Tag Archives: What can I eat in Phase 2 of the HCG Diet

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.

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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)

HCG Salsa

21 Sep

1 large tomato, chopped

1 tablespoon lemon juice

2 cloves garlic, crushed

1 teaspoon onion powder

1/4 teaspoon oregeno

fresh cilantro, chopped

salt and pepper

Chop ingredients. Add spices and chill in refrigerator to allow flavors to blend.

(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.)

 

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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