Meal planning allows you to set:
Incorporate healthier food options
Saves time in the store
Ensures you buy what’s needed
Helps you avoid impulse buying or unplanned items
Reduces food waste
Helps you to better control your expenses
The USDA SNAP-Ed Connection providers a curated list of resources for meal planning, shopping, and budgeting.
Planning meals is one of the best ways to save money and eat healthy meals. SNAP-Ed programs developed these materials to teach meal planning skills.
Shopping is an important skill taught in SNAP-Ed programs. These SNAP-Ed developed materials teach shopping skills.