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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.


Getting Started

  • Choosing the Diet Type That Is Best for You
  • How To Customize Your Meal Plan: My Diet
  • How To Customize Your Meal Plan: My Schedule
  • How to Fully Customize Your Meal Planner using Advanced Filters
  • Basic Settings- Default settings for servings, favorite shop, measurement preference, and timezone
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Recipe Box

  • Searching for Recipes in Your Recipe Box
  • How to Add a Recipe to your Meal Planner Directly from the Recipe Box
  • How to Get the Most Recipes on a Restricted Diet
  • Creating Your Own Tags to Search and Schedule Recipes
  • How to Modify a Recipe
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Manage Your Account

  • Manage Your Subscription
  • Manage Your Add-on Subscriptions
  • Update Your Payment Information
  • Giving the Gift of Real Plans

Meal Planning

  • How to Use Your Scrolling Weekly Meal-Planning Calendar
  • Planning your Meals for the Week with our Drag-and-Drop Meal Planner
  • Recipe Roulette- Replace a Meal or Add a Side Dish
  • How to make a Note on your Meal Planner: One-Time or Recurring
  • Adjusting Serving Sizes
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  • Using Real Plans on a Budget
  • Where to Find Specialty Ingredients on Your Shopping List
  • Manage Your Shops and Ingredients
  • Shopping for a Custom Date Range
  • How to Add, Schedule, and Manage Your Own Shopping List Items
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Mobile App Support

  • How Do I Access Real Plans on My Device?
  • Choosing Your Diet Type and Dietary Exclusions
  • How to Customize your Weekly Schedule
  • Choosing Your Options and Settings Preferences
  • Customize Your Meal Plan with Filters
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Whole30 Upgrade Support

  • How to Add the Whole30 Upgrade to Your Real Plans Subscription
  • Whole30 Resources and Support
  • Setting Up Your Whole30 Reset
  • Real Plans + Whole30 Meal-Planning Hacks
  • Setting up Your Whole30 Reintroduction Period
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