You can easily search for recipes that meet your needs using the Carb Manager app. With a Premium membership to Carb Manager, you'll be able to browse Premium Recipes, User Recipes and Web Recipes. The following filter options will help you fine tune your search so that you can find the perfect meal or snack!

Filter Overview

With Carb Manager, you can filter for meals that meet the following dietary restrictions under the section Special Diet:

  • Paleo / Primal
  • Vegetarian (Lacto-Ovo)
  • Pescatarian
  • Vegan

You'll also be able to easily select to any of the items from the list below to omit recipes containing these ingredients under the section Food Intolerances / Aversions:

  • Dairy
  • Gluten
  • Egg
  • Peanut
  • Shellfish
  • Soy
  • Tree nut
  • Wheat
  • Pork
  • Beef
  • Chicken

Additionally, you can decide to exclude additional ingredients not found on the aversion list. You can even combine filters to help narrow down your results. 

Working with Filters

To begin, select Recipes and Meal Plans from the left menu:

Next, select Search Recipes and activate the down arrow next to the search field.

Selecting the down arrow will expose a host of filters that will help you locate any and all recipes that meet your needs. Toggle each of the arrows to expose predefined search criteria. Feel free to enter specific ingredients that you're interested in avoiding. 

To help familiarize you with how the filters look and behave, we've provided the following screen shots to help demonstrate the filtering capabilities:

Once you've selected the criteria you'd like to filter for, make sure to scroll to the bottom and select Filter Results.

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