Condiments


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  • Applesauce Premium PD Recipe Applesauce - © ProtectiveDiet.comUnsweetened applesauce is used to replace oil in many Protective Diet baked goods. It takes less than a minute to whip up as little as a half cup of applesauce when you need it. In the fall when fresh apples are in abundance use them to make several cups for the kids’ sugar-free, all-natural, after school snack.
  • Asian Vinaigrette Premium PD Recipe This is the ultimate oil-free umami dressing, with the body and balance to dress any salad creation from Asian style slaw, to matchstick cucumbers with carrots, to Protective Diet Chop Suey Salad. Use the assistance of a recipe guide to chop up a fresh protective masterpiece, or get creative and have it your way.
  • Basic Brown Gravy Premium PD Recipe This fat-free plant-based turkey style gravy remake was created to serve with any of Protective Diet’s holiday classics. Whether you grew up enjoying smooth, blended homemade gravy, jarred gravy, or packet mixes, this easy-prep shiny brown holiday style gravy is sure to please you and everyone around your table.
  • Broccoli and Cheeze Sauce Premium PD Recipe This classic potato topper or whole grain enhancer is sure to put broccoli on your family’s most requested veggie list. Protective Diet has remade this cheesy artery clogging, cancer promoting, waistline expanding recipe into an easy-prep high-fiber blockage sweeper. It offers a dose of protective cancer inhibitors along with satisfying creamy starch-based deliciousness, making you shout Winner Winner PD Dinner!
  • Buffalo Notzzarella Cheeze Premium PD Recipe Buffalo Notzzarella - © ProtectiveDiet.comProtective Diet has created an oil and nut- free, nondairy MELTABLE Cheeze! Notzzarella is perfect for pizza, adding to pasta dishes, topping lasagna, melting into quesadillas, or completing a “tuna” melt. This recipe is a major game changer for all who are practicing an oil and nut-free plant-based Protective Diet.
  • Burger Pickles Premium PD Recipe Thin sandwich-friendly pickle slices will add a veggie layer with a tangy flavor boost to a Protective Diet Seasoned Flatbread Sub. Top a veggie burger or slip them into your Mock Tuna Salad sandwich. Add a little zing to your salad or use as a perfect garnish on a party platter of PD Mac Attack Layer Dip.
  • Butter Sauce Premium PD Recipe Butter Sauce - © ProtectiveDiet.comStir up this quick and tasty no-cook sauce that makes a hot potato sing. Dress up those boring naked green beans with a toss in Butter Sauce. Kids will enjoy the addition of this condiment to turn frozen peas with a side of rice into an enjoyable complete meal. The ease and simplicity of this sauce will assist in achieving your health goals while practicing a Protective Diet.
  • Buttermilk Ranch Dressing Premium PD Recipe I adore this top-rated, low-cal, oil-free vegan Buttermilk Ranch Dressing on everything. It’s a plant-based game-changer, tasting just like the pricey refrigerator case bottled ranch dressing that had me enjoying my daily lunch salads swimming in it before going vegan. The original was a massive health setback, keeping my pants tight, my cholesterol high, and was one of the highest priced must have items in my grocery cart. With a quart jar of Protective Diet Buttermilk Ranch in my refrigerator door, I can transform anything dippable or tossable into a delicious lunch or dinner.
  • Cajun Seasoning Premium PD Recipe Use the Spice of the South to add flavor to a Cajun Cutlet Sandwich, garnish American Potato Salad, or add kick to a basket of Speedy Steak Fries. Cut costs assembling Protective Diet spice blends and eliminate sugar and excitatory neurotoxins labeled as food additives in most commercial seasoning blends. These ingredients commonly labeled as natural flavor or spices promote uncontrollable cravings and disruption to your wellness.
  • Caramelized Onions with Sweet Peppers Premium PD Recipe Using Protective Diet’s oil-free dry browning technique, we can boost flavor and add gourmet appeal to weeknight meals in minutes. This technique will add rich satisfying flavor when using onions in whole food plant-based recipes. Chefs are taught to sear, brown and char to add flavor. With Protective Diet, I eliminated the oils and fats, creating new cooking techniques to add flavor. Master my oil-free caramelizing technique with this recipe. Add Caramelized Onions with Sweet Peppers to PD Italian “Sausage” for an unforgettable sandwich, perfect pasta dish or skillet starter finished with potatoes. Top PD Quick-Mix Pizza Crust for a Foodie approved pizza party.
  • Chipotle Mayo Free PD Recipe Chipotle Mayo - © ProtectiveDiet.comSpicy creamy and perfect to layer on a bean burger, dip a potato wedge in or to top a taco. This Mayo is free of fat and full of spicy flavor.
  • Chipotle Salsa Premium PD Recipe This copycat recipe of TJ's jarred hot and spicy smoked chipotle salsa also comes with a mild, heatless but flavorful option to suit your personal preference. In just fifteen rewarding salsa-making minutes,you will eliminate craving-inducing food additives while tremendously improving the ingredient quality of your food.
  • Chopped Nutz Premium PD Recipe Chopped Nutz5 - © ProtectiveDiet.comFat-free low-cal PD Chopped Nutz add texture and nutrition to both savory and dessert style dishes. They are featured as a walnut replacement in Protective Diet's sugar-free plant-based Fudge, Breakfast Brownies, Blueberry Muffins, and add a chopped peanut-style garnish to Chinese Take-In, Asian Noodle Salad or noodles tossed with Peanut-less Peanut Sauce. Top a Frosty or complete a banana split. PD has replaced delicious off-plan ingredients to make a low-fat whole food plant-based diet effective and sustainable for life.
