2000 Calories a Day The Healthy Way: Day 2


Toasted Oatbran Bagel (1 large)

Light Cream Cheese (2 T.)

Ripe Kiwi and Cantaloupe (1-1/2 cups)

Skim Milk (1 cup)


Dried Apricots (6 halves) and Nuts (1/4 cup)

Diet Soda (12 ounces)


Roast Beef and Swiss on Rye

(3 ounces lean roast beef, 1 ounce low-fat Swiss cheese, 1/2 cup grilled green peppers and onions -- cooked with cooking spray, 2 slices rye bread, 1 tablespoon reduced-calorie creamy Italian dressing)

Baked Potato Chips (1 ounce)

Relish Plate

(4 celery sticks, 6 radishes, 4 baby carrots, 2 green pepper slices with 1/4 cup Fat-Free Ranch Dressing)

Diet Soda (12 ounces)


Soft, Fat-Free Fruit Granola Bar (1)

Skim Milk (1 cup)


Taco Salad

(1 cup lettuce, 2.5 ounces lean taco meat, 1/2 cup diced tomatoes, 1/4 cup onions, 1/4 cup green peppers, 1 serving baked tortilla chips broken, 2 T. non-fat sour cream, 2 tablespoons fat-free French dressing)

Mock Margarita

(1/2 cup artificially sweetened lemonade, 1 ounce frozen limeade concentrate, 3/4 cup crushed ice, 1/4 cup club soda, lime slices)


(1 cup, prepared with 2 percent milk)


2180 calories

310 grams carbohydrates

100 grams protein

60 grams fat

21 grams saturated fat

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