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Week 2 Sample menus for a 2000 calorie food pattern

We have prepared a sample menu for a week for a 2000 calorie diet containing the recipes found in the Smart Start Recipes section. The nutritional analysis has also been provided. Use it as a guide to make changes in your eating habits or to plan your own menus with the Menu Planner found in the Tools to Help You section. Averaged over a week, these menus provide all of the recommended amounts of food from each food group.



1 Breakfast Egg Burrito
1/2 cup   Cantaloupe
1 cup   Orange Juice
1 cup   Low-fat Milk


1 1/2 cups Lentil Stew
2 cups   Mixed Green Salad with
2 Tbsp      Reduced Calorie Dressing
1 med piece   Corn Bread
1 cup Lemon Iced Tea


3 oz   Pork Chops and Peppers
1 cup   Roasted Sweet Potatoes
1/2 cup   Green Peas
1/2 cup   Applesauce
1 small   Dinner Roll with
1 tsp    Soft Margarine
1 cup Low-fat Milk


2   Oatmeal Raisin Cookies
1 cup   Low-fat Milk

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