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).

This term we are offering 4 FREE tours for UBC Students:


January 16, 2019 | 5:00-6:00pm
Save-On-Foods | 5945 Berton Ave, Vancouver, BC

Ever find yourself questioning what you should eat to fuel 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!


February 6, 2019 | 12:30-1:30pm
Save-On-Foods | 5945 Berton Ave, Vancouver, BC

Stomach growling after the dining room has closed? Skipping breakfast because you woke too early or too late? Reached the point where pasta is, sadly, not your favourite meal option? Scared of not reaching your health and wellness goals because of your fast-paced lifestyle? Commuting and not sure what to bring to campus? If you answered yes to any of the questions above, this tour is for you! Learn how to shop for quick, easy, and nutritious snacks and meals while staying on a budget!


March 13, 2019 | 5:00-6:00pm
Save-On-Foods | 5945 Berton Ave, Vancouver, BC

Tired of plain chicken breast with salt and pepper? Sugary cereal that gives you a sugar high, then a sugar low? Using tips and tricks to navigate the grocery store, we will explore creative ways to decrease sugar and sodium intake!


April 1, 2019 | 12:30-1:30pm
Save-On-Foods | 5945 Berton Ave, Vancouver, BC

Feeling tired? Trying to adopt a plant-based diet? Concerned about your iron intake? This tour will explore plant-based eating and tips and tricks to increase your iron at the grocery store.

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.