Help: Create a Meal

A meal can represent a home-cooked meal, but you can also create meals for restaurants that you frequent.

To create a new meal, go to the Meals tab and tap the plus (+) icon in the upper right.

For a home-cooked meal:

  1. Enter the name of the meal in the Title field
  2. If applicable, paste a recipe URL into the Recipe URL field
  3. Enter ingredients, one per line, into the Ingredients field. This is not required, but it is essential if you want to use the automatic shopping list feature. You don’t have to enter every single ingredient if you don’t want to, you can just fill in the key ingredients.
  4. The Notes field is optional and can be used for the recipe instructions or anything you want.
  5. If you have a photo, or want to take one right now, tap Add Photo.
  6. Tap Save in the upper right when you’re done.

For a restaurant meal:

  1. Toggle the Restaurant slider to the on position (green). The restaurant marker ($) will appear in the top left.
  2. Enter the name of the restaurant in the Title field. (If you always order the same thing, you could include the name of the dish in the title as well.)
  3. If the restaurant has a website, you can optionally paste the URL into the Restaurant URL field.
  4. The Notes field is optional. We use it to keep track of dishes we like and don’t like from this Restaurant, and anything else we might like to remember next time.
  5. If you have a photo, or want to take one right now, tap Add Photo.
  6. Tap Save in the upper right when you’re done.

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