, 2016

      I’m having a hard time liking the nutritional yeast as well. I wish it wasn’t in so many recipes, but often I just leave it out and add more herbs and other seasonings.

      • posted by Julie Marie on August 28, 2016

        There are many creamy soups that do not use it. Try the Cream of Chick’n or the Cream of Celery.

  6. posted by Lois S on June 27, 2016

    Great soup, I wasn’t able to cook over the weekend so thought I would make soup. I love it! I kind of miss having some bread with it any suggestions?

  7. posted by ohiodeb on November 23, 2015

    I love this soup! It’s on the stove right now. At the store today, I found marked down kale salad (kale, carrots, & cabbage). For a smokey taste, I use alder smoked salt. Just a touch. Leftovers will be frozen. So yummy. Thanks Julie

  8. posted by shess on November 15, 2015

    I have it on the stove right now! Can’t wait – oh my soy milks boiling gotta go

    • posted by shess on November 15, 2015

      This soup totally rocks! So good and so healthy! It tastes like its full of cream and cheese, but there’s not a thing in it I feel bad about eating

  9. posted by Dorothy on August 23, 2015

    I’m on my second bowl of the soup. I need stop because I’m feeling full. My tummy says I am but my mouth says keep going! Oh the dilemma. I can’t believe how incredibly good this is! I know without a doubt there’s no sugar in it and yet there is a sweetness. I know without a doubt there’s no butter in it and yet there is such a buttery creamy taste and feel. It reminds me of eating a very very good new England clam chowder from a very expensive restaurant without clams and without all the additives that they put into their food. This is so good! Thank you Julie!

    • posted by Theresa Stimpert on July 24, 2017

      I didn’t read through the comments before we sat down to have this but my husband said the same thing, he could taste a sweetness too.

  10. posted by Sally4health on December 22, 2014

    Can’t wait to try it. Is there a substitute for cornstarch [don’t use since it’s gmo plus corn=sugar]? Thanks for another great one.

    • posted by Julie Marie on December 22, 2014

      You can substitute arrow root powder or potato starch if you are allergic to corn. The amounts may vary. Corn starch is available in organic form. I use conventional corn starch as many do and easily achieve optimal health, reverse disease, along with reaching and maintaining their ideal body weight.

  11. posted by carol mccalment on December 19, 2014

    So good. Non PD husband and 92 year old mom really liked it. Ha. Mom went back twice. It’s a hit.

  12. posted by Stephen on November 20, 2014

    Yet another wonderful, warm soup that hits the spot! I am always looking for more soup recipes to share with my wife, who isn’t plant based. I knew this recipe might be in question because the amount of nutrition yeast involved. That wasn’t going to discourage me from going ahead with this meal, as it came highly recommended by so many other PD students.

    I had read one review from Wendy about the soup not thickening. I wasn’t too worried about that, but it was in the back of my mind as I prepared to make the creamy sauce. Thankfully it boiled and started to thicken and those concerns went away.

    I had thoughts of adding a third potato or more kale leaves, but kept to the recipe. I was able to eat this soup for 4 days, it kept very well in the refrigerator. As Jim mentioned, there was some concern about the amount of veggies just barely being covered by the 32 oz. of veggie broth. I didn’t want to dilute the veggie broth, so I kept an eye on the veggies and made sure the liquid didn’t drop too much.

    Overall I loved the flavor, as with many recipes, this soup was better the next day when the flavors had a chance to set up. Thank you Julie for a great recipe!

  13. posted by Vibeke Vale on May 20, 2014

    I love this soup, but we double the vegetables because it’s too thin otherwise.

