Invite Friends to Share Recipes

  1. From your Recipe book (Cook tab), tap the My Recipes header.
  2. This will bring down a menu where you can navigate to the Friends section.
    • Tap the Add Friends button to send a friend invite to someone via their email address or username.

Accepting Friend Requests

When someone requests to add you as a friend, you'll receive an email with the subject line, "Recipe Sharing Request from Plan to Eat."

You will also see a notification at the top of the My Recipes section in the app.

  1. Tap View Request at the top of the Recipe Book.
  2. Tap Accept to accept the friend request, or Ignore to not accept the request.
    • Use Accept All to accept all requests at once.

Once all requests have been managed, you will be redirected to the Friends section and able to see your newly accepted Friends in the list. 

From the Friends section, use the  menu to view pending and ignored friend requests.

If a request was ignored, you can retroactively accept it by tapping on the View ignored friend request link.

Accessing Friend's Recipes

  1. From your Recipe book, tap the My Recipes header.
  2. This will bring down a menu where you can navigate to the Friends section.
    • You can search for Friend's usernames from the search bar at the top.
  3. Tap on one of your Friend's usernames, you can view and search for recipes in their recipe book.

Friends in Plan to Eat can only see your public recipes and vice versa. You cannot see a Friend’s recipes they have saved from another Friend’s account (a friend of a friend).

To Save a Friend’s Recipe:

  1. Navigate to their recipe book.
  2. Tap on a recipe name that you would like to save to your own Recipe Book.
  3. Use the menu on the recipe to bring up a menu with the option to Save to My Recipes.
  4. Use the toggle next to this option to save the recipe to your recipe book.

A recipe saved from a Friend’s account will be indicated with a red heart icon next to the recipe name. You can easily find the recipe by searching for it or scrolling through your recipe book.

To Un-Save a Recipe from your Recipe Book:

  1. Tap the menu.
  2. Toggle OFF the option of Save to My Recipes.

To Edit a Copy of your Friend's Recipe:

You can use recipes from your friends as if they're your own, but you will not be able to alter that recipe. 

To edit a recipe that belongs to a Friend:

  1. Open the Friend's recipe you'd like to copy and edit.
  2. Tap the upper right  menu.
  3. Select Edit a Copy of This Recipe.
  4. A duplicate of the recipe will open in and edit window. Make any changes to the new duplicate recipe.
  5. Tap Save.
  6. That recipe is now added as a new recipe in your account. 

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