Meal Planning Personality®: Who are You?

If you struggle to meal plan or find that you can’t stick with it, there’s a good chance that you’re not planning in line with your Meal Planning Personality®.

Meal planning is so much easier when you know your Meal Planning Personality because it means you know the key questions you need to ask yourself and how to set up your pantry, fridge and freezer to suit.

Uniquely created by Meal Planning Your Way®’s Home Economist Louise D’Allura, take the free quiz today! Just select the statements that best describe you! You may find you’re a mixture, but one personality should be dominant. 

 

Do I…

  • hate planning my meals ahead?
  • prefer to be spontaneous when it comes to dinner – who wants to be locked in to a set meal plan?!?!
  • not like planning my meals ahead because what if I won’t feel like eating that?
  • not really know what’s in the fridge?
  • shop when I have to (usually in the afternoon)?
  • tend to eat out/ get takeaways as it is quicker (no thinking required)!
  • not really know what my food budget is…?
  • not know what is in the pantry?
  • not really have a ‘shopping list’?

Sounds like I’m a… 

Do I…

  • have a detailed meal plan and know exactly what I am eating a week to a month in advance?
  • shop at set intervals?
  • know my food budget and how much I spend on each food category?
  • know what is in the pantry and do stock rotation?
  • have a shopping list, it works and I buy what’s on it?
  • know what’s in fridge?

Sounds like I’m a…

Do I…

  • kind of know what I am eating a week in advance? (you have a rough meal plan mapped out)
  • keep changing my mind re my meal plan and dinners, even though I have kind of planned my dinners?
  • tend to throw a lot of food out because I don’t get around to using it?
  • shop on a regular basis and generally like shopping (though it can be a love hate relationship)?
  • have a good (to rough) idea of my food budget/ expenditure?
  • know what is in the pantry?
  • have a shopping list and it kind of works (though i impulse buy)?
  • know what’s in fridge?

Sounds like I’m a… 

Do I…

  • know the shopping catalogue/ what’s on special really well?
  • know exactly what I am eating at least a week in advance because I have mapped out my meal plan?
  • shop at set intervals?
  • buy and cook what’s in season?
  • tend to toss out food because I forget about it?
  • know exactly how much I am spending AND saving?
  • know what is in the pantry do stock rotation?
  • have a shopping list and it works?
  • know what’s in the fridge?

Sounds like I’m a…