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Budget Friendly Scarsdale Diet

On this, as on the basic Diet, always follow the Scarsdale Medical Diet basic rules. Check with your doctor before starting any diet plan.

Click on the recipes for dishes marked with an asterisk* to get the recipe for that item.


BREAKFAST EVERY DAY:

1/2 grapefruit or cantaloupe or fruit in season (choose whatever costs least)
One slice of protein bread, toasted, no spread added
Coffee /tea (no sugar, cream or milk)


MONDAY

Lunch:

Chicken Bouillon
*Chef's Salad
1 slice protein bread, toasted
Coffee/Tea

Dinner:

Fish, fresh or frozen (depending on cost), broiled or baked
Combination salad, as many greens and vegetables as you wish
1/2 Grapefruit - or fruits in season
Coffee/tea




TUESDAY

Lunch:

Fruit salad, any combination of fruits, as much as you want, on lettuce
Coffee/tea


Dinner:

Plenty of broiled, lean hamburger (inexpensive cut; if possible chopped at home after removal of all visible fat)
Brussels sprouts, in season or cabbage or broccoli
Salad of lettuce, cucumbers, celery, radishes
Coffee/tea




WEDNESDAY

Lunch:

Tuna fish or salmon salad (oil drained off)with lemon and vinegar dressing, on lettuce
Grapefruit, or melon
Coffee/tea

Dinner:

*Lamb Stew
OR
*Braised Lamb Shanks
Sauerkraut
Salad of lettuce,tomatoes,cucumbers,celery
Coffee/tea




THURSDAY

Lunch:

Two eggs, any style (no fat used in cooking)
Low-fat pot cheese or cottage cheese
Zucchini
One slice of protein bread, toasted
Coffee/tea


Dinner:

Boiled, Roasted, broiled or barbecued chicken, all you want -(skin and visible fat removed before eating)
OR
*Broiled Chicken Hawaiian
Plenty of spinach
Coffee/tea




FRIDAY

Lunch:

*Spinach Pie Olga
No-sugar added applesauce
Coffee/tea

Dinner:

Fish, any kind, fresh or frozen, broiled or baked, or sauteed or poached
Combination salad, any fresh vegetables you want,including cold diced tables, if you prefer
One slice of protein bread, toasted
Coffee/tea




SATURDAY

Lunch:

Fruit salad on lettuce,any kind of fruit you want, best market buys
Coffee/tea

Dinner:

Turkey or chicken, roasted, boiled or broiled
OR
*Marinated Turkey Parts
Salad of tomatoes and lettuce
Grapefruit or canteloupe or watermelon
Coffee/tea




SUNDAY

Lunch:

Cold or hot turkey or chicken
OR
*Broiled Chicken Hawaiin
OR
*Marinated Turkey Parts
Tomato, carrots, cooked cabbage (or broccoli or cauliflower, if preferred)
Coffee/tea


Dinner:

*Broiled or Grilled Round Steak
OR
Cubed steak, pan-broiled in non-stick skillet
OR
*Boneless Ham
OR
*Liver and Onions
OR
*Lean Pot Roast (low-cost lean cut of meat, marinated)
OR
*Tenderized Pimento Steak
Salad of lettuce, cucumbers, celery
Cooked tomatoes (fresh or canned withour sugar or oil)or
Brussels Sprouts
Coffee/tea




SCARSDALE DIET - SUBSTITUTE LUNCH

If you wish, you may substitute the following lunch for any lunch, any day, on the Scarsdale Money-Saver Diet.

*One half cup low-fat pot cheese or cottage cheese, on lettuce.
*Sliced fruit, all you want, best local market buys.
*One tablespoon of low-fat sour cream topping the fruit.
*6 halves of walnuts or pecans, chopped, and mixed with or sprinkled over the fruit.
Coffee/tea/diet soda




AFTER YOUR FIRST WEEK

Repeat the daily menus here for your second week on the Scarsdale Money -Saver Diet, or if you like, you may substitute the week's menus of the basic Scarsdale Medical Diet, or one of the other Scarsdale Diets.


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