  • Cilantro Chili Lime Dressing Free PD Recipe Cilantro Chili Lime Dressing - © ProtectiveDiet.comToasted chile de arbol offers this dressing a warm spicy flavor with the fresh finish of cilantro and lime. Oil-free and naturally thickened with the fiber of an orange, this dressing is one to pour on heavily to increase the antioxidant value of your salad with the bonus of exciting flavor.
  • Classic Balsamic Vinaigrette Premium PD Recipe Classic Balsamic Vinaigrette - © ProtectiveDiet.comOil-free full-bodied salad dressings are my specialty. An incredible dressing can transform tender leafy greens into something to look forward to. This has all the classic flavor of a delicious balsamic vinaigrette. It shakes up, pours on and dresses veggies just like an olive oil based dressing. The full batch contains less caloric value than just one tablespoons of a store bought balsamic vinaigrette. Feel free to pour it on and enjoy eating your way to a slimmer healthier you.
  • Classic Cranberry Sauce Premium PD Recipe Cranberry Sauce - © ProtectiveDiet.comThis season I am thankful for my health and freedom from sugar addiction. My holiday meals are perfection with sugar-free cranberry relish served with Holiday Loaf, Stuff Yourself Stuffing, Green Bean Casserole and Smashed Potatoes. Celebrate any day of the year with a Protective Diet Thanksgiving feast.
  • Cranberry Clementine Sauce Free PD Recipe Cranberry Clementine Sauce - © ProtectiveDiet.comI must have cranberry sauce to go with Mushroom Gravy and Stuff Yourself Stuffing. Until I came up with this sugar-free version, I was at a loss. Thanksgiving dinner is finally complete. This sauce is not like your typical sugary canned cranberry sauce. It has a slightly tart flavor and it is nutrient dense. Add this to your holiday Protective Diet dinner and have health and traditional flavor to be thankful for this year.
  • Cream Cheeze Premium PD Recipe Oil-free and additive-free two-ingredient creamy plant-based cream cheese is a dream come true for the Protective Diet community. I layered my first batch on PD Everything Bagels, but the possibilities are endless. This recipe makes eating for optimal health feel like we are eating for ultimate satisfaction while we achieve our health goals and easily maintain our ideal body weight without restriction. Easy to follow recipes and appealing PD food choices keep us eating on plan, allowing our body an opportunity to recover, heal and maintain wellness.
  • Creamy Italian Dressing Free PD Recipe Creamy Italian Dressing - © ProtectiveDiet.comCreamy Italian Dressing is rich with Parmigiano-Reggiano flavor without the fat, dairy and heavy price tag. This plant-based full-bodied dressing is a game changer when it comes to salad satisfaction.
  • Creamy Lemon Herb Dipping Sauce Free PD Recipe Creamy Lemon Herb Dipping Sauce - © ProtectiveDiet.comEnjoy dipping Protective Diet's plant-based Crabby Cakes into this low calorie lemon-herb sauce
  • Creamy Ranch Dressing Free PD Recipe Creamy Ranch Dressing - © ProtectiveDiet.comThis dairy free Creamy Ranch Dressing keeps getting creamier with every passing month of eating an oil free and nut free plant based diet. If you are initially coming off full fat dressings, this version may taste a bit flat, but after just two and a half weeks our fat receptors in our taste buds stop searching for fats. Over time they become receptive to the trace natural fats found in foods. This is when the magic happens and Protective Diet Creamy Ranch Dressing starts to taste just like the full fat original you knew and loved.
  • Daily Dressing Premium PD Recipe Daily Dressing - © ProtectiveDiet.comThis dressing is a remake of my all-time favorite restaurant dressing. It was a sweet & tangy onion balsamic served up at Graziano’s, full of sugar, oil and eggs. If you grew up with me you know this dressing, maybe not quite as well as I did. I bought it in big to go containers to enjoy on my salads all week. My friends told people I drank the stuff. When I went vegan the first thing my mother said was, "What about your dressing?" I have been trying to perfect it ever since and here it is, free of all the junk and loaded with the familiar flavors I can now enjoy daily.
  • Faux Bacon Bits Premium PD Recipe Faux Bacon Bits - © ProtectiveDiet.comDress up a simple baked potato or top a bowl of PD Split Pea Soup with this delicious and nutritious bacon bit replacement. Try a chopped salad tossed with PD Creamy Ranch Dressing and add crunchy bits of “bacon”. Life is good; we’re achieving all of our health goals and enjoying the flavors of bacon without the negative impact on our health, the animals or the Earth.
  • Fire Sticks Premium PD Recipe Fire Sticks - © ProtectiveDiet.comWhen you think hot & spicy, does your mouth water or do your eyes weep with tears? If you can’t make it through another bland, boring, spiceless lunch, give these spicy carrot sticks a try. They are fun and easy to make and create lots of excitement in your mouth. These crunchy hot sticks will have you breaking a sweat and feeling fantastic from the endorphin rush that spicy foods provide. Bring a jar along on a picnic or the next BBQ you attend. They will add a little excitement to the party.
