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Phase 3 – Maintenance

I am finished with my diet. Woot! Now I am on maintenance (can now have dairy and eggs and nuts, and other delicious fats, oh my!), and decided to make a previous staple that is so near and dear to my lifestyle: Scrambled Eggs a la Julia Child. For six weeks I’ve been allowed to have nothing for breakfast except half a grapefruit and coffee. This way of thinking is anathema to me! I am a breakfast eater! I am a breakfast lover! I am a breakfast connoisseur! And now, my tummy hurts. šŸ™ But damn, it was good! pad of butter(melt in pan over low heat) 2 eggs1 tsp. milksalt and pepper to taste(beat for 30 seconds in bowl, then pour in pan) Once it congeals, start stirring rapidly. Remove from heat, add 1 Tbs. heaving whipping cream and Pecorino Romano cheese to taste. Voila! For lunch, Almond Satay Chicken and broccoli… leftovers from the tester sample I made for this FABULOUS Passover party I’m having next week. You’ll learn all about it with …

PARVE PESACH SUGARLESS CHOCOLATE CAKE!!! What?

Adj. 1. parve – containing no meat or milk (or their derivatives) and thus eatable with both meat and dairy dishes according to the dietary laws of Judaism; “pareve margarine”; “parvebread” Pesach, Pesach, Pesach. I am so not prepared. I have been so crazy about sticking to my HCG diet, I forgot about Passover along the way. It’s not a problem really, because I will start Phase 3 (Maintenance) about 4 days before the big holiday. My only concern: we are COMMANDED to eat Matzo everyday for 8 days. I guess a bite or two wouldn’t hurt. Ugh. Anyway, I was invited over to a friend’s house for the 1st night. What to bring??? That G-d this particular host is diabetic, so I won’t offend by bringing something over that’s sugarless. Made my tester last night. Completely kosher for Passover, flourless, no kitniyot, sugarless, and parve. I know this seems like a marvel that must have been made in a laboratory, but no… made in my kitchen with all-natural ingredients. Here’s the recipe! Ingredients: 12 …