The VegStart Diet

How to lose weight on a plant-based diet, by an RD. Vegan recipes, meal plans, shopping lists and expert tips.

The VegStart Diet Recipes, Week 1, Day 2
Breakfast: Mango Coconut Smoothie
Why It's Healthy: Cauliflower is high in fiber and vitamin B. Mango promotes healthy digestion. Mangos have 122 milligrams of Vitamin C per medium gruit, which is double the amount in an orange.
Why It Works for Weight Loss: Coconut milk is satisfying and the fat…
The VegStart Diet Recipes, Week 2, Day 2
Breakfast: Creamy Chickpea & Avocado Toast
Why It's Healthy: Avocado has 4 grams of protein and more potassium than a banana, and is loaded with healthy fat to help your body learn to burn fat as fuel.
Why It Works For Weight Loss: This meal is filled with fiber. Av...
The VegStart Diet Recipes, Week 2, Day 3
Breakfast: Orange Carrot Smoothie
Why It's Healthy: Ginger is an anti-inflammatory and the flavor enhances everything it gets paired with, so combine it with other antioxidant-rich foods like oranges and mangos.
Why It Works for Weight Loss: Orange and mango are packed with vitamin C and combined…
The VegStart Diet Recipes, Week 1, Day 3
Breakfast: Green Smoothie Bowl
Why It's Healthy: Chia seeds are high in Omega-3s which helps reduce inflammation in the body and support a healthy heart.
Why It Works for Weight Loss: The potassium in a banana (422 milligrams) helps control appetite, and reduces bloating...

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