What’s for dinner? That’s the question … but it doesn’t have to be when you prepare ahead! If you want to save both time and money, and eat healthier, get organized with one of these meal and shopping planner apps.

Pepperplate allows users to schedule and organize meals for each week, edit and import from popular sites, and scale recipes on the fly. Save time shopping by arranging your grocery list the way you shop in the store. Special features include multiple cook timers for separate dishes, Cook Mode to prevent your screen from dimming or closing on the device, and the ability to share recipes to social media sites. Free for iOS, Android, Windows, Kindle and Nook devices.* 

Yummly comes with search filters that allow you to find recipes and develop a shopping list based on any meal criteria, including holidays, taste preferences, dietary and nutritional needs, ingredients you have on hand, or those you don’t want to include. Organize recipes into collections and share favorite recipes on social media. Free for iOS and Android devices.* 

Nutrino helps develop meal plans and shopping lists based on your unique health and fitness goals, taste preferences, dietary needs and biochemistry. When paired with data from wearables like Fitbit, Runkeeper and Apple Health, you can plan for optimum fuel for your body’s activity level. The FoodPrint feature also connects to certain glucose monitoring devices for diabetes sufferers. Free for iOS and Android devices.*

Bon appétit!

*Prices and availability current at time of writing.

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