Spinach Basil Pesto for Phase 2

Spinach Basil Pesto for Phase 2

Spinach basil pesto is a protein and fiber-rich meal for HCG diet phase 2. Each cup of spinach contains a gram of protein which helps maintain satiety. Fiber, on the other hand, plays a big…

Spicy Beef Stew for Phase 2

Spicy Beef Stew for Phase 2

This recipe is suitable for the very low-calorie phase of the HCG diet. Beef is naturally rich in protein, which helps muscle growth and supports muscle mass during rapid fat burning. It increases your satiety…

Chunky Strawberry Relish for Phase 2

Chunky Strawberry Relish for Phase 2

Strawberry is one of the permissible fruit in all phases of the HCG diet. Strawberries are rich in fiber and water and contain fewer than 50 calories per cup. It regulates digestion and helps in…

Island Pork Tenderloin Salad for Phase 3

Island Pork Tenderloin Salad for Phase 3

As per the original protocol of the HCG diet, lean pork meat is one of the permissible protein options if beef and chicken are not available. Lean pork meat is permissible in phase 3 of…

Cinnamon Apples for HCG Diet Phase 2

Cinnamon Apples for HCG Diet Phase 2

The very low-calorie phase of the HCG diet is not depriving after all. You can still enjoy a guilt-free treat without having to worry about putting more calories on your diet. Note that the second…

Parmesan Chicken Cutlets for HCG Diet Phase 1

Parmesan Chicken Cutlets for HCG Diet Phase 1

Phase 1 is the gorging period of the HCG diet where you are allowed to eat anything you want. The purpose of the loading phase is to prepare your fat stores for the VLCD. Make…

Barbequed Halibut With Fresh Lemon and Dill

Barbequed Halibut With Fresh Lemon and Dill

Fish meats are one of the permissible protein sources in the HCG diet. It also provides loads of other nutrients such as selenium, phosphorus, magnesium, vitamins B12 and B6, potassium, and omega-3 fatty acids. Due…

Celery Souffle for HCG Diet Phase 3

Celery Souffle for HCG Diet Phase 3

Celery Souffle Recipe is a delectable vegetarian preparation that can be enjoyed during Phase 3 of the HCG diet. It is rich in fiber and nutrients that lower cholesterol, treat constipation, reduces stress hormone levels,…

Spinach Chicken Roll

Spinach Chicken Roll

Spinach is one of the permissible vegetables during the second phase of the HCG diet. It provides protein, iron, vitamins, and minerals. Spinach also improves blood glucose control in people with diabetes, lowering the risk…

Cajun Asparagus

Cajun Asparagus

Modify your recipe and explore the permissible foods to avoid a feeling of deprivation during the VLCD. Asparagus is a fiber-rich vegetable that is permissible in all phases of the HCG diet. Here’s a new…

HCG Mexican Omelette Cake

HCG Mexican Omelette Cake

This is 185 calorie HCG Recipe for the second phase of the HCG diet. An egg recipe is an alternative protein options for most HCG dieters if lean meats are not available. This recipe is…

Lean Ground Beef and Chili

Lean Ground Beef and Chili

The second phase of the HCG diet is also known as the heart of the weight loss program. The basics of the HCG diet are to eat low-calorie foods along with daily HCG shots for…

Spicy Shrimp & Tomato Soup

Spicy Shrimp & Tomato Soup

The second phase of the HCG diet permits soup recipes as long as you control the ingredients and stick to permissible choices. A soup recipe can be a great combination of protein sources and fiber.…

Mexican Chicken Soup

Mexican Chicken Soup

Benefits of Soup on Phase 2 of the HCG Diet In addition to helping you lose weight quickly, soup diets may offer additional benefits, including increased vegetable intake, guilt-free delicious treats, and they can also…

