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Chicken Meatball Soup

3 Nov

Chicken Meatball Soup

100 grams ground chicken breast

1 teaspoon onion, minced

1 clove garlic, crushed or minced

Pinch of sage

Pinch of marjoram

Pinch or thyme

Dash of onion powder

Dash of garlic powder

1 serving of Melba toast crumbs (optional)

Broth

Ingredients

2 cups chicken broth (or substitute 1 cup water for 1 cup broth)

2 tablespoons Bragg’s liquid aminos

1 tablespoon Apple Cider Vinegar

1 1/2 cups celery or tomatoe, chopped (tomato adds and additional 23 calories)

1 tablespoon onion, chopped

2 cloves garlic, crushed and minced

1 bay leaf

Cayenne pepper to taste

Salt and pepper to taste

Combine ground chicken breast with spices, chopped garlic, onion and crushed melba toast. Form into balls. Bring broth to a boil, add spices, vinegar, Bragg’s, and chicken balls. Reduce to a simmer and cook minimum of 30 mins, adding the celery or tomato the last 5-10 mins of cooking.

Ginger Shrimp Wraps

3 Nov

Ginger Shrimp Wraps

100 Grams shrimp

1 or more cabbage or lettuce leaves

1 cup vegetable broth or water

2 teaspoons Apple Cider Vinegar

1 tablespoon Bragg’s liquid amino’s

1 clove garlic, crushed or minced

Pinch of fresh ginger

1 tablespoon green onion, finely chopped

1 serving Spicy Orange Sauce (optional for dipping)

Salt and pepper to taste

Lightly steam cabbage leaves and then set aside. Cook shrimp with spices and mince together with onion. Wrap up shrimp mixture in cabbage or lettuce leaves and enjoy with dipping sauce. Another alternative is to place multiple rolls in small baking dish.  Cover with vegetable broth and bake for 25 mins at 350 degrees.  Variations: Dip wraps in Sweet Wasabi Dipping Sauce or top with additional Bragg’s.

Makes 1 serving (1 protein, 1 veggie) 2 grams fat 165 calories.

Phase 3 modifications: Add a drizzle of the sesame, peanut or hot chili oil to the shrimp mixture for added flavor.

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.

HCG Grilled Chicken Taco’s

21 Sep

100 grams (3.5 oz) cooked chicken, shredded

1/4 cup water

1 teaspoon onion powder

1 clove garlic

1/8 teaspoon oregeno

cayenne pepper to taste

pinch of cummin

cilantro, chopped

2-4 lettuce leaves, washed, dried

In a small pan cook chicken in broth, add spices.  Deglaze the pan with lemon juice or water.  Wrap chicken in lettuce leaves and eat with hands like a taco. May top with small amount of salsa.

(1 protein, 1 vegetable)

Strawberry Vinaigrette

21 Sep

5 strawberries

1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar

1 tablespoon lemon juice

1 dropper of Stevia

Dash of salt

Combine 3 strawberries with remaining ingredients in food processor (I used VitaMix). Puree until smooth. Cut up remaining 2 strawberries and mix with spinach leaves. Pour vinaigrette over spinach leaves.

1 fruit (1 vegetable if served over spinach leaves.)