Crunchy Nibbler’s Diet

This diet is designed for those who like their food to snap, crackle and pop. This diet has more snacks than some of the other plans, but the total will only be 900 calories or under.


DAY 1
Breakfast
1 shredded wheat biscuit
½ cup low-fat milk
Coffee or tea

Snack
2 carrots cut into sticks

Lunch
Tuna salad made with:
3 oz. canned tuna, water packed or drained of oil
½ head lettuce
1 carrot, in sticks
½ green or red pepper, in rings
1 tbsp. diet dressing
1 breadstick (5’’) or 10 pretzel sticks

Snack
1 medium apple

Dinner
6 oz. white meat chicken, broiled
½ cup canned bean salad
1 baked medium baking potato

Snack
7 almonds (unsalted)

DAY 2
Breakfast
1 boiled egg
1 slice toast
1 tsp. diet margarine
Coffee or tea

Snack
12 cheese crackers

Lunch
2 slices crisp bacon well drained
½ head lettuce
1 tomato (sliced)
1 tbsp. diet mayonnaise
1 large pickle

Snack
3 gingersnaps

Dinner
4 oz. scallops
10 large asparagus spears
½ cup white rice

Snack
2 small chocolate-chip cookies

DAY 3
Breakfast
1/8 large honeydew melon
1 cup cornflakes
½ cup low fat milk
Coffee or tea

Snack
8 radishes
2 Graham crackers

Lunch
½ cup cottage cheese
½ cantaloupe
5 oyster  crackers

Snack
10 small pretzel sticks

Dinner
4 oz. turkey breast (roasted)
½ cup broccoli
1 medium boiled potato

Snack
2 wheat crackers

DAY 4
Breakfast
4 oz. orange juice
2 sliced crisp, well-drained bacon
½ bagel, toasted

Snack
1 cup popcorn (no salt or butter)

Lunch
Sandwich made with:
½ oz. cheese
1 slice bread
1 carrot in sticks
1 peach

Snack
2 oatmeal raisin cookies
4 oz. low-fat milk

Dinner
1 medium roasted chicken leg
½ cup peas
½ cup brown rice

Snack
8 almonds (or another cup of popcorn)

DAY 5
Breakfast
½ cup fresh berries (or 1 small banana)
1 oz. Swiss cheese
4 Ritz crackers
Coffee or tea

Snack
10 oyster crackers

Lunch
Crudities and dip (raw vegetable platter) made with:
½ cup plain yogurt with chives and herbs
1 carrot (in sticks)
1 large celery stalk
½ cup raw zucchini slices
½ green pepper (in slices)
5 small pretzel sticks

Snack
4 Melba toast rounds

Dinner
1 cup tomato soup
6 oz. fish fillet (like bass or sole), broiled with lemon juice
1 boiled potato
½ cup applesauce unsweetened

Snack
22 cheese crackers

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