January 03, 2017
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Not a fan of small portions? Neither are we. This 1,500-calorie meal plan focuses on foods you can eat a lot of without tipping the scale in the wrong direction. Filling low-calorie foods like vegetables, brothy soup, lean chicken and popcorn will help you to feel satisfied all day long.

How Eating Vegetables Can Help You Lose Weight

Plan Ahead: If you're taking this meal plan to go, make the Honey Peanut Popcorn, Green Curry Vegetable Soup and Celery & Blue Cheese Dip ahead of time. These recipes come together quickly-it takes about 30 minutes to make all three.

Breakfast

Breakfast (408 calories)

  • 2 cups toasted rice flakes, such as Special K
  • 1 1/4 cups nonfat milk
  • 2 clementines

Morning Snack

Honey-Peanut Popcorn

Morning Snack (231 calories)

Lunch

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Lunch (335 calories)

Green Curry Vegetable Soup (2 1/2 cups)
• 3 dried figs

Afternoon Snack

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Afternoon Snack (119 calories)

Celery & Blue Cheese Dip with Tomato Juice (about 1/2 cup dip, 2 celery stalks & 6 ounces tomato juice)

Dinner

Chicken with Bell Pepper & Hominy Stir-Fry

Dinner (415 calories)

Chicken with Bell Pepper & Hominy Stir-Fry (3/4 cup chicken & 1 1/2 cups stir-fry)

-Meal Plan By: Sara Haas, R.D.N., L.D.N.

Not a fan of small portions? Neither are we. This 1,500-calorie meal plan focuses on foods you can eat a lot of without tipping the scale in the wrong direction. Filling low-calorie foods like vegetables, brothy soup, lean chicken and popcorn will help you to feel satisfied all day long.

How Eating Vegetables Can Help You Lose Weight

Plan Ahead: If you're taking this meal plan to go, make the Honey Peanut Popcorn, Green Curry Vegetable Soup and Celery & Blue Cheese Dip ahead of time. These recipes come together quickly-it takes about 30 minutes to make all three.

Breakfast

Breakfast (408 calories)

  • 2 cups toasted rice flakes, such as Special K
  • 1 1/4 cups nonfat milk
  • 2 clementines

Morning Snack

Honey-Peanut Popcorn

Morning Snack (231 calories)

Lunch

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Lunch (335 calories)

Green Curry Vegetable Soup (2 1/2 cups)
• 3 dried figs

Afternoon Snack

4293519.jpg

Afternoon Snack (119 calories)

Celery & Blue Cheese Dip with Tomato Juice (about 1/2 cup dip, 2 celery stalks & 6 ounces tomato juice)

Dinner

Chicken with Bell Pepper & Hominy Stir-Fry

Dinner (415 calories)

Chicken with Bell Pepper & Hominy Stir-Fry (3/4 cup chicken & 1 1/2 cups stir-fry)

-Meal Plan By: Sara Haas, R.D.N., L.D.N.