Rosemary Lamb Chops

Rosemary Lamb Chops

Ingredients:  4 ounces of lamb loin chops, trimmed  3 tablespoons of fresh rosemary, chopped  2 tablespoons of lemon juice  ½ teaspoon of oregano, dried  ¼ teaspoon of ground black pepper  3 cloves of minced garlic  ¼…

Chicken with Tomato and Basil Recipe

Chicken with Tomato and Basil Recipe

Chicken with Tomato and Basil Recipe Ingredients:  100 grams of chicken breast  1 cup of tomato, chopped  ¼ teaspoon of garlic powder  6 cloves of minced garlic  1/8 teaspoon of oregano, dried or fresh  ¼…

Lamb and Vegetable Stew

Lamb and Vegetable Stew

Lamb and Vegetable Stew Ingredients:  ½ pound ground lamb, lean  2 cloves of garlic, minced  ½ tablespoon of paprika  ½ cup of chopped onion  1 teaspoon of garlic powder  ½ cup of red wine  1…

Baked White Fish with Dill and Mustard Sauce

Baked White Fish with Dill and Mustard Sauce

Baked White Fish with Dill and Mustard Sauce Ingredients: 100 grams of white fish ( Sole, halibut, cod or sablefish) 1/3 cup of fresh dill, chopped ½ tablespoon of lemon juice 3 tablespoons of chopped…

London Broil

London Broil

London Broil Ingredients:  100 grams of top-round steak or flank steak  ¼ cup of Balsamic Vinegar  ½ cup of Bragg’s Amino acid  1 teaspoon of Rosemary  1/8 teaspoon of thyme  1 teaspoon of lemon juice  ¼…

Zucchini-Shrimp Boats with Garlic and Basil

Zucchini-Shrimp Boats with Garlic and Basil

Ingredients: 2 medium-sized zucchini 100 grams shrimp, peeled and deveined 1 tablespoon of chopped fresh basil 2 teaspoons of garlic, minced 2 tablespoons of diced white onion 2 teaspoons of minced jalapeño 2 tablespoons of…

Ground Beef Tacos for Maintenance Phase

Ground Beef Tacos for Maintenance Phase

Ground Beef Tacos Ingredients: 1 pound extra-lean ground beef 1 avocado, sliced 1 Roma tomato, sliced 1 Red onion, sliced Romaine lettuce ¼  teaspoon garlic powder ¼ teaspoon onion powder ¼ teaspoon cumin ¼ teaspoon…

Chocolate Strawberry Pudding for Phase 2

Chocolate Strawberry Pudding for Phase 2

Chocolate Strawberry Pudding  Ingredients: 3 cups cauliflower, raw 2 cups strawberries, diced 6 packets of Stevia 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract 3 tablespoons of cocoa powder 1 teaspoon cocoa powder 1 teaspoon glucomannan powder ½…

Chicken Barbeque with Steamed Brussels Sprouts

Chicken Barbeque with Steamed Brussels Sprouts

Chicken Barbeque with Steamed Brussels Sprouts Ingredients: 100 grams chicken breast 1 cup of Brussel sprouts, sliced in half ¼ teaspoon of onion powder ¼ teaspoon of garlic powder 2 tablespoons of white vinegar ¼…

Chicken with Tomato and Basil Recipe

Chicken with Tomato and Basil Recipe

Ingredients: 100 grams of chicken breast 2-3 cloves of garlic 1 small tomato, diced 1 teaspoon of basil ½ teaspoon of garlic powder 1 teaspoon of oregano, dried ¼ teaspoon of garlic powder ½ teaspoon…

Blended Mushroom Soup

Blended Mushroom Soup

Ingredients:  4 cups of sliced button mushrooms  3 cups beef broth, fat-free  ¼ teaspoon of dried thyme  2 teaspoons of minced garlic  1 teaspoon of salt  ¼ cup of minced white onion  2 tablespoons of half and…

