2,500 Calorie Diet Plans:

Welcome to the daily 2,500 calorie diet plans page. Below you'll find a list of daily 2,500 calorie diets that you can use to plan your diet.

Each diet plan is for one day. You can pick out the daily diet plans you like and build them into a complete weekly diet. We're adding more daily diets to this page weekly so be sure to check back for more plans.

2,500 Calorie Diet Plan #1:

Breakfast:
1 ½ cups of 1% fat cottage cheese
½ cup of fruit cocktail
1 cup of coffee, no sugar

Snack:
1 banana
1 apple

Lunch:
1 turkey sandwich

  • 2 slices of while wheat bread
  • 3 ounces of sliced turkey breast
  • 2 thin slices of cheddar cheese
  • 1 tablespoon of mayonnaise

1 apple

Snack:
2 slices of rye bread
4 teaspoons of jelly
2 tablespoons of peanut butter

Dinner:
4 ounces of chicken breast
1 ½ cups of steamed white rice
1 small garden salad with tomato and onion
4 tablespoons of reduced fat Thousand Island dressing
¼ cup of croûtons

2,500 Calorie Diet Plan #2:

Breakfast:
1 cup of scrambled egg substitute
1 cup whole grain cereal
1 slice of whole grain toast
1 tablespoon of butter or margarine
1 banana
1 cup of 1% or skim milk
1 cup of coffee, no sugar

Snack:
½ an English muffin
2 tablespoons of peanut butter

Lunch:
1 grilled chicken sandwich on a whole wheat bun topped with lettuce and tomato
½ cup of vegetable soup

Snack:
1 cup of 1% or skim milk
3 graham crackers
1 cup of unsweetened applesauce

Dinner:
5 ounces of broiled Atlantic salmon fillet
1 small baked potato
1 teaspoon of margarine
4 fresh apricots
1 cup of steamed asparagus
1 small garden salad
1 tablespoon of reduced fat Thousand Island

2,500 Calorie Diet Plan #3:

Breakfast:
1 bagel
1 tablespoon of light cream cheese
1 cup of unsweetened applesauce
1 cup of orange juice
1 cup of coffee, no sugar

Snack:
1 cinnamon bagel
1 tablespoon of peanut butter
1 cup of 1% or skim milk
1 banana

Lunch:
1 hamburger

  • 3 ounces of grilled or broiled lean hamburger
  • 1 tablespoon of steak sauce
  • 1 whole wheat hamburger bun
  • ½ tomato, sliced
  • ½ green pepper, sliced

Snack:
1 handful of Wheat Thins
1 apple
1 cup of 1% or skim milk

Dinner:
3 ounces of grilled or broiled lean sirloin steak
1 medium white baked potato
4 ounces of boiled shrimp
1 tablespoon cocktail sauce
1 mixed green salad
1 tablespoon of fat free dressing

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