hCG Phase 3 and 4 Vietnamese prawn & papaya salad

INGREDIENTS

1 cup bean sprouts

1 cup green papaya (peeled and flesh julienned)

1 small cucumber, sliced thinly

2-3 hot small chillies small, finely diced

1 teaspoon grated ginger

2 cloves of garlic finely minced

2 tablespoon low sodium fish sauce

4 tablespoons lime juice

2 tablespoons stevia liquid

¼ cup unsalted roasted macadamia nuts, chopped

1 long red chilli, deseeded and julienned into long thin strips

½ cup coriander leaves

3 Thai shallots or small red onion, peeled and finely sliced

½ cup mint leaves

½ cup basil leaves

½ cup mint leaves

15 large cooked king prawns, peeled and deveined

METHOD

Place the garlic, chilli, ginger and sugar in a mortar and pestle of food processor, then add in the lime juice and fish sauce.

In a large bowl, add in the bean sprouts, long red chilli julienne, green papaya, cucumber, coriander leaves, Thai shallots, both mint leaves, Thai basil and the dressing to taste.

Serve on a platter with prawns and finish with toasted peanuts and fried shallots.

Note

Now you can also always adapt this recipe for phase 2 by leaving out things that are not allowed in that phase and adding in things that are.

 

hCG Phase 3 and 4 Raw Zucchini, carrot and cashew salad rolls

These are a hit at any function!!!  Everyone just loves them, so why not go healthy at your next function.

Salad Filling

3 medium organic zucchini, shaved thinly lengthways

½ organic carrot, julienned or grated

½ organic red capsicum, julienned or finely sliced

1 organic lebanese cucumber, julienned or finely sliced

¼ cup organic  coriander leaves

¼ cup organic mint leaves, roughly chopped

Cashew Sour Cream

1 cup raw organic cashews, soaked a few hours or overnight

¼ teaspoon sea salt

½ tablespoon organic lemon juice (or cider vinegar)

¼-½ cup filtered water

Guacamole

1 ripe organic  Avocado

2 tablespoons organic red onion, finely diced

½ lime, juiced

Dash of Tabasco, to taste

Salt, to taste

 
Description:

Salad filling

 

In a large bowl, gently toss the salad to combine.

* can add rocket leaves to the salad for a peppery bite.

 Cashew Sour Cream

 

drain the cashews, place nuts in a food processor add remaining ingredients then puree until smooth. Refrigerate until needed.

 

To Assemble…To make one roll… on a clean bench or chopping board lay approx. 8 zucchini strips lengthways and close together, spread a spoon of each sour cream, guacamole and top with a small handful of salad and roll up tightly.  Repeat with remaining ingredients. Cut in half and eat straight away!

hCG Phase 2 3 4 Pesto Chicken Casserole with Feta Cheese and Olives

A dish we can highly recommend, we have this one on a regular basis as it tastes amazing and is easy and quick to prepare.

An amazing chicken dish that is loved by people of all ages. All the way from Italy, so do enjoy this fab dish!

INGREDIENTS

  • 700 g chicken thighs or chicken breasts
  • 100 g red pesto or green pesto
  • 400 ml fat free cream
  • 120 ml pitted olives
  • 225 g feta cheese, diced
  • 1 garlic clove, finely chopped
  • salt and pepper
  • Coconut oil, for frying

COOKING METHOD

    1. Preheat the oven to 200°C.
    1. Cut the chicken thighs or filLets into pieces. Season with salt and pepper and fry in coconut until golden brown.
    1. Mix pesto and heavy cream in a bowl.
    1. Place the fried chicken pieces in a baking dish together with olives, feta cheese and garlic. Add the pesto mix.
  1. Bake in oven for 20-30 minutes, until the dish has turned a nice color.

Serve with baby spinach or other leafy greens and your favourite low carb dressing.

hCG Phase 2 Seared salmon with watermelon salsa

This is a fab and firm favourite of mine for the summer and holiday months which are coming up shortly – we hope you will like it too.

INGREDIENTS

  • 2 cups watermelon cubed
  • 1 x 3 cm ginger piece, peeled and thinly sliced
  • 1 red chilli, sliced
  • 1 t coriander chopped
  • 1 T rice wine vinegar
  • 2 limes, segmented, plus 2 T juice
  • 1 t sesame oil
  • 1 x 400 g lightly smoked salmon fillet, cut into thirds
  • 2 T coconut oil
  • Himalayan salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • black sesame seeds, for sprinkling

COOKING INSTRUCTIONS

Combine the watermelon, ginger, chilli, coriander, rice wine vinegar, limes and sesame oil and set aside to infuse.

Rub the salmon with coconut oil, season the skin and place skin side down in a hot, nonstick pan and cook for 2–3 minutes, or until the skin is golden and releases from the pan easily. Turn and cook for a further minute, or for 2 minutes if you like your fish cooked all the way through.

Serve sprinkled with black sesame seeds and the watermelon salsa.

hCG Phase 2 Baked Oranges

Looking for other ways in which to have your fruits whilst on the Bettabods Protocol.  Here is another amazing recipe guys and gals.  It is super and can be served up in 10-15 minutes.

INGREDIENTS

  • 2 T coconut oil
  • ¼ cup stevia liquid or to taste
  • 1 orange, juiced and zested
  • 3 bay leaves
  • 8 oranges

COOKING INSTRUCTIONS

Place 2 T butter, ¼ cup honey, the juice and zest of 1 orange and 3 bay leaves in a saucepan and heat to make a syrup.

Peel 8 oranges and bake in the syrup at 180°C for 10–15 minutes.

WHEN IN PHASE 4

Scatter with pistachios and serve with a nice low fat ice cream!

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hCG Sirloin Steak and Tomato Kabobs

Ingredients:

  • 100gms of extra lean sirloin steak
  • 2 tbsp of oregano
  • Pinch of salt
  • 2 fresh cloves of garlic
  • 1 tbsp of vinaigrette dressing
  • 1 large tomato

Preparation Steps

  1. Cut the steak into 1-inch size cubes
  2. Using a garlic press, press the cloves of garlic or you can also finely chop the garlic.
  3. Place the cubed steak and the vinaigrette dressing in a bowl. Cover and let marinate for one hour or for a more intense flavor you can marinate it overnight.
  4. Cube the tomato into pieces
  5. Place the sirloin steak chunks and the tomato on the kabob skewers. Alternative steak with tomato.
  6. You can either grill the kabobs or you can bake them in the oven until fully done.
  7. Serve the kabobs immediately or refrigerate them and use them for future meals.