  • Firm Notzzarella Cheeze Premium PD Recipe Firm Notzzarella - © ProtectiveDiet.comProtective Diet has created an oil and nut- free, nondairy shred-able and slice-able cheeze. Firm Notzzarella is perfect for pizza, adding to pasta dishes, topping lasagna, layering into quesadillas, or completing a “tuna” melt. This recipe is a major game changer for all who are practicing an oil and nut-free plant-based Protective Diet.
  • French Dressing Premium PD Recipe French Dressing - © ProtectiveDiet.comSweet and tangy just like the original, but this one is free of sugar and oil that will cause you major setbacks in your health goals. Leave it to Protective Diet to create a replacement for the salad dressing kids favor most. Let them pour it on heavy, as it’s loaded with antioxidants, but shhh! Don’t tell them. Let them eat it up and be proud knowing you are power housing their immune system.
  • French Onion Dip Premium PD Recipe French Onion Dip - © ProtectiveDiet.comThis tastes just like the creamy tub of onion dip I grew up enjoying in the 80’s, but without all the cholesterol, saturated fat and additives. This healthy version will leave you with the same onion breath and taste you remember. We’ve come a long way since then, this dip will have you slipping into your jeggings instead of stretching out your stretch pants.
  • Fresco Pizza Sauce Premium PD Recipe Fresco Pizza Sauce - © ProtectiveDiet.comFresh, light, and simply delicious best describes this classic Italian pizza sauce made up of three Protective Diet Pantry staples. Mix up a batch and keep half in your fridge to top Quick Bake Party Pizza and freeze the other half in a silicone muffin pan or ice cube try and defrost as needed for Grilled Mini Party Pizzas in weeks to come.
  • Fresco Sauce Free PD Recipe and Cooking Video Fresco Fresco Sauce with Green Burrito - © ProtectiveDiet.comUnprocessed meets Protective Diet - Chef AJ and Julie Marie joined together in the Protective Diet Test Kitchen to create a nutrient-dense sauce that will brighten up a Green Burrito, freshly dress a leafy green salad, or give a simple rice bowl some zing. The clean flavors have an exciting finish with the optional addition of jalapeño. This sauce can be a sweet and spicy salsa for Baked Corn Tortilla Chips or it can stand alone as a fresh green gazpacho with the addition of diced cucumber.
  • Fresh Tomato Salsa Free PD Recipe Fresh Tamato Salsa - © ProtectiveDiet.comFresh Tomato Salsa is a quick prep recipe using canned or boxed tomatoes. It’s perfect for the winter months when fresh tomatoes aren’t at their peak and fresh salsa is calling you. Four fresh ingredients, with just five minutes to prepare, and you will have salsa that blows away the overpriced shelved jarred versions.
  • Garlic and Herb Balsamic Vinaigrette Free PD Recipe & Cooking Video Garlic and Herb Balsamic Dressing - © ProtectiveDiet.comThis flavorful salad dressing has the body of oil-based vinaigrette due to the addition of chia seeds. It coats the veggies and doesn’t roll off like most oil-free dressings. This makes an excellent dressing for a green leafy salad or a pasta salad.
  • Creamy Garlic Dressing and Dip Premium PD Recipe Creamy Garlic Dressing - © ProtectiveDiet.comThis is my new all time favorite dressing. I am fortunate my husband loves it too. I found through experimentation and testing that if you both eat garlic you will cancel out each other’s dragon breath. This works out well, because we are both topping everything with it. I have increased my salad and raw veggie consumption since creating this awesome dressing. At meal time I’m lead by the question, What can I put the Creamy Garlic on?
  • Garlic Dill Pickles Free PD Recipe Garlicy Dill Pickles - © ProtectiveDiet.comAre you a pickle lover? Protective Diet's refrigerator pickles are low in sodium and free of MSG. I eliminated the typical sugar and corn syrup to provide you with a low calorie crunchy snack. These are quick to prep and made without any heat. Serve them at your next BBQ or pack them up on a picnic. I keep a jar of these flavorful pickles in my refrigerator door at all times.
  • Hot or Mild Giardiniera Premium PD Recipe Hot or Mild Giardiniera4 - © ProtectiveDiet.comD’Amato’s Bakery and Deli at Grand & May on the near west side of Chicago made the best Italian subs topped with hot or mild giardiniera. It was a challenge to get one of these special sandwiches. The line ran out the door, cash only, no parking and with only a 30-minute lunch break it was a rare treat. The spicy giardiniera and fresh bread were what kept us all coming back. I gave my favorite antipasto relish an oil free maker over and kept it raw for an extra dose of protective Sulforaphane. I’m enjoying it more than ever without the fat, the rush or the parking tickets.
  • Gomashio Premium PD Recipe We are making and shaking this Japanese seasoning on just about everything. Simple steamed veggies become exciting. Add an additional layer of flavor to a Protective Diet Sushi Roll Bowl or a plate of Broccoli In Garlic Sauce. This low-sodium condiment is traditionally used in Japan to dress up a common bowl of rice and beans called Sekihan. Gomashio provides a flavor boost without the use of inflammatory sesame oil or craving-inducing soy sauce.
  • Greek Soy Yogurt Premium PD Recipe Greek Yogurt - © ProtectiveDiet.comThis simple recipe transforms PD Plant Based Yogurt into a rich and creamy Greek-style yogurt that’s so thick it’s spreadable. The hardest part is deciding whether to use it to top a taco, as a dip for strawberries, spread on a sandwich, or just enjoyed plain with a spoon.
