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Vegetables that can be taken by HCG diet followers for refreshing taste buds


When losing weight is a priority for you, choosing foods and beverages carefully becomes a prerequisite. If you are trying to adhere to HCG diet in particular, this is even more crucial. In HCG diet, maintaining calorie count is of utmost significance. When you adhere to this diet, you are forbidden from eating many favorite foods and even sugar. For the duration of the hormone based diet, you have to adhere to food prescribed by doctor. However, at times it can be tough. To give your taste buds some refreshment, you can try including some vegetables to make a few yummy low calorie dishes.

Radish is one vegetable you can consider in this context. It does offer a number of health benefits and you can be safe from calorie count aspect as well. Radish is fund in many varieties but the red radish is most commonly available. Red radish is rich in nutrients like folic acid, potassium as well as vitamin C. Radish is also ideal for keeping you full for longer and this in a way helps to fight hunger pangs.

You can use radishes in various ways in foods while adhering to HCG diet. You can have them either in sliced raw form or sauté them. They can be used to make soups and salads which you can have while adhering to this diet. When used in salads, they add to texture and taste. Below listed is a yummy and easy to make radish recipe that you can enjoy while you are on HCG diet.

Radish Soup

To make it, you will need ingredients like sliced radish, chopped garlic, vegetable broth, pepper and salt. Blend everything in a pan and boil it. It should get ready in 12 to 15 minutes.

Another vegetable you can have during HCG diet regime is Swiss chard. It is suitable for the diet and contains some minerals and vitamins. It can be included in dishes as well as salads in steamed or boiled form. Below is a dish made with Swiss chard that you can enjoy.

Another vegetable you can have during HCG diet regime is Swiss chard. It is suitable for the diet and contains some minerals and vitamins. It can be included in dishes as well as salads in steamed or boiled form. Below is a dish made with Swiss chard that you can enjoy.

Swiss chard for HCG

You will need ingredients like red chard, water, pepper, and salt and garlic powder. To make the dish, discard stems from chard and cut into tiny pieces. Put chard, water and seasoning in a pan and heat it. Then cook the vegetable and stir in between to prevent from sticking at bottom of the plate. It will take 8 to 10 minutes to prepare.

Kale is another vegetable that can be included in your meals for HCG diet. It can also be used in salad and soups. Some people have it raw but it is also ok to boil or steam it. It can also be used as a salad dressing when used with some vinegar.

Kale and Eggs for HCG

To make this delicious HCG friendly dish, you will need a couple of stalks washed kale, 2 egg whites, 1 whole egg, liquid aminos, red onion, pepper and salt. Add water with liquid aminos and bend with onion slices. Boil the mixture and cut sliced kale to it. After 2 minutes put eggs on kale and sprinkle spices on top of it all. Cook until both kale and eggs are tender. You can add some cilantro for decoration before serving.

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