The HCG Diet Cookbook

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Diet food that tastes great! The HCG Diet Cookbook is the cookbook to help you through the diet because it'll help the pounds slip right off and the diet phase pass more quickly. Basically, you'll be successful in losing the weight because the food will taste good and you won't give up.

Not only does The HCG Diet Cookbook have a variety of recipes that conform to Dr. Simeons' protocol, it teaches as well. Learn the about the foods allowed on the diet and the spices and herbs ...

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Overview

Diet food that tastes great! The HCG Diet Cookbook is the cookbook to help you through the diet because it'll help the pounds slip right off and the diet phase pass more quickly. Basically, you'll be successful in losing the weight because the food will taste good and you won't give up.

Not only does The HCG Diet Cookbook have a variety of recipes that conform to Dr. Simeons' protocol, it teaches as well. Learn the about the foods allowed on the diet and the spices and herbs that make them taste wonderful, and then step into the next phase of your life with confidence.

Since these recipes are based around fresh meats, fruits, and vegetables and tailored to a no fat, no sugar, low starch approach they will work with practically any diet. The best thing about strictly adhering to the HCG diet for a month or two is that it kick starts your metabolism. Your body gets retrained to not gain 10 lbs overnight, and relearns how to process food and not freak out each time you go out to dinner with friends.

Melissa Bitter is a food lover, who's been cooking since she was very little. She discovered the HCG diet when a friend asked for help with recipes. This book is the result; simple, healthy, good-tasting food that you'll love.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780982594414
  • Publisher: Daedalian Press
  • Publication date: 1/20/2010
  • Pages: 212
  • Sales rank: 544,873
  • Product dimensions: 7.50 (w) x 9.20 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Meet the Author

Melissa Bitter is a food lover, who's been cooking since she was very little. She discovered the HCG diet when a friend asked for help with recipes. This book is the result; simple, healthy, good-tasting food that you'll love.
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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 29, 2010

    Do not use while on VLCD

    Whether you lose weight using these recipes or not the point is that it does NOT follow the HCG protocol. Numerous of these recipes call for a meat and three veggies, not to mention many seasonings, in one dish. You can only have 1 veg per meal, absolutely no combining. Also, her recipes are for much more than a portion, so unless your whole family is on the HCG diet you will have a ton of leftovers. The VLCD is about sticking to simplicity and basics, I guess we should just stop trying to change it up...

    3 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted July 10, 2010

    Wow talk about one step forward eight steps back!

    I'm on my 10th day of Protocol 2 I have lost a total of 15lbs, I wanted a little variety in my meals so I pick this "book." This this is a joke, I have been loosing around 1.5 pounds a day, but when I used the recipes out of this book it cut that down to .6lbs and the last draw I gained 2.6 lbs on a 500 calorie diet with a hormone supplement.

    This book breaks Protocol 2 in so many ways and will jammed you up on progress. Right now I'm a little upset and discouraged, this is not an easy way to loose wight it demand a huge amount of willpower to stay on track. Stay away from this book because your not only wasting twenty bucks, but your risking what your working so hard for. Its totally inaccurate information and would trust my 7 year old son before I would listen to this moron, I'm not one for calling names but its frustrating when you by something for information that is helpful and it hurts you, I'm not up 2.6 Im also down the 1.5 I should have lost. 4.1 lbs, which is 10% of my protocol. Ya that hurts. Thanks again Melissa for writing an awful harmful book.

    3 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 21, 2010

    A terrific companion for the HCG diet

    Melissa has created many delicious, easy to make recipes that provide the variety you need to survive the 500 VLCD. The book is well designed and the recipes are easy to follow. I didn't know that my husband and I would find so many "diet" recipes that we will incorporate into our every day life. Chili sauced steaks are splendid and don't miss the spicy Fiesta smoked rub on chicken with a side of coleslaw. Yum! This cookbook is meant as a companion to your HCG diet plan, it does not detail the protocol and some ingredients may be prohibited by your weight loss provider (in my case, soy is not allowed.)

    2 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 16, 2013

    I Also Recommend:

    I purchased this book along with HCG 2.0 - Don't Starve, Eat Sma

    I purchased this book along with HCG 2.0 - Don't Starve, Eat Smart and Lose. I wish I had know that I didn't need it with HCG 2.0. There are so many more protein options with the HCG 2.0 version of the diet. You don't need recipes with the HCG 2.0 version. 

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 21, 2011

    I really enjoyed these recipes!

    This is not your typical diet food. These recipes are very good. (Which helped the diet go a lot quicker.) I really liked the Bangladesh Beef Curry recipe. YUM!

    With this cookbook, you have to actually think about portions. But that's something I needed to learn to do anyway. (Eyeball a portion size and figure out the calories.) But the book was helpful, because it gives the measurement and nutrition information for the food items allowed on the diet in the front half of the book, so it's all there.

    Oh, and the doctor who advised me to go on the HCG diet allowed me to combine vegetables, so that wasn't an issue for me. :) (I'm on a more moderate version of the diet, I guess.)

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