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The Original Cabbage Soup Diet
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The Original Cabbage Soup Diet
- 1 head cabbage, chopped
- 6 onions, sliced or chopped
- 2 green bell peppers, chopped
- 1 bunch celery, chopped
- 1 bunch shallots or 1 bunch green onion, sliced
- 2 chicken bouillon cubes
- 1 (1 1/4 ounce) envelope onion soup
- 1 ⁄2 cup balsamic vinegar (optional)
- 48 ounces V8 vegetable juice
- 2 (28 ounce) cans chopped tomatoes
- 1 lemon, juice of
- 6 garlic cloves, crushed
- Place all in large stock pot and bring to a boil.
- Simmer for 1 hour.
- Refrigerate all leftovers.
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Serving Size: 1 (281 g)
Servings Per Recipe: 20
Amt. Per Serving % Daily Value Calories 67.5 Calories from Fat 4 6% Total Fat 0.5 g 0% Saturated Fat 0.1 g 0% Cholesterol 0.1 mg 0% Sodium 277.5 mg 11% Total Carbohydrate 15.2 g 5% Dietary Fiber 3.8 g 15% Sugars 8.1 g 32% Protein 2.7 g 5%
7-Day Diet Weight Loss Cabbage Soup
“How I lose 10 pounds in 7 days with this cabbage soup diet AKA Military diet!”
Watch me make this cabbage soup from start to finish!
I’m going to Disneyland next week and decided that I didn’t want to take my muffin top with me, especially since I have this cute form-fitting shirt that I want to wear so bad…. WITHOUT SPANX!!
When I need to lose my gut or 10 pounds quickly I turn to 3 diets that never lets me down; my green monster smoothie diet, The 10 Day Green Smoothie Cleanse and my newest love, the 7-day cabbage soup diet!!
Here’s Why I Adore The Cabbage Soup Diet:
- It works!! It’s not science. Cut your calories, unhealthy sugar, starches, for a period of time while drinking lots of water and you’ll lose weight quickly.
- It’s quick!! By the morning of my 8th day, the scale is always 7-10 lbs lighter. My clothes fit differently, and my usually bloated gut is flat. I love it.
- I cheat!! I’ve discovered that I can cheat a bit on this diet. I’ve snuck a muffin in a few times. BEST. MUFFIN.EVER!! I’ve also used some condiments to spice things up.
- Great for pre-diets! This diet is GREAT for the start of a real diet/eating plan. You know, one where you eat a variety of healthy foods and a decent balance of calories. Sometimes you just need a jumpstart, a cleanse, a boost of confidence on the scale. This diet does it!
Side Note: If you’re interested in trying the green monster smoothie, click here to see how I prep my smoothies!
I know some people HATE these type of quick diets, but I love them! They work well for me and the weight stays off as long as I eat a balanced post-diet. If you jump back to eating bad sugars and carbs right away, you’re going to gain the weight back quickly.
Pace yourself. I mainly use this diet for quick weight loss for an event, the week before Thanksgiving or to jumpstart my spring dieting before swimsuit season.
As always consult a doc before cutting your calories like this!
What is the 7-Day Diet (Cabbage Soup Diet)??
OK so let’s talk about the 7-day cabbage soup diet! It’s an old diet that has been around for YEARS and revised over and over again. You are likely to find several different versions online.
Lately, these 7-day diets have become popular. Even Dr. Oz has one. I first read about it on a blog I stumbled upon and thought I’d give it a try, didn’t expect much though. Now I’m hooked!
I NEVER thought I’d like this cabbage soup, but it’s so good!
How Do You Do The 7 -Day Diet?
On the 7-day diet, you follow a specific eating plan every day. Along with eating these foods, you are allowed to have cabbage soup aka wonder soup aka weight loss soup aka miracle soup aka weight watcher soup (so many names for this soup.) whenever you’d like.
This unlimited soup rule is what drew me to the 7-day cabbage soup diet. I love that I can eat this soup in unlimited quantities. I HATE being hungry, and I will not stick to any diet if I’m hungry. Point. Blank. Period. Don’t forget you MUST drink eight glasses of water each day. My results vary if I slack on water, but 7-10 pounds is what I usually lose.
The Cabbage Soup Recipe ( Wonder Soup)
Now about this weight loss Cabbage Soup (Wonder Soup), most websites featuring this diet says you should boil the vegetables in water, uh…no ma’am!! I’ve always used chicken broth or vegetable broth with seasoned canned tomatoes, and it has never hindered my weight loss.
There is NO WAY I would be eating this soup every day if I made it with water. Yuck! Throughout the diet, I also use salt (very lightly), pepper, lots of herbs & seasonings, olive oil, and a tad of butter on potato day. I also add 0-5 calorie flavorings to my water to make sure I get in all my water if needed. These changes have never affected my results.
Watch me make this Weight Loss Cabbage Soup Recipe (Wonder Soup) from start to finish!
(Get the printable 7-day Cabbage Soup Diet Recipe Below)
7-Day Diet Eating Chart
(Don’t forget to drink your water daily and eat your cabbage soup as much as you like!)