  14. posted by Penny on February 27, 2014

    This soup is now a staple in my freezer, besides being delicious anytime it really hits the spot when you are not feeling well. I like others added more veggies along with more liquid.
    I can’t believe how simple this is and yet once you are eating it (or drinking it from a large mug) it tastes like once of those homemade soups that someone has spent all day cooking & simmering. My husband likes broccoli better than Kale so I added some broccoli and chopped up the kale smaller than the recipe called for just so he wouldn’t notice it as much.
    Julie can’t wait for your cookbook to come out, you definitely have a gift! 🙂

  15. posted by Amy on February 26, 2014

    I didn’t have any caraway seeds, but this soup was still a big hit!! Hubby loved it too! I love the immersion blender idea. Thanks!

  16. posted by Jim Glackin on February 16, 2014

    I am making this right now. I have found that the 32 ounces of broth does not fully cover the chopped ingredients, so I must be using more potato, carrot, celery, kale, etc, than the recipe calls for, but I added another 1.5 cups of water and all is good. The question I have is, what is the approximate amount of time, from when you turn the mixture down from a boil to a simmer, that the ingredients will be tender? I understand that this is to individual preference, but a range would be nice. 🙂

    • posted by Jim Glackin on February 16, 2014

      Never mind. I answered my own question. Great soup! Really good!

  17. posted by veganinblack on February 7, 2014

    1st time making potato kale soup, very good. its so decadent and rich it feels wrong to be eating it. i added some broccoli too.

  18. posted by Cindy Hall on December 30, 2013

    Made this yesterday for the first time, my husband and I both thought it was pretty good. But what made it amazing was, at my hubby’ s suggestion, pureeing the leftovers with the immersion blender. Wow, so good. Should have made a double batch. Next time will try it with broccoli instead of kale. Yay, another winner! Cooking is exciting again.

    • posted by Theresa Stimpert on July 24, 2017

      This soup was delicious!!! I will probably add a little more carrot and potato next time since we like those and I’m going to try it with broccoli. My youngest didn’t care for the kale so he ate around that but he might like it with the broccoli. Great recipe! I will definitely be making this one again.

  19. posted by Marie on December 11, 2013

    With the wind chill tonight at minus 0 what better time to make this! Although in your video you made it on a hot day! Great recipe in any weather..Thanks!

  20. posted by Jmglackin on November 25, 2013

    I love this soup! I wish I would have made it sooner. I was a little nervous bc I had never tried kale. I only put a little bit in the batch I made & I wish I would have loaded it up! The flavor is great! Perfect for a cold day. I also froze individual servings and it heated up great!

  21. posted by April Mast on November 23, 2013

    Kids are finally asleep and I’m eating another bowl of this now while I work on the computer. It’s FANTASTIC! Perfect comfort food. I’m excited for Julie’s dumpling recipe because this would be a real treat on top! I added double kale and potatoes, added a little more broth to make up for it. Superb soup! Thanks again Julie!

  22. posted by driley on November 10, 2013

    This is such an awesome soup! Very easy to make and SO delicious!! It is so thick and creamy that it is very filling. Loved it!!

  23. posted by Jennifer on November 10, 2013

    Very tasty soup, the flavors are perfect, I love the bit of caraway seed. Warms you up on a cold fall or winter night. I added 1/2 a bunch of kale and it didn’t overwhelm anything as kale cooks down so well, feel free to load it up with greens! This is not as thick as a stew, so I will be trying the leftovers over brown rice to bulk it up for a really hearty starch filled meal.

  24. posted by Debbie Egbert on November 3, 2013

    This is one of my two favorite soups (alternating with Enchilada Soup when I want less spice). Even my husband who has been “reluctant” to PD loves it!

  25. posted by newhopeden on November 1, 2013

    I made this once before a couple of months ago and didn’t like it. Made it again tonight after being on PD for several months and I love it now. Very creamy and comforting on a cold fall day! Thanks

  26. posted by PlantstronginTEXAS on October 9, 2013

    I have made this 2 days in a row! Delicious! I use spinach in the soup and usually triple the amount! Soo good!!

  27. posted by Lydia Nantwi on August 22, 2013

    I have these ingredients! No need to wait for winter.