  • Healthy Hottie Sauce Free PD Recipe Healthy Hottie Sauce - © ProtectiveDiet.comAre you hooked on garlic chili sauce? This recipe is a copycat of the red hot garlic-laced Asian sauce. Unlike the original, it's free of sugar, oil, salt and food additives. This healthy version is loaded with the powerful heat of chile de arbol pods and flavor of garlic.
  • Holiday Cheeze Ball Premium PD Recipe Serve this plant-based party starter scooped up with baked pita chips, Seasoned Crispy Crackers, crudité, or spread onto Seasoned Flatbread wedges, pleasing everyone no matter their level of dietary consciousness. On a Protective Diet, we are celebrating the holidays with a jump start on a healthy new year.
  • House Dressing Free PD Recipe House Dressing - © ProtectiveDiet.comThis bright and tangy citrus salad dressing is a house favorite. The fiber of blended oranges replaces the full-bodied texture of oils.
  • House Mayo Free PD Recipe House Mayo - © ProtectiveDiet.comReplace the fatty oil-filled mayo you’ve been using with this creamy guilt free nutrient dense version. Layer it on a Faux BLT, mix it into Faux Tuna Salad or spoon it on a Protective Diet veggie burger. This easy blend mayo recipe will make your sandwiches complete on a Protective Diet.
  • Hummus Free PD Recipe Hummus - © ProtectiveDiet.comThis oil-free and tahini-free recipe will assist you in your weight loss progress. It’s high in fiber and nutrient dense with creamy satisfaction. Enjoy it as a spread on fresh corn tortillas, scoop it up with Homemade Pita Chips, or serve as a nutritious dip for your veggies. This recipe is complete with flavor add-in options to make your next batch the best batch.
  • Mango Island Salad Dressing Free PD Recipe mango island dressing - © ProtectiveDiet.comDress your salad with the bright tropical sweet and spicy flavors of mango, lime and chiles.
  • Jalapeño Corn Relish Free PD Recipe Jalapeno Corn Relish - © ProtectiveDiet.comThis is a copy of the corn relish served at a very popular burrito restaurant. It is identical and simple to make at home to top PD Beef-less Tacos, layer on PD Loaded Nachos or add spicy sweetness to your 50/50 Protective Diet Burrito Bowls.
  • Japanese Mayo Premium PD Recipe Commonly sold in travel sized bottles and frequently carried in hand as often as a cell phone in Japan. The most popular brands of this rich and slightly sweet condiment are enhanced with monosodium glutamate, a flavor enhancer that makes everything taste better. In Japan it is used to top cooked vegetables, but can be used layered on sandwiches, burgers or tossed into salads. In North America it is served with sushi rolls and spiced with sriracha or rooster sauce. This low-cal, vegan, oil-free, egg-free and MSG-free version of Japanese mayo is creamy and spicy, making just about everything you squeeze it on a lot more exciting.
  • Jerk Seasoning Premium PD Recipe Use the Spice of the Caribbean to add traditional island flavor to Jerk Cutlets, spice up a bowl of warm pinto beans, or add kick to a basket of Speedy Steak Fries. Cut costs assembling Protective Diet spice blends and eliminate sugar and excitatory neurotoxins labeled as food additives in most commercial seasoning blends. These ingredients commonly labeled as natural flavor or spices promote uncontrollable cravings and disruption to your wellness.
  • J&J’s Smoky BBQ Sauce Free PD Recipe BBQ-Sauce - © ProtectiveDiet.comThis sauce is free of sugar and food additives found in traditional BBQ sauces. It is smoky with a hint of spicy sweetness.
  • Ketchup Free PD Recipe Ketchup - © ProtectiveDiet.comKick that sugar laden and additive filled ketchup to the curb. You can make your own that is a healthy addition to your diet. This clean and simple recipe blends up beautifully in a high-speed blender or bullet. Go ahead and top your Chia Seed Burger, double dip your Potato Wedges and smother some Protective Diet Onion Rings.
  • Killer Ketchup Premium PD Recipe Oven Fries - © ProtectiveDiet.comTry my new and super improved homemade sugar free ketchup recipe. This one tastes just like the real deal and blends up in a smaller sized batch. Kid tested and Protective Diet approved.
  • King Sauce Premium PD Recipe King Sauce - © ProtectiveDiet.comThis is the KING of all Protective Diet sauces. It is loaded with smoky, roasted flavor and just enough heat to use as a sauce for noodles, to top a rice bowl, layer in a Green Burrito, or squeeze on Home Fries. In the weeks after its creation, I found myself starting with the sauce and choosing ingredients to put it on to create simple, but deliciously flavored meals.
  • Mango Salsa Free PD Recipe Mango Salsa - © ProtectiveDiet.comFresh diced sweet and spicy Protective Diet Mango Salsa is a great salad topper or delicious scooped up with Baked Tortilla Chips. Its sweet and spicy flavor is tops on my list of summertime salsas.
  • No Fat Not-Yo Cheeze Sauce Free PD Recipe Not-Yo-Cheeze Sauce - © ProtectiveDiet.comThis is a classic Protective Diet recipe that amazes me with its perfect texture and spicy flavor every time I make it. It’s a perfect nacho topper, and a fabulous sauce for cooked veggies or Short Cut Potatoes. Also a great spread for faux grilled cheeze. It reminds me of the nacho cheese I grew up eating at the swimming pool and movie theater, except this one is good for me.
