Introducing the New and Improved Planner View

The new Planner view allows you to view your meal plan and quickly schedule recipes all in one place.  We've added a smaller version on the recipe box on the left side of the meal planner to make it easier to make changes to your plan. 

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Access your Meal Planner

  • Click on Planner in the upper left corner
  • The left side of the Planner shows a smaller version of your Recipe Box
  • The top row of the planner shows the days of the week
  • The rows below the day of the week are for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, respectively
    • If you are tracking macros, another row will appear at the bottom of each day that will show the macro counts for the day 

View additional weeks

  • Use the arrows next to the specified days to view other weeks 
    • Navigate forward to see the 3 future weeks
    • Navigate backward to view past weeks
  • Click the calendar to move to a specific week quickly

Navigating the Recipe Box

  • Browse through the recipes in the Recipe Box that is located next to the scheduled recipes
    • Recipes at the top of the Recipe Box are those that have been marked as favorites
    • Navigate through all pages of the recipes using the menu at the bottom
  • Leave the search box blank and search using only the available filters on the left side of the screen
    • Click on any of the filters to expand the list of options
  • Type the name of an ingredient or recipe in the search box
    • Then add filters to narrow your search
    • For additional information on using the filters in the Recipe Box, click here
  • To add a recipe from the Recipe Box, click on the recipe and drag it to the meal you would like to schedule it for during the week

Minimize the Recipe Box

  • Click on Minimize in the lower right corner of the Recipe Box area 
    • This collapses the Recipe Box area so that you will only see the meal plan for the week
    • The new view will include the images for each of the scheduled recipe

Move a recipe on the plan

  • Click and hold on a recipe while you move it to a different meal and/or day
    • Select Move this recipe

Delete a recipe from the plan

  • To remove a recipe from your week, click the X for that meal and it will remove it from that week's meal plan

Accessing other functions

  • Click on the ... within a meal time to access additional features associated with planning, including: 
    • Add recipe - use the add recipe tool to browse through recipes
    • Add note - add a note to your planner that will appear in the meal time that week
    • Add ingredient - add an ingredient to your meal plan; will also add it to your shopping list
    • Remove meal - removes the scheduled entree and any side dishes from the meal time
    • Move meal - moves the scheduled entree and any side dishes to another meal time that you can select
    • Copy meal - copies the scheduled entree and any side dishes to another selected day
    • Add leftover - allows you to add a leftover to the selected meal time 

 

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