Choosing your allergies and restrictions

This article will explain the allergies & restrictions we currently have available, the particulars of each one, and how to choose the one that best suits your needs.

Mealime currently offers 6 different allergies & restrictions:

  1. Shellfish-free
  2. Fish-Free
  3. Gluten-Free
  4. Dairy-Free
  5. Tree Nut-Free
  6. Peanut-Free

Shellfish-Free

The shellfish-free restriction will remove all shellfish (common types being shrimp, lobster, and crab) from being suggested as recipe options for your meal plans. This restriction is available on the  ClassicFlexitarianLow Carb, and Pescetarian diet types.

Fish-Free

The fish-free restriction will remove all fish (common types being salmon, cod, and halibut) from being suggested as recipe options for your meal plans. This restriction is available on the  ClassicFlexitarian, and Low Carb diet types.

Gluten-Free

The gluten-free restriction is for people who have celiac disease, who are intolerant to gluten, or who prefer to avoid gluten in their day to day life. This restriction is available on the  ClassicFlexitarianLow CarbPescetarian, and Vegetarian diet types.

Dairy-Free

The dairy-free meal restriction is for people who are lactose intolerant, sensitive to dairy, or who simply prefer to avoid dairy in their day to day life. This restriction is available on the  ClassicFlexitarian, and Low Carb diet types.

Tree Nut-Free

The tree-nut restriction will remove all tree nuts (common types being cashews, pine nuts, pecans, and pistachios) from being included in recipe options for your meal plans. This restriction is available on the  ClassicFlexitarian, and Low Carb diet types.

Peanut-Free

The peanut-nut restriction is for people who have a peanut allergy, or who otherwise prefer to avoid peanuts in their day to day life. This restriction is available on the  ClassicFlexitarian, and Low Carb diet types.

Choosing / Changing Your Allergies & Restrictions

You can choose any restrictions when signing up and can change your selection any time. To change your allergies & restrictions (or view our available allergies & restrictions) open up the app and navigate to Settings. Then tap on Your eating preferences.

Next, select any of the available options under heading Allergies & Restrictions.

Lastly, the changes won't take effect until you create a new meal plan. When you're done cooking your current meal plan, tap New or the Build Your Next Meal Plan buttons on the Meal Plan screen to build yourself a newly updated meal plan with your new eating preferences!

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