Week 1 Day 6 Saturday

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 6

1 cup whole grain cereal
1 egg, scrambled
1/2 cup orange juice
1 cup lowfat milk

Engligh Muffin Turkey Burgers with 1 English muffin and 2 oz. turkey patty
1/4 cup Carrot Raisin Salad
1/2 cup pears, canned
1 cup lowfat milk

1 1/2 cups Mix 'N Match Pasta
1 cup tossed salad with 2 Tbsp. lowfat dressing
1 slice of whole wheat bread with 2 tsp. margarine
1 cup lowfat milk

1 small fresh apple, sliced
1 Tbsp. peanut butter

Sample Menu Day 7