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Real Plans User Guide

Learn how to meal plan with Real Plans. Our user guide covers everything you need to know about getting started, using our meal planning app, and more.

Videos

Getting Started with Calendar Meal Planning on the Website

  • A Tour of Calendar Meal Planning (Website)
  • How to Change to Calendar Meal Planning (Website)
  • How to Move Between Weeks in Calendar Meal Planning (Website)
  • How To Set Your Dietary Restrictions in Calendar Meal Planning (Website)
  • How to Set Up Basic Scheduling and Leftovers (Website)
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Using the Recipe Box on the Website

  • How to Search for Recipes in Your Recipe Box
  • How to Add a Recipe to your Meal Planner from the Recipe Box
  • How to Modify a Recipe

Manage Your Subscription

  • How to Add a Recipe Collection to Your Subscription
  • How to Upgrade Your Subscription
  • How to View Invoices
  • How to Cancel Your Subscription

Meal Planning on the Website

  • How to View the Meal Planner (Website)
  • How to Change the Default Value for the Number of People You Cook For (Website)
  • How to Adjust the Number of Servings Without Changing Your Defaults (Website)
  • How to Change Your Equipment Settings (Website)
  • How to Use the My Pantry Tool (Website)

Using the Shopping List on the Website

  • How to Use the Shopping List
  • How to View the Shopping List
  • How to Add an Item to Your Shopping List (Website)
  • How to Update Ingredients on Your Shopping List (Website)
  • How to Schedule Ingredients to be Added to Your Shopping List Frequently (Website)
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Using the Whole30 Diet Type on the Website

  • How to Find Whole30 Resources and Support
  • How to Add the Whole30 Upgrade to Your Real Plans Subscription (Website)
  • How to Set Up Your Whole30 Meal Plan (Website)
  • How to Add a Whole30 Template (Website)
  • How to Change the Start Date for Your Whole30 (Website)
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Using Macro Tracker on the Website

  • How to Add Macro Tracker to Your Subscription (Website)
  • How to View the Macro Tracker (Website)
  • How to Set Up a Macro-Driven Meal Plan (Website)
  • How to Use Macro Tracker (Website)
  • I Am Using Macro-Driven Meal Plans - Why is My Meal Plan Blank?

Getting Started with Calendar Meal Planning in the Mobile App

  • How to Set your Diet Type and Dietary Restrictions in Calendar Meal Planning (Mobile)
  • How To Customize Your Schedule in Calendar Meal Planning (Mobile)
  • How to Change your Advanced Settings (Mobile)
  • How to Move Between Weeks in Calendar Meal Planning (Mobile)
  • How to Customize Your Schedule Using Advanced Filters (Mobile)
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Meal Planning with the Mobile App

  • How to View the Meal Planner (Mobile)

Update Your Information

  • How to Update Your Profile
  • How to Change Your Password (Website)
  • How to Change Your Password (Mobile)
  • How to Update Your Payment Information

Using the Recipe Box in the Mobile App

  • How to Use Filters to Search Your Recipe Box (Mobile)
  • How to Schedule Recipes When Searching Your Recipe Box (Mobile)
  • How to Rate a Recipe (Mobile)
  • How to Find Nutritional Information for Our Recipes (Mobile)

Using the Shopping List in the Mobile App

  • How to Use the Shopping List (Mobile)
  • How to Add an Item to Your Shopping List (Mobile)
  • How to Update Ingredients on Your Shopping List (Mobile)
  • How to Schedule Ingredients to be Added to Your Shopping List Frequently (Mobile)
  • How to Add, Rename, or Remove Shops (Mobile)
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Troubleshooting

  • Troubleshooting the Website

Troubleshooting

  • Troubleshooting the Mobile App

Getting Started with Simple Meal Planning on the Website

  • A Tour of Simple Meal Planning (Website)
  • How to Change to Simple Meal Planning (Website)
  • How to Create a New Simple Meal Plan (Website)
  • How to Adjust Your Diet Type (Website)
  • How to Indicate That a Recipe Has Been Cooked (Website)
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Getting Started with Simple Meal Planning in the Mobile App

  • A Tour of Simple Meal Planning (Mobile)
  • How to Change to Simple Meal Planning (Mobile)
  • How to Create a New Simple Meal Plan (Mobile)
  • How to Add a Recipe to Your Simple Meal Plan (Mobile)
  • How to Adjust Your Diet Type (Mobile)
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General Information

  • What's New!
  • How to Access Real Plans on Your Mobile Device
  • Top 10 Customer Support Questions
  • How to Reach Real Plans Support
  • What do the icons mean?

General Meal Planning

  • Choosing a Diet Type that Works for You
  • How to Get More Recipes on a Restricted Diet
  • Which Ingredients are Included in Each Food Group?
  • Our Top 20 Ingredients
  • Meal Planning Tips

Using the Whole30 Diet Type in the Mobile App

  • How to Set Up Your Whole30 Meal Plan (Mobile)
  • How to Add a Whole30 Template (Mobile)
  • How to Change the Start Date for Your Whole30 (Mobile)
  • How to Manage Your Whole30 Reintroduction (Mobile)

Importing Recipes Using the Website

  • How to Import a Recipe
  • How to Import Ingredients to Make a Better Shopping List
  • How to Find an Imported Recipe

Printing from the Website

  • How to Save or Print Your Meal Plan (Website)
  • How to Print Your Shopping List or Have it Emailed to You (Website)

Printing from the Mobile App

  • How to Print Your Meal Plan (Mobile)
  • How to Print Your Shopping List (Mobile)

Using the FODMAP Diet Type in the Mobile App

  • How to Set Up Your Low FODMAP Diet Type (Mobile)

Importing Recipes Using the Mobile App

  • How to Import a Recipe (Mobile)
  • How to Import a Recipe Directly From Your Mobile Web Browser (Mobile)
  • How to Find an Imported Recipe (Mobile)