1200 calorie vegetarian meal plan

Our post represents the 1200 calorie vegetarian meal plan. This diet requires a stern calorie counting and nutrition control. Vary the components of your menu with the help of our food exchange system.

Vegetarian Meal Plan: 1200 Calories

MealMeal PlanSample Menu for One Day
Morning2 Starch1/2 cup low-fat granola
1 Milk1 cup low-fat (1%) milk
1 Nonstarchy Vegetable1/2 cup tomato juice, low-sodium
Free Foodcoffee or tea
Noon1 Meat (high-fat)1 tablespoon peanut butter, reduced-fat
Free Food2 teaspoons sugar-free jam
1 Starch1 slice whole-wheat bread
1 Fruit1 small banana
Free Food1 cup mixed green salad
1 Fat1 teaspoon olive oil
Free Foodbalsamic vinegar to taste
Free Foodiced tea, unsweetened
Afternoon1 Milk2/3 cup low-fat plain yogurt
1 Fruit1 1/4 cup whole strawberries, sliced
Free Foodsugar substitute and vanilla extract, if desired
Evening1 1/2 Meat + 1 1/2 Starch3/4 cup black beans, no salt added
1 Starch1/3 cup cooked brown rice
1 Fat1 teaspoon olive oil
2 Nonstarchy Vegetable1 cup cooked broccoli
Late Night1 Nonstarchy Vegetable1 cup baby carrots, raw
1/2 Milk1/2 cup low-fat (1%) milk
Free Foodnon-sugary, non-caloric beverage

Each meal plan gives an example of one day’s food

intake using the FOOD EXCHANGE SYSTEM.