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1,500 calories a day meal plan for men and 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 meal plan is suitable for men and women and contains 1500 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 the day with porridge and have a cheese omelette for lunch. Then try a snack with our Healthy hummus and a portion of this Vegetable chilli - as hot as you like - for dinner. 

Tuesday's meal plan 


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

Wednesday's meal plan 


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

Thursday's meal plan 


Have two Weetabix for breakfast, an egg mayo sandwich for lunch, an afternoon snack of a Fruit and nut bar and this Pasta in brodo for dinner. 

Friday's meal plan 


Start the day with this Apple and muesli smoothie, followed byMulligatawny soup for lunch, an afternoon snack of a Fruit and nut bar, followed by dinner of Black eyed bean, feta and herb burger with a dessert of Full of fruit sundae.

Saturday's meal plan 


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

Sunday's meal plan


Have this Very berry porridge for breakfast followed by a cheese and salad sandwich for lunch and Vegetable and chickpea tagine for dinner. 

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