Weekly Diet Meal Plan - Day 1

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Day 1 of my weekly diet meal plan consists of several easy 30 minute meals - a simple breakfast and dinner, and for lunch one of my favorite green bean recipes - green bean soup.

Enjoy!

Breakfast

  • 2 eggs fried in 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 3 whole grain crackers
  • coffee or tea without sugar
Healthy breakfast menu

Healthy breakfast menu

Snack

  • ½ cup lowfat plain yogurt
  • 4 almonds

Lunch

  • 1 plate of green bean soup
  • 2 boneless turkey breasts
  • one glass of red wine (approximately 1.5 dl/0.6 cup)

Weekly diet meal plan - Day 1
Healthy lunch ideas

Green Bean Soup Recipe

Serves 2

You need:

  • 1 kg/2.2 lb green beans
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • 4 garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • 2 carrots, cut into cubes
  • 2 potatoes, cut into cubes
  • 1/6 celery root, grated
  • 1 parsley root, grated
  • 1 tbsp parsley leaf, finely chopped
  • 4 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 ½ cup water
  • salt to taste

Instructions:

Put olive oil, onion and garlic in a large pan and sautè the onion and garlic until softened. Add water, carrots, potatoes, parsley and celery roots. Salt to taste and cook for about 15 minutes.

Then add the green beans and water to cover the vegetables (add more salt if needed). Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer gently for 30 minutes (or until string beans become tender).

Add finely chopped parsley during the last 5 minutes of cooking. When the soup is finished, let it rest for 20 minutes before serving.


Turkey Breast Recipe

Serves 2

You need:

  • 4 skinless, boneless turkey breast fillets
  • 6 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 4 tbsp olive oil
  • ½ tbsp fresh rosemary
  • ½ cup water
  • salt to taste
Turkey Breast Recipe

Instructions:

Heat olive oil and 3 chopped garlic cloves in a frying pan.

Add turkey breasts and salt to taste. Add water, the remaining garlic and rosemary over the meat.

Cook for 10-15 minutes on each side, turning frequently. When the water evaporates, cook the meat for few more minutes or until golden.

Fruit

  • 1 apple
  • 4 almonds

Dinner

  • Mozzarella cheese (approximately 130 g/4.5 oz)
  • 1 slice of rye bread
  • a few olives
  • salad of roasted peppers (or 2-3 pickles)
  • 1 cup squeezed orange juice

Easy dinner recipe

Easy dinner recipe

Snack (before going to bed)

  • ½ cup lowfat plain yogurt
  • 4 almonds

Proceed to Day 2




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