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GRACILU Posts: 466
1/25/14 10:01 A

I understand what you mean about the calories for homemade food. It is tedious but like the others have said it is so easy for future use.

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1/24/14 8:49 P

Thank you!

DIETITIANBECKY Posts: 27,860
1/24/14 8:27 P

Here is the direct link to the recipe calculator.
Click the tab at the top of the page: Add/calculate recipe:
recipes.sparkpeople.com/home.asp

You can save the recipe and will always have it available for future reference.

Becky

WHOLENEWME79 Posts: 949
1/24/14 6:19 P

You can go to the sparkrecipes site and manually enter a recipe. It will calculate calories based on the number of servings you give it. I use it all the time and it makes tracking my custom foods soooo much easier.

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1/24/14 6:03 P

How does a person count calories on homemade food? For instance, I made green chili today. I used pork loin, ground beef (which is very lean and grass fed..our own beef), green chili and chicken broth.
I think this is the main reason I don't count calories because I can't figure them out when I cook my own meals from scratch.

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