hCG Diet Chilled Garlic Refridgerator Pickles

Easy Garlic Dill Pickles (No Canning Needed) | An Oregon Cottage

One medium cucumber sliced into rounds
4 cloves of garlic in thin slices
¼- ½ cup apple cider vinegar
3 tablespoons lemon juice
Salt (Himalayan Pink Salt fine)

Mix liquid ingredients together. Salt cucumber slices well. Pack cucumber
slices tightly into a small glass canning jar layering garlic slices in between
layers. Pour apple cider vinegar and lemon juice into container until liquid
covers the slices. Refrigerate overnight. Pickles can be refrigerated for up
to 4 days. Or marinate cucumber slices in salt, vinegar and garlic then use a
pickle press or weighted plate to press out excess liquid.
Makes 1-2 servings (1 vegetable)

hCG Balsamic Glazed Steak Rolls


  • Extra-virgin olive oil
  • Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • Some chopped fresh rosemary
  • The following all sliced into thin strips: 1 small yellow onion 1 small red bell pepper, 1 small green bell pepper, 1 small zucchini, a handful of fresh mushrooms
  • For the Rosemary Balsamic Glaze:
  • 1/4 cup dark balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons red wine
  • 1 tablespoon liquid stevia
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 2 sprigs fresh rosemary
  • ¼ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • ¼ teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/2  teaspoon arrowroot dissolved in ¼ cup beef or chicken broth


  • First get the rosemary balsamic glaze going while you prepare the steak and veggies: Place all the ingredients in a small and bring it to a boil over medium-high heat for 2 minutes. Reduce the heat and simmer for about 10 minutes. Discard the sprigs of rosemary. Stir in the cornstarch/beef broth mixture and stir until the sauce is thickened, about a minute.
  • While the glaze is simmering, cook the vegetables in a skillet with a little olive oil, salt and pepper until crisp-tender.
  • Lay the sirloin slices on a cutting board and lightly rub all sides with olive oil. Sprinkle with some salt, pepper and rosemary. Divide the veggie slices among the steak strips, lining them up vertically on one end of each steak. Start with that end and roll the steaks, securing them with a toothpick.
  • Cook the steaks on a grill or in a frying pan for those nice grill marks)for about 2 minutes on each side or according to desired doneness. Serve immediately drizzled with the rosemary balsamic glaze.

hCG Figs and Tangy Yoghurt

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A super recipe to have once in a while. Yes figs are allowed sparingly.


4 fresh figs soft to the touch

4 mint sprigs for garnish optional

2 tbsp natural fat free plain yoghurt2 tsp crushed almonds

2 tsp fresh lime juiceInstructions

Partially cut figs into quarters as above.


Place each one on a separate serving dish.

Mix the yoghurt & crushed almonds and spoon a dollop on to each fig.

Drizzle a little lime juice over each one and allow them to rest a few minutes before serving.

Garnish with a bruised mint sprig.

Enjoy a little something different.

hCG Spicy Shrimp and Tomato Soup

For those wintery days either at lunch or for dinner – a hearty soup to warm you up.

Spicy Shrimp and Tomato Soup HCG Phase 2 Shrimp Recipe


100 g Shrimp, weighed raw

1 cup Tomatoes, chopped

1/4 cup Water

1-2 Cloves garlic, finely chopped

1 pinch Cumin

1 pinch Oregano

1 pinch Cayenne pepper, to taste

1 tbsp Green onions for garnish, optional

1 squeeze of lemon, optional

Salt & pepper to taste


1Combine all ingredients in a small sauce pan and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer 7-10 minutes, adding water as needed. Add shrimp and cook an additional 4-7 minutes on low heat until shrimp is cooked (Do not overcook). Garnish with green onions if desired and serve.

2For a smoother tomato soup, you can puree or pulse the tomatoes and spices in a blender before adding the shrimp.

hCG Diet Thai Red Curry Prawns

Thai red curry prawns in a white bowl - hCG diet weight loss recipe

One of my most favourite dishes which I eat with Cauliflower Rice or Miracle noodles, as you wish.


