Nov 21

Taco Lettuce Wraps

Taco Lettuce Wraps (good for all phases)

Ideal Protein recipe - taco lettuce wrap


1/2 tablespoon olive oil
1/2 small onion, diced (cooked onions are ok for Phase IV dieters)
3 cloves garlic, minced
1 lb lean ground beef
1 1/2 tbsp chili powder
1 1/2 tbsp cumin
1/2 tsp oregano
a pinch of crushed red pepper flakes
2 tsp sea salt
1/2 tsp black pepper


Mix the chili powder, cumin, oregano, salt, pepper, and crushed pepper in a small bowl.
Heat oil in a large skillet on medium heat. Once the onions (Phase IV only) are tender, about 5-7 minutes, stir in the garlic and heat for a minute.
Crumble in the ground beef and add spice mixture.
Stir everything together and brown the meat.
Brown the ground beef until there is no sign of pink left.
Season to taste.
Put a large spoonful on a romaine leaf and top with your favorite toppings



Please comment and let me know if you tried this recipe and if you liked it.

Sep 10

Exiting News

Margaret Nowotarski, Ph.D.,

the owner of the Lifestyle and Weight Loss Centre,

is presenting at the Festival of Health & Wellness

at the Blackfoot Inn on September 21st on the Main stage
from 11:50 am to 12:20 pm


Presentation Topic:

Lifestyle Weight Loss

10 Tips How to Lose Weight and Keep it OFF

Successful weight loss is not only about eating less and exercising more; it’s about changing your lifestyle and unhealthy habits.

The rates of obesity and overweight are rising globally. It is well known that being overweight increases the risk of developing many long term chronic health conditions.

Do you want to lose weight and learn how to keep it off?

Whether you want to lose just a few pounds, or 20, 50 or more, you need an effective weight loss action plan.

We will discuss different proven and easy-to-follow strategies for successful weight loss with a focus on improving your overall health and wellbeing. Also, basic information and a short testimonial about the Ideal Protein Program will be presented.


Please come and join us

Sept 21, 2014 Calgary Festival

The show is being held at the Blackfoot Hotel. 11 – 4 pm

You can buy tickets to the Health and Wellness Festival in Calgary here

Festival of Health Wellness


Jul 15

Weight loss foods

Do you want to find out the recipe of a food that is super delicious, great for weight loss and easy to make?


Watch this short 5 minute video and you’ll have everything you need to know. This is a weight loss fooed recipe you can use while you are on the Ideal Protein diet or anytime really.

And this awesome weight loss food is: ……..

Ideal Protein Recipe Roasted Garlic & Cauliflower

The ingredients are: Cauliflower, Garlic, Olive Oil, Onion Salt, Garlic Powder and Pepper.

Enjoy :)

We have a great recipe book for sale at our Ideal Protein Clinic in Calgary’s SW.