  • Oat Milk Free PD Recipe Oat Milk - © ProtectiveDiet.comMaking your own Oat Milk eliminates the additives and sugar found in packaged plant-based milks. It will save you money and trips to the market. It tastes just like oats and has a smooth and thick texture.
  • Onion & Chive Creamy Cheeze Premium PD Recipe Creamy Cheeze - © ProtectiveDiet.comWhen I spread this guilt free creamy rich onion cheeze on a whole grain English muffin, I question that this is really low cal and good for me. Someone pinch me am I dreaming? Thanks to Protective Diet I can have flavorful creamy cheeze, lower my cholesterol and fit in my skinny jeans.
  • Onion & Chive Cream Cheeze Premium PD Recipe Oil-free and additive-free creamy plant-based Onion & Chive Cream Cheese is a dream come true for the Protective Diet community. I layered my first batch on PD Everything Bagels topped with sprouts and a tomato slice, but the possibilities are endless. This recipe makes eating for optimal health feel like we are eating for ultimate satisfaction while we achieve our health goals and easily maintain our ideal body weight without restriction. Easy to follow recipes and appealing PD food choices keep us eating on plan, allowing our body an opportunity to recover, heal and maintain wellness.
  • Original Awesome Sauce Premium PD Recipe Original Awesome Sauce - © ProtectiveDiet.comSriracha, the world’s most popular hot sauce has been given a Protective Diet makeover. Like the original, it is sweet with flavors of garlic and red chilies, but this version is free of additives, sugar and oil. I’m thrilled it is finally back in my refrigerator door topping Protective Diet Vietnamese Spring Rolls and hot bowls of PD Pho.
  • Oven Roasted Garlic Free PD Recipe Oven Roasted Garlic - © ProtectiveDiet.comWhen garlic is roasted, it becomes sweet and mild in flavor. Spread Oven-Roasted Garlic on freshly baked hot bread or mash into potatoes. This simple recipe makes a flavorful, immune-boosting, plant-based replacement for butter.
  • Pizza Sauce Premium PD Recipe Pizza Sauce - © ProtectiveDiet.comThis fast and flavorful pizza sauce has superior flavor to any canned sauce on the market. It will save you a couple of dollars per pizza along with the empty sugar calories, oil, dairy and food additives found in the leading brands. In just five quick minutes you will be dipping, spreading or topping something delicious with this rich pizza sauce.
  • PD Sweet & Spicy BBQ Sauce Premium PD Recipe BBQ Sauce - © ProtectiveDiet.comAre you tortured with the sweet smell of BBQ sauce filling the summer air? I refuse to stand by without rewarding you for your commitment to breaking up with this sticky and devilishly sweet sauce. This special sugar-free PD sauce will make all your BBQ dreams come true. I’ve been dipping, topping and marinating everything in it. This sauce will make the Protective Diet summer of 2014 recipe collection some of my most familiar and memorable yet.
  • Peanut-less Peanut Sauce Premium PD Recipe Peanut-less-Peanut Sauce - © ProtectiveDiet.comThis sauce is perfect as a dip for Vietnamese Spring Rolls or for tossing with a cold noodle salad. It has the body and flavor of a spicy Thai-style sauce, free of the saturated fat and excessive calories that peanuts serve up. Go ahead and double dip that spring roll. This is a Protective Diet low cal, high fiber sauce that is guilt-free and full of flavor.
  • Pickle Relish Premium PD Recipe Pickle Relish1 - © ProtectiveDiet.comProtective Diet Pickle Relish is sweet and tangy without the sugar, additives and dyes found in typical relish. Top off a PD BBQ Burger, give your “Tuna” Melt a zing, or whip up some unforgettable dairy-free Tartar Sauce. This relish will stay fresh for a month. It’s so delicious, it probably won’t last a week in the door of your refrigerator.
  • Pickled Pepper Rings Premium PD Recipe Pickled Pepper Rings - © ProtectiveDiet.comMake a perfect salad garnish or add a fabulously spicy layer on a BBQ Burger with these pickled pepper rings. Slip some in a Green Burrito and enjoy the warmth and excitement. I’ve created a mild, colorful alternative for those who aren’t into sweating through meals. Spicy food connoisseurs, to mild and sweet, you’ll always have options on a Protective Diet.
  • Plant Based Yogurt Premium PD Recipe Plant Based Yogurt - © ProtectiveDiet.comLeave it to the team at Protective Diet to come up with the healthiest and easiest low calorie plant based yogurt recipe free of chemical additives. It takes less than one minute to prepare and costs under $2.00 per quart. Get your yogurt makers ready, because we have come up with some exciting recipes using this yogurt as a star ingredient.
  • Raw Ruby Kraut Premium PD Recipe Raw Ruby Kraut - © ProtectiveDiet.comProbiotics are found naturally on the surface of all fruits and veggies. Use this sauerkraut recipe to make them multiply with a simple process called lacto-fermentation. It’s fun and inexpensive to make your own raw, fermented, dairy-free probiotics. The health food store shelves are lined with expensive little jars filled with unique combinations. Take this simple, inexpensive recipe and get creative. How about ginger, garlic, beet, cabbage kraut? After making your first jar of Ruby Raw Kraut you will see how easy, delicious and rewarding making homemade sauerkraut can be.
