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1,500 calories a day meal plan for men and women – vegetarian

Before starting any weight-loss programme, please readHow to choose your meal plan so that you make sure you follow the plan that's right for you. 

This nutritionally balanced meal plan is suitable for men and women and contains 1500 calories a day, at least 5 portions of fruit and veg and is carb-counted for you.

Download the 1,500 calories a day vegetarian meal plan  (PDF, 1MB)

Monday's meal plan


Start the day with porridge and have a cheese omelette for lunch. Then try a snack with ourHealthy hummusand a portion of thisVegetable chilli - as hot as you like - for tea. 

Tuesday's meal plan 


Apricot porridge with toasted seeds for breakfast followed by this Hearty minestrone soupfor lunch, followed by aWholemeal fruit bar as a snack when you need one and a quick and easyTofu noodle stir-fryfor tea. 

Wednesday's meal plan 


Kick-start your day with anApple and muesli smoothiefor breakfast, a baked potato with beans for lunch and this Pasta and vegetable cheesefor dinner. 

Thursday's meal plan 


Have 2 Weetabix for breakfast, an egg mayo sandwich for lunch, an afternoon snack of aFruit and nut bar and this Pasta in brodo for tea. 

Friday's meal plan 


Start the day with this Apple and muesli smoothie, followed byMulligatawny soupfor lunch, an afternoon snack of aFruit and nut bar, followed by dinner ofBlack eyed bean, feta and herb burgerwith a dessert ofFull of fruit sundae. 

Saturday's meal plan 


Start the day with beans on toast, followed byGoat's cheese and roast vegetable pan bagnatfor lunch and this Vegetarian shepherd's pie with sweet potato mashfor tea. Followed by a snack of aWholemeal fruit bar when you fancy it. 

Sunday's meal plan


Have thisVery berry porridgefor breakfast followed by a cheese and salad sandwich for lunch andVegetable and chickpea taginefor dinner. 

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