Meet the Vegetarian meal plan

Plant-based eating made easy.

Whether you’re vegetarian or just wanting to give meatless meals a go for a few weeks, the delicious Vegetarian meal plan will inspire you to eat more plant foods.

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A meat-free meal plan that ticks all the right boxes

The Mayo Clinic Diet Vegetarian meal plan is a 6-week meal plan that delivers hunger-busting protein from beans, soy, eggs, and dairy.  

  • Quick and easy recipes
  • A diverse mix of plant proteins to keep you feeling full
  • Emphasis on whole foods like fruits, vegetables, legumes, nuts, and whole grains
  • Delivers important vitamins and minerals
  • Includes iron, calcium, and vitamin B12-rich foods
  • Plenty of meal prep tips
  • Weekly grocery lists

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Two glass lunch containers: one with blueberries, blackberries, kiwi fruit and orange slices, the other with sliced up asparagus, snow peas, carrots and radishes

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Move over meat, veggies are the heroes now

Vegetarian diets come with several health benefits including reducing the risk of heart disease, type 2 diabetes, and certain cancers. Instead of building meals that focus on meat first, the Vegetarian meal plan provides colorful and satisfying meals that center around vegetables and fruits.

Leave your meal planning up to the Mayo Clinic Diet

The Vegetarian meal plan includes a variety of nutrient-rich foods at each meal ensuring you aren’t missing out on any essential nutrients.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Will I get enough protein on the Vegetarian meal plan?

Yes, you don’t need to eat large amounts of protein to meet your daily needs. You can also get sufficient protein by eating a variety of plant-based foods such as beans, lentils, and soy products. The meal plan also includes eggs and low-fat dairy products, which also deliver protein. 

Is the meal plan budget-friendly?

Yes, all of our meal plans are meant to be sustained in any lifestyle at any budget. 

Do I have to count calories?

No, the Mayo Clinic Diet is about making sure you’re getting enough of the foods that are right for you. We are not focused on calorie counting. 

Does the Vegetarian meal plan include a grocery list?

Yes, all of the Mayo Clinic Diet meal plans come with a weekly grocery list that you can customize to cater for your family and needs. 

I have food intolerances or allergies, is the Vegetarian meal plan suitable?

If you don’t like or can’t eat a particular meal, you have the ability to swap meals to suit your personal needs. The Mayo Clinic Diet also has three gluten-free meal plan options to choose from. 

Are there other meal plan options available besides the Vegetarian meal plan?

Along with the Vegetarian meal plan, the Mayo Clinic Diet offers six different meal plan options to choose from including the Original Mayo Clinic Diet, Simple, Mediterranean, Higher Protein, and Healthy Keto. We also offer three gluten-free meal plans. So you can find the eating style that suits your lifestyle and preferences.