Yummly app

Yummly is an app for people wanting inspiration for meals to cook to meet their taste and dietary needs.

Yummly app By Yummly
  • Recipes
  • Notifications
  • Video tutorials
  • Links to blogs of food-related topics

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Country of origin USA
Clinical review 

Read a clinical review of this app.

Security and privacy Does the app:
  • collect medical information? No
  • require a login? Yes
  • have password protection No
  • have a privacy policy? Yes
  • require internet access? Yes
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Basic is free, but there is a paid upgrade version.

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What does the app do?

Yummly app is a recipe discovery and bookmarking database. It provides a central point to explore, discover and save recipes to meet dietary, allergy or taste preferences. Users can search recipes based on cuisine, dietary needs, allergy restrictions and cooking skills. Some recipes can be saved and feature articles accessed. The premium version provides access to nutritional information about the recipe, guided recipe videos, the ability to add recipes to a meal plan and receive personalised recommendations and have ingredients added to a shopping list.

For the complete app description, go to the app website(external link), Google Play(external link), App Store(external link) or, for a more detailed review, see Reviews


✔ Search functionality.

✔ Ability to choose recipes based on cooking skills.

✔ Some video recipes.

✘ Allergy filter does not work sufficiently.

✘ Some recipe directions only available on external webpages.

Review details

Date of review: July 2023
Platform reviewed: Android
Version: 7.7

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New Zealand-based apps
NZ Health App Library

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Reviewed by: Frances Arenhold, Registered Dietitian

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