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Send daily recipe emails automatically

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Not sure what to eat tonight? Have recipes emailed to you daily based on your criterial.

To run this workflow, you will need to have:

  1. A Recipe Search API key from Edamam
  2. An active email account with configured credentials

To set up your credentials:

  1. Set your Edamam AppID and AppKey in the Search Criteria node
  2. Select (or create) your email credentials in the Send Recipes node (and set up the to: and from: email addresses while you are at it)

To customize the recipes that you receive, open up the Search Criteria node and modify one or more of the following:

  • RecipeCount - the numner of recipes you would like to receive
  • IngredientCount - the maximum number of ingredients you would like each recipe to have
  • CaloriesMin - the minimum number of calories the recipe will have
  • CaloriesMax - the maximum number of calories the recipe will have
  • TimeMin - the minimum amount of time (in minutes) the recipe will take to prepare
  • TimeMax - the maximum amount of time (in minutes) the recipe will take to prepare
  • Diet - Select one of the following options:
    • balanced - Protein/Fat/Carb values in 15/35/50 ratio
    • high-fiber - More than 5g fiber per serving
    • high-protein - More than 50% of total calories from proteins
    • low-carb - Less than 20% of total calories from carbs
    • low-fat - Less than 15% of total calories from fat
    • low-sodium - Less than 140mg Na per serving
    • random - selects a different random diet each day
  • Health - Select one of the following options:
    • alcohol-free - No alcohol used or contained
    • immuno-supportive - Recipes which fit a science-based approach to eating to strengthen the immune system
    • celery-free - does not contain celery or derivatives
    • crustacean-free - does not contain crustaceans (shrimp, lobster etc.) or derivatives
    • dairy-free - No dairy; no lactose
    • egg-free - No eggs or products containing eggs
    • fish-free - No fish or fish derivatives
    • fodmap-free - Does not contain FODMAP foods
    • gluten-free - No ingredients containing gluten
    • keto-friendly - Maximum 7 grams of net carbs per serving
    • kidney-friendly - per serving – phosphorus less than 250 mg AND potassium less than 500 mg AND sodium: less than 500 mg
    • kosher - contains only ingredients allowed by the kosher diet. However it does not guarantee kosher preparation of the ingredients themselves
    • low-potassium - Less than 150mg per serving
    • lupine-free - does not contain lupine or derivatives
    • mustard-free - does not contain mustard or derivatives
    • low-fat-abs - Less than 3g of fat per serving
    • no-oil-added - No oil added except to what is contained in the basic ingredients
    • low-sugar - No simple sugars – glucose, dextrose, galactose, fructose, sucrose, lactose, maltose
    • paleo - Excludes what are perceived to be agricultural products; grains, legumes, dairy products, potatoes, refined salt, refined sugar, and processed oils
    • peanut-free - No peanuts or products containing peanuts
    • pecatarian - Does not contain meat or meat based products, can contain dairy and fish
    • pork-free - does not contain pork or derivatives
    • red-meat-free - does not contain beef, lamb, pork, duck, goose, game, horse, and other types of red meat or products containing red meat.
    • sesame-free - does not contain sesame seed or derivatives
    • shellfish-free - No shellfish or shellfish derivatives
    • soy-free - No soy or products containing soy
    • sugar-conscious - Less than 4g of sugar per serving
    • tree-nut-free - No tree nuts or products containing tree nuts
    • vegan - No meat, poultry, fish, dairy, eggs or honey
    • vegetarian - No meat, poultry, or fish
    • wheat-free - No wheat, can have gluten though
    • random - selects a different random health option each day
  • SearchItem - the general term that you are looking for e.g. chicken

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