The maintenance phase of the HCG Diet can be a little bit challenging due to restrictions on carbohydrates, starches and sugar especially for those with a sweet tooth.
Youhave restricted all forms of sugar and starches and you will only focus oneating mostly fruits, vegetables lean proteins and whole grains. However, youare not forbidden to cut back on your calorie because in this phase you aresetting a new weight set point. You are getting your body ready in maintainingits normal weight.
Worry no more because the HCG Diet is not that strict to the extent that you can’t enjoy some sweets. With little creativity, you can have your slice of cake and eat them too!
No Crust Pumpkin Pie
Atasty-licious pumpkin pie that you can make for fifteen minutes simply bycombining all the ingredients in a microwave-safe pie plate:
1¾ cup canned pumpkin
2 tsp. of cinnamon
1 cup fat-free milk
½ tsp. of nutmeg
½ tsp. of ginger
1 cup no-calorie sweetener (measures likesugar)
NoCrust Pumpkin Pie has just 62 calories per serving. It has 4.3 grams of sugar, 7grams of carbohydrates, and three grams of fiber and one gram of fat.
Give yoursweet tooth a delicious concoction of chocolate and strawberries.
1½ tbsp. of cocoa powder
1 tbsp. virgin coconut oil
Stevia to taste
Almond, peppermint extract or vanilla (optional)
Bread-Crusted Chicken Breast
1-part Parmesan cheese
1-part almond meal
Your favorite herbs or spices
Finely-chopped walnuts, peanuts, or almonds,optional