  28. posted by Denise on August 19, 2013

    This is one of my favorite soups ever! I can’t get over how good it is! I want to try it with broccoli, too. Thanks for another delicious recipe, Julie!

  29. posted by Kris Reader on August 12, 2013

    I can’t believe how yummy and creamy this soup is without any additions of animal products or nuts to cream it up. I think this soup would be a great base for more potatoes or vegetables to make a really hearty meal. I was really surprised how well this turned out, thanks for another great recipe!

  30. posted by gmr935 on June 13, 2013

    Love this soup!! I forgot to buy potatoes, so I used white beans as a substitute and about a tablespoon of Mrs Dash, and it is my hubby’s favorite!

    • posted by Julie Marie on June 14, 2013

      Nice substitution with the beans! This soup makes a great base for any veggies. You can substitute the kale for broccoli or asparagus. I’m not a fan of of Mrs. Dash. It contains chemical food additives. The ingredient “Spices” and citric acid is code for this. These additives can cause food cravings. They enhance the flavor of your food beyond what nature provides. Causing a unnatural reaction that makes you to want more. It is no mistake they are added to foods to cause you to crave them. Another code word for this is natural flavor. These are all derivatives of MSG. A product can be labeled as MSG free and contain one of these other versions of it. Thanks for the suggestion on the beans!

  31. posted by huclkengirl on May 14, 2013

    This is my favorite soup! My daughter loves it to!

    Kristie Clark

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My whole life I’ve fought a weight problem. My highest was 243 in 2003. I’ve been on so many programs and diets. Joined gyms and bought workout videos. I could lose weight but I could not seem to stay with the program to keep it off. About four years ago I finally made it to Click to comment “Diane O.”

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Results are typical on a Protective Diet

My journey on the Protective Diet has been so eye-opening. I remember finding Protective Diet when I did a search for vegan recipes. I had been on another well-known plant-based diet off and on for over a decade, but my weight was still up and down. It took me a year and a half to Click to comment “Results are typical on a Protective Diet”

Sheree B.

Results are typical on a Protective Diet

Just a little story…… I had a yearly Doctor appt last week. Apparently at one time, (when I weighed 204 lbs!!)they snapped a photo of me sitting in the chair from the iPad they use. The nurse took me back to the room and said apparently you have been up to something because you look Click to comment “Results are typical on a Protective Diet”

Barb B.

From Addiction to Food Freedom

My story begins, as many do, in my childhood. I started gaining weight at an alarming rate after being molested by a family member. My weight went up and down, but I was always on the heavier side. I used food to soothe my emotions and continued this behavior my whole life. I was the Click to comment “From Addiction to Food Freedom”

Jane S

Deanna R.

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I was really scared to go cold turkey with the no oil no sugar thing, but I had been “trying” for months with no success!! Reading many of your progress stories and Facebook posts gave me the courage to DO IT!! OMG, I am SO, SO glad that I did! The first few days were Click to comment “Deanna R.”

Deanna R

Wow! 30 Days Completed on PD

Wow! 30 Days Completed on PD, and What an Amazing Journey this is! SO Many Changes and New first experiences in 30 Days! As I look at my “Calendar of Achievements” for the last month, some of my new experiences include: being back into the 100’s! I started at 211.0 pounds, and at 30 days Click to comment “Wow! 30 Days Completed on PD”

Dianna H

162 – 127 in under a year!

I can’t believe how much I’ve shrunk and how great I feel! If you are thinking about doing it; JUST DO IT!!!!!

