Six Delicious and Easy HCG Phase 2 Recipes – Updated 2020
If you’re used to eating prepared food, on HCG you’re going to have to make some changes. And, while on Phase 2, you’re going to start incorporating some foods back into your diet. Therefore, there are some easy recipes you can make, which will allow you to enjoy great foods, easy recipes, and will ensure you’re getting the nutrients you need to achieve your weight loss goals on HCG. Although they’re intended for phase 2, you can obviously take these along with you into phase 3 as well. So, let’s see some easy meal-prep ideas for your HCG phase 2 transition.
For this recipe you’re going to need a few basic ingredients including
- 3.5 ounces of large shrimp in the shell
- 2 tbsp of lemon juice and ¼ lemon
- 1 tbsp of apple cider vinegar
- ¼ tsp of Tabasco or hot sauce
- ¼ tsp of horse radish and ¼ tsp of mustard powder
- 2 ounces of tomato paste.
You’ll also need salt and pepper for taste.
Preparing the Dish: Instructions
- You’ll add ¼ lemon into a large boiling pot
- Add shrimp and cook until pink (about three minutes)
- Remove shrimp and allow it to cool for about 30 minutes
- You’ll then devein shrimp once they are cooled down.
After this, you’ll combine the remainder of your wet and dry ingredients to mix the cocktail sauce. Serve the shrimp with cocktail sauce.
This is not only a popular recipe as it is error-free in preparation, but it’s tasty as well. Furthermore, it is low in calories so you’re not going to over consume with this recipe on phase 2.
Seasoned Grilled Chicken
Using your Foreman grill is a great option while on phase 2 (and all phases) of HCG. It
eliminates the fat from every dish you’re preparing. And, you know you’re going to eat chicken regularly, so you might as well have at least one tasty recipe on hand. This is it!
What you’ll need for this recipe is:
- 3.5 ounces of boneless chicken breast
- ¼ tsp of black pepper and ¼ tsp of onion powder
- 1 tbsp of minced, fresh garlic
- 2 tbsp of Dijon mustard
- ¼ tbsp of fresh lemon juice and ⅛ tsp of salt
- ¼ tsp of paprika
Preparing this dish is also quick and easy once you have the ingredients ready to go. You’ll
- Mix the dry ingredients (pepper, garlic, salt, pepper, and Dijon).
- Combine this with the lemon juice and coat both sides of the chicken with seasoning
- Cook for 9-10 minutes on your grill (if the chicken is one-inch or thinner)
- Cut the chicken to make sure it is cooked.
You can mix this with a side of spinach or fresh greens with lemon juice, salt, and pepper. A quick dish that’s easy to prepare, and doesn’t take too much time either.
Cucumber Dill Salad
You know those dishes that sound like the ingredients? You’re preparing one of those dishes here. You can prepare the salad as a side dish. It’s quick and easy to make, takes a few minutes to prepare, and it is very low in calories.
What you’ll need to prepare this dish includes
- 1 tbsp of apple cider vinegar
- 1 large cucumber cut into round spirals
- 1 tbsp of fresh dill
- Stevia, salt, and pepper to add taste
Directions for preparing your salad:
- Cut your cucumber
- Toss the cucumber with the apple cider vinegar, dill, and salt and pepper
- Season with a little Stevia for added taste.
Once finished, you’ll immediately refrigerate the dish. You can eat it at room temperature, but should refrigerate it for storage.
Another great chicken dish, but this one in the form of an all-time favorite, tacos. You’ll use lettuce as a substitute for tortillas and HCG safe seasonings as well.
What you’ll need to prepare your tacos:
- 3.5 ounces of boneless, skinless, chicken breast
- 2 tbsp of chopped onions
- 1 clove minced garlic and ¼ tsp of oregano
- 1 ¼ tsp of cilantro and ¼ tsp of cumin
- ¼ tsp of cayenne pepper
You’ll also need three to four large lettuce wraps which will serve as the “tortilla.”
