1750 Calorie Diet Sample Plan

By Dietitian Juliette Kellow BSc RD

Daily allowance (100 cals)

275ml/1/2pt skimmed milk

Breakfast (350 cals)

Peanut butter and banana on toast

2 slices wholemeal toast topped with 1tbsp peanut butter and 1 small banana.

Plus 1 kiwi fruit.

French toast

Whisk 1 egg with semi skimmed milk in a bowl until combined. Dip 2 slices bread into the mixture to soak up.

Fry bread in vegetable oil until golden brown.

Serve with 10g maple syrup.

Or

Greek yoghurt with granola

Serve 100g greek yoghurt, with walnuts, blueberries and 20g granola.

Lunch (450 cals)

Ham salad baguette and yoghurt

Fill a 15cm/6in piece French bread with 2 slices lean ham, salad and a scraping of mustard.

Plus 1 small pot diet yoghurt.

Sausage sandwich

Make up a sausage sandwich with 2 pork sausages and brown sauce or any sauce of your chioce.

Or

Avocado pesto pasta

Spray cherry tomatoes with oil and bake for 20 mins.

Cook pasta until al dente, adding asparagus and peas for the last few minutes.

Meanwhile blitz basil, pine nuts, lemon juice and avocado in a food processor until smooth. Mix through the pasta, add the tomatoes and serve.

Dinner (550 cals)

Coronation chicken with sweetcorn

Chop into bite-sized pieces 1 grilled skinless chicken breast.

Mix with 3tbsp sweetcorn, 2tbsp plain low-fat yoghurt, 1 tbsp reduced-calorie mayonnaise and 1tsp curry powder (or to taste).

Serve with 1 jacket potato and salad.

Baked salmon dinner

Roast new potatoes in a hot oven. Add broccoli and garlic and roast for another 10 minuites.

Nestle the salmon in the veggies and bake until cooked through.

Meanwhile remove roasted garlic and mash in a bowl with mayonnaise and lemon juice. Serve with baked salmon and veggies.

Or

Mediterranean omelette

Chop onion, peppers, courgette and aubergine. Stir fry in oil until beginning to soften.

Beat the eggs until smooth and then add to the vegetable mix, cook until almost set.

Grate cheese on top and then grill until cheese has melted. Serve with tomato chutney.

Snack (100 cals)

2 chocolate chip cookies

35g rasins

1 cadburys freddo bar

Snack (200 cals)

Banana smoothie

Blend 1 small banana, 1 small pot banana yoghurt and 150ml/1/4pt semi-skimmed milk.

20 whole almonds

1 banana with 1 tbsp peanut butter

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