When on the Vegetarian Scarsdale Diet, you must drink at least 4 glasses of water per day. You may drink as much diet soda and unsweetened tea as you like.
You can add any of the following seasonings or condiments to your foods : salt, pepper, herbs like oregano, lemon, vinegar, soy sauce, Worcestershire sauce, ketchup and mustard. Be sure to consult your doctor before starting any diet.
Scarsdale Vegetarian Diet
Vegetables not permitted on the Scarsdale Medical Diet:
Dry Beans (baked beans, lentilsm dry white beans, red kidney beans, lima beans, chick peas, black-eyed peas, etc; except soybeans, which are permitted in the Vegetarian diet), Sweet potatoes/Yams
Any day, for lunch or dinner, you may substitute a hot or cold vegetable plate, any vegetable you like-except for those not permitted.
Accompany vegetables with one baked potato sprinkled with salt and chives, if desired.
1/2 grapefruit or other fruit in season
Watercress (or broccoli) soup
2 slices cheese of your choice on lettuce
Fruit Salad -as much as you wantany kind of fruit with lettuce, celery
Acorn Squash with cooked apples
Cheese Stuffed Tomato
Asparagus (or cauliflower, or broccoli) Au Gratin
Low-fat cottage cheese with sliced scallions, radishes, cucumbers
Cooked Eggplant sprinkled with Parmesan Cheese and tomatoe sauce
Assorted cheese slices
Fruit salad, any kind, as much as you want, with low-fat pot cheese or cottage cheese, on lettuce or other greens
Vegetable Cheese Casserole served with 1/2 cup no-sugar applesauce sprinkled with 1 tablespoon raisins
Cheese Stuffed tomato
Vegetarian Chow mein on rice
for any lunch, any day, on the Scarsdale Vegetarian Diet you can eat:
1/2 cup low-fat pot cheese or cottage cheese
REPEAT THE DAILY MENUS for your second week on the Scarsdale Vegetarian Diet
AFTER YOUR TWO WEEKS on the Scarsdale Vegetarian Diet, if you still want to lose more pounds to get down to your desired weight go on two weeks of Keep-Trim Eating, as outlined in The Scarsdale Medical Diet book (available at libraries and bookstores). Following that period, return to two more weeks on the vegetarian diet.