HCG Friendly Recipes - Recetas HCG

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BEVERAGES

beverages

Strawberry Smoothie 

1 handful frozen strawberries

Flavored or powdered stevia (try vanilla or milk chocolate liquid stevia)

1 tablespoon milk (optional)

Ice cubes 

Blend together and serve in a tall glass. Garnish with a strawberry, lemon slice or mint leaf garnish if desired.

Makes 1 serving (1 fruit)

Phase 3 modifications: Mix in a little half and half or cream. Add peaches, fresh raspberries, or make mixed fruit smoothies. 

Iced Tea 

Your choice of tea

* Green tea

* Yerba mate

* Chamomile

* Mint

* Fruit flavored

* Chai spice

* Cranberry

Stevia to taste

6 ounces of hot water per serving 

Brew your choice of tea in hot water. Brew the tea a little strong. Chill in the refrigerator and then serve over ice or mix with 3 ounces of sparkling mineral water to make a soda. Add stevia to taste and garnish with mint leaves or lemon slices.

Makes 1 serving 

Lemonade 

Juice of ½ lemon

Stevia to taste

8 ounces water (plain or sparkling mineral water) 

Squeeze lemon juice into a glass. Add the rind of the lemon, stevia and ice.

Makes 1 serving 

Strawberry Lemonade 

2 strawberries mashed or pureed

Juice of ½ lemon

Stevia to taste

8 ounces water (plain or sparkling mineral water) 

Mix lemon juice and pureed strawberries in a glass. Pour over ice and sweeten with stevia.

Makes 1 serving (1 fruit) 


Sparkling Virgin Apple Martini/Caramel Apple Martini 

1 apple juiced (Use pulp for meatloaf or apple cookie recipe (pages 94,143)

6 ounces chilled sparkling mineral water

2 tablespoons lemon juice

Vanilla or English toffee liquid stevia

Apple slice for garnish

Crushed ice (optional) 

Combine apple and lemon juices with flavored stevia. Add sparkling mineral water and ice if desired. Serve in a martini glass with a slice or curl of apple peel for garnish. Works great with tangy apples like granny smith or for a sweeter apple tini you can use red delicious or other sweet apple.

Variation: For a Caramel apple martini, add a little English toffee stevia

instead of vanilla.

Makes 1 serving (1 fruit)

Phase 3 modifications: Add 1 shot of vodka 

Refreshing Grapefruit Virgin Martini 

Juice of ½ grapefruit

5 ounces sparkling mineral water

Ice

Vanilla stevia to taste 

Mix juice with stevia and pour over ice. Add sparkling mineral water and enjoy.

Phase 3 modifications: Add 1 shot of vodka 


Bloody Hot Thin Mary 

8 ounces fresh tomato juice

2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar

Cayenne pepper to taste

2 tablespoons lemon juice

1 teaspoon hot sauce

Celery salt

Freshly ground black pepper

3 dashes of Worcestershire sauce 

Add and spices to fresh tomato juice. Stir well and serve over ice. Serve with freshly ground black pepper. Variations: add ¼ teaspoon horseradish.

Makes 1 serving (1 vegetable)

Phase 3 modifications: Add 1 shot of vodka 

Hot Apple Cider 

1 apple juiced

2 tablespoons lemon juice

1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar

¼ teaspoon cinnamon

Pinch of nutmeg

Pinch of allspice

Pinch of clove

Pinch of lemon zest

Stevia to taste

Water 

Heat the juice with spices and a little water in a small saucepan. Serve hot with a cinnamon stick.

Makes 1 serving (1 fruit) 

Lemon or Strawberry Ice Cubes 

4-6 strawberries or 1 lemon juiced

¼ cup water

Chopped mint (optional)

Stevia to taste (optional) 

Puree strawberries with water and stevia or juice lemon and mix with water and mint. Pour fresh juice of lemons or pureed strawberries into ice cube trays and freeze. Add to cold drinks, recipes, and teas for added flavor.

Makes 1 serving (1 fruit) 

Mint Chocolate Coffee Smoothie 

6 ounces strong brewed coffee chilled

Peppermint stevia

Dark or milk chocolate stevia

¼ teaspoon defatted powdered cocoa (Wondercocoa)

Ice cubes

1 tablespoon milk (optional) 

Blend ingredients together until smooth. Serve with a mint leaf garnish

Makes 1 serving

Phase 3 modifications: Add half and half or cream. 

Virgin Sparkling Mojito 

Fresh mint leaves crushed

Juice of ½ lime or lemon

Peppermint or plain powdered stevia

6 ounces sparkling mineral water

Crushed ice 

Crush mint leaves to release the flavor. Add liquid or powdered stevia and lemon or lime juice. Add sparkling mineral water and crushed ice. Top with a sprig of mint and enjoy.

Phase 3 modifications: Add 1 shot of rum.

Makes 1 serving 

Apple Green Tea Sparkler 

1 apple juiced

½ cup brewed green tea chilled

¼ cup sparkling mineral water

1 teaspoon vanilla stevia

Pinch of cinnamon 

Combine juice of 1 apple, green tea, cinnamon, vanilla stevia together. Add crushed ice and sparkling mineral water. Garnish with apple curls and lemon wedge.

Makes 1 serving (1 fruit) 


Chocolate Toffee Coffee Smoothie 

6 ounces strong brewed coffee

English toffee flavored stevia to taste

Dark or milk chocolate stevia to taste

¼ teaspoon defatted powdered cocoa (Wondercocoa)

Ice cubes

1 tablespoon milk (optional) 

Puree ingredients together. Add ice, stevia and milk.

Makes 1 serving

Phase 3 modifications: Add half and half or cream and blend. Make homemade stevia sweetened ice cream style dessert by adding whipped egg whites, whipped cream, stevia, and cocoa. Freeze and enjoy. 

Sparkling Chocolate Mint Coffee Soda 

4 ounces strong brewed coffee

4 ounces sparkling mineral water

Dark chocolate or milk chocolate stevia

Peppermint stevia

1 tablespoon milk (optional)

Ice

Mint leaves (optional) 

Mix coffee, stevia, and milk. Pour over ice and add sparkling mineral water.

Garnish with mint leaf.

Makes one serving 


Homemade Diet Soda 

8 ounces sparkling mineral water

Flavored stevia to taste

Your choice of 3-5 tablespoons fresh orange, lemon, or apple juice

(optional) 

Add flavored stevia to sparkling mineral water to taste. The most commonly available options are orange, grape, vanilla, chocolate, and root beer. There are many flavors of stevia on the market. Shop at your local health food store or online to find additional flavors. Add fresh lemon or lime juices and slices to make a lemon lime flavor. Get creative. Try combining flavors like orange and vanilla to create a dreamsicle soda.

Makes 1 serving