Where can I view ingredients, nutrition facts and storage/preparation instructions for Nutrisystem foods?
All of the Nutrisystem foods have their own ingredients, nutrition facts and preparation instructions listed on the product packaging. You can also view this information on our website here. Just select the menu item you are cooking up and scroll down under the product image. You will see tabs for Reviews, Q&A, Nutrition Facts, Ingredients and Prep Method. Simply click on each tab for more information on that specific product.
When customizing your Nutrisystem menu, you can click “Filter by” to exclude certain ingredients or display certain storing conditions, dietary needs and preparation.
Preparing Nutrisystem Foods
Some Nutrisystem meals require microwaving or can be prepared on a stovetop or skillet. Others can be enjoyed straight out of the package. The packaging and our website will tell you the preferred cooking method, how long to cook it and if there are any alternate cooking methods such as the oven or toaster.
Storing Nutrisystem Foods
Non-frozen Nutrisystem foods will be delivered in a cardboard box. These non-frozen foods do not need to be refrigerated—they’ve been sealed through a safe, “soft canning” process which locks in their nutrition and flavor. That way, you get fresh-tasting foods that don’t require refrigeration and are ready to go whenever and wherever you are. These non-frozen items can be safely stored in your cabinets or pantry.
If your Nutrisystem order includes frozen foods, you’ll want to place them in the freezer as soon as your delivery arrives. Frozen foods may arrive in a separate shipment from your non-frozen foods. They are delivered in a white styrofoam cooler with dry ice. They will be marked “Keep Frozen” on the label.
Dry Ice Warning: Do not handle with bare hands. Contact with bare skin may cause severe burns or frostbite. Always use heavy gloves. The dry ice should be contained in a plastic bag. Don’t worry if the bags have opened in transit. Leave the dry ice in the cooler and then place the cooler in a well-ventilated area. Keep out of the reach of children. One of the more fun features of dry ice is how it sublimates. That said, if you open your cooler and there’s no dry ice left, it’s not the end of the world. If your meals arrive partially frozen or very cold to the touch like you’ve just taken it out of the refrigerator (temperature below 40 degrees Fahrenheit), they’re perfectly safe to eat per USDA guidelines. Simply refreeze and serve as normal.