Apple to Hourglass Diet: week 3

Day 1
Breakfast

50g (2oz) Bircher muesli soaked overnight in 150ml (6oz) skimmed milk. Serve with 2 to 3 handfuls of berries
Lunch

Salad of 200g (8oz) of chickpeas mixed with 2 to 3 chopped tomatoes, ¼ chopped onion and a little coriander. Serve with 50g (2oz) feta cheese
Snack

50g (2oz) edamame (soya beans)
Dinner

1 tortilla wrap spread with 50g (2oz) avocado and filled with 75g (3oz) prawns stir-fried with a little Cajun spice. Serve with 1tbsp salsa and 25g (1oz) basmati rice

Day 2
Breakfast

40g (1.5oz) All-Bran topped with 150ml (6oz) skimmed milk, served with 2 to 3 handfuls of berries
Lunch
100g (4oz) low-fat guacamole served with 1 wholemeal pitta and unlimited crudités
Snack
125g (5oz) soy yogurt served with any piece of fruit
Dinner
Omelette made from 2 eggs and filled with 25g (1oz) grated cheese and 2 slices lean ham, served with unlimited green salad

Day 3
Breakfast

One slice wholemeal toast topped with 200g (8oz) low-sugar baked beans, served with 150ml (7 fl oz) orange juice
Lunch
Salad of unlimited spinach, cherry tomatoes and cucumber, topped with 75g (3oz) low-fat mozzarella balls. Add 50g (2oz) avocado
Snack
125g (5oz) low-fat cottage cheese with one sliced peach, pear or similar
Dinner
50g (2oz) soya mince mixed with half a jar of fresh pasta sauce and unlimited mushrooms and onion. Serve with 50g (dry weight) pasta

Day 4
Breakfast

125g (5oz) tofu blended with 1 banana, half a mango and 100ml (4 fl oz) orange juice, plus one slice wholemeal toast and 1tsp peanut butter
Lunch
Salad of lettuce, celery, red pepper and cucumber topped with 125g (5oz) low-fat cottage cheese
Snack
125g (5oz) pot low-fat yogurt served with any piece of fruit
Dinner
Mix ¼ tablespoon soy sauce, grated ginger, spring onions and a little olive oil. Use to poach 125g (5oz) fresh salmon. Serve with courgettes, green beans and peppers.

Day 5
Breakfast

40g (1.5oz) porridge oats made with skimmed milk, topped with 1tbsp raisins and 1 chopped apple or pear
Lunch
Wholemeal roll filled with 25g (1oz) low-fat cheese, and tomato. Handful pickled onions, unlimited celery sticks and 1tbsp salsa
Snack
Any piece of fruit, and 25g (1oz) nuts
Dinner
75g (3oz) quinoa (made as directed) served with unlimited roasted vegetables and 50g (2oz) tofu slices. Add 1tbsp tzatsiki or low-fat hummus

Day 6
Breakfast

Any three pieces fruit, chopped and topped with 125g (5oz) soy yoghurt
Lunch
Two pieces Granary toast topped with grilled tomatoes and 1 slice grilled bacon. Serve with 50g (2oz) low-fat cottage cheese
Snack
Milky coffee or hot chocolate with one piece toast topped with 1tsp peanut butter
Dinner
150g (6oz) grilled white fish spread with 1tsp pesto, served with 150g (7oz) canned lentils and unlimited grilled tomatoes

Day 7
Breakfast

Half a wholemeal bagel topped with 50g (2oz) low-fat soft cheese, topped with sliced strawberries
Lunch
125g (5oz) lamb chop served with 150g (5oz) mashed sweet potatoes and unlimited broccoli
Snack
125g (5oz) soy yogurt served with 2 to 3 berries
Dinner
Salad of rocket and sliced pear topped with 25g (1oz) grated Parmesan or feta cheese and 25g (1oz) parma ham or proscuitto

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