Mighty Grocery Shopping List: Recipes

Mighty Grocery offers a convenient way to store your recipes and add recipe ingredients to your shopping list. There is a few ways to start working with recipes:

  1. Navigate to More page in the Main view (scroll Tab bar on top) and click Recipes.
  2. Long-tap Tab bar –> Configure Tabs –> set check next to Recipes or Recipe details. This will allow quick access to recipes by scrolling the Tab bar.
  3. Fling (hold and move right/left) the second button on the Home screen until Recipes show up. Click Recipes.

Note: Recipes is a premium feature (available in Full version only), Lite version allows only one recipe to try feature in action.

Add/Edit/Delete Recipe

To add a new recipe:

  1. Navigate to Recipes page as described above.
  2. Click Add button (plus).
  3. Enter Recipe name when prompted.
  4. Click Save.
  5. Populate Recipe’s fields Details, Directions, etc.
  6. Click Done.

To edit a recipe:

  1. Navigate to Recipes page as described above.
  2. Click (>) button of a recipe.
  3. Modify Recipe fields.
  4. Click Done.

To delete a recipe:

  1. Navigate to Recipes page as described above.
  2. Long-tap the recipe you want to delete.
  3. Choose Delete.

Recipe ingredients

To add/edit/delete new ingredients to a recipe:

  1. Navigate to Recipes page as described above.
  2. Tap the recipe you would like to work with.
  3. Recipe details screen will show up.
  4. Now you can add/edit/delete ingredients as you would with any shopping list.

Several tips for Ingredients screen:

  1. Quickly navigate to Recipe attributes by clicking (i) button.
  2. Tap recipe name (Cherry Cheesecake on the pic) to switch to another recipe.
  3. Long-tap recipe name to quickly navigate to recipes list.

To add recipe ingredients to a shopping list:

  1. Navigate to Ingredients screen of your recipe as described above.
  2. Make sure your shopping list is selected on top of the screen.
  3. Tap checkbox next to an item to add to or remove from the shopping list selected on the top of the screen.
  4. – OR – Tap item row and choose Copy to to add item to multiple lists.
  5. Enter the number of servings you would like to add when  Multiply by dialog shows up.
  6. Click Save.
  7. Selected ingredients will be added to your shopping list. If any ingredient already existed on the shopping list, item’s quantity will be adjusted accordingly.

You can also use Add selection option available in the side menu.

138 Responses to Mighty Grocery Shopping List: Recipes

  1. Soyfelix says:

    Hi, great app, I was using it years ago, and now I’m using it again. But now when I add ingredients to the recipe, the unit is always the same, it’s not taken the unit that I defined in the selection list, after change.
    How can I do it? I have to change the unit always… Thanks

  2. Russell says:

    Recipes aren’t syncing. Lists are. What can I check? Thanks

  3. Jennifer Rose says:

    I just began using Mighty Grocer. There seems to be a limited number of characters I can enter under directions. Is that correct? The “ok” or “cancel” bar disappears and I am continually loosing my directions. Advice?

    • Alex says:

      Jennifer, The app does not have any limit for directions field. Most likely the problem has something to do with keyboard app installed on your phone. Could you try using stock Android keyboard?

  4. Tony says:

    On the import recipe – even just the option of adding a URL so you could link to an online recipe would seem to be an easy first step?

  5. Magnus says:

    I just wonder if you can add recipes with a computer instead of doing it manually with the phone?
    I think it would be great if you could do that from the My Mighty Grocery site.

    • Alex says:

      Magnus, thanks for your question. Unfortunately editing recipes online is not available in Mighty Grocery. We plan to add this feature going forward. Thank you for your patience and understanding.

  6. ShelleyB says:

    My husband and I just bought this app to coordinate our meal planning and grocery shopping for a special “cleanse” diet we’re trying, and love it so much that we’re planning on using it even when we’re through…However, it seems sort of odd and mildly inconvenient that one can’t choose the normal types of measurements for recipes which are commonly used, such as cups, teaspoons, tablespoons, etc…Is that something you’d consider changing? It would be SO nice to be able to store and use meal recipes directly from the app for shopping *and* cooking :) Thanks so much!

    • Alex says:

      Shelley, thanks so much for your feedback. You can add measurement units under Menu > Settings > Units. But unfortunately, measurements for recipes will not be compatible with Meal Planner. We plan to make things easier going forward.

      • ShelleyB says:

        Thank you SO much for answering! :) … All fixed!!!
        This app is the most useful I’ve found, in any category! I’m still working on the Springpad sync/integration…The recipes seem not to go directly into notebooks, but are added as “notes” *inside* notebooks, making them a bit harder to find and less convenient to change over to checklists…But still in all, I think it’s great!!!

  7. patll says:

    “import recipe”
    it was mentioned in the forum by Alex, Admin that “import recipe” would be:
    ‘Unfortunately, there is no way to populate Mighty Grocery recipes online yet, but this feature is planned for delivery later this year. Thanks for your interest!’

    What happened? That was 6/26/2011, that was going on 3years.

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