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9/24/13 10:03 P

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Thanks for all the good ideas. Besides using the calculator, I like the idea of entering foods in the groupings. Spark people always have great advice and suggestions. I learn so much from all of you.

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9/24/13 8:41 P

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|Moomshine - oh boy, do I agree! You should suggest that to the SparkTeam. there is another area that involves extra work - I think, and have suggested, that when we get a comment on our SparkPage or are given a SparkGoodie that there be a link set up so that we can send the contributor an instant reply so that we don\t have to go to their SparkPage to send them a thank-you or make a comment.

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9/24/13 6:06 P

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I, too, have a collection of recipes that I type in, and I also group the shorter recipes. There should, though, be a way of copying a recipe, nutrition facts and all, then pasting that so we don't have to do all that typing. SparkPeople needs at app for that! 8-)

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9/23/13 7:59 P

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I use the SparkRecipe feature by filling in the recipe and using their calculator.


Lin from Peterborough, ON., Canada

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9/23/13 7:15 A

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I track my homemade meals using the grouping feature. I type in all ingredients as a group, name it, and then figure out what portion I ate, which sometimes can be hard. But overall, I think it is fairly accurate.

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9/23/13 12:33 A

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Sparkrecipes.com has a recipe calculator to figure it out for you, and you can save your recipes. If it's a simple recipe, though, I just track each ingredient separately.

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GRAMMY7070's Photo GRAMMY7070 SparkPoints: (0)
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9/22/13 9:23 P

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I love to cook and make healthy meals, but so many recipes don't include nutritional info so it is hard to figure out portion size and nutritional values for these meals. I did buy 1 cookbook that does list this but so many don't. Any suggestions

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