  • 12 medium sized green prawns peeled & deveined but with the tails left on
  • 1 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil or coconut oil
  • 1 tbsp red curry paste
  • 1 medium onion chopped
  • 1 tsp ginger finely chopped
  • ½ cup coconut milk
  • 8 green beans chopped
  • 8 mushrooms sliced
  • ½ small red capsicum sliced thinly
  • 2 tsp fish sauce
  • 1 tbsp lime juice
  • ¼ cup fresh coriander
  • ¼ tsp stevia powder optional
  • 6 basil leaves for garnish


  • Heat olive oil in a frying pan over a high heat. Add green prawns, ginger, onion and cook for 2-3 minutes or until cooked through and set aside.
  • Reduce the heat to medium. To a saucepan add red curry paste, coconut milk, fresh lime juice, stevia, fish sauce, green beans, mushrooms, capsicum and cook for 5 minutes.  Add prawns, stir until reheated. Add a little water if more liquid is preferred. Remove from heat and stir in fresh coriander leaves.  Ladle into bowls and garnish with basil leaves.

Bettabods hCG Fennel and Shrimp Saute

Sweet and Sour Shrimp – HCG Diet system

• 100 g small shrimp •

1 fennel bulb, diced

• 2 cloves garlic, minced

• 2 tablespoons onion, chopped

• 2 tablespoons lemon juice

• 1 tablespoon tomato paste

• 1/2 tomato, chopped

• 1/2 cup chicken or vegetable broth

• 1/2 teaspoon thyme

• 1/2 teaspoon oregano

• Salt & pepper, to taste


Add the shrimp, fennel, garlic, onion, and lemon juice in a non-stick sauté pan until the shrimp is cooked. Add the remaining ingredients and simmer on low until heated through. Counts as: 1 protein serving, 1 vegetable serving

hCG Diet Chicken Tarragon

Tarragon Chicken Recipe | Nigella Lawson | Food Network


100 grams chicken breast

¼ cup tarragon and garlic infusion (made with fresh ingredients and mix up with a little coconut oil)

¼ cup chicken broth or water

2 tablespoons lemon juice

½ teaspoon fresh chopped tarragon

1 tablespoon chopped onion

1 clove garlic minced

Dash of mustard powder

Salt and pepper to taste


Heat the chicken broth, vinegar, garlic, and onion in a small saucepan or frying pan. Add chicken and sauté for about 10 minutes or until chicken is completely cooked and liquid is reduced. Deglaze the pan periodically with a little water to create a sauce.

Serve hot. Makes 1 serving (1 protein)

hCG Chicken Apple Patties

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100 grams ground chicken breast

2 tablespoons minced apple

1 serving Melba toast crumbs (optional)

2 tablespoons chicken broth or water

2 tablespoons apple juice

1 tablespoon finely minced onion

Dash of garlic powder

Dash of onion powder

Dash of cinnamon

Dash of clove or nutmeg (optional)

Dash of cayenne to taste

Stevia to taste (optional)

Salt and black pepper to taste


Combine ground chicken, diced apple, and dry spices in a small bowl. Add in the minced onion and apple juice and mix thoroughly. Form into 2-3 round patties and fry in chicken broth until fully cooked and lightly brown. Deglaze periodically with a little water to intensify the flavors and keep the patties moist.

Makes 1 serving (1 protein, 1 fruit, 1 Melba toast)

hCG Ginger Steak Wraps

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• 2-4 big cabbage leaves

• Steamed 100 g lean steak, cut into fine strips

• 3 tablespoons rice vinegar

• 2 cloves garlic

• 1/4 teaspoon onion powder Fresh grated ginger, to taste

• Zest of 1 orange

• Juice of 1 orange

• Orange flavored Stevia, to taste

• Salt & pepper, to taste

• 2 tablespoons green onion, chopped


Steam the cabbage leaves until just tender. Set aside. Add the strips of lean steak, vinegar, garlic, and onion powder in a small pan. Cook over medium-high heat until steak is lightly browned. Add the remaining ingredients and finish cooking the steak. Wrap steak in cabbage leaves topped with green onion. Counts as: 1 protein serving, 1 vegetable serving

hCG Cold Curried Chicken Salad

Curried Chicken Salad | Panning The Globe


100 grams diced chicken

1 apple diced Celery diced (optional)

¼ cup water

2 tablespoons lemon juice

1 tablespoon finely minced onion

1 clove of garlic crushed and minced

¼ teaspoon curry powder or to taste Dash of garlic powder

Dash of onion powder

Dash of cayenne pepper

Dash of cinnamon

Dash of turmeric

Stevia to taste


In small saucepan lightly sauté chicken in lemon juice until lightly brown, add ¼ cup water and spices. Stir well and simmer over low heat until liquid reduces to form a sauce and chicken is cooked well. Add water as needed to create the consistency you want. Chill, add chopped apple and celery or omit the celery and serve over a green salad.

Makes 1 serving (1 protein, 1 vegetable, 1 fruit)