  • Real Plant Based Mayo Premium PD Recipe White and creamy, with an egg aroma most like Hellmann’s, the only “real” mayonnaise I knew growing up in Chicagoland. The original was considered the “best” and was always included in my mother’s egg salad, tuna salad, coleslaw, American potato salad and layered on a BLT. It was the foundation of homemade tartar sauce and buttermilk ranch dressing. Fortunately, my mother and I got real and swapped our original high fat favorite for this satisfying, oil-free, plant-based Protective Diet replacement. This allowed us to easily sustain our daily PD practice, quickly eliminating heart disease and our risk of sudden death due to endothelial breakdown.
  • Rice Milk Free PD Recipe Rice Milk - © ProtectiveDiet.comIf you have a high-speed blender and a ½ cup of raw rice, you are only a minute away from 3 beautiful white cups of clean, plant-based milk. Save yourself money, eliminate wasted packaging, and save trips to the store buying boxed plant-based milks which are often full of sugar, thickening agents and food additives.
  • Roasted Salsa Verde Premium PD Recipe Roasted Salsa Verde Featured Image - © ProtectiveDiet.comAuthentic green salsa at its finest and easiest. Roasting adds a depth of flavor and eye appeal that will make you the honorary authentic homemade salsa expert among your friends and family. Stash this easy-prep flavor-filled condiment in your refrigerator door to spice up a breakfast of Hash Browns a la Florentine, top a Mexican Pizza or layer on PD plant-based Fajitas.
  • Salsa Brava Premium PD Recipe Salsa Bravas Featured Image - © ProtectiveDiet.comSalsa Brava means spicy sauce, also known as wild sauce, in Spain. It is a cooked salsa with a tomato and onion base that has a spicy, smoky finish. Warm or cold, blended or chunky, it can be used as a marinade, dipping sauce or to top a famous Tapas dish called Patatas Bravas. On a Protective Diet this sauce will complement any of our staple roasted vegetables or whole grains, or give a serving of Baked Mac n' Cheeze a Spanish flair.
  • Salsa Criolla Premium PD Recipe Criolla5 - © ProtectiveDiet.comThis Peruvian relish-style condiment is my new favorite obsession. Traditionally served with beans, rice, potatoes or on toast, it fits perfectly into a Protective Diet. This fresh flavored, beautiful and tangy topping will dress up the simplest starches. Onions are alliums and known for their cancer protection. This recipe will have you stocking up on red onions and savoring this special Peruvian topping filled with protection. Top a toasted Everything Bagel, a bowl of hot rice and beans, a Cheater Baked Potato, fill up a Soft Pocket Bread, or layer it on a taco or in a burrito bowl.
  • Salsa Molcajete Free PD Recipe & Cooking Video Prepare to become a salsa snob. This recipe is so simple and amazingly delicious you will never buy jarred salsa again. Simple roasted jalapenos and roasted tomatoes give this authentic Mexican salsa roasted sweet and optional traditional spicy flavor.
  • Salsa Roja Free PD Recipe Salsa Roja - © ProtectiveDiet.comSimple toasted chile de arbol pods and roasted tomatoes give this salsa deep flavor. Only four ingredients give this authentic salsa all it needs to become a regular recipe in your home.
  • Salsa Verde Free PD Recipe & Cooking Video Salsa Verde - © ProtectiveDiet.comAuthentic green salsa is made deliciously simple with this easy recipe. The bright flavor of the tomatillo is something I’m so grateful to have been introduced to by my friend and student Eve. She has taught me her knowledge of Mexican ingredients and flavors that she learned from her mother and I’m passing all the deliciousness on to you.
  • PD Season Salt Premium PD Recipe My mother prepared everything from scratch. Every savory dish she made had a little sprinkle of Lawry’s Seasoning. This season salt enhanced the flavor of browning mushrooms to start a gravy base or soup. In order to eliminate food cravings and take charge of my health completely, I had to cut this familiar little sprinkle out of my cooking. This eliminated sugar and excitatory neurotoxins labeled as food additives from my diet completely. Commercial seasoning blends contain these disruptive ingredients commonly labeled as natural flavor or spices to promote consumption that can inhibit wellness. This low-sodium blend of seasoning is a perfect replacement to boost the natural flavors of grilled vegetables, roasted potatoes or anything that needs a boost of seasoning.
  • Simple Syrup Premium PD Recipe Simple Syrup - © ProtectiveDiet.comSimple syrup is a liquid sugar used to sweeten beverages. Protective Diet has created a sugar-free simple syrup to sweeten up PD Strawberry Lemonade, make Summertime Sweet Tea a possibility and make PD holiday cocktail hour complete.
  • Sofrito Premium PD Recipe Sofrito is a blend of sautéed or roasted finely diced aromatic ingredients that are combined as a concentration of flavors used to build delicious ethnic dishes. It is popular in many cultures and varies with the use of red or green peppers, the use of tomatoes or not, and varying spices and herbs. This recipe is based on a traditional Puerto Rican version used to start a classic rice dish called Arroz con Gandules or to add to simmering beans. Many generations have passed since its creation and the flavor-building step to making modernized Sofrito that tastes like Abuela's (Grandma's) has been lost. Protective Diet is bringing it back and into kitchens around the world to celebrate the tradition of Puerto Rico's infusion concentrate that is loaded with protective ingredients and flavor.
