Veg diet

Vegetarian Diet for Life
Sample Meals and Menu
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Note:

The diet includes full cooking instructions and recipe information.

Breakfast

Cereal, Yogurt & Fruit
1 medium piece fresh fruit
1/2 cup fat-free yogurt
1 cup cereal (Cheerios/Cornflakes/Special K) + 3 chopped Brazil nuts

Lunch

Pita/Roll with Hummus
1 wholemeal pita or roll
1 oz carton low-fat hummus
Mixed green salad, 1 tbsp fat-free dressing
1 medium piece fresh fruit

Dinner

Quick Vegetable Curry
Ingredients: 1 large onion; 2 tsp curry powder; 7 oz can tomatoes; 2 cups frozen mixed vegetables; 1/2 cup vegetable broth/stock, 2 tbsp fat-free plain yogurt. Serve with 1 cup cooked rice and top with yogurt.

Dessert

1 cup chopped melon.

Snacks
Selected from Snacks List.

Extra Daily Allowance

- 1 cup fat-free milk (or equivalent)
- 1 serving of fresh fruit

Total Calories

Average Daily Calories: 1250
Note: Snacks not included in calorie total

Your daily meals on this diet contain an average of 1250 calories. Depending on your gender and how much weight you have to lose, you may increase this to 2000+ calories, by choosing from a wide range of calorie-controlled snacks.