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How Our Meal Plans Work

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Check your dashboard every Friday for the week’s new meal plan.

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Grab your Grocery List and shop at your favorite stores or online.

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Enjoy do-able weeknight meals + relish your financial and environmental impact.

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MEMBERSHIP PLANS:
Everyone Gets the First 2 Weeks Free!

You will set up a new account to get access. We will email you 3 days before the trial expires so you can have the most impact by choosing the Annual Subscription, remain at Monthly Subscription, or easily cancel with no payment made.

Annual Plan

$9.50 per month

paid annual (one payment of $114)

25% savings!

Monthly Plan

$12.50 per month
paid monthly

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"Looking forward to saving money, eating better and wasting less. I just asked the universe for such a service, so happy you exist! Check dinner planning off my goals for the year!"  

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I love this service. It's helped me cook at home so much more. 

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Membership Features

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RECIPES

Recipes are written by Chef Alison (a professional chef and food waste expert with 15 years of experience) to be healthful and easy to make on a busy weeknight.

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MEAL PLANS

83% of our community said “Deciding What to Cook” is their top culinary stress. Chef Alison designs the weekly plans to dovetail ingredients so you use up all of the perishables you buy for reduced food waste. You confirm or edit the weekly plan to personalize.

Dietary Preferences

DIETARY PREFERENCES

At check out choose your basic diet: Omnivore or Vegetarian. Within each plan and recipe there are simple and clear substitutions for Dairy Free, Gluten Free, No Red Meat, Paleo, Vegan, and more.

Grocery List

GROCERY LIST

When your meal plan is confirmed, click “generate grocery list”, and instantly quantities are combined so you know how much to purchase for all of your recipes this week. Click to cross off items you have before shopping. Also, add your household staples then print, download, or share the list for a complete shopping solution.

Prep Ahead

PREP AHEAD LIFE

Professional chefs always get a head start. Chef Alison shares industry knowledge on each recipe by pulling out the steps you can do in advance so on a busy night, things come together quickly.

Ingredient Index

INGREDIENTS INDEX

Our comprehensive index is unlike anything else online! There’s an entry for each ingredient used in our recipes listing common substitutions, what to look for when buying, how to store correctly for longer shelf life, and ways to use something up before it goes bad.

Favorites

FAVORITES

Love the salmon you had the other night? One click favorites standout recipes or entire weekly plans so you can quickly access recipes you want to make again and again.

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ARCHIVES

Access to every weekly meal plan we’ve ever published.

Recipe Search

RECIPE SEARCH

Our comprehensive index is unlike anything else online! There’s an entry for each ingredient used in our recipes listing common substitutions, what to look for when buying, how to store correctly for longer shelf life, and ways to use something up before it goes bad.

Impact

IMPACT

We credit you for each “use it up” recipe or complete meal plan you cook so you can see how much money you’ve saved and what the environmental impact of your efforts looks like. Share it on social channels to inspire others!