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2/2/13 12:53 P

COOL! Thanks again!

NIRERIN Posts: 12,035
2/2/13 12:43 P

yep, you got it.

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2/2/13 12:36 P

Thanks for the info - I think I understand. What you are saying is when I enter the Ground Turkey's nutritional value - I enter the per serving amounts, but when I add the ingredients to the recipe - I add the number of servings in the entire package I am using (i.e. 10). And if I use two cans of beans and there are 3.5 servings in each can, I enter 7 servings. And then when I go to calculate the recipe's values - I make sure I put "10" in the number of servings it makes.

Did I understand you correctly? If so THANK YOU very much!

NIRERIN Posts: 12,035
2/2/13 12:23 P

you enter the total amounts for the whole recipe. if you look to the right of where you enter the ingredients you will see where you enter how many servings it makes. that way all the math gets done for you.
if you have a can of beans and it isn't in the tracker, you just manually enter it as a food, then pull it from your favorites to enter it into the recipe. and if you have a can of beans that has six servings in it, you would enter the information as it appears on the label when you manually enter it in as a food. but when you add the ingredient to your recipe, you enter six, since that is how many servings were in the whole can.
make sense or did i lose you?


Edited by: NIRERIN at: 2/2/2013 (12:25)
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2/2/13 12:14 P

I need help in using the Recipe Calculator. I know it seems pretty straightforward, but my question is when you enter your ingredients, do you enter the per serving values or the values for the total amount your are putting in the recipe? I have made a big bowl (10 servings) of Turkey Chili and I want to know how to calculate the nutritional values for each serving. I used 2.5 lbs. of Ground Turkey; two packages of seasoning; two cans of diced tomatoes and 2 cans of red kidney beans. I want to use the values on each ingredient (rather that search the database), so do I enter the per serving values or do I have to enter 10 times that? I'm confused. Thanks for any help anyone can give me.

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