Breakfast Casserole For Phase 3

Breakfast Casserole For Phase 3

Breakfast Casserole Ingredients:  12 ounces of chicken sausage  4 whole eggs  12 egg whites  2 Chili peppers  ½ red bell pepper, diced  1 cup skim milk  1 teaspoon of olive oil  2 cloves of minced…

Breakfast Cups for Phase 3 of The HCG Diet

Breakfast Cups for Phase 3 of The HCG Diet

Ingredients: 8 eggs A handful of spinach, cut into smaller pieces 1 cup shredded cheese 8 to 10 slices of bacon 1 tablespoon of Dijon mustard 1 teaspoon of hot sauce Salt and pepper to…

Braised Chicken in Sauerkraut for Phase 2

Braised Chicken in Sauerkraut for Phase 2

Ingredients:  100 grams of chicken breast, skin remove  2 cups of sauerkraut  2 tablespoons of Dion mustard  ½ teaspoon of paprika  ½ teaspoon of pepper  2 tablespoons of parsley, chopped  1 cup chicken broth  ¼ teaspoon…

Buffalo Chicken Soup for Phase 2

Buffalo Chicken Soup for Phase 2

Ingredients: 100 grams of chicken breast, skin remove 2 tablespoons onion, chopped 1 tablespoon of garlic 2 tablespoons of hot sauce 2 cups of celery, chopped 2 cups of beef broth, fat-free 1/8 teaspoon of…

Sugar-Free Banana Pudding for Phase 3

Sugar-Free Banana Pudding for Phase 3

Ingredients: 2 boxes of sugar-free pudding 2 sliced bananas 1 tub of sugar-free cool whip 4 cups of cold milk 1 box of vanilla wafers, sugar-free     Directions:                                                       Combine the two boxes of…

Scotch Eggs for Phase 3

Scotch Eggs for Phase 3

Ingredients: 1 pound breakfast sausage 1 egg, beaten 6 hard-boiled eggs ¼ cup flour 4 tablespoons oil 1 ½ cup bread crumbs     Directions:                                                       Preheat oven at 350. Divide the breakfast sausage into…

Roasted Asparagus for Phase 2

Roasted Asparagus for Phase 2

Ingredients: 100 grams of asparagus ¼ teaspoon of oregano ½ teaspoon of parsley 1/8 teaspoon of black pepper 2 cloves of garlic, minced Salt to taste   Directions:                                                       Preheat oven to 400 . Wash…

Phase 2 Oven-dried Strawberries Chips

Phase 2 Oven-dried Strawberries Chips

Ingredients: 6 pieces strawberry thinly and evenly sliced Lemon     Directions:                                                       Place parchment paper on a baking pan. Then preheat the oven at 350. Place the sliced strawberry on the parchment-lined baking sheet.…

Baked Eggplant with Beef for Phase 2

Baked Eggplant with Beef for Phase 2

Ingredients: 4 medium-sized eggplants, pulp remove 100 grams ground beef, rolled into meatballs 8 cherry tomatoes, chopped 1 red onion, diced 1 bunch of chopped parsley 1 tsp of paprika 1 tsp of cinnamon 1…

Cream of Chicken Soup for Phase 2

Cream of Chicken Soup for Phase 2

Ingredients: 100 grams chicken breast 2 cups chicken broth 2 large stalks of celery ½ teaspoon dried parsley 2 teaspoon of minced garlic ½ teaspoon dried basil 1 tablespoon milk Salt and pepper to taste…

Chicken Bruschetta with Basil and Spinach Recipe for Phase 2

Chicken Bruschetta with Basil and Spinach Recipe for Phase 2

Ingredients: 100 grams chicken breast 3 Basil leaves chopped 1 cup spinach leaves 1 vine-ripened chopped tomato Italian seasoning 2 cloves of finely chopped garlic Onion powder Garlic powder A pinch of red pepper flakes…

