Scarsdale Vegetarian Diet; Plan for a Vegetarian Diet

While you’re on Scarsdale Vegetarian Diet it is mandatory that you drink plenty of water (4 glasses to the very least). If you like you can also drink diet soda or tea (without sugar).

Below are some seasonings and flavors that you could add to the food you eat:

  1. Salt
  2. Pepper
  3. Herbs ( E.g. oregano)
  4. Lemon
  5. Worcestershire sauce
  6. Ketchup
  7. Vinegar
  8. Mustard
  9. Soy sauce

Don’t forget to make sure that your doctor approves of your Scarsdale Vegetarian Diet Plan before starting it.

Prohibited vegetables for the medical diet are dry beans such as baked beans, lima beans, black-eyed peas, lentils, chick peas, red kidney beans, dry white beans etc. Soybeans can be used in this diet. Yams and sweet potatoes are also not allowed.

Alternates for the usual meals:

Instead of the usual lunch or dinner on any of the days you could have a vegetable plate (keep it hot or cold according to your liking). You can use any vegetable that you like (excluding the ones that are not allowed). If you like you could also take a single baked potato along with the vegetables. Sprinkle some salt and chives on the potatoes for flavor. Some other alternates apart from these are:

  1. Take half a cup of boiled rice in place of potatoes.
  2. Have a single slicing of protein bread. Take the bread toasted and don’t add any sugar or jam or jelly.
  3. 4 oz, Soybeans (cooked) can also be taken. (Uncooked=1 ounce)
  4. To add flavor to your salads you can use lemon/vinegar dressing. Any other dressing can be used granted that it is fat free.

Scarsdale Vegetarian Diet Menu for the Daily Breakfast:

Take half a grapefruit or any other seasonal fruit of your choice. Eat it with a single slicing of protein bread. Take the bread toasted and don’t add any sugar or jam or jelly. Choose your beverage from tea, coffee and herb tea. Refrain from adding any sugar or cream or milk to your drink.

Scarsdale Vegetarian Diet Lunch and Dinner Menu for the Week:

Monday:

Lunch:

Take watercress or broccoli soup. Drink the soup with a baked potato, cottage cheese (low in fat) and chives. Instead of the potato and cheese you could also take soybeans (1 oz. if they’re cooked and 4 oz. if they’re not cooked). Add walnuts/pecans (six halves) and an apple (baked) to this lunch. Drink down the lunch with tea or coffee or herb tea.

Dinner:

Take two slicing of your favorite cheese (on lettuce) along with Ratatouille and oil free artichoke hearts. Add some cucumbers and radishes to this menu and eat this dinner with a single slicing of protein bread. Take the bread toasted. Supplement this dinner with cantaloupe/watermelon/orange and eat it with coffee or tea or herbal tea.

Tuesday:

Lunch:

Mix your favorite fruits (no fixed amount) with some lettuce and celery and eat it with protein bread (single slicing and toasted). Don’t add any sugar or jam/jelly to the bread. The beverage choices include coffee, tea and herbal tea.

Dinner:

Prepare a dinner of acorn squash and cooked apples. Supplement these with vegetables (keep them hot/cold according to your liking), cauliflower, some carrots and tomatoes. There is o fixed amount for the quantity of vegetables. If you like you can add olives (four) to this dinner. The beverage choices include coffee, tea and herbal tea.

Wednesday:

Lunch:

Have some tomatoes (stuffed with cheese), a few grilled mushrooms and some carrots. Also add zucchini to the menu and eat the dinner with protein bread (single slicing and toasted). The beverage choices include coffee, tea and herbal tea.

Dinner:

Take asparagus au gratin and some pineapples. Also add squash (with nuts) to the menu and if you want you can replace the asparagus with cauliflower/broccoli. Supplement his dinner with some tomatoes and a green salad. Eat the dinner with protein bread (single slicing and toasted. The beverage choices include coffee, tea and herbal tea.

Thursday:

Lunch:

For lunch on Thursday take cottage cheese (low in fat) along with some slicing of scallions, a few radishes and some cucumbers. Eat this lunch with protein bread (single slicing and toasted). You can also have soybeans (1oz, if they’re cooked and 4 oz. if they’re uncooked) instead of the bread. Supplement the lunch with an apple. The beverage choices include coffee, tea and herbal tea.

Dinner:

Cook an eggplant and sprinkle it with some Parmesan cheese. If you want you can also add tomato sauce. Take some green salad with the eggplant. Use only low calorie dressings for the salad. Supplement this dinner with a cup of fresh fruits. Squeeze some lemons/lime on the fruits and add softened mint leaves to the salad. The beverage choices include coffee, tea and herbal tea.

Friday:

Lunch:

Take slicing of various types of cheese along with spinach and protein bread (toasted and one slicing). Add a peach or a pear to the menu. The beverage choices include coffee, tea and herbal tea.

Dinner:

For dinner take onion broth along with some croutons (low in fat). Add some poached vegetables and applesauce to the menu. Do not add any sugar to the sauce. Supplement the dinner with six walnuts/pecans. The beverage choices include coffee, tea and herbal tea.

Saturday:

Lunch:

Take a fruit salad. You can use the fruits of your liking (no fixed amount). Also take some low-fat cheese (either pot or cottage) served on lettuce/ other greens. Take this lunch with protein bread (a single slicing and toasted). The beverage choices include coffee, tea and herbal tea.

Dinner:

Dine with vegetable cheese casserole along with half a cup of applesauce. Don’t put any sugar in the sauce but add a single tablespoon of raisins. Eat this dinner with slicing of tomato and lettuce dressed with a vinegar and lemon dressing. You can also use any other fat free dressing. The beverage choices include coffee, tea and herbal tea.

Sunday:

Lunch:

Have some tomatoes stuffed with cheese along with a boiled/mashed and free of butter potato. Add a single tablespoon of sour cream (low in fat) to the menu and also some chives. You can also have soybeans instead of chives (1 0z. if they’re cooked and 4 oz. if they’re uncooked). Supplement this lunch with some stewed fruit. A sugar replacement can be used for the stew.  The beverage choices include coffee, tea and herbal tea.

Dinner:

For dinner on Sunday eat vegetarian Chow Mein served on rice. Add a lettuce salad mixed with a few slicing of tomatoes to the menu. Supplement this dinner with a sliced/chopped pineapple. In case you used a can of pineapples instead of fresh fruits make sure that the pineapples in the can are immersed in their own juice and not in artificially sweetened syrup. The beverage choices include coffee, tea and herbal tea.

Alternate Lunch Options for the Scarsdale Vegetarian Diet plan:

The lunch choices mentioned below can be used instead of the lunch mentioned on the menu above on any of the days:

  1. Half a cup of pot/cottage cheese (low-fat and served on lettuce).
  2. Your favorite fruits (sliced and in no fixed amounts).
  3. You may add a single tablespoon of sour cream as a salad toping. Remember to use sour cream that is low-fat.
  4. Sprinkle or add walnuts/pecans (6 halves) to your fruits.
  5. The beverages you can choose from are coffee, tea and diet soda. (Make sure that all the beverages are free of sugar.)

For the second week reiterate the same menu for Scarsdale Vegetarian Diet Plan.

Once you’re done with these two weeks reassesses your weight loss situation. In case you feel the need to lose even more weight adopt the ‘Keep-Trim Eating’ diet for a fortnight and, once you’re finished with it, start the vegetarian diet again.