What’s for Dinner Tonight?

Want to eat healthier, but confused by conflicting information? Looking for ways to eat well on a budget? Get answers, tips and tricks from UBC Nutrition Students on a free guided tour at Save-On-Foods in Wesbrook Village. Plus, get 10% off groceries during the tour!

This program is coordinated by two on-campus dietitians: Melissa Baker (SHHS) and Emma McCrudden (Athletics and Recreation).

Here are this term’s tours:


Monday, September 30, 2019
Save-On-Foods | 5945 Berton Ave, Vancouver, BC

Do you ever find yourself questioning why you should eat to fuel up for a run? How about what your body needs to recover from an intense session at the gym? Join the #GroceryGains Tour to learn tips on getting all your nutritional needs pre- and post-workout for the active lifestyle you lead!


Tuesday, October 22, 2019
Save-On-Foods | 5945 Berton Ave, Vancouver, BC

Need a change from the dining halls? Or looking for some easy recipes to whip up in your own room? If this sounds like you, then come and join Dorm n’ Dine! This tour will focus on shopping and cooking for quick, easy, and minimal-equipment recipes that can be prepared in the comfort of your own dorm room!


Friday, November 8, 2019
Save-On-Foods | 5945 Berton Ave, Vancouver, BC

Are you interested in discovering ways to spice up your life with healthy and easy meal prep ideas? Participants of this tour will discover how to reduce sodium consumption by replacing microwave meals and instant ramen with home cooked foods! Join this tour to unlock the potential of food on a budget and find out ways to flavour your food in healthy and delicious ways!


Monday, December 2, 2019
Save-On-Foods | 5945 Berton Ave, Vancouver, BC

Participants of this tour will learn recipes and tips on how to incorporate more plant-based choices, while on a budget! Join this tour to discover plant-based alternatives, learn about plant-based proteins, and how you can add more whole food options into your diet.

Book a FREE Group Tour

Looking for a customized tour for a group, such as a sports team or residence floor? Work with our tour leaders to create the perfect tour for your needs.

Can’t make a tour? The BBC has some handy resources for cooking skills.