Frequently Asked Questions
Plan to Eat does not provide recipes or meal plans because we want you to be in control of the recipes in your account. We provide the tools for you to gather the recipes that meet your preferences, dietary needs, and budget.
Yes! Once you’ve added recipes and ingredients to your planning calendar, the program automatically generates a shopping list. You can choose a date range for your shopping list that corresponds with the dates of your planning calendar. Then you can shop for what you need and never forget anything!
Yes, we have an app for both Android and iOS devices! You can use the same Plan to Eat account across all platforms, so you can download the app on all your devices.
It’s $4.95/month or $39/year. We do not ask for credit card information before starting a 30 free day trial. We offer a 60-day, no-questions-asked refund policy. By default, we do not automatically bill you when your yearly subscription expires.
We never delete your data unless you specifically ask us to do so. All of your account data, including your recipes, will be waiting there for you when you are able to renew!
However, we do not want to hold your recipes hostage, so you can export a copy of your recipes at any time.
Yes, you can make your own grocery list in Plan to Eat. The shopping list in Plan to Eat is completely customizable! You can manually add as many items as you need to your shopping list, so you never forget anything. You can also use the Staples list to quickly add, in bulk, frequently purchased items to your shopping list.
Yes, Plan to Eat can help you meal plan on a monthly basis! You can use Plan to Eat to create meal plans for any length of time, including a full month or longer. We do not have any restrictions on how many recipes you can add to your meal planning calendar or how many recipes you can have in your account!
You can create a monthly meal plan and shop for an entire month ahead of time with your automatically generated shopping list.
In your digital recipe book, you have the option to organize your recipes by Course, Cuisine, Main Ingredient, and Tags. Each of these categories is fully customizable and you get to decide how your recipes are organized!
Use Tags like folders or sub-categories to create a high level of organization in your recipe book, so you can always find the perfect recipe for your meal plan!
No matter what your dietary preferences, Plan to Eat will help you with your diet. Meal planning with Plan to Eat, will help you stay on track by allowing you to choose the recipes you want in your account! All the recipes you import can be specific to your needs and preferences and not based on someone else’s meal plan.
Whether you have dietary restrictions, food allergies, or are starting a new diet, Plan to Eat gives you the tools to create customized meal plans that fit your individual needs.
Yes! Creating a meal plan saves you money on groceries because you only shop for what you need. When you create a meal plan, Plan to Eat makes a shopping list for you and then you can go to the store with an organized list, or send it to your local grocery store for pickup or delivery!
Grocery shopping from an organized list of ingredients, generated from your recipes, prevents you from overbuying on random items you don’t actually need.
In 2017, we surveyed our customers and the average food cost of the customers surveyed, per person in the household per month, was reduced from $199 to $152. That’s a grocery bill reduction of 23%!
Have a different question?
Personal service is one of the things we pride ourselves on most. If you have other questions you can visit the Plan to Eat Knowledge Base, or if you would just like to chat, you can send us a message below. We’re here weekdays from 9-5 Mountain time. If you send a message outside of business hours we’ll do our best to get back to you within 12 hours.