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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 Set Your Dietary Restrictions
  • How To Customize Your Schedule
  • How to Change Your Profile
  • How to Customize Your Meal Planner using Advanced Filters
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Recipe Box

  • How to Remove a Recipe from your Recipe Box
  • How to Search for Recipes in Your Recipe Box
  • How to Add a Recipe to your Meal Planner from the Recipe Box
  • How to Get More Recipes on a Restricted Diet
  • How to Create Your Own Tags to Search and Schedule Recipes
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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 Navigate Between Weeks in the Meal Planner
  • Meal Planning Tips
  • How to Move Recipes on Your Meal Plan
  • How to Schedule or Replace a Recipe Using Recipe Roulette
  • How to Add Notes to Your Meal Planner
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  • Using Real Plans on a budget
  • Where to Find Specialty Ingredients on Your Shopping List
  • Manage Your Shops and Ingredients
  • Creating a shopping list for custom dates
  • How to add, schedule, and manage your own shopping list items
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Mobile App Support

  • How to Transfer Your Shopping List to Instacart in the Mobile App
  • How to Navigate Between Weeks Using the Mobile App
  • iPhone App: How to Change Your Profile
  • iPhone App: How to Set your Diet Type and Schedule
  • iPhone App: How to Change your Advanced Settings
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Whole30 Upgrade Support

  • How to Add the Whole30 Upgrade to Your Real Plans Subscription
  • Whole30 Resources and Support
  • How to Set Up Your Whole30 Meal Plan
  • Setting up Your Whole30 Reintroduction Period
  • Whole30 Slow Roll Reintroduction Using Recipe Box
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