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A Pregame Meal Plan

posted Oct 12, 2009, 5:34 PM by Bob Hagenberger   [ updated Sep 7, 2012, 4:09 PM ]

Prepared by:  Iman Marghoob MS, RD

Here are some nutritious pregame meal plans that fit the pregame guidelines. At least three of the five major groups are represented in each meal. These meals are only suggestions. You can probably think up many more that you would like to eat.

Meal 1
Cereal (avoid highly sweetened cereals)
Banana slices
Milk (low-fat or skim)
Toast/jam
Pineapple juice*
Water

Meal 2
Chicken noodle soup
Crackers
Orange
Low-fat yogurt
Water

Meal 3
Poached Egg
Toast/jam
Milk (low-fat or skim)
Orange juice*
Water

Meal 4
Pancakes (limit butter and syrup)
Applesauce
Milk (low-fat or skim)
Grape juice*
Water

Meal 5
Turkey sandwich/bread and lettuce
Apple
Milk (low-fat or skim)
Tomato juice*
Water

Meal 6
Cottage cheese/peach
Breadsticks
Milk (low-fat or skim)
Apple juice
Water

Meal 7
Spaghetti/tomato sauce
Bread
Milk (low-fat or skim)
Orange juice*-not prune
Water

* Information from University of Illinois Extension


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