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1,200 calories a day meal plan for women – vegetarian

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

This nutritionally balanced, vegetarian meal plan is suitable for women only and contains 1,200 calories a day, at least five portions of fruit and veg and is carb-counted for you.

The pdf for this meal plan is currently being updated, and will be available again soon.

Monday's meal plan 


Start your day with a bowl of healthy porridge oats; have a Brie and grape sandwich for lunch. Enjoy a snack of spicy roasted chickpeas during the day, and for tea have a portion of this Vegetable chilli.

Tuesday's meal plan


Kick-start your day with an Apple and muesli smoothie, have Mulligatawny soup for lunch, a Black eyed bean, feta and herb burger for tea followed by this Full of fruit sundae.

Wednesday's meal plan


Have a bowl of no-added-sugar muesli for breakfast, followed by a baked potato and beans for lunch and this Pasta and vegetable cheese for dinner with a side salad.

Thursday's meal plan


Poached eggs and toast await you for breakfast followed by Hearty minestrone soup for lunch and this quick-to-make Tofu noodle stir-fry for tea. Plus a Wholemeal fruit bar when you fancy a snack.

Friday's meal plan


Enjoy 2 Weetabix for breakfast, and an egg mayo sandwich for lunch. Then try this Pasta in brodo – with four portions of fruit and veg – for your dinner.

Saturday's meal plan


Beans on toast beckons for breakfast, followed by this Goat's cheese and roast vegetable pan bagnat for lunch with Vegetable shepherd's pie with sweet potato mash for dinner.

Sunday's meal plan


This Very berry porridge is the best start to the day, followed by poached egg on toast for lunch and this Vegetable and chickpea tagine for dinner.

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