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Student Meal Plan Sample

Type:

· Online Resource

· Meal Planning & Recipes

From the grocery list, the price and the steps for preparation, check out a simple and straightforward example of what a meal plan can look like for students. Note how easy it is to add variety to your meals without much effort. Meal planning doesn’t mean you have to eat the exact same thing every day.

Stocking your Kitchen

Type:

· Online Resource

· Meal Planning

How often have you walked into your kitchen in search of something to eat only to come out empty handed? The best way to keep healthy food habits on track is to keep basic, nutritious foods available so you can pull together a no-cook meal, a quick hot dinner or an easy snack. Here’s a list of suggestion

Canada’s Food Guide

Type:

· Online Resource

· Overall Health/Wellness & Recipes

Canada’s Food Guide is an eating plan that was created by and recently updated by Health Canada, offering Canadians a resource for making healthy food choices. This link includes the official guide, recipes, tips and resources for making food choices, healthy habits, reading food labels and much more.

Automated Meal Planner

Type:

· Online Resource

· Meal Planning & Recipes

Take the stress out of meal planning, picking what to eat and making grocery lists. “Eat this Much” is an online meal planning tool that will generate meal plans and grocery lists for you simply by understanding your dietary restrictions and nutritional goals. Sit back, relax and let “Eat this Much” build a plan for you. This resource is free to use but offers premium features.

Build Your Own Meal Plan

Type:

· Online Resource

· Meal Planning & Recipes

Let this resource take the stress away from meal planning by giving you simple tools that you can connect to. With more than 1000 simple, healthy and fresh recipes to choose from, pick what you like then drag and drop into your weekly calendar. When you’re ready to go grocery shopping, let “Healthy Meal Plans” generate a grocery list of exactly what you need. This resource is free to use but offers premade meal plans, built by an in-house dietitian for a cost.

Student Friendly Recipes

Type:

· Online Resource

· Recipes

The Student Food Project has the goal of helping inform students about how to cook their own meals while they’re living at University. They provide recipes and resources which makes it easier to prepare food that is cheap, quick, healthy and simple. Their recipes are designed to be easy to follow, quick to make and cost effective.

Grocery Budget Tips

Type:

· Online Resource

· Budgeting

 Grocery shopping can be a huge regular expense for students. Check out 25 simple tips to follow for being budget cautious while doing grocery shopping.

 

On Campus Resources:

Soup Lunches

· 187 Albert Street in Waterloo

· 111 Darling Street in Brantford

Type:

· Access to Food

Grab a friend and join others from the Laurier community every Tuesday from 12:00pm – 2:00pm in Waterloo and Thursday from 12:00pm-2:00pm in Brantford for a free soup lunch at the Indigenous Student Centre located at 187 Albert Street in Waterloo and 111 Darling Street in Brantford. The program runs from October to April.

Fresh Fruit Friday

· SS 1-110 in Waterloo

· 2nd Floor 103 Darling Street in Brantford

Type:

· Access to Food

Description:

Every Friday of the fall and winter terms, Laurier students can stop by the Wellness Education Centre on both the Waterloo and Brantford campuses and collect a free piece of fresh fruit to fuel their minds and bodies. Peer wellness educators are available to speak with students about their wellness needs such as how to use the Student Wellness Centre, and how to access counseling services.

Money Management

Type:

· On Campus Resource

· Budgeting

Dollars and Sense is Laurier’s money management student support program designed to help decrease financial stress and increase financial wellness by enhancing student money management skills and confidence. The program aims to provide students with the necessary information, resources, and tools needed to make informed and empowered financial decisions. The program offers a Money Management Certificate, informative workshops and events and student budgeting appointments. Learn more about the program by reaching out to moneymanagement@wlu.ca

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