Welcome, New Folks!

Happy New Year!

'Tis the season for resolutions of getting healthy, losing weight. If you have chosen Haylie's Fast Metabolism Diet- CONGRATULATIONS! This plan works! 

For new people, this plan can be very overwhelming at first. Lots of lists, meal maps, grocery lists, prepping, cooking, eating, and more eating! So, to help, I am sharing my week's meal map. I don't normally write them out, since I have been eating this way for well over a year, but I really think it will help. As you can see, I don't use Haylie's recipes. While they are good recipes for those who don't like to cook, or doesn't know how to cook, we find them bland. It was much easier to modify what we normally ate into an FMD version. 

Here is what I am eating this week. I also have a menu here.

Monday Phase 1

Mixed fruit smoothie (apple, blackberries, cherries, zucchini, carrot, spinach) and homemade sprouted wheat bread - breakfast
Pineapple and carrots -snack
Pulled pork BBQ sandwich on sprouted grain bun, chopped salad, blackberries, lunch
Apple, cucumber, snack
Chicken fried rice with carrot, celery, zucchini, yellow and green peppers, garlic, ginger, onion for dinner

Tuesday Phase 1
Chocolate Cherry Smoothie (cherries, cocoa, spinach, carrots, ice water), sprouted grain bread, toasted- Breakfast
Orange, carrots- snack
Chicken Fried Rice (leftover from last night’s dinner), blackberries- Lunch
Apple, cucumber- snack
Beef Stew (beef, carrot, onion, sweet potato, green beans), sprouted grain bread- Dinner

Wednesday Phase 2
Chocolate Smoothie- (Spinach, cocoa, Great Lakes Beef Collagen Powder) breakfast
Celery, turkey meatballs- snack
Grilled Chicken, chopped salad, lime garlic dressing- Lunch
Cucumber, turkey meatballs – snack
BBQ Chicken, cole slaw, green beans – Dinner

Thursday Phase 2
Chocolate Orange Smoothie (Spinach, cocoa, orange zest, Great Lakes Beef Collagen Powder) breakfast
Spicy Grilled Chicken, cucumbers- snack
Chicken Noodle Soup- lunch
Spicy Grilled Chicken, celery – snack
Turkey Veggie Burgers, Green Beans, Steamed Broccoli – dinner

Friday Phase 3
Fried egg on sprouted grain toast, berry smoothie (blueberries, blackberries, zucchini, carrot, almond milk) – breakfast
Almonds, carrots – snack
Turkey Burger, guacamole, green beans, baked sweet potato, blackberries – lunch
Cashew Butter, celery – snack
Calzones with sprouted wheat crust, marinara, grilled chicken, bell pepper, onions, banana peppers, turkey sausage- dinner

Saturday Phase 3
Carrot Cake Pancakes with cashew butter and peach compote, Peach smoothie (peaches, yellow squash, carrot, almond milk) – breakfast
Hummus, veggies- snack
Grilled chicken on salad with avocado dressing, peaches- lunch
Chocolate smoothie (spinach, zucchini, avocado, cocoa, ice water) – snack
Turkey Chili (ground turkey, tomatoes, zucchini, white beans, black beans, kidney beans, carrot, onion, spices) - dinner

Sunday Phase 3
Pumpkin Bread, scrambled egg, cherry smoothie (cherries, zucchini, carrot, almond milk) – breakfast
Hummus, carrots – snack
Turkey Chili, blueberry smoothie – lunch
Coconut Cashew Butter, celery – snack

Burgers on sprouted wheat buns, sweet potato fries, garlic roasted cauliflower - dinner

I hope this helps those who are starting, or inspires those who have been on the plan for a while. Even if you don't follow Haylie's plan, you can see how healthy this menu is. 



  1. This is incredible - thank you. I have a question about the collagen powder. I take it can be a substitute for eggs in Phase 2 - thank you! getting sick of eggs. Where do you get it and how much do you use?

  2. The collagen powder is a protein. The only approved brand it Great Lakes Brand beef collagen powder in the green can.
    4T is a standard meal portion. So 2T is a snack. If you are trying to lose over 40lbs, it would be 6T for a meal and 3T for a snack.
    I buy online, Amazon or Vitacost.com. Do a quick Google search for best price.

    1. Does it get foamy when blended, like egg protein powder?

  3. Hi Carolyn, How do you cook your BBQ chicken? My daughter and her husband are starting FMD this week and I think this will be a good meal for P2. I am making your P2 compliant BBQ sauce!

    1. Hi Theresa, Sometimes I cook chicken in the crock pot, shred, then mix in the BBQ sauce. Or I will grill the chicken, then brush the sauce on at the end,and cook a bit on the grill. You could also bake the chicken in the sauce.

  4. where can I find your recipe for chicken noodle soup?

    1. It's in my Meat & Veggie cookbook that's all p2 recipes

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