Some of the most frequent questions that I receive about nutrisystem have to do with the food selections. People want to know what food choices they have and if the food is decent enough that they aren’t going to mind eating it five times per day. I have to say that, of all of the diets that I’ve been on, this one is one of the most generous in terms of food choices and in terms of allowing you to have comfort, snack, and dessert type foods that many diets would prohibit. And by and large, most of the choices are surprisingly decent. But, in order to give you an idea of the types and quality of foods available, I will list three sample nutrisystem menus below. The selections will be coming from the basic women’s menu, but for the most part, many of the plans (men’s, diabetic, vegetarian, etc.) share many of the same foods.
An Example Of A Nutrisystem Menu: Day Number One: The basics of this diet require for you to eat three meals plus a snack and dessert. They also ask that you add in fresh sides to the three main meals. On this first day, we’ll have crispy rice cereal. It is a lot like rice crispies but contains more protein. Since we’re supposed to add in fresh sides, I’ll add half a banana. For lunch, let’s chose a turkey dog. For your side, you could chose a vegetable (carrot sticks) or salad. For an afternoon snack, a good choice might be pretzel sticks. For dinner, let’s go Italian and have lasagna. The plan’s carrot cake might make a nice dessert. fast food resturants
Sample Menu Number Two: Since we had cereal yesterday, let’s have the egg frittata today. We might add orange juice for our side. Fettuccine Alfredo might make a nice lunch with a side of tomatoes with Italian dressing. I really like the new “chocolate rainbow delights” for a snack because they are a lot like chocolate M&M’s. I’m also pretty fond of the barbecue wrap for dinner. The sauce on this is both sweet with a kick of spice. The fudge brownie could round out the day for dessert.
Day Three On Nutrisystem: The cinnamon roll is one of my favorite nutrisystem breakfast foods. I’m still not sure how this item only has 160 calories with 7 grams of protein. It’s a no brainer to add in milk as your side. The red beans, rice and sausage is also a good choice (since I like spicy foods.) For whatever reason, I like celery sticks with peanut butter on the side. For the afternoon snack, a chocolate crunch bar (a lot like nestle crunch) might be nice. (You can have this snack at anytime, but I’ve noticed that many have it in the afternoon.) For dinner, pizza is always a safe and good choice. A salad on the side is a pretty common choice. Almond biscotti might make a nice dessert.
So this was three days of meals just to give you an idea of what you’re looking at, but there are over 150 food choices available and you can hand chose your menu to include only those foods that you like and want to include. So long as you’re eating five choices per day and adding in sensible sides, you can switch the foods around and have the snack whenever you like. There is free counseling on the company’s site in case you have any questions about the foods or menu.