FAQ

  • How do I Register on the site?
    Click on “Menu” in the top right corner. Click on “Log In.” If you are new and don’t have an existing account with the American Diabetes Association, click on “Register Here” in the bottom right corner of the popup window. Complete the registration and submit the registration form. In order to access some of the features on this site, you will need to register. By being logged in when you are on the site, the site will learn your preferences over time.  Please note that if you already have an account through Tour, Step Out, or other ADA activities, the same log-in and password will provide access to Diabetes Food Hub.”
     
    How do I Log In?
    Click on “Menu” in the top right corner. Click on “Log In.” Enter your username and password. If you have forgotten password, click on the “Forgot Password” link. Complete and submit the form. You will receive an email with instructions on how to create a new password.  Note that if you already have an account through Tour, Step Out, or other ADA activities, the same log-in and password will provide access to Diabetes Food Hub
     
    How do I update my Account?
    You need to be logged in to the site to update your Account. Click on “Menu” in the top right corner. Click on “Log In.” Enter your username and password. Click on “Menu.” Click on “My Account” and update your account. Once you log in, you will not need to log in again after you leave and return to the site.
     
    How do I search for a recipe?
    Click in the “Search” area at the top of your screen that contains the magnifying glass. Type in what you are looking for and click the magnifying glass icon.
     
    How do I save a recipe?
    Once you have created an account and are logged in to the site., hover over any recipe and click on the star in the bottom right corner below the nutrition information. This will save the recipe to your Recipe Box. Once on a recipe page, you may also click “Save to Recipe Box” in the top right corner of the blue navigation bar above the recipe. If you want to view all of your saved recipes, click on the starin the navigation bar at the top of your screen—this will take you to your Recipe Box.
     
    How do I use the Meal Planner?
    You must be logged in to the site to use the Meal Planner. Click on the calendar icon in the top navigation bar. Drag and drop recipes that you have saved to your Recipe Box into the meal planning calendar. You can find your saved recipes in the right hand panel next to the Meal Planner Calendar.
     
    How do I create my Grocery List?
    Once you’ve dragged saved recipes to your Meal Planner, click “Generate Grocery List” in the blue navigation bar. This will create a shopping list based on all of the recipes in your Meal Plan. This list is customizable, with options for adding, deleting, or editing ingredients.
     
    How do I add or delete or adjust servings from my Grocery List?
    Click on “Generate Grocery List” or “View Grocery List.” In the area above the ingredients for your Grocery List, type in any ingredient and amount and click add to add to your list. Click on any ingredient in your Grocery List to adjust the serving size or to delete ingredient from your list.
     
    How do I print my Grocery List?
    On the Grocery List page, click on “Print” in the right corner below the top navigation bar.
     
    How do I email my Grocery List?
    Click on “Email.” Enter Name and Email Address and click “Send.”
     
    Can I use the Meal Planner from my phone?
    Yes, the site is mobile optimized.
     
    Can I get my Grocery List from my phone?
    Yes, the site is mobile optimized.
     
    How do I print a recipe?
    Click on a recipe. Click on “Print” in the right corner of the blue navigation bar above the recipe.
     
    How do I find Nutrition Information?
    Hover over any recipe to view the Nutrition Information for that Recipe. Or, click on a recipe and view the Nutrition Information in the Nutrition Facts box to the right of the recipe image.
     
    What are My Likes?
    Log in to the site. Click on “My Likes” in the top navigation bar and you can begin to fill in your preferences. Once a selection is made, the site will remember these selections and filter recipe options based on your likes. If you would like to remove these selections and view more recipe options, click “Reset All Selections” in the top right of the My Likes bar.
     
    What is the difference between My Likes and “Liking” a recipe with the thumbs up?
    My Likes is a tool to build your preferences into the site. Clicking the thumbs up icon on a recipe means you like this particular recipe and will save this recipe in the “Recipes I Liked” section of the site. Thumbs Up Likes are tracked and anyone coming to the site can see how many people have liked or disliked that recipe. You can share comments about that recipe as well. If you click on the thumbs up in the top navigation bar, it will display the “Recipes I Liked” section and display all of the recipes to which you have given the thumbs up.
     
    How do I share a recipe?
    Click on a recipe. Click on “Social” in the blue navigation bar above the recipe. Click on any of the social media icons to share to that channel.
     
    How can I comment on a recipe?
    Click on a recipe. Click on “Social” in the blue navigation bar above the recipe. Next to Reviews, click on the “Write a Review,” enter your comments, and click “Publish.”
     
    How do I add my preferences?
    Click on “My Likes” in the top navigation bar. Click on a category (Ingredients, Nutrition, Cuisines, or Meal Type) and enter your preferences. The site will remember these selections and sort options based on your preferences until these selections are reset using the “Reset All Selections” button.
     
    How do I add recipes to my Recipe Box?
    Once you save a recipe by clicking the star icon for that recipe, you’ve added that recipe to your Recipe Box.
     
    How do I sign up for newsletter?
    Scroll to the bottom of your screen, enter your email address and click “Subscribe.”