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Caramel Apple Pie

28 Sep

My sister in law called the other night wondering what in the world she could make as a special treat for her friend who is on the HGC Program Phase 2.  We thumbed thru the amazing HCG Diet Gourmet Cookbook and found this recipe for Caramel Apple Pie!  Looks delicious!!

Caramel Apple Pie

1 apple

I tablespoon lemon juice

1 tablespoon water

1 teaspoon apple cider vinegar

1 packet powdered Stevia

1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

Pinch of nutmeg

1 tablespoon water

English Toffee Stevia to taste

Slice apple into very thing slices.  Arrange in layers in a round 3″ creme Brulee dish.  For each layer, sprinkle generously with cinnamon, nutmeg, and powdered and English Toffee Stevia.  Continue layering with spices until dish is full.  Sprinkle lemon juice, apple cider vinegar, and water over the apple slices.  Bake at 375 degrees for approximately 20-25 minutes or until apples are cooked and top is slightly crispy.  Drizzle with additional English Toffee Stevia if desired.  Serve warm!

.5 gram protein, 0 fat, 95 calories

Phase 3 modifications: Add a small amount of melted butter to the mixture and top with a tablespoon of chopped walnuts or pecans.


Strawberry Sorbet

25 Feb
  • Allotted amount of strawberries.
  • Juice of one lemon.
  • Stevia to taste.
  • Water as needed.
  • Freeze fresh strawberries about 1 hour.
Blend fresh frozen strawberries, lemon juice & sugar substitute in blender until very well blended.
You can serve immediately or place in freezer to allow it to firm up even further.

Strawberries and Creme

25 Feb
  • Handfull of small-medium strawberries
  • 1 T. milk
  • 1 drop Vanilla Creme stevia
  • 1 packet stevia
  • Slice strawberries and toss with packet of stevia to taste.
  • Measure milk into separate bowl and stir in liquid stevia.
  • Pour over strawberries.
  • Servings: 1 fruit, 1 milk

Homemade Applesauce

25 Feb
  • 5 apples (Johnathon, Gala, Fuji)
  • 1 t. fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 c. water
  • 1 packet stevia
  • 1/2 t. cinnamon
  • Peel, core and chop apples.
  • Cook apples and water in a crock pot on low for 2 hours.
  • When cooled, puree apples in blender while adding stevia and cinnamon.
  • Divide into 5 equal portions (usually about1/2 c. per serving)
  • Servings: 5 fruits

Apple Salad

25 Feb
  • Cut one apple into fine slices.
  • 1 tsp. chopped fresh mint leaves
  • 1 tbsp. fresh lemon juice
  • Mix together and serve

Warm Apple Dessert

25 Feb
  • Cut one apple into cubes or slices.
  • Place on a microwave-save dish
  • Sprinkle with ½ tsp cinnamon, ¼ tsp cardamom, and a pinch of clove
  • Cook in the microwave for 1 1/2 minutes.

Strawberry Smoothie

25 Feb
  • Handful of strawberries
  • 3 packets of stevia or splenda
  • 2 cups or more of ice, to your liking
  • Blend ice, strawberries and sweetener.
  • Better than a shake and healthy too!