JoAnn W

Two Wonderful Months

Two Wonderful Months I have been Blessed to Eat Fabulous Protective Diet Meals! I have lost 21 pounds and gained a whole new perspective on food, eating, and Nourishing my body! This last month has been filled with a variety of experiences and learning. The new experience of BCS (baggy clothes syndrome) has been fun, Click to comment “Two Wonderful Months”

Dianna H

Results are typical on a Protective Diet

About 90 days after beginning my PD journey it was time for another round of blood tests. By this time I’d lost another 30 lbs. or so, and I was not taking BP meds. My total cholesterol had dropped to 132, and I was no longer “pre-diabetic.” The nurse had taken my blood pressure (it Click to comment “Results are typical on a Protective Diet”

Judi B.

Denise

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I’ve been following the Protective Diet for 90 days! I’ve stuck with the plan 100%, and it’s paying off. I want to say that it’s been effortless, but that isn’t true. I’ve made the effort to plan my meals, to make sure that I always have the ingredients I need at home, and to take Click to comment “Denise”

Denise

Kathryn J.

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I have made almost all of Julie’s recipes, every single one was delicious and easy to make. I just made the mushroom gravy for the first time on Tuesday ( I can’t believe I waited so long to make it ) one of my favorites for sure! Not only has she provided all of these Click to comment “Kathryn J.”

Kathryn J

Sheree B.

I weighed around 300 lbs for over 30 yrs. In that time, I tried every diet, from Adkins to Weight Watchers, with little success. 12 yrs ago I went vegan thinking that would be my answer. Sadly, I was still obese, tired, sick and depressed. In ‘13 I received bad results from my blood test. Click to comment “Sheree B.”

Sheree B.

For My Health and Happiness

I’m very proud of all members who have chosen to change from an unhealthy diet to a healthy eating lifestyle. I’m just starting all over again…..today, Nov 19, 2016. I was eating clean, not eating meat, exercising, drinking water, etc. etc. And then one day about three months ago, I decided to just eat a Click to comment “For My Health and Happiness”

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Teri S.

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Ok, So the No Fat – Not Yo Cheeze Sauce was insanely good! I made the home made tortilla chips too. I highly recommend this and Protective Diet!

Teri S

Grandma

I always knew it was in the food, but could never quite hit the winning combination until September 2015. After visiting a Vegan MD and having him review my food journal he immediately told me to loose the fats, nuts and convenience Vegan foods. Then I met Angela at a buffet at Lake Tahoe and Click to comment “Grandma”

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Superb Food & Football

It is amazing how much better healthy food can taste when its prepared the right way. I enjoyed an outstanding Thursday night Football dinner with Julie and Jerry and was pleasantly surprised by how tasty their healthy food is. Thank you so much for sharing your knowledge and cooking for me Julie!

Alex M

Lost Weight Without Hunger!

I first began the whole foods program in February of 2012 at the age of 43. I had gained some weight and was miserable. I was having severe issues with uterine fibroid tumors, with heavy periods lasting 2 to 3 weeks, which in turn resulted in fairly severe anemia. I was lethargic and weak. I Click to comment “Lost Weight Without Hunger!”

Tonya S

Thank you, thank you!

Just a little over 30 days following PD, down 20 pounds. Thank you from the bottom of my heart, Julie & Jerry for your incredible wisdom in developing this life altering program! Debra from Phoenix, AZ.

Debra H

Optimal Health Feels Effortless

Four months, 42.8 pounds!! And I keep saying this, but it is SO EASY! I just make and eat delicious PD food. The end. I don’t ever feel stressed or obsessed with food or my weight; they’re taken care of! It is truly amazing. The picture in the blue dress was from October. I don’t Click to comment “Optimal Health Feels Effortless”

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Amy M.

My weight has been a lifelong struggle & I was up to 246 lbs at one point. I’ve tried every diet and exercise program available. I lost a lot of weight & health following a low-carb diet. I became a Type II Diabetic with High Cholesterol, High Blood Pressure, severe Reflux, stomach ulcers, adrenal and Click to comment “Amy M.”

Amy M

Six months PD

Wow! I never thought I’d make it this far! I’ve tried every diet out there since 1999 when I quit smoking and gained 25 pounds. I would lose a few pounds and then get so hungry I’d eat anything and gain it right back. I had been on statins for high cholesterol until I followed Click to comment “Six months PD”

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Ted M.