  • Sour Cream Dream Free PD Recipe Sour Cream Dream - © ProtectiveDiet.comThis creamy dairy free topping with tang is just what you need to make your tostadas, loaded nachos, tacos, baked potatoes and veggie chili complete. Top all your Protective Diet favorites with this perfect creamy addition that is nutrient dense and guilt free.
  • Southwestern Ranch Dressing Free PD Recipe Southwestern Ranch Dressing - © ProtectiveDiet.comThis spicy southwestern style salad dressing has a light creamy base. Chia seeds thicken the plant-based milk to dress your salad without the run-off challenge of oil free dressings.
  • Spices & Herbs Vinaigrette Premium PD Recipe Spices & Herb Vinaigrette - © ProtectiveDiet.comThis is a remake of an old favorite from the mall where I worked as a teenager. It was served at Loves, a pick your toppings salad take away place. This was the most popular dressing they served, light, sweet & loaded with spices & herbs. I loved Loves because they gave you the option of having your salad chopped. The small square chopped pieces allowed me to pour on this delicious vinaigrette, close the plastic salad box and give the salad a good shake. I’m thrilled to have a oil-free & sugar-free version of this dressing to shake up all my salads with.
  • Spicy Asian Dipping Sauce Free PD Recipe Spicy Asian Dipping Sauce - © ProtectiveDiet.comThis spicy dipping sauce is a perfect complement to Protective Diet Vietnamese Spring Rolls
  • Spicy Dill Pickles Free PD Recipe Spicy Pickles - © ProtectiveDiet.comDescription: These spicy crisp and fresh refrigerator pickles are low in sodium, free of MSG and do not contain corn syrup or any sugar. Perfect for a picnic or a BBQ. They are quick to make and even quicker to disappear. I always have a batch marinating in my refrigerator door.
  • Strawberry Poppyseed Dressing Free PD Recipe Strawberry Poppy Seed Dressing - © ProtectiveDiet.comThis is a naturally sweet and nutrient dense dressing free of sugar and oil. It will transform a simple spinach salad into a lunch to look forward to.
  • Sushi Sauce Premium PD Recipe My refrigerator door is at last complete with this Asian inspired additive free quick blend condiment. Designed to complement the Protective Diet Sushi Roll Bowl recipe. During testing, I used it to turn a bowl of hot brown rice and steamed broccoli into an umami experience. It made simple cold noodles and shredded cabbage into an Asian noodle delight, perfect for a speedy lunch or late night snack.
  • Sweet Awesome Sauce Premium PD Recipe Sweet Awesome Sauce - © ProtectiveDiet.comThis sauce is a mild heat-free version of the original Awesome Sauce. I didn’t want any kids or spice opposed PD peeps to be left out of the Awesome Sauce excitement. Like the original it is sweet with flavors of garlic, but free of the spice. I encourage you to start your hot sauce training with this sauce as a base. Add a small piece of chili increasing the amount with every batch and before you know it you will be experiencing the endorphin rush the Original Awesome Sauce provides.
  • Sweet Garlic Chili Sauce Premium PD Recipe Sweet Garlic Chili Sauce - © ProtectiveDiet.comWhen sugar ruled my life, I dipped everything in this sweet and spicy sauce. I’m thrilled to be enjoying it again, free of the empty sugar calories and loaded with tangy flavor. Serve with Vietnamese Spring Rolls, steamed veggies with brown rice or use it as a dip for Oven Fries. Move over ketchup, Sweet Garlic Chili Sauce is back!
  • Sweet Garlic Goodness Free PD Recipe Sweet Garlic Goodness - © ProtectiveDiet.comThis dressing is sweet and full-bodied without the use of oil or sugar. It's unlike typical salad dressings and completely aligned with the practice of a Protective Diet.
  • Sweet Mustard Dressing Premium PD Recipe Tangy and slightly sweet would best describe this grownup sugar-free and oil-free version of honey mustard dressing. Light enough to toss together with fresh baby greens and bold enough to use as a flavorful sauce on brown rice and steamed broccoli. Pour it on heavy. This dressing is a low-cal flavor enhancer designed to dress up any of your favorite veggies or starches to improve healthy meal satisfaction.
  • Sweet Onion Vinaigrette Premium PD Recipe Sweet Onion Vinaigrette - © ProtectiveDiet.comThis flavorful and slightly sweet oil-free full-bodied salad dressing was created to dress up any salad combination for under 100 calories per batch. You heard it right! Under 100 nutrient dense calories per 16 ounces of delicious restaurant quality dressing. Oil-based salad dressing is an empty calorie weight loss setback. With this recipe I have created a delicious solution to eliminate salad dressing sabotage. Sweet Onion Vinaigrette's satisfying flavor and texture will encourage you to pour it on heavy, while you enjoy more salads, increase antioxidant protection and speedup your progress on a Protective Diet.
  • Taco Sauce Premium PD Recipe Follow this recipe guide and enjoy classic Taco Sauce your way, eliminating craving-inducing food additives found in restaurant packets and commercial bottles. Make it mild, medium or make it like fire sauce to top a taco salad, dress up Beef-less Taco Filling, add an extra zing to Protective Diet Chorizo Tacos, complete Pintos & Cheeze, spread on a Mexican Pizza or top Fiesta Layer Dip with the familiar flavor of Mexican drive-thru.
