Sunday, March 31, 2013

What About .... The 17 Day Diet Cookbook?


Some of you know that I have Dr. Mike's 17 Day Diet Cookbook and have gone through it for inconsistencies and non-compliances and asked me to post the information that I have.

The following is a list of all the recipes in the cookbook.  Those that are non-compliant, for whatever reason, are shown at the end.

Also, keep in mind for any snacks that if they have fruit in them, they are to be eaten by 2 p.m. or at least 8 hours before you go to bed.

This is not all-inclusive; this list was put together during a basic "skimming" of the book. If you know of any other inconsistencies or errors, please let me know and I will update this listing.

The number before the recipe name is the cycle that it is first allowable cycle for the recipe.

3 Amaranth Polenta
3 Arroz con Game Hens
3 Baked Bananas
1 Balsamic Artichokes
3 Banana Chocolate Smoothie
3 Beef Barley Soup
1 Berry Frozen Yogurt
3 Better Migas
1 Blackened Catfish
3 Breakfast Pizza Bagel
3 Brie and Mango Quesadilla
3 Broiled Miso-Glazed Salmon
1 California Tuna Salad
1 Chicken Vegetable Soup
3 Crab Cakes
3 Crab Gaspacho
2 Crab Tabouleh
1 Creamy Smoked Salmon Rolls
1 Curried Poached Halibut
2 Dr. Mike's Power Cookies
3 Easy Cioppino
2 Eggs, Lox, Onions
2 Falafel Salad
1 Green Tea-Spiked Applesauce
3 Grilled Pineapple with Vanilla Ricotta & Pistachios
1 Grilled Tuna Nicoise Salad
2 Italian Shrimp and White Bean Salad
3 Jerk Chicken
3 Kale Chips
1 Kefir Smoothie
3 Lamb & Sweet Potato Stew
1 Lemon Pepper Salmon in Tomato Cups
2 Microwaved Mashed Potatoes
2 Mushroom Barley Saute
1 Mushroom Spinach Frittata
1 No Fuss Eggplant Parm
3 Open Faced Ruben
1 Oven Roasted Cauliflower & Broccoli
1 Oven-Barbequed Chicken
3 Oven-Fried Pork Chops
1 Peach Melba Smoothie
3 Peach Raspberry Granola Chips
3 Popcorn Spice Mix: Cajun Spice
3 Popcorn Spice Mix: Curried Cheddar
3 Popcorn Spice Mix: Parmesan & Herb
2 Pumpkin Polenta
2 Roasted Shrimp and Broccoli
3 Roasted Trout Almandine
3 Shrimp Soba Noodle Salad
3 Shrimp Vindaloo
2 Slow Cooker Cuban Ropa Vieja
3 Slow Cooker Pulled Pork
3 Snapper Veracruz
1 Snappy Eggs
1 Spanish Omelet
2 Spiced Edamame
1 Spiced Plum Soup
1 Spicy Green Beans
3 Spinach Mushroom Salad with Warm Bacon Dressing
2 Stewed Mussel
1 Stir Fried Chicken and Cucumbers
3 Stuffed Acorn Squash Halves
3 Stuffed Figs
1 Super Salad
1 Tandoori Chicken Breasts
3 Tex-Mex Millet Salad
1 Tilapia Baked in Packets
3 Turkey & Mushroom Sloppy Joes
1 Turkey Picadillo Lettuce Wraps
2 Tuscan Pork Tenderloin
2 Warm Curried Quinoa Salad
3 White Bean & Oat Burgers
2 White Bean & Red Pepper Dip
1 Yogurt Cheese
1 Yogurt Fruitshake
3 Zucchini, Lemon & Parmesan Saute

Incorrect Cycles or Meals and/or Non-Compliant Items

1 Bavarian Chicken Breasts
This is listed as Dinner, but with Apples in it, it should be eaten before 2 pm.

2 Brown Rice Biryani
NOT Cycle compliant. Cilantro is Cycle 3 Also, mixed vegetables usually includes corn; along with the rice, this becomes a before 2 pm/8 hours before bed recipe.

2 Cantonese Stir-Fried Shrimp
This is listed as dinner incorrectly. Corn is to be eaten before 2 pm/8 hours before bed.

3 Chicken & Apricot Saute
This is listed as dinner incorrectly. Apricots are to be eaten before 2 pm/8 hours before bed.

1 Chocolaty Frozen Yogurt
This is NOT cycle compliant. Buttermilk is not permitted until Cycle 3.

2 Easy Chicken Posole
This is listed as dinner incorrectly, as hominy should be eaten prior to 2 pm/8 hours before bedtime.

2 Easy Succotash
Note that this should be eaten by 2 pm/8 hours before bedtime due to the corn and edamame

2 Fast and Easy Chili
This is listed as dinner incorrectly, as corn should be eaten prior to 2 pm/8 hours before bedtime.

1 Greek Egg Scramble
Cheeses used in this recipe should be fat-free, not low fat.

2 Grilled Spiced Peaches
Incorrectly calls for sugar-*free* yogurt (there is no such thing). Also, raspberry flavored yogurt will probably have *added* sugar (unless it is CarbMasters brand)

1 Low Carb Primavera Delight
NOT cycle compliant -- spaghetti squash is Cycle 2

2 Mexican Chocolate Pudding
NOT cycle compliant -- Tofu (made from soy) is Cycle 3

3 Polynesian London Broil
Incorrectly listed as dinner; this is a by 2 pm/8 hours before bed meal due to the pineapple.

3 Slow Cooker Brown Rice Congee
Calls for dry roasted salted peanuts; salted peanuts is not a good idea (water retention)

2 Smoked Turkey and Lentil Salad
NOT Cycle compliant -- deli turkey is not allowed until Cycle 3.

2 Super Strawberry Smoothie
This calls for sugar-*free* yogurt--this does not exist. Strawberry flavored yogurt will probably have sugar *added* to it, which is not allowed.

2 Turkey and Bulgur Meatloaf
Bulgur is a starch and should not be consumed for dinner in C2

2 Weekend Morning Grits Casserole
This is NOT Cycle compliant; soy is not permitted until Cycle 3.



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