Recipe Database Search Tips
How to use the fields on the search recipe page:
Keyword: Searches title, person who entered the recipe, and
ingredients and comments on all recipes.
Category: Select the option that best
describes the recipe you are searching for. Using the category filter can help tailor your results.
Exclude Words: Type in words in this field
that you would like to exclude from your search. Use commas to separate keywords if you want to look for recipes that exclude EITHER keyword.
For example, "chicken beef" will exclude all recipes that contain both chicken AND beef; but "chicken, beef" will exclude all recipes that contain either chicken or beef.
The search will only exclude exact matches for your keywords. If you exclude the word "meat", it will only display recipes that do not contain the word meat, but the recipes could still contain beef, chicken, etc.
Show only recipes that are free of: By
checking these boxes you restrict the results to only recipes that are free of
the allergens you have selected.
*Due to limitations in our search, avoid selecting free of "other". We will be updating this soon.
AND: Use the word and, the plus sign or the & to connect your keywords and narrow your search. For example: "chocolate and cake" or "chocolate & cake" or "chocolate + cake" will give you less results to browse than "chocolate cake"
PERCENT SIGN %: Use the % sign to widen your search. For example:
- appl% would match apple, application, etc.
- Pumpkin % muffins would match Pumpkin or muffins
If you have any questions or comments about any of the recipes in Safe Eats, click on "have a question about this recipe" on the recipe's page. This will lead you to discuss the recipe with our Food & Cooking Support Team and other fellow members on our Food & Cooking Support Forums. They can help you alter a recipe to make it allergy-free for your child's needs. Registration is free!
Some notes of caution:
- These recipes have been donated by our members and have not
been tested in a test kitchen, therefore we can't guarantee the results.
- Safety of ingredients is important. As we all know the same
product manufactured in different plants at different parts of the country
may not contain the same ingredients.
- For the "free of" categorization, you should not
make any assumptions as to the safety of an ingredient that is included in
any of these recipes. It will be up to you to do your own
research to make sure that each ingredient in these recipes is indeed safe
for your child's unique allergy issues.
- Use of the database indicates the user's agreement
with our terms of service.
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