  • Tartar Sauce Premium PD Recipe Tartar Sauce - © ProtectiveDiet.comCreamy and delicious dairy-free Protective Diet Tartar Sauce is almost too good to be true. Enjoy this tangy spread layered on a Filet-No-Fish Sandwich or wake up your inner child and scoop it up with some Fish-less Sticks. Don’t stop there! Use it in place of PD House Mayo in the Mock Tuna Salad. Tartar sauce was always a fattening guilty pleasure for me. Now I enjoy it freely while I promote my immune system with a Protective Diet.
  • Thousand Island Dressing Premium PD Recipe This low-cal oil-free plant-based remake is perfection as a special sauce sandwich spread or burger topper, zesty salad dressing or creamy fry dip to make your health minded meals spectacular. Protective Diet puts saucy sandwiches back on your favorites list. PD Thousand Island Dressing gives veggie burgers a saucy flavor boost, improving food satisfaction for an unforgettable healthy vegan meal.
  • Tzatziki Sauce Free PD Recipe Tzatziki Sauce Featured Image - © ProtectiveDiet.comThis classic creamy garlic Greek condiment with fresh cucumber flavor is traditionally layered on Gyro Sandwiches. Enjoy Protective Diet's version that has fooled many into thinking it was the full fat original. Scoop it up with Homemade Pita Chips or layer it on PD Soft Pocket Bread filled with Protective Diet's top rated recipe for Gyro Sandwiches.
  • Ultimate Cheeze Sauce Premium PD Recipe For years many of us have enjoyed Protective Diet's spicy No Fat Not-Yo Cheeze Sauce. A few members reminded me of Goldilocks when they found it to be too hot or they were sensitive to the main ingredient. This variation is neutral in flavor and perfect to top just about anything and everything. It is more cost effective and just as simple to blend up as the original with my time-saving tips. This Cheeze is sure to please PD kids around the world and make eating simple veggies, potatoes and grains deliciously exciting.
  • Ultimate Plant-Based Mayo Premium PD Recipe Ultimate Plant-Based Mayo - © ProtectiveDiet.comProtective Diet sandwiches are now even better with this Ultimate Plant-Based Mayo which is so deliciously creamy, simple and inexpensive to make. I’ve enjoyed the PD House mayo and the PD Whipped Miracle Spread, but this version has become my absolute favorite. My taste buds have come alive after years of practicing a diet free of fats and sugars, and low in sodium. This version is creamier and milder, just like traditional mayo. I tossed this into Skinny Chick In Salad, topped a BBQ Burger, layered it on a Faux BLT, stirred it into a batch of Spinach Dip and spread it on a Green Burrito.
  • Whipped Miracle Sandwich Spread Premium PD Recipe Whipped Miracle Sandwich Spread - © ProtectiveDiet.comIt’s been years since I’ve tasted the tangy zip of Miracle Whip, because of its sugar, dairy and high fat ingredients. With a little innovation and creativity, it’s made its comeback, PD style! This PD mayo-style dressing offers everything I remember about this classic sandwich spread.
  • Za’atar Spice Mix Premium PD Recipe This protective and flavorful antioxidant rich Middle Eastern condiment is traditionally enjoyed with pita as a hummus topper and flavor enhancer. Za'atar dresses up vegetables, is baked into bread, and even sipped as a tea on the southeastern coast of the Arabian Peninsula. Recipes for Za'atar spice mixtures vary and were often kept top secret, sometimes not even shared with daughters or among relatives. Creating exclusive blends including unusual ingredients such as dried rose petals or caraway seeds was not uncommon in Middle Eastern and North African culinary cultures, offering an individual twist. With a Protective Diet spice cabinet it will be easy to assemble this classic savory antioxidant-rich Za'atar Spice Mix and start sprinkling it on everything. I recommend making a double batch to have on hand to use in upcoming recipes incorporating this unique spice blend.
  • Za’atar Vinaigrette Premium PD Recipe Oil-free full-bodied flavorful salad dressings are just part of what makes a Protective Diet delicious, and without them I would not be able to sustain an oil-free whole food plant-based diet. Garden fresh cucumbers and tomatoes are delicious, but when tossed in Za'atar Vinaigrette, I look forward to enjoying them daily. Even winter’s grocery store veggies will come to life with a toss in this antioxidant abundant salad dressing. Set yourself up with a double batch stash of PD custom blended Za'atar spice mix and quickly shake up a generous jar of this top rated oil-free vinaigrette to keep up with your protective raw salad routine.
  • Zesty Italian Dressing Premium PD Recipe Salad Sauce - © ProtectiveDiet.comI’ve created the best tasting oil-free salad dressing that is only 125 calories for the entire batch! This dressing is sweet without the use of sugar and has the body of an oil-rich vinaigrette. It’s the Protective Diet version of the Good Seasons Italian Dressing packet I grew up making in the 70’s. This one will have your kids asking for salad seconds. They're sure to be excited about anything you top with it. Enjoy this classic Italian dressing on garden fresh salads, deli style sandwiches or a pasta salad for your next BBQ. Go ahead and pour it on heavily and start eating your way to a slimmer, healthier you.

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  1. posted by Becky Soubeyrand on July 3, 2014

    The Notzarella recipe has the bun picture just a FYI

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