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Does anyone use meal planning software?

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schroeder Thu 11-Aug-11 14:32:29

Was thinking about getting some meal planning software to help me be bit better organised.

I don't know where to start.

tell me about what you use please.

4merlyknownasSHD Thu 11-Aug-11 16:33:04

Meal planning software? Are you serious? Surely not.

I think that there are some web-sites that you can type in the main ingredients you have and it could produce a selection of recipes, but can't you just knock up a spreadsheet on Excel?

schroeder Thu 11-Aug-11 16:43:22

I have not used excel since 1994, it may have changed a bit since then I fear.

No idea how I could 'Knock one up' with it?

There are packages out there, so I hypothesised that some people might use them. Not so stupid or so I thought.hmm

HoneyPablo Thu 11-Aug-11 16:55:46

I have never heard of meal-planning software. But then I have lived a sheltered life.
I would worry that I wouldn't want what the computer had planned for me. Mind you, it is 4.55pm and I haven't planned what we are having for tonight's tea yet.

OhdearNigel Thu 11-Aug-11 17:29:38

Might this be any good ?

I meal plan month by month and have a tabular template on word on my computer, sadly it doesn't work out my shopping for me though

ComradeJing Fri 12-Aug-11 10:16:08

Do you mean you type in all the recipes you know and it spins out a week of meals plus a shopping list?

or it does everything and gives you the recipes as well?

schroeder Fri 12-Aug-11 12:29:12

That looks like the sort of thing Nigel-was hoping it would be free or at least mine to keep though iykwim.

Comrade- the first thing, my family's too fussy for it giving me recipes to be much use. hmm


ComradeJing Sat 13-Aug-11 14:16:07

Do you have a Mac? Try macgourmet. It's on iPhone too.

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