While Carb Manager includes a database of millions of common foods, sometimes it makes sense to configure a custom entry. Let's talk about each of the four custom food log entry types. 

Custom Foods

In Carb Manager, a Food is logged as a single unit, where nutritional information isn't broken down by individual ingredients. Foods can be logged on their own, or added to recipes, meals, or meal plans as ingredients.

If you want to log a food that isn't listed in our database, you can create a Custom Food by following these steps

Then, go ahead and log the custom food by following these steps.

Made a mistake? Here's how to edit or delete a custom food.

Custom Recipes

A Recipe includes is a set of instructions for preparing a particular dish, a list of the ingredients required, and nutritional information. Nutritional information is available for the recipe as a whole, as well as for each ingredient.

Have a favorite family recipe that isn't in our database? Here's how to add it to your Carb Manager account.

Once you've created the recipe, here's how to add it to your food log.

Made a mistake? Here's how to edit or delete a custom food.

Custom Meals 

A Meal is a collection of foods that are eaten together, but that aren't combined into a recipe. An example might be "Salmon with asparagus and cauliflower rice". Nutritional information is available for the meal as a whole, as well as for each ingredient.

If you have certain foods that you often eat together, grouping them as a Custom Meal can be a real time saver when it comes to logging. 

Here's how to create a Custom Meal.

After you've created your custom meal, here's how to add it to your food log.

Made a mistake? Here's how to edit or delete a custom meal.

Custom Meal Plans

Meal Plans consist of 7 days worth of meals. 

While we offer a variety of ready-to-go Meal Plans for Premium users, you can also create a custom meal plan if you already know exactly what you want to eat for the week. 

Here's how to create a Custom Meal Plan and apply it to your food log.

Made a mistake? Here's how to remove a Custom Meal Plan from your food log, and here's how to edit or completely delete a Custom Meal Plan.

  

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