Diet Bites Weight Loss Program, Menu 22

Written by Sky Taylor, Sky Taylor, Diet Bites

Free Diet Menu #22

Snack Suggestions: 2 cup of strawberries and 2 cups of melon. Both of these fruits are ultra low in energy values while they excel in nutritional values.

Strawberries contain about 45 calories per cup in their whole, natural raw state.

All melons - red, orange and yellow meat watermelons, cantaloupes and honeydews contain about 50 calories per chopped cup.

Small heads of cantaloupe hold about 100 calories.

That's quite a lot of melon for just a few calories, right? Hey, this dieting thing isn't so bad after all, is it?

Breakfast - 3 grains, 1 dairy, 1 fat

1 serving of box cereal with skim milk (allow 200 calories)

2 slices of whole grain bread, toasted (no more than 70 calories each)

1 pat of reduced fat margarine  

Lunch - 2 protein, 1 vegetable, 4 grains

Quick Tuna Sandwich Recipe

Mix 3 ounces of spring water tuna with up to 1 Tablespoon of light Mayo, 1/2 cup of chopped lettuce and tomato. Salt, pepper, then fill 2 slices of whole-grain bread.

1 boiled egg with salt & pepper (slice and add a little vinegar if desired)

2 popcorn cakes  

Dinner - 2 grain, .5 dairy, 1 protein, 3 vegetables, 1 fat

Enjoy 1 entire kangaroo pocket OR pita pocket-type bread stuffed with the following that has been mixed with 50 calories of your favorite salad dressing.

Enjoy these vegetables in unlimited amounts:

shredded lettuce
chopped tomatoes
chopped onion
chopped bell peppers
sliced mushrooms

Also add the following to your mix:

3 ounces of lean deli-meat OR 1/2 cup of thoroughly drained black beans OR pinto beans PLUS 2 Tablespoons of grated reduced fat cheese such as mozzarella.

Look for pocket bread containing about 200 calories. Use only the leanest of meat.

Enjoy with one small single-serving package of baked potato chips.

Diet Evening Shake - Choose any recipe you like. Diet Menu 23

1 dairy, 1 fruit

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