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Julie, I want to say the creamy tomato sauce was delicious! Really enjoy your videos. Thank you.

Ted M

Cindy A.

After having 2 babies in 1 year, I was at my heaviest. I discovered when my daughter was 2 weeks old that I have chronic mononucleosis syndrome (chronic mono). By the time she was a year and a half, I had mono twice. It was incredibly difficult trying to take care of 2 little ones Click to comment “Cindy A.”

Cindy A

Pattye O

I was 60-70% PD from November – May 10. I definitely felt some benefits – feeling better and SLOWLY losing a few pounds. May 11 was my 100% PD first day. Today I am down 20 (yes, TWENTY) pounds in 2 months. I feel so much better. I am more active than I have been Click to comment “Pattye O”

Pattye O

Results are typical on a Protective Diet

After having 2 babies in 1 year, I was at my heaviest. I discovered when my daughter was 2 weeks old that I have chronic mononucleosis syndrome (chronic mono). By the time she was a year and a half, I had mono twice. It was incredibly difficult trying to take care of 2 little ones Click to comment “Results are typical on a Protective Diet”

Cyndy A

I have never felt better!

When I came to Protective Diet three years ago I wasn’t very far from being 400 pounds at 379 lbs. I was wearing a 5X top and a 4X pant. I was taking two different meds for diabetes, I had high blood pressure, high cholesterol, GERD, uncontrolled asthma, allergies, and thyroid issues. I had been Click to comment “I have never felt better!”

Dorothy B

First 30 Days

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I started PD July 21st. Reporting my 30 days results a tad early because I have family coming tomorrow for a week vacation and I will be away from the scale… July 21st weighed 362.2 lbs Aug 17th weigh 340.8 lbs Weight lost 21.4 lbs Thank you to Julie, Jerry and each of you who Click to comment “First 30 Days”

Meg W.

Judi B.

April 4, 2014…it was a new beginning for me. Over the past few DECADES, I’d gotten into some pretty nasty eating habits and I was wearing the consequences all over my body. I was arguably one of the worst fast-food junkies I know. McD for breakfast, most lunches, and many dinners…and fast foods and TV Click to comment “Judi B.”

Judi B.

Barb B

I began my PD journey March 1, 2014. It all started because my FB friend posted a food picture from Julie’s website protectivediet.com. Since starting protective diet, I have lost a total of 62 lbs in a little over 9 months! I didn’t really have any health problems before starting my new plant based diet Click to comment “Barb B”

Barb B.

Drop in Cholesterol – Thank you protectivediet.com!!!

My cholesterol readings have long been my biggest health issue. I was once tested as high as 333. I have been fighting being 20-50 pounds overweight most of my life. The only thing that ever seemed to lower my cholesterol before this was regular exercise. But, I could never get it below 285. After becoming Click to comment “Drop in Cholesterol – Thank you protectivediet.com!!!”

Suzette K

Pattye O Update

It’s amazing the tricks your mind likes to play on you. Today is my 3 month 100% PD anniversary, so I stepped on the scale. I was a bit disappointed. I had wanted to lose 10 pounds this month, instead I lost 8.5. 8.5 is not bad, but it didn’t put me into the next Click to comment “Pattye O Update”

Pattye O

Shannon O.

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Julie, I have to take a moment to thank you. I currently have your spinach lasagna in the oven baking and I am looking forward to dinner tonight! I changed the way I have been eating a few months ago but I have yet to actually cook an actual recipe. I have never eaten tofu Click to comment “Shannon O.”

Shannon O

Hurray! I love protectivediet.com!!!

I am now on week 8 on a Protective Diet (PD) and I can’t be happier with the program! I was feeling thin today, so I jumped on the scale to see the scale at 180! Yes, 180 means 8.5 pounds lost in the last 7 weeks. The best part is I LOVE what I Click to comment “Hurray! I love protectivediet.com!!!”

