1,200 Calorie Diet Plans:

Welcome to the daily 1,200 calorie diet plans page. Below you'll find a list of daily 1,200 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.

1,200 Calorie Diet Plan #1:

Breakfast:
1 plain waffle
1 tablespoon of maple syrup
1 teaspoon of butter or margarine
1 cup of coffee, no sugar

Snack:
1 piece of fruit such as an apple or banana

Lunch:
1 cup skim milk
1 salad with romaine lettuce
¼ cup each carrots, green peppers, cabbage, celery
1 tablespoon of light salad dressing
1 whole grain roll

Snack:
1/2 cup sliced strawberries
6 ounces of fat free, flavored yogurt

Dinner:
3 ounces of grilled or broiled lean sirloin steak
1 cup of brown rice
1 teaspoon of butter or margarine
½ cup of cooked carrots
1 small mixed green salad
2 tablespoons of fat free dressing

1,200 Calorie Diet Plan #2:

Breakfast:
1 plain bagel
2 tablespoons of creamy peanut butter
1 cup of coffee, no sugar

Snack:
1 piece of fruit such as an apple or banana

Lunch:
1 large garden salad topped with 3 ounces of sliced chicken breast, ¼ cup of croutons, tomato and onion
4 teaspoons of reduced-fat Thousand Island dressing

Snack:
1 piece of fruit such as a plum or a pear

Dinner:
1 cup of pasta topped with 3 ounces of sliced chicken breast and cooked corn
1 small garden salad topped with tomato and onion
2 tablespoons of reduced-fat Thousand Island dressing

1,200 Calorie Diet Plan #3:

Breakfast:
1 whole wheat English muffin
1 tablespoon peanut butter
½ banana
1 cup of coffee, no sugar

Snack:
20 almonds
1 piece of fruit such as an apple or banana

Lunch:
1 turkey sandwich

  • 2 slices whole wheat bread
  • 2 oz. low-sodium turkey breast
  • 1 oz. cheese
  • 1 tablespoon of mustard
  • Lettuce
  • 1 slice of tomato

1 orange

Snack:
8 ounces of low-fat yogurt

Dinner:
3 ounces of broiled, baked, or grilled skinless chicken breast
1 cup of cooked broccoli
2/3 cup of brown rice
1 cup of 1% milk
2 low-fat fig cookies

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