Start with prepared hummus and preheat the oven to 180 degrees. Peel and slice pumpkin. Pre-cook the pumpkin slices for 10 minutes in the microwave with a dash of water in a covered bowl. Give your baking sheet a spritz of oil then lay the pumpkin slices on the baking tray and give them a spritz of oil. Sprinkle with paprika, ginger, mixed green herbs, and salt. Bake until nice and soft. Will take about 40 minutes. Let the pumpkin cool and then mash. Mix in the hummus and add more herbs and spices if you like. Serve as a dip with fresh crispy vegetables!
1. In a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat, brown the ground beef, using a fork to break up any clumps. Add the onion flakes, garlic granules, chili powder, paprika, cumin, cayenne, and salt, stir well to combine, and cook a further minute.
2. In a medium bowl combine the broth, tomatoes, and stevia and pour the mixture into the skillet, stirring well to combine.
#. Cook over low heat, stirring often, until the liquid is mostly absorbed and the beef is flavorful, about 20 minutes. Taste for seasoning and serve immediately.
Recipe from: hCG Diet Quick Start Cookbook Phase II
100 grams cubed chicken
½ cup chicken broth or water
1 Melba toast crushed (optional)
1 clove garlic crushed and minced
2 tablespoons onion chopped
Dash of paprika
Salt and pepper to taste
Place chicken, asparagus, liquids, and spices and pour into small baking
dish. Bake at 375 degrees for 30 minutes or until bubbly and hot. Top with
crushed Melba toast crumbs and sprinkle with paprika.
For Phase 2 of HCG diet protocol. Recipe from: www.recipes-network.net
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Craving a warm comfort dish? Try this pasta-less recipe.
Spaghetti Squash Spaghetti
Spaghetti squash 4 cups
Coconut oil or butter (melted) 1 tbsp
Salt ¼ tsp
Pepper 1⁄8 tsp
Cinnamon 1⁄8 tsp
Olive oil cooking spray
Ground sirloin or extra lean ground beef (340 g) 12 oz
Onion (small diced) 1 cup
Tomato sauce 2 cups
Cashews (crushed) ¼ cup
Parmesan cheese (grated) ½ cup
Preheat oven to 375°F. Cut squash in half and clean out the center and seeds. Place cut side up on a baking sheet and drizzle with oil or butter. Season with salt, pepper and cinnamon and then place in the oven. Bake squash for 45 minutes or until tender enough to stick a fork into it with minimal resistance. Remove from oven and allow it to cool a little. While the squash is baking, preheat a non-stick frying pan on medium heat, lightly coat with spray and add the ground sirloin. Sauté the sirloin in batches if necessary, until lightly browned and cooked all the way through. Add onions and sauté for 2 minutes more. Remove from heat, add in the tomato sauce and cashews, and set aside. Once squash has cooled a little, scoop the flesh out of the skin with a spoon, measure and add it to the meat sauce. Next, reheat in the frying pan on medium until warm. Garnish with the parmesan.