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Eight months into my PD journey and today I hit the 30 lbs gone mark! I never imagined I would see the 150’s again (haven’t been this weight since high school). I started my WFPB journey on Jan 1st but was floundering with knowing what to cook and struggling to find compliant recipes that I Click to comment “Karen P”

Karen P

All The “Don’ts” PD Has Brought Me

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 Click to comment “All The “Don’ts” PD Has Brought Me”

Lisa A

Marci R.

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 Click to comment “Marci R.”

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Jackie J.

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I want to thank you for all that you have taught me. The confidence and information you taught me is priceless. I am a new women, with a second chance at life! I’m down 25 pounds, 50 points on my cholesterol and feeling like a million bucks. I now cook for myself and pack my Click to comment “Jackie J.”

Jackie J,

Plant-Based Nutritional Intervention Results are typical

I am 42 years old and I am sharing BIKINI pictures for my Before & Afters. When I started PD, I looked like the first bikini picture. I was hovering around 155 lbs and thought I looked pretty good. Since learning in depth about avoiding all animal products, oil, nuts, sugar, coffee, and FOOD ADDITIVES, Click to comment “Plant-Based Nutritional Intervention Results are typical”

Jennifer P

30 Day Detox Progress

I am excited to share my progress so far! Today is Day 22 of my 30 Day Detox. I am starting to feel rising energy levels and a great deal of mental clarity and emotional evenness. The pictures show my progress, the one in the gray shirt my daughter took of me the day before Click to comment “30 Day Detox Progress”

Rachel F

52 pounds less at 5 months 100% PDL!

So, my 5 month weigh in I'm 52 pounds less than when I started!

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Sheree B.

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Things are definitely happening after 18 days on PD. I love raisin bread and after finding out at our last PD-Ed class that Ezechiel brand is ok, my sister bought me some. I toasted it tonight and was so excited until I bit into it. Oh my gosh! It is so, so, sweet! I told Click to comment “Sheree B.”

Sheree B.

My PD Journey – April 2015 to January 2017

Before PD I had tried MANY weight-loss programs fighting obesity all my adult life. A few times I even got the weight off for a few months; but I was never able to maintain long term. By the time I started PD I had some health issues I was concerned about and the excess weight Click to comment “My PD Journey – April 2015 to January 2017”

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120 days on a protective diet – May 20th, 2017

Weight – 173 lbs. Down 15.5 lbs. Health Changes: More energy; skin looks great, feeling great overall. I am fitting into the clothes on the small side of my closet. Measurements are dropping. Definitely dealing with some BCS. 🙂 Continuing to maintain “meals to mastery” way of eating. Using the 50/50 plate; I’m loving all Click to comment “120 days on a protective diet – May 20th, 2017”

Suzette K

Plant-Based Nutritional Intervention Results are typical on a Protective Diet Maria’s Testimonial

Maria

Three Years, 125lb GONE!! Three years have passed since I started a whole food, plant-based diet. I have lost a total of 125lb. The best part of all this is that my health has improved! I have gone from a size 24 to a size 6. My start weight was apx 265lb and now it’s Click to comment “Plant-Based Nutritional Intervention Results are typical on a Protective Diet Maria’s Testimonial”

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Marci L

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 Click to comment “Marci L”

Marci

I was skeptical… at first!

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 Click to comment “I was skeptical… at first!”

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Karla F.

December 1, 2013 I found Protective Diet after someone in another Facebook plant based diet group mentioned it. I went immediately to the website and I just knew it was for me. I joined PD-Ed right away and started eating a Protective Diet. I’ve never looked back. I’ve struggled with my weight my entire life. Click to comment “Karla F.”

Karla F.

Shannon O.

