The HCG diet is a natural and easy way to shed extra pounds and move towards a better your future. Created by British doctor A.T. Simeons, the HCG diet is named after a hormone called Human Chorionic Gonadotropin which is found in pregnant women.
This HCG diet plan is a very restricted 500 calorie diet that is assisted by Human Chorionic Gonadotropin hormone which triggers the fat cells of our body for energy conversion.
During the dieting process, a dieter can take either oral HCG drops or injections as per his wish to reduce calorie intake and for rapid weight loss. There are various healthy HCG diet recipes are available but mostly for non-vegetarians. Here we present few HCG diet recipes for veggies.
Lemon Garlic Broccoli (makes 4 servings of 1 cup each)
This is one of the very healthy and light HCG diet recipes. As steaming and roasted are some preferred methods for preparing vegetables in this diet plan, this HCG veggie recipe is a must try. The tanginess of lemon adds an extra punch to this easy veggie recipe.
4 pieces of broccoli florets, Juice of 1 medium size lemon, ¼ tsp salt, ¼ tsp pepper
1 clove of garlic (minced)
Steam the broccoli florets in a pan over medium heat, until it gets tender
Take a serving bowl and mix salt, minced garlic clove and lemon juice in it. Then add the steamed broccoli, toss well to coat.
Ginger Tomato Salad (Makes 4 servings of cup each)
This is one of the easiest HCG diet recipes for veggies. It advised in the diet phase 2 of the HCG diet plan.
3 tablespoon rice vinegar, 1 pkt. Stevia, 1 T. fresh ginger (grated or minced), 2 c. cherry or grape tomatoes (halved), of the medium red onion (sliced), Salt to taste
Take small bowl and mix rice vinegar, ginger, Stevia, and salt together. Then add sliced tomatoes and onion. Toss gently to coat.
Cover and keep it to chill for 1-4 hours. Eat as it is or serve over fresh cut vegetates.
Calories: 25 cal/serving
Broccoli Salad w/ Sweet Vinaigrette (Makes 4 servings of 2 cups each)
This recipe is healthy, tasty and easy to try. The mild taste of yoghurt and tanginess of orange makes this veggie dish a must try for HCG dieters. It is one of the best recipes among the HTC diet recipes.
cup fresh squeezed orange juice, cup fat free plain yogurt, 2 teaspoon stone ground mustard
1-2 pkt. Stevia or other sugar substitute, 8 cubes of broccoli florets, piece medium red onion finely chopped
Take a large plastic bowl and whisk the orange juice, yogurt, mustard and Stevia together. Now, add the broccoli cubes and onion. Toss well to coat. Cover the bowl with lid and refrigerate it for at least 1 hour or up to 1 day before serving.
Calories: 92cal/ serving
Zesty Cucumber (Makes 4 servings of 2 cups each)
While in Phase 1 you are allowed to take fatty things, in phase 2 you have to strictly follow 500 cal per day protocol and eat only vegetables like radish, cucumber, spinach and many more but no potato. These HCG Diet Recipes – Veggies are loved by vegan dieters as it is very refreshing and taste nice.
1 medium size diced cucumber (bite size pieces), 1 tablespoon dried parsley, 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder, 1/2 teaspoon onion salt, 1/8 teaspoon pepper, 1 packet stevia
Mix vinegar, garlic, dried parsley, onion, salt, pepper and stevia together in a small bowl.
Pour the spice mixture over the diced cucumber.
Refrigerate the dish for a few hours. Serve chill.
Achieving a perfect figure is very easy with this plan. While following HCG diet recipes you can cut your calorie consumption, the HCG drops reduces your appetite.
These healthy Recipes – Veggies are easy to make and healthy. Whether you are a dieter or not, you should try this refreshing HCG diet recipes once for sure at least.