1200 Calories

Delicious vegetarian quinoa salad with bell pepper, cucumber and tomatoes (Selective Focus, Focus one third into the bowl)

This is the first full plan that my daughter Ashley developed for me.  I refuse to drink my calories in the form of a protein shake; but for a glass a red wine, I would give-up a carb or two. Protein shakes just make me angry. I feel like I have been cheated. I’d rather chew my calories and really enjoy them, than drink them down.

Also, I don’t like tilapia or quinoa. I grew-up in Baltimore and we ate “real” fish,rock fish, trout and spots just to name a few from the Chesapeake Bay. I find tilapia tasteless and a waste of my calories, just saying.

You will notice that the tuna is in olive oil. I have eaten so much tuna in water, which I find tasteless, that I can no longer stomach it. Just trying to swallow it is like a workout in itself.

As you can see, Ashley left out my glass of red wine. I guess it is hard to include a glass of red wine in a 1200 calorie meal plan, but believe me, I am going to keep lobbying for my glass of red wine.

Since I can’t have my wine, I’ll settle on water a poor substitute for a glass of red wine. You need to drink plenty of water.  I try to drink a gallon per day. I am usually 1 quart short, but I’ll keep trying.

Mommy’s Meal Plan Week

1200 Calories

37% Protein 110g
33% Carbohydrates 100g
30% Fat 40g

 

MONDAY
Breakfast
4 Egg Whites
½ Cup dry Oatmeal made w/ 1 Cup Skim Milk

Snack
Smoothie
Protein Powder
Skim Milk

Lunch
100 g Sweet Potato
3 oz Chicken Breast

Snack
2 oz Tuna Fish in olive oil, I have found two brands that I really like, Cento and Genova

Dinner
½ Cup Cooked Quinoa
3 oz Shrimp

TUESDAY
Breakfast
4 Egg Whites
Breakfast Parfait
6 oz Fage 0% Fat Yogurt
½ Cup Raspberries
¼ Cup of Bear Naked Fit Granola V’nilla Almond

Snack
Edamame

Lunch
½ Cup Black Beans
3 oz Chicken Breast

Snack
4 Boiled Eggs (only eat egg whites)
1/2 Cup Mixed Berries

Dinner
½ Cup Lentils
1 Tilapia Filet

WEDNESDAY
Breakfast
2 Whole Eggs
½ Cup Black Beans

Snack
Smoothie
Protein Powder
Skim Milk
1 Banana

Lunch
½ Cup Cooked White Beans
3 oz Shrimp
Veggies

Snack
¼ Cup Mixed Nuts

Dinner
½ Cup Cooked Quinoa
3 oz Tuna Steak
Veggies

THURSDAY
Breakfast
2 Whole Eggs Whites
½ Cup Oatmeal made w/ 1 Cup Skim Milk

Snack
2 oz Tuna
Rice Cakes

Lunch
½ cup Corn
1 Tilapia Filet
Green Veggies

Snack
6 oz Fage 0% Fat Yogurt

Dinner
½ Cup Lentils
3 oz Chicken Breast
Veggies

FRIDAY
Breakfast
2 Slices Cinnamon Raisin Ezekiel Bread
4 Egg Whites

Snack
Smoothie
Protein Powder
Skim Milk
1 Banana

Lunch
3 oz Shrimp
Black Beans

Snack
Edamame

Dinner
½ Cup Cooked Quinoa
3 oz Tuna Steak

SATURDAY
Breakfast
“Pancakes”
1 Whole Banana
2 Whole Eggs
½ Cup Oatmeal (process oats in blender of food processor to create oat flour)
Cook in pan with non stick spray
This is a recipe created and tested by Ashley
3 Egg Whites

Snack
6 oz Fage Greek Yogurt

Lunch
½ Cup White Beans
1 Tilapia Filet
Veggies

Snack
4 Boiled Eggs (only eat egg whites)

Dinner
100g Sweet Potato
3 oz Chicken Breast
Veggies

SUNDAY
Breakfast
French Toast
2 Slices Cinnamon Raisin Ezekiel Bread
Egg Whites
Cinnamon
4 Egg Whites

Snack
Smoothie
Protein Powder
Skim Milk

Lunch
3 oz Shrimp
Veggies

Snack
1 Banana
¼ Cup Mixed Nuts

Dinner
3 oz Tuna Steak
½ Cup Cooked Quinoa

 

Disclaimer

This meal plan has been developed for my specific dietary needs.

If you find this plan interesting, please consult with your healthcare providers before following this plan. Use of this meal plan is at the sole choice and risk of the reader.