16 Dinner Recipes For The Military Diet
The military diet calls for low-calorie eating all week—and 3 "fast" days of extremely low-calorie eating. Here's dinner ideas for each day of the diet.
Day 1: 1400 calories or less for the day. Dinner needs to be light.
Main: Spicy Garlic Lime Chicken — 220 calories
Veggie: Garlic Asparagus With Lime — 73 calories
Starch: Lime Cilantro Rice — 84 calories
Day 2: 1200 calories or less. Go even lighter with fish.
Main: Garlic Salmon — 169 calories
Veggie: Roasted Garlic Cauliflower — 118 calories
Starch: Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes — 172 calories
Day 3: 1100 calories or less. Turn vegetarian for a day.
Summer Penne Pasta — 264 calories
Days 4-7: 1500 calories or less. Go hearty with your main dish, but not too hearty.
Pair any of these low-cal main dishes with a veggie and starch.