Week 1 Day 5 - Friday

This is a sample meal plan for a week based on 2,000 calories each day. Recipes for a number of the dishes are included. Averaged over a week, this plan meets the recommended amounts based on the Dietary Guidelines for Americans. Adjust the plan based on your needs.

Day 5

2 slices whole wheat toast with 4 tsp. margarine
1/2 large banana
1/2 cup orange juice
1 cup lowfat milk


1 cup Italian Bean and Pasta Salad
2 slices tomato
1/2 cup fruit cocktail
1 cup lowfat milk


4 ounces Crispy Oven Chicken
1 cup broccoli with 2 tsp. margarine
1 slice whole wheat bread with 2 tsp. margarine
1/2 cup peaches, canned
1 cup lowfat milk

1/2 cup carrot sticks (about 1 medium)
1/2 cup celery sticks (about 1 stalk)
2 Tbsp. lowfat dressing

Sample Menu Day 6