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SLACHETKA103145 SparkPoints: (42,866)
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1/30/13 7:11 A

I don't seem to get the meal planner to work for a vegetarian. Am I missing something? I am in maintenance but I am really finding that about 850 calories is what I seem to be able to consume. But I will drop pounds occasionally even in maintenance and as a cancer patient I can't afford to do this.

SPKRAUSE Posts: 543
1/25/13 11:40 A

SP_COACH_DENISE is of course right. That having been said, I'm not a huge fan of menu plans but I love *good ideas*, and if you want plenty of options for ~1200 calories, all presented to you by SP?

"What Does 300 Calories Really Look Like?"
http://www.sparkpeople.com/resource/nutr
ition_articles.asp?id=1260

I love that post and come back to it from time to time (and they featured it on the site again today)

SP_COACH_DENISE Posts: 30,766
1/22/13 7:14 P

Have you turned on the meal plans in your nutrition tracker?

Coach Denise

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1/22/13 9:06 A

MISSYK25 SparkPoints: (3,440)
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1/21/13 1:40 P

I googled 1200 calorie menus and found the first one that popped up to be pretty good. If you want to investigate a lot on it, you could always take a bunch of different plans from online and pick different days to pair together if you don't like the plan for one of the days.
I find instead of following a strict plan, I like finding different 300 - 400 calorie meals online and making my own plan for the week :)

BLEMAIRE Posts: 5
1/20/13 10:21 P

Ian's long as I follow a menu I'm ok. I need guidance .if someone has a 5day menu that they would want to share please feel free to do so. I'm looking for one that has your everyday pantry stuff. Not these exotic menus .

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