Shrimp Salad with Lime and Cilantro

Shrimp Salad with Lime and Cilantro

Ingredients: For Salad: 7 ounces of shrimp ¼ teaspoon cumin ½ teaspoon lime zest ½ teaspoon oregano ¼ teaspoon minced garlic 1/ 2 cup minced onion 1 cup chopped mix orange and red bell peppers…

Phase 2 Chicken Wrapped Asparagus

Phase 2 Chicken Wrapped Asparagus

Ingredients: 20 asparagus spears (snapped at the bend) 1 garlic head (more like 4 to 5 cloves) 7 oz chicken breast ¼ teaspoon oregano ½ teaspoon dried basil 2 tablespoons lemon juice Salt and pepper…

Roasted Beef and Apple Skewer for Phase 2

Roasted Beef and Apple Skewer for Phase 2

Roasted Beef and Apple Skewer Ingredients: 100 grams of diced lean beef 1 apple, diced 3 tablespoons of apple cider vinegar ½ cup beef broth 1 tablespoon Bragg’s liquid aminos 1 zucchini cut into 1-inch…

Beef with Cabbage for Phase 2

Beef with Cabbage for Phase 2

Ingredients: 100 grams of sliced beef Cabbage thinly sliced 2 tablespoon of Braggs Liquid Aminos ½ cup beef broth or water 1 tablespoon of chopped green onions 1 tablespoon of Apple Cider vinegar 3 tablespoons…

Apple Chicken Salad for Phase 2

Apple Chicken Salad for Phase 2

Apple Chicken Salad Ingredients: 100 grams chicken breast diced and cooked 1 diced apple 1/8 teaspoon cinnamon 3 stalks of celery diced 3 tablespoons of lemon juice A dash of cardamom A dash of nutmeg…

Shrimp Jambalaya for Phase 2 and 3

Shrimp Jambalaya for Phase 2 and 3

Shrimp Jambalaya Ingredients: 100 grams of shrimp 1 cup vegetable broth 1 to 2 stalks of celery or tomatoes 1 clove of minced garlic 1/8 teaspoon of garlic powder 1/8 teaspoon of onion powder 1…

Garlic Shrimp and Cucumber Noodle Salad for Phase 3

Garlic Shrimp and Cucumber Noodle Salad for Phase 3

Garlic Shrimp and Cucumber Noodle Salad Ingredients: 200 grams of shrimp, peeled and de-veined 1/2 English cucumber ¼ cup Olive oil 1/8 cup white wine 4 cloves of garlic 1/8 cup finely chopped parsley Pepper…

Strawberry Cheesecake for Phase 2 or phase 3

Strawberry Cheesecake for Phase 2 or phase 3

Strawberry Cheesecake Ingredients: 100 grams cottage cheese (nonfat) 5 large strawberries 5 Cheesecake flavor drops or to taste 1 tbsp. milk Stevia to taste   Directions:   Put strawberries in a blender with cottage cheese,…

Chicken and Cabbage Soup

Chicken and Cabbage Soup

Chicken and Cabbage Soup Ingredients: 100 grams diced chicken 10 grams cabbage ½ teaspoon salt ½ teaspoon onion powder 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder ¼ teaspoon chili flakes (optional) 1/8 teaspoon pepper 1 bay leaf 20…

Grilled Tuna Salad

Grilled Tuna Salad

Grilled Tuna Salad Ingredients: For Dressing: 1 cup extra-virgin olive oil ¼ cup red-wine vinegar 1 ½ finely chopped fresh basil 1 ½ tsp. minced thyme 2 tsp. Dijon mustard Rounded ½ tsp anchovy paste…

Cinnamon Baked Apple

Cinnamon Baked Apple

Cinnamon Baked Apple  Ingredients: 1 Sliced apple 1 tsp. apple cider vinegar 1-2 tsp. of cinnamon Dash of nutmeg 3 tbsp. fresh lemon juice Stevia powder Direction: Arrange sliced apple in a baking pan. Top…