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Hi Julie! I hope you have a wonderful blessed Thanksgiving! I wanted to take a moment and thank you for your support, encouragement and inspiration during my journey to wellness. I cooked my first vegan Thanksgiving and it turned out marvelous! FYI a homemade cranberry relish it was so so yummy! When we first spoke Click to comment “Shannon O.”

Shannon O

Kathryn J

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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 Click to comment “Kathryn J”

Kathryn J

July 20th makes 6 months on protective diet!

6 months on the protective diet has changed my life completely. My weight dropped from 188.5 lbs to 171 pounds . 17.5 pound loss, plus I have lost more than 10 inches of fat. I went from size 14 to size 10. From large size to small size. The smaller clothes that were in my Click to comment “July 20th makes 6 months on protective diet!”

Suzette K

Joanne

March 1, 2015, about 9 am. That moment is sealed in my memory. I ran into my esteemed co-worker Robinlee Garber in the hallway for the first time in months. My jaw dropped. I couldn’t believe how she looked! It wasn’t just that she clearly lost a significant amount of weight, but her skin glowed Click to comment “Joanne”

Joanne Wright

Updated testimonial

I am answering Julie’s challenge to post a pre-PD photo with a current photo. The photo on the left was taken exactly 3 years ago. The one on the right is from July this year. I began PD 100% on 11/29/15.

Tece M.

Plant-Based Nutritional Intervention Results

When I started practicing a Protective Diet I quit the gym due to lack of time. The weight fell off and I could eat all the starches I adored. Sometimes I pinch myself to see if this is a dream. I’m not in the gym, I’m not counting calories and I eat until I’m full Click to comment “Plant-Based Nutritional Intervention Results”

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Jessica D.

I completed my first 30 days yesterday. Although Julie encourages us to throw away the scale, I’m not yet ready to part with it. I do recognize however that I’ve given it far too much power in the past, letting it determine the type of day/week I’m going to have and my confidence in my Click to comment “Jessica D.”

Jessica D.

Today is my 6 months PD anniversary! I am down 62 pounds!

Hi! I am Colette Marie. I joined Protective Diet in February, and went 100% PD on March 30, 2017. Today (September 30) is my 6 month anniversary, and I’m so thrilled that I discovered Julie Marie and Protective Diet! I’m currently down 62 pounds. I feel hopeful and excited to see how eating plant based Click to comment “Today is my 6 months PD anniversary! I am down 62 pounds!”

Colette Marie

Kacey M

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Julie, I think you are truly an inspiration. All of your recipes are so simple, yet so delicious! You have helped me to realize the benefits of a vegan diet and begin on my own health journey. So THANK YOU!

Kacey M

Results are typical on a Protective Diet

I have lost over 12in around my waist, moved my belt over 7 loops and clothes I never thought I’d ever wear again are too big. I thought I was a good cook but now I am an expert. When I’m tired from work and the last thing I want to do is cook, I Click to comment “Results are typical on a Protective Diet”

Marci R

Steven M.

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“This is just TOO MUCH!!! Your photos are SO APPETIZING!!! I have chewed part of my screen off trying to taste them. Beautiful stuff! My wife has promised to start making some of these recipes (as a result of which I may never leave the house!). In case I do venture outdoors, please provide guidance Click to comment “Steven M.”

Steven M.

Amazing Results

I am so excited about the changes I’ve seen on PD. I was at my dermatologist this morning for a skin check. I have actinic keratoses (precancerous skin lesions) that have to be frozen every few years. My last visit two years ago resulted in freezing over 30 lesions on my face, forearms and hands. Click to comment “Amazing Results”

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Tina C.

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My note from my husband last night: “Dinner last night was great!” I tried two recipes last night from Protective Diet. I’ve never thought nonfat could taste so good! Kids would love these nachos! Inexpensive and turned out great! Un-Fried Black beans and Not Yo Cheeze Sauce with Baked Tortilla Chips

Tina C.