Preparing your tacos:
- Cut the chicken breasts in half and submerge them in a pot with water.
- Allow the chicken breast to boil for 12 to 15 minutes
- Remove the chicken breast and shred it with a fork
- Cut your lettuce strips into a wrap shape
- Add your filling of chicken breast with seasoned ingredients to your lettuce wraps to consume.
This is another dish you should always have ready. It’s a great condiment for nearly anything you want to put it on. Best of all, it’s very low in calories and easy to prepare.
What you’ll need for your salsa
- 2 large tomatoes and 4 large minced garlic cloves
- 2 tsp of onion powder and 2 tbsp of fresh lemon juice
- 1 tsp of fresh pepper and 1 tsp of salt for taste
There’s really no preparatory work here. You’ll combine the ingredients, add them to a food processor, and you’re done. For a chunkier salsa, you don’t have to blend the ingredients at all, just serve the dish as prepared.
This is another great spread to keep on hand while on HCG. It’s perfect on chicken or fish, you can also serve it on Melba toast for a quick and easy snack. If you don’t have fresh spinach, you can substitute with frozen spinach to make your dish.
What you’ll need to prepare your pesto
- 8 fresh basil leaves
- 1 cup fresh (or frozen) spinach
- 4 cloves of minced garlic and juice from one lemon
- ¼ tsp of fresh lemon zest and ¼ tsp of fresh oregano
- 1 tbsp of apple cider vinegar
- ¼ tsp of salt and ¼ tsp of fresh pepper for taste.
How do you prepare your pesto? To make your dish you’ll
- Add the spinach, garlic, and basil into a food processor. Pulverize this until you make it into a slightly chopped texture
- Mix the wet ingredients (lemon juice, zest, apple cider vinegar). You’ll also add your oregano in the mix
- Add the liquid mixture into your dry ingredients in the food processor. Blend until you make it into a paste.
Once blended, you’ll use a spatula or a spoon to remove that paste from the blender and place it into a bowl. You can serve it immediately on cooked chicken, fish, or even on toast as a spread. If you make more than one serving at a time, make sure you store the remainder in your refrigerator to preserve it.
There are countless recipes you can try out on the HCG diet. If you’re on phase 2, and you are looking to mix in some new foods to the diet, these are a few simple, quick, recipes that anyone can make. No matter what your culinary skills are, or how little time you have, each of these dishes takes less than 20 minutes to prepare from start to finish, so there’s no excuses. And, the ingredients are readily available anywhere you shop.
Have any questions about HCG? Want to try out some of these recipes? Don’t hesitate to contact us. If you’re ready to start the HCG diet, or are in need of some inspiration for new recipes on phase 2, you’ve got them here.
Contact Titan Medical to get started on your journey through HCG, or to find more easy to follow recipes you can take with you through phase 2, and beyond, when you’re on the HCG diet.
*** This is strictly meant to provide a few recipe ideas if you’re on the HGH diet. This isn’t a diagnosis or medical advice in any way. Talk to your doctor or a specialist before you begin the HGH, or any other diet for that matter.
Sam has worked with several universities, pharmaceutical and chemical companies in the USA and Europe, most notably Harvard University as a chemical analyst, and the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich. Working with scientific research in biologics, pharmaceutics, and chemicals. He was a scientist visitor at the University of South Florida working at the College of Pharmacy.
He has practiced and learned at Stanford School of Medicine how to scientifically edit papers also published 2 papers during the work at the University of South Florida. Afterwards, he went to the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich at the pharmaceutical sciences department under Prof. Dr. Ursula Quitterer a member of the Nobel Prize Committee for Chemistry. In Pharma he managed the in-house stability programs for the finished products. Review data and reports ensuring precise and accurate testing is performed. Graduated from the University of Central Oklahoma with a B.Sc. in Biology / minor in Chemistry and M.Sc. in Biochemistry from the University of Cologne, Cologne, Germany. Last but not least, he has a M.A in Business Management from Harvard University.