Edit custom recipes
  • 18 Feb 2021
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Edit custom recipes

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If you previously created a custom recipe, you can edit the custom recipe’s name, serving size, ingredients, and other details.

Tip: If you have a Premium subscription, you can import recipes from some websites.
Tip: Want to edit a food that is in a custom recipe? Because recipes are made up of individual foods, first copy the food that you want to edit to My Foods, then edit the food.
  1. Web app users: Go to the Home icon Daily Log.
  2. Complete one of the following steps:
    • Edit an existing entry in the daily log: Select the custom recipe entry that you want to edit. Or select the Expander icon Expander near the side of the entry, then select Edit.
    • Edit a custom recipe for future entries:
      1. Select Add button Add ItemAdd Food button Add Food. Or select any Add Food button in the daily log.
      2. In the food selection screen, select the My Foods tab and select a custom recipe.
        Tip: To narrow the list of items in the My Foods tab, select Recipes or search for a name or description of a recipe. For more information, see Find foods, recipes, and meals.
  3. In the custom recipe’s screen, select Options icon Options > Edit Recipe.
    Tip: For more information about custom recipes, see Create custom recipes.
  4. Optional: In the Edit Recipe screen, step 1 of 3, update the name and recipe description.
  5. Select Continue.
  6. Optional: In the Edit Recipe screen, step 2 of 3, update the ingredients and tags that describe the recipe.
  7. Select Continue.
  8. Optional: In the Edit Recipe screen, step 3 of 3, update the preparation details.
  9. Select Save & Finish.
  10. Optional: Select Publish to Database if you want to add your custom recipe to our database for other people to find.
    Tip: Later, to unpublish a food and remove it from our database, select Publish To Database to turn off the setting.
  11. Optional: To save the custom recipe to a specific folder in the My Foods tab, either select a folder from the list or complete the following steps to create a new folder.
    1. Select New Folder.
    2. Enter a Folder Name.
    3. Select Add Item button Add.
  12. Select Edit Recipe to confirm the changes that you made to your custom recipe.
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