My 7-Day Diet Cabbage Soup Diet Journal & Meal Suggestions
(Update: I now add detox tea with a squirt of fresh lemon to my mornings. WOW is all I can say! Try it! I use Total Tea but any detox tea will work)
Day 1- Eat nothing but fruit today (except for bananas) and as much of the diet cabbage soup as you’d like. You should try to stick with fruits with lower sugar content like apples, blueberries, etc. I enjoy eating baked cinnamon apples (using gala or Honeycrisp apples) in the morning, a large fruit salad and cabbage soup for lunch, and cabbage soup and a melon salad for dinner. Get your crunchy fix with dried fruits. Snack on fruit throughout the day. Frozen pineapples and frozen grapes make delicious treats. Also, frozen watermelon blended makes a refreshing, natural slushy. Today wasn’t as bad as I’d expected.
Day 2- Eat nothing but vegetables (except corn or other starchy veggies). However, you do get to start the day with a baked potato (russet or sweet). You will LOVE having this baked potato trust me! I never thought I’d be so happy to eat a baked potato in the morning! I prefer a sweet potato. For breakfast, I dice my sweet potato into cubes, sprinkled with a little olive oil and cinnamon and roast it in the oven along with some bell peppers and onions. For lunch, I do the cabbage soup, and a salad sprinkled with salt, pepper and olive oil. It’s pretty good. For dinner, I do rice cauliflower topped with a stir fry of zucchini, roasted carrots, and bell peppers with light soy sauce (cheating). I snack on baked spinach chips. Today was ok.
Day 3- Today you eat fruits AND veggies (except bananas, corn, and other starchy vegetables) You also don’t get a potato today, sucks! I just do a repeat of day one and two for my foods.
Day 4- Today you eat only bananas and milk/yogurt. This day is the DUMBEST day by far. I hate it. You can just have bananas and milk or unsweetened yogurt. Boooooo, but let’s make the best of it! For breakfast, I do a banana smoothie made with bananas, almond milk, and greek yogurt. For lunch, I eat cabbage soup. For dinner, I do another large banana smoothie and more cabbage soup. I make banana ice cream, by freezing banana slices and then blending them. I also eat some dried banana chips. It’s not that difficult of a day, very dull and if you hate bananas, I feel sorry for you babes.
Day 5- Today eat only tomatoes (6-8) and protein like fish, turkey, and chicken. I had no problems with this day since I love meat and was happy to get it! I made turkey sausage patties for breakfast topped with tomatoes. For lunch, I had grilled chicken topped with tomatoes seasoned with salt, basil, pepper and cabbage soup. For dinner, I had more wonder soup, but I added turkey breakfast sausage to it and more tomatoes. Very filling. I got tired of the soup on this day. Ugh!!
Day 6- Today its protein and veggies- Unlike yesterday you can have other vegetables besides tomatoes. I had turkey sausage and roasted veggies for breakfast. I had a stir-fry with chicken and veggies for lunch, so good. I had spaghetti squash with tomato sauce and ground turkey for dinner. Spaghetti squash is off limits (starchy), but I had to have it! Today was the best! I didn’t have any cabbage soup today. I was feeling over cabbage.
Day 7- Today it’s just fruits, vegetables, and juices. Booo. I hated today. I wanted more meat. Thank God it’s the last day. The scale says I’m 7 pounds lighter this morning, so that was great to see. I feel clean inside. I’m hungry today though, super hungry! For breakfast, I make a huge fruit and veggie smoothie using spinach, apples, oranges, grapes, and water. It was so divine and sweet! Kept me full until it was time for lunch! For lunch, I do a large salad, cabbage soup, and watermelon slushie. For dinner, I do another riced cauliflower stir fry with roasted veggies. I snack on baked cinnamon apples and cantaloupe.
Day 8- 10lbs down this morning and I can see it!! Tummy is nice and flat, and my face looks much slimmer. My husband notices my weight loss too. He’s not happy that my booty looks smaller. Neither am I! My fingers are slimmer, and my wedding ring fits different. Today I paced myself with food and will do so for the next week while on vacation. No sugary foods or bad carbs. I continue with a diet full of fruits, veggies, and lean meats. I incorporate eggs, oatmeal, & whole grain pasta and bread, honey and stevia as a sweetener. My calorie intake is now at it’s recommended level for a healthy weight-loss w/ exercise. I FEEL GREAT!!
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7 Day Soup Diet Plan Eating Healthy Vegetable Soup
The last think you want to do on a 7 day soup diet is run out of option.
When you are not eating vegetable soup, the key to getting through is opening the door to new ideas.
The 7 day soup diet not only gives you vegetables you need to max out on nutrition but helps you burn fat helping your lose weight eating. Like other soup diets, the vegetable soup diet is geared for weight loss.
How do I start on a soup diet plan eating vegetable soup?
Just when you were getting tired of the same old diet, there is always the 7 Day Soup Diet plan waiting for you to try out. In this 7 day plan there are days when you boil and eat meat. Overall, it's a great diet plan.
