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Plan Well

Planning ahead will help you eat well. To help you plan your meals, try "My Meal Planner" from EatRightOntario.

These time-saving techniques and meal-planning tips can help you get fast, delicious and healthy meals on the table in no time.

  • Get tips for keeping a well-stocked pantry.
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  • Having an emergency shelf stocked with non-perishable foods and some frozen foods is a big help if you can’t get out to the store.
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  • Learn how left-overs can be transformed into new recipe ideas and which convenience foods are healthy and handy.
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  • When cooking for one or two people, make a little extra so you have leftovers.
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  • Shopping for one or two people can be a challenge, but careful planning makes it easier
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  • Pack delicious and nutritious lunches for the whole family.
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Shop Smart

Making smart choices at the grocery store can help you stock a healthy fridge and pantry. It’s important to understand food labels to make the best choices for you and your family. View the label reading and grocery shopping videos on the right side of this page to help you become a shopping expert.

Check out these suggestions for a well-stocked pantry, fridge and freezer.

  • Get Stocked!
    A well-equipped pantry makes cooking a nutritious, delicious meal easy, any day.

  • Get Frozen!
    For healthy meals in a flash, pack your freezer with nutrient-rich frozen foods.

  • Fresh Foods for your Fridge – Fresh, simple foods start off meals in the right direction.

Other Trusted Resources

Label Reading

Jenille reviews how to read a food label including the nutrition facts panel and %DV.

Grocery Shopping

Alexis features tips on grocery shopping for healthy food.

Learn how to use % Daily Value at: healthcanada.gc.ca/dailyvalue