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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.

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.)

 

Cabbage Rice/Noodle Alternative – HCG Phase 2 Recipe

15 May

Cabbage Rice/Noodle Alternative

Seriously, we know while on the HCG Phase 2 and 3 you may really be missing your pasta and rice carbohydrates!!!  This is a wonderful alternative to use the recipe below with any seasoning mixture and have it as your side.  Today we are sharing the Mexican Rice Style with you!

1/2 head of cabbage (finely chopped into rice or noodle size pieces)
1 cup chicken, vegetable broth or water.
(your choice of spices)

Seasonings for Mexican Rice Style
1 cup chicken or veggie broth or water
2 tbsp onion, minced
1 clove garlic, crushed and minced
1/4 tsp Mexican oregano
1/4 tsp cayenne pepper to taste
Dash of cumin to taste
Fresh chopped cilantro
Salt and pepper to taste.

In a large frying pan saute cabbage with a little water (vegetable or chicken broth may be substituted) and liquid ingredients.  Add spices and cook until cabbage is tender, adding water as necessary.  Add ground beef or chicken to the spiced cabbage if desired.

Makes 2 servings (1 vegetable) 3 grams of protein, 0 fat, 90 calories per serving.

Courtesy of The HCG DIET Gourmet Cookbook

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