Phase 1 also known as the loading phase of the HCG diet begins on the first day of your injections. You must eat foods high in healthy fats as much as possible for the first 2 days. The goal is to feel full at the end of the loading period.
- 3 medium-sized eggplant (quartered)
- 2 zucchini (sliced)
- 4 tablespoon olive oil (permissible for phase 1 only)
- 500 grams wholewheat spaghetti pasta
- Fresh lemon juice and zest
- 30g packet basil
- 30g packet mint
How to Cook?
- Rinse the vegetables with water before chopping.
- Heat the oven to 300 degrees Celcius.
- Toss the vegetable in 2 tablespoons oil and put onto a lined baking tray. Roast for 10-15 mins until just crisp.
- Remove from the oven and allow to cool.
- Meanwhile, cook the spaghetti pasta according to pack instructions. Ensure that the pasta is well cooked.
- After draining, add the remaining olive oil, lemon juice, roasted vegetables, and most of the basil and mint.
- Scatter over the remaining herbs and lemon zest on a serving platter.