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1,800 calories a day meal plan for men – 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 meal plan is suitable for men only and contains 1,800 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, but will be available again soon.

Monday's meal plan


Start the day with Very berry porridge. Have a cheese omelette for lunch and an afternoon snack of Healthy hummus. For dinner, try this Vegetable chilli and for a dessert treat enjoy a portion of Apricot crunch.

Tuesday's meal plan


After a bowl of no-added-sugar muesli for breakfast, try a Vietnamese crunchy peanut salad for lunch and for dinner this Pasta and vegetable cheese. For dessert have a portion of Blackberry upside down pudding.

Wednesday's meal plan


Enjoy an Apple and muesli smoothie for breakfast. Try Hearty minestrone soup for lunch followed by a Wholemeal fruit bar. For dinner, have a quick and easy Tofu noodle stir-fry with a tbsp of peanut butter and for dessert a portion of Apple, blackberry, oat and seed crumble.

Thursday's meal plan


Start the day with two Weetabix and for lunch have a portion of this Mediterranean pasta salad followed by a snack of a Wholemeal fruit bar. For dinner, enjoy Pasta in brodo.

Friday's meal plan


Try an Apple and muesli smoothie for breakfast followed by Roast butternut squash and red lentil soup for lunch. Have a Wholemeal fruit bar when you fancy a snack. For dinner enjoy a Black eyed bean, feta and herb burger followed by a slice of this delicious Apple and cinnamon cake as a treat.

Saturday's meal plan


Put some kick into breakfast with these Breakfast burritos. Try a Goat's cheese and roast vegetable pan bagnat for lunch. For a snack try Healthy hummus and for dinner Vegetarian shepherd's pie with sweet potato mash. With Fruity chocolate tray bake as a delicious dessert.

Sunday's meal plan


Start the day with Very berry porridge followed by Pasta and vegetable cheese for lunch. At dinner time, have a Vegetable and chickpea tagine and a portion of Fruity chocolate tray bake.

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