Spicy Shrimp in Tomato Soup

Spicy Shrimp in Tomato Soup

Recipe Ingredients: 100 grams shrimp, weighted raw ¼ cup water 1 cup of chopped tomatoes 1 pinch oregano 1-2 cloves of finely chopped garlic 1 lemon 1 pinch of cumin 1 pinch of cayenne pepper…

Cucumber Grapefruit Salad

Cucumber Grapefruit Salad

 Ingredients: 1 cucumber, chopped 1 ruby red grapefruit, halved 1 tbsp. green onion, chopped 1 tbsp. purple onion, diced A handful of cilantro finely chopped 2 tbsp. apple cider vinegar Ruby Red dressing Remaining grapefruit…

Garlic Roasted Chicken

Garlic Roasted Chicken

Garlic Roasted Chicken Ingredients 100 grams diced chicken 2 cloves chopped garlic ½ cup bread crumbs ¼ cup chicken broth ¼ tsp. onion powder ½ tsp. Garlic powder 2 tbsp. fresh lemon juice 1 tbsp.…

Roasted Chicken for Phase 2

Roasted Chicken for Phase 2

Roasted Chicken Ingredients: One 2 to 3 lbs. chicken 2 teaspoons of minced thyme Unsalted butter (Optional for phase 3) Salt and pepper to taste Dijon mustard Directions: Preheat oven at 450ºF. Rinse whole chicken…

Italian Melba Toast

Italian Melba Toast

Ingredients: 1 Melba toast 1 tsp parsley Diced tomato 2-3 teaspoon vinegar ½ tsp onion seasoning 1 clove of finely minced garlic Basil to taste Oregano to taste Salt and pepper to taste Direction: Dice…

Barbecued Halibut with Dill and Fresh Lemon

Barbecued Halibut with Dill and Fresh Lemon

Ingredients: 100 g halibut 1-2 teaspoons fresh dill, to taste Juice of 1 lemon Zest of 1 lemon Dash of garlic powder 1/2 teaspoon onion powder Salt & Pepper, to taste Direction: Combine fresh dill,…

HCG-Approved Phase 3 – Alfredo Sauce

HCG-Approved Phase 3 – Alfredo Sauce

There is nothing better than pouring a delicious Alfredo sauce over your chicken dinner and not having to worry about any guilt. That is what this recipe has done for those of you in Phase…

Fried Apples – HCG Diet Approved Meal While on P3

Fried Apples – HCG Diet Approved Meal While on P3

FRIED APPLES Melt 1 T butter over medium heat. Stir in 1 T powdered stevia & 1 1/2 t lemon juice. Then add 1 medium tart apple that’s been cored and cut into rings or…

HCG Approved P3 Cheesecake

HCG Approved P3 Cheesecake

serves 8 95 calories each 2 eggs 2 t vanilla 1 1/2 C plain Greek yogurt 1/4 C stevia 16 oz fat free cream cheese, softened 2 T melted butter Blend eggs, vanilla, yogurt and…

Hot Chocolate Pudding For P3 of the HCG Diet

Hot Chocolate Pudding For P3 of the HCG Diet

0 oz unsweetened chocolate chips 6 T unsalted butter, cut in cubes 4 large eggs or 1 C egg beaters 1/4 C powdered stevia whipped cream sweetened with stevia Position rack in middle of the…

HCG-APPROVED PHASE 2 – HOMEMADE DIET SODA

HCG-APPROVED PHASE 2 – HOMEMADE DIET SODA

8 oz sparkling mineral water stevia to taste (flavored if desired) 3-5 T fresh orange, lemon, lime or apple juice Mix altogether and serve on ice.

HCG-APPROVED PHASE 3 – SWEDISH NUTS

HCG-APPROVED PHASE 3 – SWEDISH NUTS

SWEDISH NUTS Makes approx 2 Cups 404 calories per 1/4 C – approx 12-13 pieces shutterstock_232976053Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Beat 2 egg whites until soft peaks form. Add in 1 C powdered stevia, 1…