When it comes to burning fat, the 7 day soup diet is worth giving it a shot. Just so you know, it is the soup diet that never ceases to amaze in variety and results you can see after losing weight eating.
In this healthy Slism, we introduce the vegetable soup diet for 7 days giving you a plan of action to get the beast out of your fat burning soup diet.
How to Stretch a Vegetable Soup Diet On For a Whole Week
What makes the 7 day soup diet so attractive is that there is a concise plan making it easy to get through because you already know what you are going to eat well in advance. This alleviates the hassle of planning meals out that can be a struggle in itself.
As for a healthy diet plan, the menu of foods you see in the 7 day vegetable soup diet may be more than you asked for.
Vegetable Soup: 7 Day Diet Meal Plan
The 7 day soup diet is split into separate days each with their own food groups that you will be concentrating on eating. It may seem like a lot at first but as you fill find out throughout the course of a week you can't say you didn't get enough to eat.
On the first day you are going to stick to eating soup and fruits. Eat as much soup as you like. However, that doesn't mean you don't have to set limits for the amount of food you eat. Keep it under 80 percent of what you can really eat. Develop a sense of what is good for your diet and eat it. Whatever you do, stay away from eating bananas.
On the second day you are going to concentrate on eating soup with vegetables. Whether you eat steamed vegetables are raw vegetables, there shouldn't be a problem. Just stay away from frying with oil. On this day you are going to add a little extra to your evening meal. That is either Satsumaimo Japanese sweet potatoes or Jagaimo potatoes. Any tuber works! Don't forget to keep your diet in mind. Day 2 is the only day you are allowed to eat baked potatoes that depending on the preparation method is 130 calories per potato. Eating 1 baked potato versus 3 is highly recommended.
The third day is filled with soup, fruits, and vegetables. Notice how day 3 is combines day 2 and day 1. This will make it easy to figure out what you eat. Like day 2 where you concentrated on eating vegetable, avoid fatty foods cooked with oil. The same goes for bananas. Whatever you do don't eat bananas. You will see why as you move through the 7 day diet plan eating soup.
On the fourth day you are going to finally get to eat that banana you put aside for later. Eat soup and bananas topped off with 500mL of milk (fat free or skim) for best results. Have a banana with every meal. That means you are allowed 3 bananas a day. Don't push it. As you would expect, a banana isn't going to be enough to pin down your appetite. That's where soup comes in. Having a healthy bowl of soup puts you over the edge for enough to push hunger pains aside.
It's day 5 and finally time to start eating meat! As you would expect from eating only vegetables and fruit, your body is starting to feel the effects of lack of protein and fat in your diet. In fact, you may be feeling a little dizzy by now. You are going to need to get some animal protein in your body right away, this instant! Just because you feel like you can eat a cow after obtaining from eating meat for 4 days straight doesn't mean you can't mix it up with soup containing meat such as chicken soup or beef stew. In addition, to getting more meat in your diet, eating tomatoes may be a good idea. As long as its within 6 tomatoes you have nothing to worry about.
In the sixth day we revert back to soup, veggies, and… yes meat! To be precise you are going to want to pick up some stake. It doesn't matter how much you eat as long as it is within 2 to 3 stakes. The amount of veggies you eat doesn't change, except for the part of not eating potatoes. This is not a day to be eating potatoes. Keep it under control.
On the last day you finally get to eat some carbs. That means busting out your favorite bread or bowl of rice. In addition to getting back on board eating carbohydrates you are going to want to pick up some 100% fruit juice, vegetables, and carbs to complements the soup you will be eating.
Benefits of Going on the 7 Day Soup Diet for Weight Loss
Vegetable soup due to the fact that it is low calorie is the foundation of soup diets. Eating low calorie soup not only helps you cut back on calories but gives you room to satisfy your appetite without feeling guilty after eating.
You Can Feel It! - Your Body on the Vegetable Soup Diet
The best soups for your diet are said to contain tomatoes, carrots, onions, green peppers, cabbage, or celery. Any soup contains any one of these vegetables should be added on the list of soups that are going to make you 7 day soup diet work.
For women with chills from time to time, having a bowl of soup helps you warm up your body increasing your core body temperature firing up your metabolism. In addition to keeping preventing chills, you cleanse your body.
Warming up your body improves circulation in your body. With better circulation, you have what it takes to flush out impurities getting a natural cleanse simply by eating soup not to mention the fiber.
Bottom Line of the 7 Day Vegetable Diet
When on any diet there are always things you have to worry about like what to and not to eat. The 7 day soup diet is no different. Here is a list of precautions that may help you get through the week.
- Stay away from sweets. You are supposed to be on a diet. Don't let your sweet tooth ruin it for you.
- Minimized the amount of wheat you eat, less bread and especially no cookies.
- Limit the amount of alcohol you drink. After a day of drinking wait 24 hours before having another drink.
- Hydrate your body when needed. Drink tea, water, or black coffee to make it through. Only drink 100% fruit juice.
- When you want to continue after the 7 days of your diet are over, wait 2 days before starting over again.
By Martin Nicholson
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