Make Mealtime Easier

Get out of your food ruts and meet the Meal Guide that works with your busy schedule, nourishes your family, and includes the variety you've been craving.

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|  More Variety  |

|  Less Stress  |

|  Better Nutrition  |

We've all experienced the

5 o'clock dinnertime panic...

  • Sick of eating the same thing over and over
  • Too many recipe books, Pinterest ideas, and blogs
  • "How do we have so much food, but nothing to eat?!"
  • Already ordered take-out twice this week...
Help me stop the panic!

"The Meal Guides have made me look forward to being in the kitchen cooking. My husband loves, loves your recipes. Says there aren't any ones he doesn't like."

Pat H.

"Now I have a plan for the week and save money buying only the groceries needed. There is less waste and food spoilage with the Meal Guides. The recipes are tasty and they save time. I have lost a few pounds and feel healthier than I have in a long time."


"The fact that Ann’s recipes are written so clearly and are easy to follow is a huge help! That means I can involve my son in the cooking and he doesn’t feel intimidated by any of the instructions. Having him help in the preparation, plus having everything always taste so good, has made him a believer in almost any veggie dish that Ann whips up."

Paige G.

Hi, I'm Ann

I’m a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, home cook, and creator of the Peas & Hoppy Meal Guide Membership.

When I married my husband, I instantly gained a new son on half the days per week - as well as the baseball practices, youth groups, and golf tournaments that came with him.

With this busy new schedule (I was still running my small biz, after all!) I found I was meal planning “on the fly” - which for me meant frequent trips to the grocery store to grab the essential ingredient I forgot and lots of hangry frustration surrounding dinnertime.

I’m here to tell you: there’s a better way.

The Peas & Hoppy Meal Guide Membership teaches you how to plan around your busy schedule and provides you the meal ideas and recipes you need so you can get out of the food ruts you’ve found yourself in.

I help people become the superhero their family needs in the kitchen.

Enjoy eating stress-free meals with your family, knowing they’re getting the nutrition they need with a variety of recipes they love, while spending less time, money, and energy thinking about what’s for dinner.

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Ready to enjoy mealtime with your family?

Step 1

Choose your membership option

Step 2

Set aside 30 minutes to learn how to create your first meal plan using the meal guide

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Step 3

Reclaim the joy of eating!

Membership Features

The Peas & Hoppy Meal Guides are a flexible alternative to traditional meal plans, which teach you how to make a personalized plan for your family and guide you along your journey of health and nutrition.

Weekly Meal Guide

Each week's menu includes plant-forward recipes for: 4 Cooked Meals, 2 Grab & Go Meals, 2 Breakfast Yums, and 2 Snack Inspirations. Guides are thoughtfully planned to include a variety of cuisines, protein types, and seasonal vegetables.


Pro tips & step-by-step instructions teach all levels of cooks how to prep new veggies, try new cooking techniques, substitute ingredients based on taste preferences and availability, and involve kids in cooking.

Recipes + Grocery List

Every recipe is personally tested in my home kitchen; no more hours spent scouring the Internet to find something your picky eaters will enjoy. Weekly grocery list saves you time, money, and prevents food waste.


Weekly "Healthy Inspiration" reflection questions with video explanation keep you on track with nutrition and lifestyle goals. Find like-minded peers in the members-only Peas & Hoppy Community Facebook group.

Frequently Asked Questions

Eat Better for You + the Planet

A quarter of global greenhouse gas emissions comes from food production. Of that, half is related to producing animal products.

As an individual consumer, one of the biggest changes you can make to improve the health of the planet (and your body) is to eat plant-based proteins in place of animal proteins. But if you’re like me and have spent most of your life with chicken or beef as the staple of your plate, it can be hard to know where to start.

The Peas & Hoppy Meal Guide Membership offers you a practical solution to start this journey.

The Healthy Plate option includes at least one vegetarian meal per week - formulated for meat-loving taste buds - to start expanding your palate and move towards a plant-based diet.

The Healthy Vegetarian option is a lacto-ovo plan, meaning recipes may include dairy and eggs. However, about half of the meal options are entirely plant-based, to continue your transition to a plant-based lifestyle.

Bonus? When you become a member, you gain access to BOTH meal guide types, so you can decide how quickly you want to move towards an animal-free eating pattern. Read more about the Flexitarian and Vegetarian diets.

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Become a Member of Peas & Hoppy Meal Guides

and take the guesswork out of mealtime

Better for You

Nutritionally balanced meals are written by a professional and recipes are tested & tasty so your family will (actually) eat them

Better for your Budget

Get organized and stop throwing away produce; buy only what you need with a cusomized grocery list

What's a Meal Guide?

Better for the Planet

Eat lower on the food chain with tasty vegetarian options and use seasonal produce from local farmers

Are you ready to reclaim dinnertime and become the superhero in the kitchen your family needs?

Start your free 2-week trial of the Peas & Hoppy Meal Guides and enjoy stress-free meals that improve your health, your family, and the planet.

Listen to what Kathy C. has to say about the Peas & Hoppy Meal Guide Membership

Not sure if you’re ready to dive in?

Start with this free Weekly Menu & Event Calendar to take control of  your schedule and fuel your busy family this week.


50% of the way to making mealtime easier...